The Linux Foundation revealed additional keynote speakers and the conference's full schedule.
The program and schedule for LinuxCon 2010 has been finalized and with the announcement comes news of additional keynote speakers and session details.
Representatives from Intel and Nokia will discuss the future of MeeGo in the keynote, "Freedom to Innovate: Can MeeGo's Openness Change the Mobile Industry?"
Wim Coekaerts, Senior Vice President, Linux and Virtual Engineering at Oracle will discuss, you guessed it, virtualization and Linux's role at Oracle.
Rob Chandho, President of Qualcomm Innovation Center will further discuss Linux's role in the mobile market. His keynote is titled, "Mobile Linux: Adapting Practices, Driving Innovation, Collaboration, and Scalability."
Markus Rex, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Open Platform Solutions at Novell will discuss dynamic IT workloads on Linux.
These keynote speakers join Rav Simhambhatla, VP and chief information officer at Virgin America, Eden Moglen, founding director of the Software Freedom Law Center, Jeffery S. Hammond, principal analyst for Forrester Research and Stormy Peters, executive director of the GNOME Foundation.
LinuxCon 2010 will also feature the return of the Kernel Roundtable. The roundtable consists of maintainers, developers, engineers, and writers, all of which stand tall in the open source community. The five panelists are:
The Linux Foundation press release also highlighted some key enterprise and development sessions from the 60 planned for the two-day event.
LinuxCon 2010 takes place in Boston August 10-12. Registration is US$ 100 for students, US$ 400 for non-students and US$ 1,600 with the LF324 Linux Performance Tuning. Sessions begin daily at 8 a.m. EST at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront. To register, click here.
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