March 29, 2001

CLIQ 2001 set to rock the Rockies

Author: JT Smith

Denver, CO (March 28, 2001) -- Colorado Linux Info Quest 2001 is set to take the Front Range of Colorado by storm at the Denver Marriott Tech Center, Thursday and Friday, March 29th and 30th.

An all star lineup of speakers, headed by keynote speaker David L. Sifry of Linuxcare, is headed to Denver this week. Sifry, Chief Technology Officer of Linuxcare, brings his technical expertise, engaging personality and survival instincts from a company that has beaten the odds to become a top tier provider of software and services for the Linux industry.

CLIQ 2001 Speaker Lineup

The current set of invited talks includes the following:

Keynote David A. Sifry, CTO of Linuxcare.

* Business Track

1. "Linux Games: Where do we go from here?"; Scott Draeker,
Co-founder and CEO of Loki Entertainment Software
2. The State of Embedded Linux, Rick Lehrbaum, Founder, LinuxDevices.com
3. Return on Investment in the Open Source Movement, Patrick
Lannigan, VP of Business Development, NuSphere

* Desktop Track

1. Introduction to the Linux Command Line; Jon Lasser, author of
"Think Unix".
2. Panel discussion on the Linux desktop featuring
Daryll Strauss, Multimedia and Graphics Engineering Practice
Lead at VA Linux Systems
Kurt Granroth, KDE Core Developer/Evangelist, SuSE Labs
David A. Desrosiers, Linuxcare
Michael J. Hammel, CLIQ Chairman and Senior Editor of LWN.net
3. An Introduction to the GNOME and KDE Desktops; Kurt Granroth, KDE

* Development Track

1. Porting Debian to PA-RISC and IA-64; Bdale Garbee, Debian
2. Open Source Content Management; Paul Everitt, CEO of Digital
Creations, makers of the Zope Web publishing package.
3. "ALL YOUR PALM ARE BELONG TO US!"; David A. Desrosiers, Linuxcare,
current maintainer of the Pilot Link software

The current set of Birds of a Feather Sessions includes the following:

* Room: Conifer 1

1. Linux Security and Packet Filtering: Kevin Fenzi, tummy.com
2. Linux Systems Administration: James Davis (jdavis@navidec.com),
Art Walker
3. Linux as an Enterprise Platform: Paul Lussier, Mission Critical
Linux
4. Debian: Bdale Garbee, Debian Developer
5. XFree86 and the Linux Desktop: Daryll Strauss, XFree86 team and
VA Linux Systems
6. Colorado Open Source Projects: Luke Jones, CLIQ Board Member

* Room: Conifer 2

1. A Project To Implement DII COE on Linux: Ron Brodberg
2. Zope: Paul Everitt, CEO, Digital Creations (makers of Zope)
3. Linux in Education: Matthew M. Schmidt
4. Linux Clusters: Ron Reeder
5. HP's Linux Activities in Ft. Collins: Alan Meyer, HP R&D Manager,
Linux Kernel Development
6. PHP: Scott Marlow, IHS

* Room: Conifer 3

1. XML: Uche Ogbuji, Forethought, Inc.

2. Converting a business to Linux: John T. Taber, Ph.D., Tabermatics, Inc.

3. Open Source Development Laboratory: Tim Witham, OSDL Lab Director

4. Python: Sean Reifschneider, Co-Founder, tummy.com

5. High Availability Linux: Alan Robertson, Linux High Availability Project

6. Jabber Instant Messaging: Peter Saint-Andre, Jabber.com

About CLIQ

Colorado Linux Info Quest, known as CLIQ to it's members, is a registered non-profit organization in the state of Colorado. It is comprised of volunteers from regional Linux user groups throughout the Colorado Front Range. The aim of CLIQ is to assist both individual hobbyists and businesses in the Rocky Mountain and Central US regions find answers to the question "What can I do with Linux?"

CLIQ 2001 will be held at the Denver Marriott Tech Center on March 30th, with "at the door" registration open on March 29th and 30th. The Denver Marriott Tech Center is located just east of I-25 and Belleview Blvd. in the Denver Tech Center. More information can be found on our web site at http://thecliq.org.

CLIQ 2001 will be held at the Denver Marriott Tech Center on March 30th, with "at the door" registration open on March 29th and 30th. The Denver Marriott Tech Center is located just east of I-25 and Belleview Blvd. in the Denver Tech Center. More information can be found on our web site at http://thecliq.org.

Contact Information

CLIQ Chairman:

Michael J. Hammel

mjhammel@thecliq.org

mjhammel@graphics-muse.org

CLIQ Vendor Contact:

Kevin Cullis


kcullis@thecliq.org

The CLIQ Web Site:

http://thecliq.org

General Information and Questions:

info@thecliq.org

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