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JavaOne Latin America Call for Papers Ends on October 8

Posted by editor on October 3, 2010 at 10:10 AM PDT

The JavaOne Latin America Conference Call for Papers ends this Friday, October 8. The conference, which will take place December 7-9 at the Transamerica Expo Center in Sao Paulo Brazil, will include both JavaOne and Oracle Develop. Arun Gupta and Dalibor Topic are already expressing their excitement about a JavaOne conference in Brazil.

Despite its presence on the conference banner image, I don't see any indication that a Latin American Oracle Open World will be happening concurrently.

Getting back to the papers: once they're submitted, there will be a period ending October 27 during which the papers will be assessed. So, by late October or early November, everyone should know if their papers / proposed sessions have been accepted.

The conference will include the following tracks:

  1. Core Java Platform
  2. Desktop Java
  3. Java EE Web Profile and Platform Technologies
  4. Enterprise Service Architectures and the Cloud
  5. JavaFX and Rich User Experience
  6. Java ME and Mobile
  7. Java for Devices, Card and TV
  8. The Java Frontier

Go to the Submission page when you're ready to submit your paper / session proposal. Just be sure to do it by Friday, October 8.


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