Linux Plumbers Conference 2009 Announces Speakers and Conference Program

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The Linux Plumbers Conference today announces the speakers and conference program for the 2nd annual conference to be held September 23-25 in Portland, Oregon immediately following LinuxCon Portland 2009. Highlights include an Advanced GIT tutorial by Linus Torvalds and 9 microconferences covering all aspects of the Linux operating system.

The Linux Plumbers Conference today announces the speakers and conference program for the 2nd annual conference to be held September 23-25 in Portland, Oregon immediately following LinuxCon Portland 2009. Both events will be held at the Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland, home to one of the largest Linux communities worldwide.

The Linux Plumbers Conference was created to bring together developers involved in connecting the Linux ecosystem and give them an opportunity to discuss problems face-to-face. The conference is arranged as a series of microconferences, each on a topic that is narrow enough to identify specific problem areas and brainstorm workable solutions. Each microconference is led by an expert in the field and organized to encourage discussion and problem solving.

Highlights of Linux Plumbers 2009:

  •     Advanced GIT tutorial by Linus Torvalds.
  •     Keynote by Keith Packard, the X Window guru from Intel.
  •     Joint LinuxCon Keynote by Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu.
  •     Noted speakers include Thomas Gleixner, Andi Kleen, Greg Kroah-Hartman, James Morris, Lennart Poettering, and Matthew Wilcox.

Plumbing Microconferences and their runners:

  •     Audio by Lennart Poettering.
  •     Boot and Init by Dave Jones.
  •     Embedded by Greg Kroah-Hartman.
  •     Kernel/Userspace/User Interfaces by Jim Gettys.
  •     Networking by Stephen Hemminger.
  •     Real Time by Nivedita Singhvi.
  •     Security by James Morris and Paul Moore.
  •     Storage by Matthew Wilcox.
  •     X Window System by Keith Packard.

The Linux Plumbers Conference is organized by an all-volunteer staff with logistical support from the Linux Foundation. Participants have until August 30th to register at the regular rate. Linux Plumbers Conference attendees receive a 30% discount certificate to LinuxCon.

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