Southern California Linux Expo Signs Google as Sponsor

Posted by VISITOR on Dec 3, 2005 9:41 AM EDT
Southern California Linux Expo; By SCALE 4x
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SCALE 4x welcomes Google as a Silver sponsor to an extensive list of organizations coming together in Los Angeles this February for its 4th Southern California Linux Expo.

Southern California Linux Expo Signs Google as Sponsor

Los Angeles, California

The Southern California Linux Expo is pleased to announce that Google, widely recognized as the world's largest search engine, has joined a growing and impressive list of companies sponsoring the event as a Silver sponsor.

SCALE 4x will be held on February 11-12, 2006 at the Los Angeles Airport Westin.

In addition to Google, the following sponsors are participating in SCALE 4x:

Commercial Sponsors - IBM, Scalix, Ticketmaster, Linux Journal, HPCwire

Non-profit - NetBSD, Debian, KDE, Ubuntu, Fedora Core, Cinepaint, Knoppmyth, CACert, Linux Astronomy, Open Source Exchange Replacement Project, LTSP, X.Org, FlightGear, Wikimedia Foundation

Confirmed speakers include:

* Chris Dibona - Google
* John Terpstra - Samba
* David Uhlmann - Uversa
* Bernard Soriano - California Department of Motor Vehicles
* David Mandelstam - Sangoma
* Aaron Seigo - KDE
* Matt Asay - Alfresco
* Janinne Brunyee - RealNetworks
* David Schachter - Sleepycat Software
* Glen Martin - SpikeSource
* Jono Bacon
* Si Chen - OpenSource Strategies
* Kevin McElligott - iTech Developers
* Robin Rowe- Cinepaint
* Jim Winstead - MySQL
* Alex Perry
* Stephen McDowell - AMD
* Hal Steger - Scalix

SCALE 4x will offer expanded floor space, more exhibits and an increased number of tutorial sessions for users at any skill level.

The SCALE 4x Call for Papers has been extended through December 3, 2005. Interested parties are encouraged to submit abstracts now.

Join us February 11 & 12, 2006 to learn more about Linux, get the most out of Open Source offerings and meet like-minded users and companies.

The Linux Expo of Southern California was established in 2001 with a mission to act as an advocate on behalf of Open Source software to businesses, academic institutions and the Linux community.

To learn more about sponsoring SCALE, to submit a paper, or to get additional information about our speakers and sponsors, see, or email

Media Contact:
Orv Beach
Public Relations Chair
Southern California Linux Expo
info @

Sponsor and Commercial Exhibitor Contact:
Ilan Rabinovitch
Conference Chair
Southern California Linux Expo
ilan @

Non-profit and Open-Source Exhibitor Contact:
Gareth Greenaway
Community Relations and Facilities Chair
gareth @

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While I appreciate the sponsorship... gryphen 1 1,487 Dec 4, 2005 8:47 AM

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