If there’s any way to say good bye to 2009 with a bang, then Red Hat knows how to do it! The year 2009 may be closing out in a month, but Red Hat has events to keep you busy and up-to-date on the open source world before we enter 2010. Check out where you can find us in December, and don’t forget to register for the Red Hat Virtual Experience on December 9!

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Join us Dec. 9, 2009 for the Red Hat Virtual Experience, an event focused on Red Hat Enterprise Linux solutions, including virtualization and cloud computing. Attend in-depth sessions from your desk, your couch, your favorite coffee shop…anywhere you are! You can also participate in chats with business leaders, executives, key developers, customers, and strategic partners. Learn how you can scale to new demands, drive innovation, and build mission-critical applications, all without sacrificing performance, security, or functionality. For more information and to register, click here.

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North America

Red Hat will be at booth #2829 at The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) 2009 in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 30- Dec. 3. I/ITSEC promotes cooperation among the armed services, industry, academia and various government agencies in pursuit of improved training and education programs, identification of common training issues and development of multiservice programs. For more information and to register, click here.

JBoss, by Red Hat, is a Platinum sponsor at the 2009 JSF Summit in Orlando. The event focuses on core skills, development tools, frameworks, third-party components, and the latest industry trends. Sessions will target the needs of application developers, solution architects, and project managers. JBoss has a number of sessions at the event, including a hands on workshop hosted by Dan Allen, senior software engineer, entitled "Sinking the Business Requirements with Seam," and sessions lead by Jay Balunas, principal software engineer, focusing on RichFaces. For more information and to register, click here.

JBoss, by Red Hat, is a silver sponsor at Gartner’s 22nd Annual Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit, Dec. 7-9, 2009 in Las Vegas. We will be located in booth C, and will be running demos on JBoss SOA Platform. Make sure to stop by! To learn more and to register, click here.

Red Hat and Consolidated Resources, Inc., a Red Hat Advanced Business Partner, are sponsoring the CIO Executive Leadership Forum in Boston, Dec. 10, 2009. During this evening event, IT executives will meet to discuss key success factors for helping to transform IT into a highly valued business partner within an organization. For more information and to register, click here.


Ingres, Red Hat, and Bits in Class will team up in Western Canada Dec. 2-3 for a Breakfast Roundtable "The New Economics of IT" to help organizations learn more about the benefits of proven open source technologies as cost effective alternatives to proprietary alternatives across the stack. To learn more and to register, click here.

Shawn Wells, Red Hat’s worldwide System z sales, marketing, and strategy manager, will be giving an overview of the current and future state of System z. Topics will include current Red Hat customer use cases, Shawn’s view of the current market performance, and a review of what technologies Red Hat and IBM will be incorporating into Linux on System z over the next 1-2 years. For more information, click here.

Check out FUDCon 2009 (Fedora Users and Developers Conference) in Toronto, Dec. 5-7 at the Seneca @York campus, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Participants will include Paul W. Frields, Fedora Project Leader, Max Spevack, Red Hat’s manager of Community Architecture, and 150+ developers and contributors from both Red Hat and the volunteer Fedora community. Topics include infrastructure, feature development, community building, general management and governance, marketing, testing and QA, packaging, etc. To register for the free event, click here.

For more information on North American events, click here.


For more information on Red Hat EMEA events, click here.


For more information on Red Hat’s APAC events, click here.

Latin America

For more information on Red Hat’s events in Latin America, click here.

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