January 12, 2001

O'Reilly posts Open Source/Perl call for papers

Author: JT Smith

O'Reilly seeks Open Source and Perl experts to present at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention and Perl Conference 5.0 July 23-27, 2001 in San Diego, CA.

"Developer & Programmer Convention focuses on emerging techniques for Open Source and Perl communities.

O'Reilly & Associates has posted a Call for Participation soliciting masters of Open Source and Perl technologies, who are interested in leading tutorial and conference sessions at the 2001 O'Reilly Open Source Convention and Perl Conference 5. Session speakers are sought for three classes of talks: tutorial programs, convention presentations, and refereed papers.

The submission deadline for all proposals is February 1, 2001. Presenters will be notified of selection results by March 1, 2001.

For complete information about our submission and acceptance process for the O'Reilly Open Source Convention, go to http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon2001/call.html.

The program committee invites submissions of tutorials or convention presentations on topics of interest to programmers. The tracks at the Open Source Convention will be:

XML
MySQL
Apache
PHP
Python
Mozilla
Linux
Tcl
Zope

For complete information about our submission and acceptance process for the O'Reilly Perl Conference 5, go to, http://conferences.oreilly.com/perl5/.

Here are some suggested topics for Perl proposals:

Perl 6
Perl 5
Internals
Threads
The Web
I18N/L10N XML
SOAP/XML-RPC/CORBA
LDAP
Linking Perl and C/C++/Java
The Compiler
Databases
GUIs and Graphics
P2P
.NET

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