[clug] Re: [Announce] Panel session at CeBIT - Open Source underpins Aussie innovation

freegazer freegazer at gmail.com
Fri May 5 08:00:05 GMT 2006

 did i forgetfully delete an earlier notice on this? Most of the dates for
Canberra based Events at the innovation website seem to be in the past,
excepting the panels of course

On 5/4/06, Pia Waugh <pia at linux.org.au> wrote:
> Hi all,
> There is going to be two panel sessions about Open Source at CeBIT. The
> first has Jon Oxer, Con Zymaris and David Perdue at 1pm on Wednesday the
> 10th.
> The second panel session is being run by Linux Australia about how Open
> Source underpins Aussie innovation. This is timed to be part of the
> Innovation Festival (http://www.ausinnovation.org/) and the event is
> registered as part of that event. We are basically getting some leading
> researchers, business people and a journalist to comment about why they
> think Open Source is so important to their work and to Australian
> organisations focused on innovating.
> Yes, the word innovation is wanky, but we are working with a theme here
> people! :)
> The panelists are:
> - Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, leading researcher and software developer CSIRO
> - Bruno Mattarollo, CTO Rising Sun Pictures
> - Gernot Heiser, leading researcher and software developer NICTA
> - Brett Hooker, Director Sauce Software
> - Professor James Dalziel, Chief Investigator Australian Open Source
>   information service
> - Matt Overington, journo at BuilderAU
> Each panelist has 10 mins to talk about their thoughts, then we'll have
> open
> discussion till 4:30.
> The innovation & OSS panel will be on Thursday the 11th from 3:00pm till
> 4:30pm at Stand P1 at the front of Hall 4. Feel free to visit us at the
> Linux Australia stand beforehand to say hi and join in the fun :)
> Both panel sessions are free and we hope that they help educate people
> about
> how important Open Source is in yet another way. By running such a panel
> at
> CeBIT we hope to get to a wide audience. If you have a boss, workmate or
> friend who you are trying to convince about Open Source, bring them along
> to
> this panel and they'll hopefully start to see that it isn't just you :)
> Links:
> http://www.ausinnovation.org/InnovationFestival/Events/Open+Source+underpins+Australian+innovations.htm
> http://www.cebit.com.au/main/events/viocorp/
> Please pass on the information to any mailing lists or people you think
> might be interested :)
> Cheers,
> Pia
> --
> Linux Australia
> http://linux.org.au/
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>                              eye." - Bill Hicks
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