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Something New From O'Reilly: OSCON Java!

Posted by editor on March 14, 2011 at 11:02 AM PDT

I received an email a few days ago about this year's Open Source Convention (OSCON), and was surprised to see some new additions to this year's conference: the OSCON Data and OSCON Java co-conferences!

I only attended OSCON once -- back in 2008 when, working with O'Reilly and Intel, I participated as editor/blogger for the new ThreadingBuildingBlocks open source project -- but even based on that one experience, I can say that OSCON is a great developer-centric conference. I expect that OSCON Java will have much the same feel.

The conference takes place in Portland, OR (US), from Monday to Wednesday, July 25-27. OSCON Java and OSCON Data will be co-located with the broader OSCON conference. The Call for Participation is happening right now. In fact, the deadline is looming (March 21 at 11:59 PM Pacific Daily Time).

The conference will include 40-minute presentations and 90-minute workshops. Topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Server-side Java technologies
  • Java web frameworks
  • Emerging JVM languages
  • Open source Java tools
  • Rich client technologies
  • Cloud technologies
  • Mobile development

If you'd like to present, submit a proposal within the next week. Proposers will be notified on whether their proposals have been accepted by early April. Weblogs

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