Call closed 11:59pm 11/05/2008 PST.
MySQL and O’Reilly Media invite you to submit your proposal today to lead conference sessions at the 2009 MySQL Conference & Expo. MySQL Conference & Expo will be held April 20-23, 2009 in Santa Clara, CA. This year will focus on in depth conference tracks exploring: Architecture and Technology, Business and Case Studies, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence. Session content will revolve around LAMP, Migration, MySQL Cluster and High Availability, Java, .NET/Windows, Performance Tuning and Benchmarks, PHP and MySQL, Replication and Scale-Out, Ruby and MySQL, Security and Database Administration, Storage Engine, Development and Optimization, Web 2.0, Ajax, Emerging Technologies, and Cloud Computing.
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When submitting a proposal, please keep in mind the following points:
Proposals should focus on helping attendees:
Although no topic is off limits, here are some of the hot topics emerging in the MySQL ecosystem:
Also keep in mind that we need tutorials and sessions submitted for attendees with a variety of skill levels! Consider proposing a number of varied skill-level sessions, and please be clear about the experience and knowledge level of the audience that you are targeting: novice, intermediate, or expert. We look for a balance of all three experience levels when determining the conference schedule.
Tips for Submitting your Proposal
Refer to these blog posts for best practices for submitting your proposal.
A limited number of speaking opportunities are also available through conference sponsorship. Contact Sharon Cordesse at (707) 827-7065 or email@example.com for more information.
Even if you’re not one for public speaking, feel free to suggest speakers, topics, or technologies you think we should explore or wish you knew more about. Who’s the person you’ve always wanted to see speak? Who is doing groundbreaking work that we should feature but is too busy to submit? Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us what would make the next MySQL Conference & Expo a must-attend event.
The submission deadline for all proposals is November 5, 2008.
Early registration opens in December 2008.
Standard registration begins February 2009.
For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Sharon Cordesse at email@example.com
Download the MySQL Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus
For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at firstname.lastname@example.org
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