[nSLUG] CEOS'06 Program

Tony Abou-Assaleh taa at acm.org
Wed May 31 13:11:35 ADT 2006


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               Conference on Engaging in Open Source 2006

                                CEOS'06

                           June 1 & 2, 2006

            Computer Science Building, Halifax, Nova Scotia

                        http://ceos.dal-acm.ca

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                           Conference Program

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All events will be held in the Computer Science Building, 6050 University
Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Thursday, June 1, 2006
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1:00 PM	- 6:30 PM	Registration Desk Open

2:00 PM	- 2:10 PM	Welcoming Remarks

2:10 PM	- 3:50 PM	Presentations I

	Analysis of groundfish populations dynamics using Open Source
		geospatial tools
	Coilin Minto and Daniel Ricard, Dalhousie University

	5 years in Retrospect: Adoption of Open Source at a Biotech
		Startup
	Tim Chipman, Freelancer

	Open Source OS Does Not Always Equal Linux
	Simon Gauvin, Dalhousie University

	Tutorial: Content Management with Plone
	Oliver Baltzer, Dalhousie University

3:50 PM	- 4:10 PM	Networking Break

4:10 PM	- 5:30 PM	Presentations II

	Virtual Software Engineering
	Marc Lijour, Ryerson University

	SiLK - Internet-Level Knowledge System
	Jaehyun Paek, Dalhousie University

	Tutorial: Avoiding Common Security Pitfalls in LAMP Web
		Applications
	Jonathan Doyle, Dalhousie University

5:30 PM	- 6:30 PM	Opening Reception

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Friday, June 2, 2006
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8:30 AM	- 12:00 PM	Registration Desk Open

8:30 AM	- 9:00 AM	Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM	- 9:10 AM	Welcoming Remarks

9:10 AM	- 10:10 AM	Keynote Presentation

	How Free Became Open and Everything Else Under the Sun
	Benjamin Mako Hill, MIT Media Labs

10:10 AM - 10:30 AM	Networking Break

10:30 AM - 11:50 PM	Presentations III

	Open Radio
	Stephen Kelly, CKDU-FM

	Global Regular Expression Print Tools: grep and variants
	Tony Abou-Assaleh, Brock University and Dalhousie University

	Tutorial: Hardware Hacking
	Oliver Baltzer, Hobbyist and Freelancer

11:50 PM - 1:00 PM	Lunch

1:00 AM	- 2:00 AM	Invited Presentation

	So you wanna be a Linus Torvalds? The Do's and Don't of Running a
		Small Open Source Project
	Alain Desilets, National Research Council

2:00 PM	- 2:20 PM	Networking Break

2:20 PM	- 3:40 PM	Presentations IV

	The Scientist's Open Source Software Toolbox
	Michael Lawrence, Dalhousie University

	Environment for the Development and Distribution of Open Source
		Software
	Marc Lijour, Ryerson University

	Tutorial: GNOME Sweet GNOME: Settling in With GNOME Development
	Philip O'Brien, Dalhousie University

3:40 PM	- 4:00 PM	Networking Break

4:00 PM	- 5:25 PM	Open Discussion

	Moderated by Dr. Nick Cercone, Dean
	Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University

5:25 PM	- 5:30 PM	Closing Remarks

5:30 PM	- closing	Networking and Social

	InstallFest
	Computer Science Society GeekBeer

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