ABLEconf chooses Tim Thomas, CIO of Local Motors, for Keynote

Posted by lufthans on Mar 31, 2011 2:05 AM EDT
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ABLEconf is proud to announce this year's keynote will be Tim Thomas, CIO of Local Motors, explaining how it benefits from using FLOSS and FLOSS methodologies to design and manufacture cars.

The keynote will address how Local Motors benefits from using Free Software, uses Creative Commons licensing for designs and generally applies Free and Open Source Software methodologies to designing and manufacturing cars.

Register to attend the Saturday April 2nd free-admission one-day business-oriented conference and a chance to win a Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11-U with Intel Atom D510 processor, NVIDIA ION GPU, 2GB of RAM and a 250GB hard drive. You must be present at ABLEconf to win.

ABLEconf 2011 has presentations on topics such as cloud computing, Free Software for business, Free Software for education, business migrations to Open Source, hackerspaces and Free Software for maintaining translations. Several sessions will be streamed live by ABLEconf sponsor ConferenceByWire, a video-conferencing and video content distribution solution that brings live and on-demand conferences and conventions directly to one's computer.

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