ZURICH - —
The Fedora Project, a Red Hat sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration project, today announced it will host the Fedora Users and Developers Conference (FUDCon) for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) between Sept. 17-19, 2010 at ETH in Zurich, Switzerland. FUDCon EMEA features technical lectures, working sessions, and other learning and collaboration opportunities for present and future Fedora contributors.
FUDCon EMEA occurs alongside the FrOSCamp 2010 conference in Zurich, which runs September 17-18, 2010. FrOSCamp is an annual, multilingual event that includes an exhibition, talks, workshops and hackfests concerning free and open source software and content, open standards and systems, and digital sustainability.
As a major Linux distribution, Fedora includes the work of numerous upstream free software projects. The FrOSCamp event will include space dedicated to these projects as well as to the FUDCon event. By holding FUDCon next to this free software conference, the organisers aim to facilitate collaboration between Fedora contributors and the other attendees of FrOSCamp.
Keynotes will be held in a shared area to benefit both event audiences. Fedora Project Leader Jared Smith will deliver a keynote at FUDCon, and other notable contributors from the Fedora Project from both the United States and around the EMEA region are scheduled to deliver talks and lead hacking sessions.
In addition, on both Friday and Saturday nights there will be social events following the day's proceedings where attendees will comingle and socialise. Scheduled FUDCon activities will continue through Sunday following the end of FrOSCamp.
More information is available at both the Fedora Project wiki at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FUDCon:Zurich_2010. Pre-registration remains open through the wiki at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FUDCon:Zurich_2010_Pre-registration. As with all FUDCon events, the FUDCon EMEA in Zurich is free of cost and open to anyone to attend. More information regarding FrOSCamp is available at that event's homepage at http://wiki.froscamp.org/Welcome
For more information about the Fedora Project, visit www.fedoraproject.org. For more news about Red Hat, visit www.redhat.com. For more news, more often, visit www.press.redhat.com.
About Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions and an S&P 500 company, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with over 65 offices spanning the globe. CIOs ranked Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for six consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization, applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and JBoss Enterprise Middleware. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com.
Certain statements contained in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements provide current expectations of future events based on certain assumptions and include any statement that does not directly relate to any historical or current fact. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including: risks related to delays or reductions in information technology spending, the integration of acquisitions and the ability to market successfully acquired technologies and products; the ability of the Company to effectively compete; the inability to adequately protect Company intellectual property and the potential for infringement or breach of license claims of or relating to third party intellectual property; the ability to deliver and stimulate demand for new products and technological innovations on a timely basis; risks related to data and information security vulnerabilities; ineffective management of, and control over, the Company's growth and international operations; fluctuations in exchange rates; uncertainty and adverse results in litigation and related settlements, and changes in and a dependence on key personnel, as well as other factors contained in our most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (copies of which may be accessed through the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov), including those found therein under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations". In addition to these factors, actual future performance, outcomes, and results may differ materially because of more general factors including (without limitation) general industry and market conditions and growth rates, economic conditions, and governmental and public policy changes. The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Company's views as of the date of this press release and these views could change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company's views as of any date subsequent to the date of the press release.
LINUX is a trademark of Linus Torvalds. Red Hat and JBoss® are registered trademarks of Red Hat, Inc. and its subsidiaries in the US and other countries.