POSSCON 2012, which is scheduled for March 28 and 29 at the Columbia Convention Center, has become one of the largest open source conferences in the Southeast. It will again feature keynotes, track sessions and training opportunities for technologists, IT decision makers, and education professionals of all types.
Scott McNealy, Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems, a Silicon Valley legend and one of the most influential leaders in the history of IT, is the keynote speaker for this year’s event. Other speakers include Dr. Douglas Maughan, Director, Department of Homeland Security, Cyber Security Division; Jim Jagielski, Co-Founder and President, Apache Software Foundation; Chris Aniszcyck, Open Source Manager, Twitter, Inc.; and many others.
In 2011, more than 500 people from 24 states, 30 colleges and universities and approximately 100 business and government organizations attended.
Registration is available at www.posscon.org. Questions can be directed to Todd Lewis, POSSCON Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Palmetto Open Source Software Conference is an annual gathering of technologists, IT decision makers and education professionals to discuss the topic of open source. Started in 2008, POSSCON has now become one of the largest open source conferences in the Southeast. In 2011 more than 500 attended from 24 states, including representatives from 30 colleges and universities and approximately 100 business and government organizations.