The panel includes me and John Mark Walker, who is the Community Manager of Hyperic. I saw his slides beforehand and they are awesome. You should not miss the opportunity to listen to him (I am optional).
What: SDForum Open Soruce SIG: "Building Vibrant & Sustainable Communities"
Where: DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary LLP. 2000 University Avenue (note: These are the tall buildings on the corner of University Ave. and Woodland, west of Hwy. 101) East Palo Alto
Building a healthy and productive open source community is essential for the success of any open source project or business.Agenda:
Topics will include strategy for building a cohesive community, continuously creating value to members, managing communities effectively, and real world examples of success and failures. The format for these well-timed subjects will be both presentation and open forum so everyone will have a chance to participate, ask questions and provide answers. This is a wonderful opportunity to get expert insight on one of the most important aspects of successful open source…building strong and effective communities.
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration/NetworkingHow much: $15.00 for non-SDForum members and free for SDForum members
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Presentation