Presentation slides are available from the Thursday and Friday conference schedules.
OpenOffice.org Conference (OOoCon 2004)
- 24th 2004
Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
Following the success of last year's
inaugural conference, which drew over 300 developers and users from government,
education and business, the OpenOffice.org Conference 2004 is scheduled to take place
from September 22-24th, 2004 at the Humboldt-Universität,
Adlershof in Berlin, Germany.
The Conference promises the same eclectic mix that made last year's
event such a success, bringing together the interests and expertise of
government, business, and independent developers to offer a
that powerfully shows the trend of open-source development in business today.
Delegates can exchange ideas and help advance the office productivity
suite which is used by millions throughout the world. They will see a
of the advanced capabilities and features of OpenOffice.org 2.0, not due out until March 2005.
There will also be a showing of
excerpts from the forthcoming film "Digital Tipping Point," which documents the growth and
enthusiasm of the open-source movement.
The Conference offers
tracks in OpenOffice.org development;
XML; the OpenOffice.org
Community; commercialising, integrating, and supporting OpenOffice.org; and migration methodology
including case studies of OpenOffice.org in government and business.
Keynotes include those by
Simon Phipps, Sun Microsystem's pundit on open source; and
Christian Hardy and
Christophe Cazin, who have lead the French administration's migration not only to OpenOffice.org
but to other open-source technologies.
"From an independent developer's perspective," [last year's]
"conference was a fantastic opportunity to coordinate future activity
with developers. From a bystander's perspective, it's just plain
exciting to see the momentum behind this project. It was also a lot of
For full conference details and how to
items from the navigational menu on the right side of this page.
We look forward to welcoming you to Berlin for OOoCon 2004.
-- The OpenOffice.org Conference Team
|The OpenOffice.org Conference 2004 (OOoCon2004)
is proudly sponsored by Premium Sponsors, Software AG
and Sun Microsystems, Inc.