January 16, 2009
Long time TECH cocktail supporter Daliah Saper, via her law firm Saper Law, is putting together a conference covering open source software on February 17th. It looks like she is doing a great job lining up speakers and I have no doubt the conference will be well worth it for anyone interested in the open source movement and its implications. The early bird discount ends on 2/7/09 so if you are interested make sure to register before then. Details, a note from Daliah and a discount code are below.
Dear TECH cocktailers,
I hope you can all join me on February 17, 2009 as we kick off the first ever Saper Law Open Source Symposium. This full-day conference dedicated to all things Open Source has already attracted some pretty snazzy sponsors (TECH cocktail included)–and no less than 15 speakers from a variety of industries. All the information is available at www.saperlaw.com/oss. Enter the code TC for a 20% discount.
See you soon!
- Does open source play an important role in your organization’s ability to deliver products and services to its internal or external customers?
- Are you a decision maker, a manager, or a software engineer that leverages open source to deliver new products or services?
- Does your enterprise leverage open source components as part of its IT assets?
- Are you an investor, a share holder, or an executive of an organization that has selected open source as a means of delivering its value proposition?
- Are you an in-house attorney that oversees open source licensing for your employer?
- Are you a researcher or a scientist that uses open source to implement innovative research?
If you answered yes to any of the above, make sure to register for the Saper Law Open Source Symposium, to be held in Chicago on February 17, 2009. This all day conference brings together members of the open source community for an in depth discussion of the business and legal ramifications of using or producing open source software. The panel of speakers will range from independent software developers, to CTOs of established businesses, to representatives of software giants like Microsoft. In addition, Saper Law attorneys will delve into licensing and intellectual property issues while university professors will lend the policy reasons behind the open source movement. New software that assists businesses and their attorneys with open source licensing compliance will also be debuted at the event.
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