Now in its eleventh year, OSCON changes scenery, moving to the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California July 20-24, 2009, and bringing together over 3,000 experts, visionaries, and hackers in the trenches to explore all that open source has to offer. 2009 promises interesting developments in Linux, Java, Web, and open source infrastructure.
Administration – open source innovations in system and network administration
Business – open source best practices applied within the enterprise, legal issues and marketing strategies
Databases – essential techniques and advanced tips in MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, etc.
Desktop Applications – GUI toolkits, synchronization and offline caching, filling the long tail of a fully open source desktop experience
Design & Usability
Emerging Topics – promising projects, proposals, and people (everything that doesn’t fit in another track)
Java – new tools, building on OpenJDK, Harmony, etc.
Linux – creation, use, and future direction of Linux and its killer apps, from kernel and distros to office suites and multimedia
Mobile – ahead-of-the-curve open telephony and mobile technologies, people, projects, and activities pushing the boundaries of what’s possible
People – community, users and their experience, user-centered design, and usability, humans rather than technology or processes, marketing as an architecture of collaboration
Perl – (Perl Conference 12) Perl 5 and Perl 6, trends from databases to mod_perl to Perl hacks for productivity
PHP – (PHP Conference 8) migration, deployment, security, and preparing for the future
Programming – hard-core open source tools, technologies, and techniques for elegant, quality coding
Python – (Python 16 Conference) latest developments, Python 2.x and 3.0
Ruby – Rails, Ruby 2.0, test, deploy, extend, and integrate
Security – application, network, and data security, from Linux firewalls to VoIP risks
Web Applications – the perpetual beta model, user experience, frameworks, scaling, testing
Official Website: http://en.oreilly.com/oscon2009
Added by multimodal on January 17, 2009