MSC Open Source Conference 2009 will be held at Berjaya Times Square on the 31st May – 3rd June 2009. It will be the largest gathering of its kind in Malaysia and will attracts IT Executives, developers, coders, companies, multi-million companies and multi-billion companies from around the world to share, train, showcase and maybe hire the bright minds in the Malaysia Open Source Ecosystem. This is a guide of what to expect from this event from the perspective of roles below:-
- See first hand the power, user-friendliness and robust from Viruses of Open Source Operating System powering your desktop, laptops, netbook, home server and handphones (even toaster, serious).
- Learn from experts howto tune your Open Source Operating System and detect missing driver, slow performance and guides on the best application that open source can offer.
- Save your expenses for more important matters in these tough times (girlfriends, food and wedding) rather than wasting time and money installing and buying those antivirus, Operating System and Productivity Applications.
- Learn the fundamental of Linux and Unix-based system and how they are different from Wisdows to impress friends, girlfriends, teachers and off course enemies / rivals.
- Do you want to save / monitor your company cost by using the best of breed ERP Solution? Checkout Open Source ADempiere Business Suite. Its the world’s number 1 Open Source ERP Project in the world and delivering solid business experience in a wide range of industries.
- Learn from the expert: World reknown leader of ADempiere, Mr Red1 will be there at MSC Open Source Conference to share and teach you how easy and complex ADempiere Business Suite and howto cater it to your business.
- Wanna save more dollar and cents? Lookout for the Open Source Desktop and Open Source Applications around you. The community and vendor are more than happy to help and guide you to the wonderful (money savings) world of Open Source.
- You’re an executive being pressured to look for more cost saving, dealing with reduce IT budget and dont know where to look? Look no further, MSC Open Source Conference is for you. We will showcase Virtualization, Open Source Desktop, Open Source Development Kit, Open Source ERP, Open Source Development Framework and Open Source T-Shirt to show your spirit. There will something for everyone at MSC Open Source Conference 2009.
- We will also share with you Open Source success stories, case studies and howto build your business case towards Open Source Migration.
- Some of the big Open Source and Open Source-Friendly company will be there on show to show you the FOSSnovation and like-for-like replacement for your current infrastructure.
- Yes parents also got their fair share of stake in the Open Source Community. We will be showcasing the Sugar OLPC (yes the famousOne Laptop Per Child) live CD for the parents to give their loved ones. This CD can run in any notebook and PCs for the children 1st iteration to the world of computing and application in the safest and enjoyable environment.
- Also some education-oriented games will be showcase to show how wide variety Open Source ecosystem is.
- So you are looking for jobs or will be graduating soon? and wanna be in the Open Souce boat? Jobstreet will open up booth on the event floor. Go there and show the world how good you are!!
- Heard of Open Source but never really sure what it is? Do you know that most graduate with Open Source skills are far better at getting jobs than those that aren’t? Come over and we show you what the fuss is all about !!
- Business stagnanting? Solutions not being accepted well in the market? We show you the latest trend and where the market is heading in terms of technology, demand and innovation.
- Looking into Open Source-related business but don’t know where to look? Head over to all the participating companies booth and illustrated speakers and strike some deal / enquiries moving forward. Those coming are some of the biggest in the game e.g. Redhat, Novell, Canonical, Sun Microsystem and Google Inc.
Coders / Developers
- Looking for new code to hack? new itch to be scratch? Checkout the Developers track where some latest and biggest Open Source Project showcasing their shiny codes and over-the-top applications.
- Share your knowledge either formally or informally either during the hackathon or the lightning talks session. Be an instant celebrity here, only in MSC Open Source Conference 2009!!
Open Source Community
- Meet new and online-only friend here at MSC Open Source Conference and share a drink. Its been a while since the last big gathering of Open Source Community in Malaysia.