The openSUSE Conference 2015 will bring together a wide variety of Free & Open Source contributors to collaborate on one of the major Linux distribution projects.

Registration

Going to osc15 is free of charge.

We only ask you to register yourself until Monday, May 4. 2015 so we can plan for the right amount of people.

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Program

osc15 has the most awesome program ever! See rock-star speakers cover the topics of

Business and Outcome track

This track will be about running an open source driven business and how to drive open source into a more competitive position.

Project & OSS Leadership

This track will be about our projects infrastructure, which includes communication mechanisms, project leadership, etc. Topics include, but are not limited to Wikis, Forums, Mailing Lists, Github, and Open Build Service.

Community, collaboration and Cooperation

This track will be about our Project. Topics include, but are not limited to Governance, Teams, Marketing and Events.

Development, Technology & Security

This track will be about software development, security and technology in General

Kolab Summit

The openSUSE Conference will coincide with the Kolab Summit giving you even more interesting talks to attend and people to meet! conference.kolab.org

LPI Exams

On Friday at 1330h the Linux Professional Institute will take LPI exams. Register here for your exam

Don't miss out!


ARM software development on openSUSE

A lot has been said already about how the openSUSE packages for ARM have been built in OBS. This talk will instead focus on how some of the tools in openSUSE 13.2 or Factory on your ARM system can be used not only to enable openSUSE running on more ARM devices, but also to develop software for ARM microcontrollers that cannot run openSUSE themselves. What can you do if no JeOS image is readily available for your device? What if not even the upstream kernel supports your device yet? What if...

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YaST the Ruby Way

In this presentation targeted to developers in general, Josef Reidinger will show how the YaST source code has evolved from autogenerated YCP-based code to common Ruby that can be understood and improved by any Ruby developer. He will also demonstrate the new tools and possibilities that Ruby has brought to YaST and how these tools are used to ensure that the source code quality improves with every commit. The presentation includes some before-after pictures for everybody to appreciate how...

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Call for Papers

We are ready to accept your proposals for sessions!

You can submit proposals for Talks, Workshops, two hour talks, one hour talks, two hour workshops, three hour workshops, QAs and QA one hours. Proposals should fit in one of the 6 tracks: Business and Outcome track, Project & OSS Leadership, Community, collaboration and Cooperation, Development, Technology & Security, Kolab Summit and LPI Exams. The submission period has begun Monday, October 20. 2014 and closes Monday, April 27. 2015. That means you have only 1 days left! Remember osc15 will only be as good as the sessions you present. Submit early, submit often!

Where to stay in Den Haag

We recommend these affordable lodging accommodations for your visit.

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Van der Valk Hotel Den Haag - Nootdorp

The Hotel is a 1- 10 minute drive from Westvliet.

  • Double rooms with breakfast at EUR 105 per night
  • Single rooms with breakfast at EUR 95 per night
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Sleepover

Sleepover at one of the sport halls of the venue. For 12.50€ you get a bed, blanket and access to a shower. You can reserve your place during our registration process. This offer is limited to 50 people, first come first served so be quick about it!

Hostels

For those looking for more privacy and still a more affordable option than the Van der Valk Hotel the Hostels in the area may offer a great place for your accommodation needs.

Support osc15

To support our event you can purchase these tickets

Supporter

100% of your money will go to the budget of the event and our travel support program

Buy Ticket €35

Sponsors

whom without, osc15 wouldn't be possible!

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SUSE is the original provider of the enterprise Linux distribution and the most interoperable platform for mission-critical computing. It's the only Linux recommended by VMware, Microsoft and SAP. And it's supported on more hardware and software than any other enterprise Linux distribution.

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Humanizing the Digital World The world's leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier

ARM is at the heart of the world’s most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

Our innovative technology is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped more than 60 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.

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Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together—in the cloud and in the data center. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers—400,000 of them in more than 145 countries around the world—to accelerate innovation and create added value for their customers.

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“Linux” Veda is a web-magazine to share and spread knowledge about Linux and Open Source technologies.

Swapnil Bhartiya is a journalist and writer who has been covering Linux & Open Source for 10 years.

He is also a science fiction writer whose stories have been broadcasted on Indian radio and published in leading Indian magazines.

Founder & Editor: LinuxVeda.com

Current Publications (Contributing Writer): Linux.com ITWorld.com Linux Magazine

Past Publications I wrote for: Linux For You (Assistant Editor) EFYTimes (Assistant Editor)

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Hans de Raad (DevHdR) is an independent ICT specialist whose expertise mainly focusses on the many dynamic and diverse aspects of human-machine interaction processes.

He offers consultancy and support for several open-source projects like, Drupal, Piwik, Kolab and ofcourse openSUSE!

Other area's of expertise are: - Digital data preservation, archiving and open standards - Social media and internet communication strategy - Integration between front / back office systems - Security consultancy for both physical and digital valuables

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Edgar BV has a wealth of experience in both business structuring and information technology. Together with an international background, this familiarity with both sides of the coin allow us to help you make - and implement - the right choice for your particular situation. Your company can increase efficiency and take the next step in two ways: improve your technology and machinery, or look at it as a system comprised of people. Implementing new systems has far reaching consequences for the way your people work. At one point the next technological step becomes prohibitively expensive. In both cases, changing the way your people work through company structure and HR is often a necessity, as well as often a faster, cheaper and more secure method to achieve your strategy and realise your growth.

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