OSCON Conference Schedule

Below are the confirmed and scheduled talks at OSCON 2009 (schedule subject to change). Download the Conference Venue Map (pdf).

Customize Your Own Schedule

Create your own OSCON schedule using the personal scheduler function. Mark the workshops, sessions, keynotes, and events you want to attend by clicking on the calendar icon [calendar icon] next to each listing. Then click on "personal schedule" below and get your own customized schedule generated.

Ballroom A1
Add How to Write Your Own Eclipse Plug-ins to your personal schedule
8:30am Tutorial
How to Write Your Own Eclipse Plug-ins Beth Tibbitts (IBM )
Add Open-Source Solutions for Cameras in the Digital Age to your personal schedule
1:30pm Tutorial
Open-Source Solutions for Cameras in the Digital Age Tom Christiansen (TCPC)
Ballroom A2
Add Spatializing your Data with PostGIS, GeoDjango & OpenLayers to your personal schedule
8:30am Tutorial
Spatializing your Data with PostGIS, GeoDjango & OpenLayers Chander Ganesan (Open Technology Group, Inc)
Add Total Security In A PostgreSQL Database to your personal schedule
1:30pm Tutorial
Total Security In A PostgreSQL Database Robert Bernier (Consultant)
Ballroom A3/A6
Add 7 Principles of Better API Design to your personal schedule
8:30am Tutorial
7 Principles of Better API Design Damian Conway (Thoughtstream)
Add Scalable Internet Architectures to your personal schedule
1:30pm Tutorial
Scalable Internet Architectures Theo Schlossnagle (OmniTI/Circonus)
Ballroom A4/A5
Add Linux System and Network Performance Monitoring to your personal schedule
8:30am Tutorial
Linux System and Network Performance Monitoring Darren Hoch (StrongMail Systems)
Add Doing Perl Right to your personal schedule
1:30pm Tutorial
Doing Perl Right Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia), Jacinta Richardson (Perl Training Australia)
Ballroom A7
Add Moose: A Complete (Meta-)OO System for Perl to your personal schedule
8:30am Tutorial
Moose: A Complete (Meta-)OO System for Perl Yuval Kogman (Infinity Interactive)
Add Quality Assurance in PHP Projects to your personal schedule
1:30pm Tutorial
Quality Assurance in PHP Projects Sebastian Bergmann (thePHP.cc)
Ballroom A8
Add PHP Code Audit to your personal schedule
8:30am Tutorial
PHP Code Audit Philippe Gamache (Parler Haut, Interagir Librement), Damien Seguy (Alterway Consulting)
Add Becoming an OpenSolaris Power User to your personal schedule
1:30pm Tutorial
Becoming an OpenSolaris Power User Nicholas Solter (OpenSolaris / Sun Microsystems), David Miner (Sun Microsystems)
Meeting Room B1/B4
Add The PhoneGap Project: Designing for the Device Neutral Mobile Web to your personal schedule
8:30am Tutorial
The PhoneGap Project: Designing for the Device Neutral Mobile Web Brian LeRoux (Nitobi Inc.), Rob Ellis (Nitobi Inc.), Brock Whitten (Nitobi Inc.)
Add Just Enough C For Open Source Projects to your personal schedule
1:30pm Tutorial
Just Enough C For Open Source Projects Andy Lester (petdance.com)
Meeting Room B2
Add Inside Symbian Tips and Tricks Tutorial to your personal schedule
1:30pm Sponsored Tutorial
Inside Symbian Tips and Tricks Tutorial Lars Kurth (Citrix Systems Ltd), Regan Coleman (Xenient)
Meeting Room J1/J4
Add Practical Erlang Programming Tutorial  to your personal schedule
8:30am Practical Erlang Programming Tutorial Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Solutions Ltd)
Add Django in the Real World to your personal schedule
1:30pm Tutorial
Django in the Real World Jacob Kaplan-Moss (Revolution Systems, LLC)
Meeting Room J2
Add Gearman: Build Your Own Distributed Platform in 3 Hours to your personal schedule
8:30am Tutorial
Gearman: Build Your Own Distributed Platform in 3 Hours Eric Day (craigslist), Brian Aker (HP)
Add Learn to use Semantic Technologies using Open Source Tools to your personal schedule
1:30pm Tutorial
Learn to use Semantic Technologies using Open Source Tools Jamie Taylor (Metaweb), Toby Segaran (Google), Colin Evans (Metaweb)
Meeting Room J3
Add Building Great User Experiences For the Open Web With Dojo to your personal schedule
8:30am Tutorial
Building Great User Experiences For the Open Web With Dojo Matthew Russell (Digital Reasoning Systems)
Add Using Drupal to your personal schedule
1:30pm Tutorial
Using Drupal James Walker (StatusNet Inc), Addison Berry (Lullabot)
Add Ignite OSCON  to your personal schedule
7:30pm Tuesday Evening Extravaganza
Room: Exhibit Hall 3
Ignite OSCON
Add Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards to your personal schedule
8:30pm Plenary
Room: Exhibit Hall 3
Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards
12:00pm Lunch
Room: Exhibit Hall 2
8:30am-12:00pm (3h 30m) Desktop Applications, Java, Programming
How to Write Your Own Eclipse Plug-ins
Beth Tibbitts (IBM )
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Linux
Open-Source Solutions for Cameras in the Digital Age
Tom Christiansen (TCPC)
8:30am-12:00pm (3h 30m) Databases, Programming, Web Applications
Spatializing your Data with PostGIS, GeoDjango & OpenLayers
Chander Ganesan (Open Technology Group, Inc)
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Databases, Emerging Topics, Security
Total Security In A PostgreSQL Database
Robert Bernier (Consultant)
8:30am-12:00pm (3h 30m) Perl, Programming
7 Principles of Better API Design
Damian Conway (Thoughtstream)
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Administration, Web Applications
Scalable Internet Architectures
Theo Schlossnagle (OmniTI/Circonus)
8:30am-12:00pm (3h 30m) Administration, Linux
Linux System and Network Performance Monitoring
Darren Hoch (StrongMail Systems)
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Perl
Doing Perl Right
Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia), Jacinta Richardson (Perl Training Australia)
8:30am-12:00pm (3h 30m) Perl
Moose: A Complete (Meta-)OO System for Perl
Yuval Kogman (Infinity Interactive)
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) PHP, Programming
Quality Assurance in PHP Projects
Sebastian Bergmann (thePHP.cc)
8:30am-12:00pm (3h 30m) PHP, Security, Web Applications
PHP Code Audit
Philippe Gamache (Parler Haut, Interagir Librement), Damien Seguy (Alterway Consulting)
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Administration, Security
Becoming an OpenSolaris Power User
Nicholas Solter (OpenSolaris / Sun Microsystems), David Miner (Sun Microsystems)
8:30am-12:00pm (3h 30m) Mobile
The PhoneGap Project: Designing for the Device Neutral Mobile Web
Brian LeRoux (Nitobi Inc.), Rob Ellis (Nitobi Inc.), Brock Whitten (Nitobi Inc.)
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Fundamentals, Programming
Just Enough C For Open Source Projects
Andy Lester (petdance.com)
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Mobile
Inside Symbian Tips and Tricks Tutorial
Lars Kurth (Citrix Systems Ltd), Regan Coleman (Xenient)
8:30am-12:00pm (3h 30m) Emerging Topics, Linux, Programming
Practical Erlang Programming Tutorial
Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Solutions Ltd)
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Python, Web Applications
Django in the Real World
Jacob Kaplan-Moss (Revolution Systems, LLC)
8:30am-12:00pm (3h 30m) Databases, Web Applications
Gearman: Build Your Own Distributed Platform in 3 Hours
Eric Day (craigslist), Brian Aker (HP)
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Databases, Emerging Topics, Programming, Web Applications
Learn to use Semantic Technologies using Open Source Tools
Jamie Taylor (Metaweb), Toby Segaran (Google), Colin Evans (Metaweb)
8:30am-12:00pm (3h 30m) Web Applications
Building Great User Experiences For the Open Web With Dojo
Matthew Russell (Digital Reasoning Systems)
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) PHP, Web Applications
Using Drupal
James Walker (StatusNet Inc), Addison Berry (Lullabot)
7:30pm-8:30pm (1h) Event
Ignite OSCON
8:30pm-9:00pm (30m) Event
Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards
12:00pm-1:30pm (1h 30m)
Break: Lunch
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • SourceForge.net
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Facebook
  • Gear6
  • Kaltura
  • Liferay
  • MindTouch
  • MySpace.com
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Symbian Foundation
  • Twilio
  • WSO2
  • Yabarana Corporation

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Sharon Cordesse at scordesse@oreilly.com

Download the OSCON Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus

Media Partner Opportunities

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Press and Media

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