COMING MAY 28-30
Durham, NC--April 22, 1998--The Linux Expo planning committee announced this week that it will award its Geek Scholarship to eleven individuals. Chosen for their leadership dedication, and accomplishments using Linux, these individuals win the sponsorship of several different companies who will foot the bill for their attendance at Linux Expo. Gulf State Engineering, Sun Microsystems, Red Hat Software, Inc., Perforce Software, Intelligent Visual Computing, and Kekau, Paul Saunders, sponsors of the Geek Scholarships, proudly congratulate the winners.
Other winners include anyone who gets to experience the three business-centered and technology-packed days, May 28-30, at Duke University in Durham, NC. Linux Expo schedules and topics for Business and Technical Tracks, Birds-of-a-Feather sessions, Q&A Forums are now posted on the Linux Expo website. Please check out http://www.linuxexpo.org/ to ensure that you'll get to experience all the events that you can.
Some names to look out for: Alan Cox on porting Linux to the Macintosh, Darryl Strauss on the use of Digital Domain's Linux rendering farm in "Titanic," Jon 'maddog' Hall on Linux around the world, Bruce Perens on Free Software Licensing, and many, many more.
The Expo keynote, by Linus Torvalds, the original developer of the Linux kernel, is scheduled for Friday, May 29, at 5:00 PM EST.
In addition to the hardware, software, component and applications vendors, the Linux Expo will also have a Quake Fest, Games Forum, Editor Wars, and an Email Garden. Tutorial sessions with top Linux developers provide a great opportunity to get to know the ins and outs of the revolutionary Linux OS.
For more information about the Linux Expo or to register for the events of the Expo, please see http://www.linuxexpo.org/.