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European Open Source convention attracts the big guns

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O’Reilly is staging a European Open Source Convention from 17-20 October in Amsterdam, citing the success of its North American-centric OSCON as a key factor in the expansion into new territory.

EuroOSCON will offer the same wealth of technical detail, breadth of open source languages, and high level of presentations, but with a European focus.

The organisers say, “It’s one place where you can get help for your programming problems, see the full range of open source possibilities, and learn what’s on the horizon for OS technologies in Europe and beyond.”

High-profile speakers include:

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