We acknowledge that it's in the hallway-track you sometimes have the most interesting discussions and real friendships are forged. The Open Source Days conference itself is the product of a joint community effort, sparked from a common goal, so the community area is a very important spot at the conference.
The OpenSSO User Group is the World Wide User Group of the OpenAM (OpenSSO) OpenSource Software, formerly distibuted by Sun Microsystems, and now by ForgeRock. Our regular activities include sponsoring, organzing and presenting OpenAM (OpenSSO) related topics at User Group meetings round the world. We have sponsored meetings in Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Utrecht, Brussels and London. Future meetings are scheduled in New York, Toronto, Chicago and San Francisco. The object of the User Group is to foster a deeper understanding of OpenAM (OpenSSO) as well as to understand and contribute to the further development and future directions of the product and the architecture.
Labitat is a creative workshop and FabLab in Copenhagen. We share an independent physical space for creative work with technology, open source and home fabrication.
The purpose of Labitat is to encourage people from multiple disciplines to work together in a creative atmosphere, where new ideas can emerge and be implemented quickly and easily. This is accomplished by concentrating available information, expertise and equipment in a single location.
Labitat is inspired by a growing movement of likeminded people across the world. There is a list of the spaces where they meet on http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Hackerspaces
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a collaborative community: The Fedora Project. The Fedora Project is open and anyone is welcome to join and participate. The Fedora Project is out front for you, leading the advancement of free, open software and content.
SSLUG (Skåne Sjælland Linux User Group) is probably the largest Linux user group in the Nordic region, with nearly 5000 members. We offer our members the opportunity to particate in maillinglists/newsgroups, IRC-channel, weekly "hygge"-meetings, presentations, events, promotion of GNU/Linux and some IT-political activity. Membership of SSLUG is free.
CAcert is a Community based Certificate Authority which has taken up the cause of providing a free, open and transparent Public Key Infrastructure for all Community Members. By connecting the virtual identities of the internet with real world identities, it provides for an enhanced experience in a virtual world.
CAcert will be present at OpenSourceDays-2010 with a booth and a Keysigning Party.
Informations about Booth: https://wiki.cacert.org/events/OpenSourceDays2010
Organisation of Keysigning Party: http://ksp-osd.ipng.nl
IT-Political Association of Denmark aim to provide a better basis for IT related legislation. We focus on topics like: Open standards, privacy, software patents, DRM and freedom of speech. One of our activities is the development of the Linux live CD "Polippix" (http://www.polippix.org), which contain software for the enhancement of privacy, freedom of information and more.
This year we have new open sourced software on the table including Chat, Tweet, CMS and MVC projects.
We'll also be available to discuss and demo the merits of combining software libraries, pike scripts or modules and the RXML macro language, with industrial strength webservers using Pike.
Pike is a dynamic programming language with a syntax similar to Java and C. It is simple to learn, does not require long compilation passes and has powerful built-in data types allowing simple and really fast data manipulation.
Drupal Danmark is the Danish user group for the open source PHP content management framework Drupal.
Drupal is seeing a lot of growth, and is rapidly growing to become one of the most widespread platforms for building websites, and Drupal Danmarks main goal is to spark interest from both developers and users.
Drupal Danmark helping arrange the coming DrupalCon Copenhagen in August 2010.
BSD-DK is a Danish *BSD usergroup. Our regular activities include monthly "Happy Hacking" meetings, relevant talks, mailing lists and an IRC community. The object of the usergroup is to further the knowledge and adoption of operating systems based on the Berkeley Software Distribution sourcecode. The community booth will feature live demonstrations of virtualization with FreeBSD jails, firewall failover with CARP/pf and other technologies unique to *BSD.
Exherbo is an advanced, source based, Linux distribution focusing on flexibility. The community tends to be at the technical end of Linux users and are highly involved in the development of Exherbo, helping maintain everything from our website to system critical packages. We achieve this by having a highly distributed development model with a strong but small team of core developers that helps drive the distribution and review patches from our many contributors.
Irssi is a terminal based IRC client for UNIX systems. It also supports SILC and ICB protocols via plugins. Irssi's simple, easy to use and very flexible, and is one of the most popular IRC clients available on the UNIX-platform. Irssi is highly customizable and supports scripting using the Perl programming language. Irssi is open source-wise a small project, but has a large community on IRC and is represented on almost all major IRC networks.
The primary purpose of the danish OpenSolaris user group is to drive awareness and adoption of OpenSolaris primarily among engineers, administrators and developers in Denmark. The user group will provide a stable base for the free exchange of ideas and experience. One of our goals will be to educate the users by presentations by Sun Microsystems, the OpenSolaris community and by our members.
A secondary purpose is to encourage membership by students, researchers and engineers working in industry. We will also encourage student adoption and student projects.
Ubuntu-dk is the official Danish Ubuntu LoCo-team. We do all stuff concerned with the Danish part of Ubuntu: support in Danish, release parties, spreading the word, etc.
We also have a podcast, which works to spread the word of Ubuntu and Free Software to the general public. Parts of the podcast team will be present.
7 days of open source software and enthusiastic people at all levels and ages. Interesting lectures, great food, technical workshops, beautiful surroundings, 50 new geeky friends, and no one telling you when to sleep or when to get up. If that sounds like heaven you simply must attend TheCamp 2010 from July 24 to July 31. Read more about our open source summer camp at http://www.thecamp.dk and meet us at Open Source Days.