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March of the Penguins in Portland

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On October 13th and 14th, Oregon State University's Open Source Lab is sponsoring the first Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON).Among the featured speakers are Linda Hamel, general counsel of the Information Technology Division for the commonwealth of Massachusetts, Stuart Cohen, CEO of the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) and Dan Frye, vice president of Linux Technology for IBM.

The following day on October 15th, Penguin Day Portland will "bring together nonprofit staff, tech providers, geeks, consultants, and open source software developers for a day of learning and conversation."

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