150 W San Carlos
San Jose, California

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