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October

  • Video is everywhere - transforming the way we communicate, learn, work, and entertain.

    Kaltura Connect is geared to keep you at the forefront of this video revolution. Now in its 3rd year, Kaltura Connect brings together thought leaders and technologists for two days packed with great content and networking opportunities. With over 40 sessions, panels and roundtables from industry thought leaders and cutting edge technology experts, we’ll cover everything video - hot trends such as social video, video marketing, mobile & HTML5, MOOCs, webcasting and OTT, as well as important content strategies to keep your users engaged and maximize revenue.

    Kaltura Connect is about the technology and content that drive unique video experiences, as well as about the value that these experiences can yield.

    09/30/2013 - 10/01/2013
    New York, New York
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  • Join us at the 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing where the theme will be “Think Big. Drive Forward” We will explore trends in Medical Technology, Media & Entertainment, Software Engineering, Education Technology and the exploding market opportunities in Mobile Experiences. The conference provides rich professional development sessions wherever you are in your career: from students just starting out to mid-career technologist to senior technical women. Presenters are leaders in their respective fields, representing industrial, academic and government communities. Leading researchers present their current work, while special sessions focus on the role of women in today’s technology fields, including computer science, information technology, research and engineering.

    10/02/2013 - 10/05/2013
    MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA
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  • The leading global forum bringing together decisions-makers, developers and users from all over the world to cross-fertilize Open technological, business and societal initiatives to shape the digital future.

    10/03/2013 - 10/05/2013
    Paris, France
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  • Starting this year, an exciting Software Development Conference, is planned in the heart of the Mediterranean, October 3-4, 2013. The event features two full conference days with multiple tracks, providing a community for learning, networking and tracking innovation in software development.

    We believe that “Knowledge Empowers You” and MEDIT Symposium conference gives the opportunity to affordably attend up to thirty sessions on topics such as, Cloud Computing, Open Source and Mobile Development, which all developers and professionals in the software community are passionate about, while meeting like minded individuals and Speakers from across the industry.

    The venue is is in the Castle of Milazzo, Sicily, which is not an ordinary venue, and has been selected for location, culture and food.

    Sicily, the island of Archimedes of Syracuse, considered one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity, Castle of Milazzo that gives a blast from the past combined with the view of the splendor of the Aeolian Islands (UNESCO) and the local community that has an ancient and wise culinary tradition.

    These are some of the ingredients that make the MEDIT, a unique conference of its kind, that gives to our Speakers and Attendees the perfect location and mind set to present, discuss and share.

    The hospitality starts from the moment you land on the island where you will be greeted by members of MEDIT team upon arrival at the international airport of Catania to accompany you to the city, passing under the slopes of Etna (UNESCO), the tallest active volcano in Europe and land of Cyclopes, admiring Taormina, Strait of Messina and arriving at the final destination, the cape of Milazzo.

    10/03/2013 - 10/04/2013
    Milazzo,Sicily,Italy
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  • Registration is now open for CiviCon London 2013. The two day, annual CiviCRM user and implementer conference is Europe's biggest Civi meetup. Whether you're already using or considering using CiviCRM, the conference will be packed with the essential presentations, workshops and people that will help your organisation get the most from CiviCRM.

    Each year CiviCRM gets better. Organisations, implementers and the core team develop new tools and ways of working with Civi. CiviCon will keep you up to date with the latest functionality and inform you about the future of the project.

    Whether you've a voluntary group who has just discovered CRM or a national organisation, at CiviCon you'll meet people who can help and be able to share your tips and experiences.

    10/03/2013 - 10/04/2013
    London, UK
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  • WordCamp Europe is the biggest WordPress gathering in Europe, bringing in speakers from all over the world to share their knowledge of and experiences with WordPress.

    10/05/2013 - 10/07/2013
    Leiden
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  • Since 2009, the Pacific NW Drupal Summit has been the premiere regional event for Drupal professionals in the Pacific Northwest. More than 200 Drupal professionals have attended and enjoyed our two-day event each of the last three years. This year, join us in Vancouver, British Columbia for two days of learning and sharing with other Drupalers across our region.

    10/05/2013 - 10/06/2013
    Vancouver, British Columbia
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  • Like 80% of other development teams, you are increasingly relying on open source components. This enables you to develop faster, reduce costs and improve efficiency.

    On the flip side, it is very difficult to know what components were used, and in which parts of your product. When a security vulnerability is discovered in an open source component, you will likely not know. And when it is fixed, no one will tell you that a new version is available.

    You're not alone… Research shows that 70% of applications fail to comply with basic enterprise security policies, and that 85% of software projects relied on at least one open source library that was out of date.

    There is a better way….

    Join Rami Sass, White Source CEO, on Tuesday, October 8th at 9:30AM EST to see how you can continuously track your open source components and be notified when a security vulnerability is discovered and when it is fixed.

    The session will cover:
    • Open source security vulnerabilities
    • How to effectively track and update your open source inventory down to the last dependency
    • How to be notified about security vulnerabilities and bug fixes
    • How to deploy an effective open source governance program

    Date: October 8, 2013 9:300 AM EDT.

    You can register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9080628292887228674

    10/08/2013
    Webinar
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  • Register to attend xTupleCon 2013 — Ultimate User Conference for World's #1 Open Source ERP Community

    Open to all!

    AGENDA: Training and Community Awards

    LOGISTICS: Courtyard by Marriott Downtown NORFOLK, VA (USA) — Mention "xTupleCon" for special conference room rate

    REGISTER: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT HALF-PRICE (Only $300) until 7/15/2013 — ask us about additional Discounts available. Registration covers 2-1/2 days of valuable event-exclusive training, awards and prizes, daily continental breakfast and lunch, special VIP event at xTuple headquarters on Friday night, and more.

    SPEAKER SUBMISSION: Earn $100 OFF Registration Fee! Submit your Presentation Proposal by 7/15/13* (Speakers accepted will be notified between 8/1/13 and 8/15/13.)

    Questions on xTupleCon 2013? Contact us.

    10/10/2013 - 10/12/2013
    Norfolk, Virginia, USA
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  • Are you a developer with a passion for mobile? Have an app you’d like to port? Don’t have an app yet, but want to make one using HTML5 for Tizen, a new open source mobile OS brought to you by the Linux Foundation? This hack’s for you!

    Join BeMyApp for a Tizen HTML5 Devlab & Hack. We’ll have the SDK, support and leadership you need, and we’ll be awarding cash prizes for the best apps created and ported during the hack.

    *Please note that YOU will retain ownership copyright on all of your code and ideas.

    SUBMIT YOUR FINISHED APP TO THE TIZEN CHALLENGE
    The Tizen App Challenge is a global competition, sponsored by Intel and Samsung, with over $4 million in prizes available. After you register for an account at the Tizen Store Seller Office and you submit your app, you will be notified that your app has passed certification and you're ready to move to the next step.

    For more information on the contest, please visit tizenappchallenge.com

    WHAT IS TIZEN?
    Tizen is an open source, standards-based software platform supported by leading mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers for multiple device categories such as smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment devices, and smart TVs.

    10/11/2013 - 10/12/2013
    Huge Inc, New York, New York, USA
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  • Join the community building the ForgeRock Open Identity Stack (OpenAM, OpenIDM, and OpenDJ) and the leaders who are deploying it to solve today's next-gen, mission-critical identity and access management (IAM) challenges.
    We will be gathering at the elegant Domaine de Béhoust. The agenda will include dynamic working sessions on the latest in IAM including mobility, bridge and customer case studies.
    Keynote presenters include:
    Eve Maler, Principal Analyst Serving Security and Risk Professionals, Forrester Research and
    Pat Patterson, Principal Developer Evangelist, Salesforce.com.

    10/14/2013 - 10/16/2013
    Béhoust, France
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  • KohaCon is a conference for those using and interested in the Koha Open Source ILS. Attendees will range from complete newbie to expert.  Talks will cover real life stories, tips for migrating, stories from developers and much more.

    10/16/2013 - 10/18/2013
    Reno, NV
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  • Join Red Hat and Online Business Systems as they present Integrating Distributed, Cloud, and Mobile Applications to the Intelligent Integrated Enterprise, one of the most popular sessions from this year's Red Hat Summit. Learn how growing businesses are achieving better returns on investment (ROIs) on their business application platforms by optimizing their application development platforms.

    Date & Time:
    Thursday October 17, 2013
    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Location:
    Portland City Grill, 30th floor of the Unico US Bancorp Tower
    111 SW 5th Avenue, Portland, Oregon

    Space is limited. Please register via the following site: https://engage.redhat.com/forms/Portland_RedHat_OBS

    10/17/2013
    Portland, OR. USA
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  • The Central PA Open Source Conference (CPOSC) is a one-day, low-cost conference about all things Open Source. The conference was started in 2008 by a few of the members of the Central PA Linux User Group and the Central PA Ruby Meetup.

    10/19/2013
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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  • The only event in Europe covering all matters Linux - offering collaboration and education for everyone in the ecosystem from developers and maintainers to sys admins and architects to business executives and community members.

    10/21/2013 - 10/23/2013
    Edinburgh, UK
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  • The OpenStorage Summit focuses on innovation developments in open-source storage-related solutions. The Summit is open to: companies who are active in the open source community and whose core business is driven by storage-related open source software; users of open source storage solutions today and anyone interested in doing so in the future.

    10/22/2013 - 10/24/2013
    Santa Clara, CA
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  • The VISTA Expo & Symposium is an annual conference in support of VISTA, the premiere open-source EHR (electronic healthcare record) system, for adopters, end-users, executives, vendors, developers, and students. Conference dates for 2013 are Oct. 22-25.

    This year's Expo features exciting programming, including Phil Simon, presenting on "The Age of the Platform", and Steve Art, CIO of Lutheran Medical, on the Lutheran VISTA success story. Don't miss out on this opportunity for in-depth sessions with key VISTA stakeholders, demonstrations of new open-source contributions to VISTA, and this year's Underground Railroad banquet.

    During the associated pre-conference VISTA Expo Academy, held Oct. 18-21, classes are available in a variety of VISTA and VISTA-related topics, including Linux system administration, web development with EWD, and GT.M administration. Continuing education credits (CEUs) are available.

    10/22/2013 - 10/25/2013
    Seattle, WA
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  • All Things Open™ is a conference for technologists and decision makers around the topic of open source in the enterprise. The event will feature world-class speakers, content and networking opportunities. Attendees can choose from 45 minute or 1:45 tutorial sessions hosted by some of the best open source experts in the world.

    The goal is to educate you so you can make open source work for your company.

    Conference location is the only place it could be, the Raleigh Convention Center in downtown Raleigh, NC, the open source city.

    10/23/2013 - 10/24/2013
    Raleigh, NC / USA
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  • The Seneca Free Software and Open Source Symposium brings together top open source developers, business leaders, community members, students, and educators for two days of sharing, learning, and networking. Held annually since 2001, FSOSS is Toronto's top open source event.

    10/24/2013 - 10/25/2013
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Come participate in the GlusterFS Community Day @ LinuxCon Europe on October 24, 2013, in Edinburgh!

    Community Days feature in-depth sessions, use cases, demos, and developer content presented by GlusterFS Community experts.

    Agenda

    • 10:00am - 10:15am - Snacks, introductions, networking
    • 10:15am - 10:30am - The State of the Gluster Community
    • 10:30am - 11:30am - What's New in GlusterFS 3.4
    • 11:30am - 12:30pm - Adventures in Cloud Storage - Using GlusterFS and OpenStack
    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm - Lunch (on site)
    • 1:30pm - 2:30pm - GlusterFS for SysAdmins
    • 2:30pm - 3:30pm - Open
    • 3:30pm - 3:45pm - Break
    • 3:45pm - 4:45pm - Gluster for Developers
    • 4:45pm - 5:00pm - Closing remarks
    • 5:00pm - 6:00pm - Free-as-in-beer happy hour!

    Look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to give a talk, presentation or demo, get in contact!

    Come for the Gluster, stay for the drinks. :D

    10/24/2013
    Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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  • Blender is a free 3D Editing Open-Source-Software, which runs under BSD, Linux, Apple Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.

    From the website:
    Every year we have a great mix of technical talks, scientific presentations, case studies from studios and workshops by artists and developers. The Blender Conference is really for everyone who's interested in Blender in general.

    10/25/2013 - 10/27/2013
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
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  • The Italian PostgreSQL Users Group ITPUG presents the seventh edition of the Italian PGDay.

    The Italian PGDay is a well known event and represents a great opportunity for attendees to get in touch with the PostgreSQL community members and developers.

    The conference accepts both italian and english speakers; please see the International Call For Papers.

    The conference will hold two parallel sessions allowing for tutorial, regular talks and ligthining talks; moreover during the event there will be interactive sessions.
    As usual, social events will be organized before and after the conference.

    For more info please see the PGDay.IT officla web site.

    10/25/2013
    Prato, Tuscany, Italy
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  • T-DOSE is a free and yearly event held in The Netherlands to promote use and development of Open Source Software. During this event Open Source projects, developers and visitors can exchange ideas and knowledge. This years event will be held on 26 and 27 October 2013 at the Fontys University of Applied Science in Eindhoven.

    10/26/2013 - 10/27/2013
    Eindhoven, Netherlands
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  • The best minds in data will gather again in New York as Strata + Hadoop World returns—to learn, connect, and explore the issues and opportunities in big data. Since joining forces last year, Strata + Hadoop World is also one of the largest gatherings of the Apache Hadoop community, with emphasis on hands-on and business sessions on the Hadoop ecosystem.

    Strata sells out every year. One reason for Strata's immense popularity is our speakers, who have real-world experience with exciting innovations in big data—and the desire to pass on their hard-won knowledge. Does that sound like you?

    10/28/2013 - 10/30/2013
    New York, NY
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  • The membership of the Open Government Partnership has grown from 8 countries to 60 countries in just 23 months. Why? Because the desire for honest, efficient and effective government is universal, and is now more urgent than ever. In many places, public confidence in government is at all-time lows, and people are demanding a voice. More and more governments around the world recognize that to keep up, we must open up. And to open up, we must innovate.

    We now have the know-how and the technology to reinvent the relationship between citizens and the state. This is by no means an easy task, but when we look around, we see that good ideas come from everywhere. That is what the Open Government Partnership is all about. This October 31-November 1, 2013 we would like to invite you to join us in London to celebrate recent innovations in open government and challenge ourselves to stay ahead of the curve.

    10/31/2013 - 11/01/2013
    London, UK
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