London, 30th June 2006: The conference programme for this year’s Linux World 2006 has just been unveiled, with companies such as Novell, Redhat and Google set to take centre stage to outline and debate the hottest and most talked about topics in the Linux industry. The conference programme will be accompanied by a series of Technical Masterclasses and Business Briefings aimed at helping attendees better understand Linux in both business and research environments. To sign up for this year’s conference programme please visit www.linuxworldexpo.co.uk.
The Great Linux Debate, which is open to everyone, is also set to take place as part of the conference programme. This year’s debate, entitled ‘Virtualisation – Who needs it?’ will see delegates discuss the complexities that virtualisation represent as well as the benefits and risks.
“With over 26 hours of content delivered by more than 18 industry gurus, we are confident that this year’s conference programme will be the best ever,” commented Sarah Williams, event director, Turret Group, who is organising the event. “Speakers will touch on everything from mobile Linux to convergence and will appeal to everyone from IT Directors to research students.”
Confirmed speakers include Jeremy Allison, Senior Developer, Novell Corp, Chris DiBona, Open Source Programs Manager, Google and Alan Cox, Fellow, Redhat. As well as Ian Pratt, Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, Chris Lewis, IT Manager of hotel group, Malmaison and Dr. Ruediger Berlich, from the Institute of Scientific Computing.
For more information please visit http://www.linuxworldexpo.co.uk/"