October 24th, 2005, Toronto
8:45am - 7:00pm

8:15 a.m. 8:45 a.m. Registration - Main Entrance off The Pond Road
Coffee - Upper Kaleidoscope Room (2168)

8:45 a.m. 8:55 a.m. Welcome Address - Lecture Hall (1206)

9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Presentations - Track A Presentations - Track B Presentations - Track C
9:00 a.m. 9:50 a.m.

Open Source 101: Introduction to Collaboration

Marcus Bornfreund, Creative Commons, Canada

Lecture Hall, Room 1206

10:00 a.m. 10:50 a.m.

The Open Enterprise

Kevin Pitts, Professor, eLearning Centre - Seneca College

Room 1206

Using open source... what? Are you crazy?

Hassan Assiri, Manager, Academic Computing Systems, Seneca College

Lower Kaleidoscope Room (1209)

Python Power -- Learning, Teaching and Doing with the World's Easiest Programming Language

George Belotsky, Open Light Software, Inc.

Room 1208

11:00 a.m. 11:50 a.m.

The Open Source Service-Centric Business Model

Jesse Hirsh, President, Openflows Networks Ltd.

Room 1206

Moodle: the Open Source Alternative to WebCT

Meron Hrycusko, Senior Web Developer-Designer, York University, Academic Technology Services

Lower Kaleidoscope Room (1209)

Teaching Web and J2EE Development with Eclipse

Jeffrey Liu, Software Developer, IBM
Lawrence Mandel, Software Developer, IBM

Room 1208

12:00 p.m. 12:50 p.m Lunch - Upper Kaleidoscope Room (2168)
Additional seating in Rooms 2170 and 2171

1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Presentations - Track A Presentations - Track B Presentations - Track C
1:00 p.m. 1:50 p.m.

LTSP - Changing the Rules of the Desktop World

Jim McQuillan, Founder and Project leader of the Linux Terminal Server Project

Lecture Hall, Room 1206

2:00 p.m. 2:50 p.m.

An overview of OpenOffice 2.0

Marcel Gagné, Author of "Moving to Linux: Kiss the Bluescreen of Death Goodbye!"

Room 1206


Joey deVilla, Technical Community Develoment Coordinator, Tucows Inc.

Lower Kaleidoscope Room (1209)

The Life-cycle of Open Source: The Renaissance of X

Chris Tyler, Professor, School of Computer Studies, Seneca College

Room 1208

3:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.

Open Solaris

Daniela Malea, Engagement Architect - Client Solutions, Sun Microsystems of Canada

Room 1206

How to Do Things with Source Code: Reading Open Source

David Humphrey, Professor, School of Computer Studies - Seneca College

Lower Kaleidoscope Room (1209)

"Open" Session & Coffee

Completely open and unmoderated. Drop by and chat about your own free software and open source projects or ideas!

Upper Kaleidoscope Room (2168)

4:00 p.m. 4:50 p.m.

Ruby, Blackboard and the Challenge for Open Source

Stephen Downes, Senior Researcher, National Research Council

Lecture Hall, Room 1206

5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Free Beer as in Free Beer Mixer - The Hive