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Novell Open Source Luminaries to Speak at LinuxCon

WALTHAM, Mass.
September 10, 2009

Novell today announced its participation at LinuxCon, Sept. 21 - 23 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland, Ore. Through keynotes, tutorials and presentations, attendees will learn where the Linux community is now, where it is going, and how to contribute to and get the most out of Linux today.

Novell is also hosting the SUSE Workshop at the event, which will teach attendees how to increase agility with SUSE Linux Enterprise 11, the operating system platform for the next-generation data center, and openSUSE, the community distribution that serves as the foundation for SUSE Linux Enterprise. Details are as follows:

WHAT: LinuxCon brings together core developers, administrators, end users, community managers and industry experts for an educational and informative conference that provides collaboration and discussion on all things Linux.
WHERE: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront - Portland, Ore., Salon E
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 21 – 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 22 – 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 23 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHO: Greg Kroah-Hartman, Novell Distinguished Engineer
WHAT: Tutorial, Write a Real, Working Linux Driver
WHERE: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Portland
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 21 at 10:30 a.m.

WHO: Joe “Zonker” Brockmeier, openSUSE Community Manager
WHAT: Keynote, A Musical Guide to the Future of Linux
WHERE: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Salon F
WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 9 a.m.

WHO: James Bottomley, Kernel Developer
WHAT: Presentation, How to Contribute to the Linux Kernel, and why it Makes Economic Sense
WHERE: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Salon F
WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 11:15 a.m.

WHO: Noah Broadwater, Sesame Workshop Vice President Information Services
WHAT: Keynote, Building a More Agile Web Experience While Driving Down Costs
WHERE: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Salon F
WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 4:45 p.m.

WHO: Ross Chevalier, Novell President and Chief Technology Officer, Canada
WHAT: Presentation, The Truth About Linux in an Economic Downturn
WHERE: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Salon F
WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 9 a.m.

To learn more about the SUSE Workshop and get the full schedule for LinuxCon, visit http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon/. To learn more about Novell, visit http://www.novell.com

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Kerry Adorno
Novell, Inc.
Telephone: +1 781 464-8042
Email: kadorno@novell.com

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