Be sure not to miss the upcoming co-presented SD Forum Global Open Source Colloquium and Third Annual Microsoft Open Source ISV Forum happening this coming Monday, March 23, at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco.  This day-long event is being co-presented by SD Forum and Microsoft, and will touch on a wide range of issues including inter-platform operability as well as the global issues facing all open source developers in this “new economy.”

Here are a few of the sessions:

  • Microsoft and Open Source: The Evolution of Microsoft’s Open Source Strategy, by Sam Ramji, Sr. Director of Open Source and Linux Strategy at Microsoft
  • Working Together: Enabling the Open Source Startup Ecosystem
    • Clint Oram, VP of Product Management and Co-Founder, SugarCRM
    • Cliff Reeves, General Manager, Strategic & Emerging Business Team, Microsoft
    • Erica Brescia, CEO, Bitrock
    • Aaron Fulkerson, CEO and Founder, MindTouch
    • Dan Merrits, VP of Marketing, Eduify
  • Keynote by Larry Augustin
  • Venture Panel: Where is the Money?
    • Andrew Braccia, Accel Partners
    • Robert Theis, Scale Venture Partners
    • Tim Guleri, Sierra Ventures
    • Pete Sonsini, NEA
    • Moderated by: Mark Radcliffe, DLA Piper

A full agenda can be seen on the SD Forum and Microsoft registration sites.  Click here to register. By registering for one event, you are automatically registered for both.

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