Third Annual Government Open Source Conference, October 15-16, 2007, Portland, Oregon

Built for the Public Sector by the Public Sector GOSCON provides senior public sector decision-makers outstanding access to industry leaders as well as agency peers. GOSCON covers a range of interests, from the basics to strategy to projects taken on by their peers. The focus for 2007: Open Standards and Interoperability.

This one and one-half day non-profit conference, designed for public sector IT management and key technology staff, is filled with real world examples, practical information and strategies for anyone considering how Open Source Software might fit into their software acquisition or development strategies.

GOSCON 2007’s core program include the tracks:

* Open Source 101 for Management

* Strategy; Standards, Architecture and Organization

* Real World Open Source: Public Agencies’ Experience

* Technology

This year’s keynotes include:

  • Andrea DiMaio, Vice President and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner Research
  • Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, Linux Foundation
  • Skip McGaughey, Director of Eclipse Ecosystem, Eclipse Foundation