The FOSS4G event is coming fast – register and book your hotel now! Some of the final parts of the plenary program were finalized this week, including plenary speakers, lightning talkers and our discussion panelists.
The opening and closing plenary speakers are all selected, and it’s a great lineup! As [http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/#keynotes keynoters], we have:
* Geoff Zeiss, Director of Technology, Autodesk
* Tyler Mitchell, Executive Director, OSGeo
* Peter Rushforth, Technology Advisor, GeoConnections
Then we move into a great set of [http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/lightning/ Lightning Talks], including bits from [http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/lightning/#earle Schuyler Earle], [http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/lightning/#batty Peter Batty], [http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/lightning/#morehouse Scott Morehouse], and [http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/lightning/#christl Arnulf Christl].
The opening plenary will be capped off with our featured speaker, [http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/#damianconway Damian Conway], who will treat us to his observations of open source culture in ”’Geek Eye for the Straight Guy”’.
The closing plenary will include a great [http://www.foss4g2007.org/plenaries/#panel panel discussion] from:
* Peter Batty, Independent Consultant
* Tim Bowden, Director, Mapforge Geospatial
* Mark Sondheim, BC Integrated Land Management Bureau
* Frank Warmerdam, President, OSGeo
Adena Schutzberg, of [http://www.directionsmag.com/ Directions Magazine] will moderate the panel, and provide us a conference wrap-up address.
Only one month to go! [http://www.foss4g2007.org/accommodations/ Book your hotels!] [http://www.foss4g2007.org/register/ Register!]