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LINUX EXPO IN TORONTO - MEDIA ADVISORY



MEDIA ADVISORY

Contact:
Patrick McCaully/David Eisenstadt
The Communications Group Inc.
(416) 696-9900
pmccaully@tcgpr.com
deisenstadt@tcgpr.com

PENGUIN POWER HITS CONVENTION CENTRE
KEY ACTORS IN LINUX AND OSS UNIVERSE MEET FOR THREE DAY CONFERENCE

WHEN: October 30 - November 1, 2000

WHERE:
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
South Building
222 Bremner Blvd.
Toronto

KEYNOTE SESSIONS: (October 31, 2000)
 Bob Young
Chairman, Red Hat Software
 Steve Illingworth
Senior Director, Oracle
 Jacques Le Marois
President, MandrakeSoft
 Timothy E. Ney
Managing Director, Free Software Foundation

 INTERNATIONAL & START-UP Pavilion:
Brings together European, Latin American, Asian and North American start-up
companies.

 GNU/LINUX GENERATION:
The GNU/Linux Generation Pavilion (GNU/Linux Community) will be well
represented at Linux Expo Canada in Toronto. The activities of the many
international associations and GLUGs are responsible for the emergence of
GNU/Linux to date and represent the source of its future strength.

 LINUX RESOURCES FORUM:
GNU/Linux Open Source and Free Software are the future, and the key to this
future lies in human resources. The GNU/Linux Resources Forum is focused on
bringing together employers and GNU/Linux developers.
In keeping with the spirit of volunteerism and dedication found in the
GNU/Linux community.

 THREE-DAY CONFERENCE AND TUTORIAL PROGRAM:
An international committee of Linux experts from all trade show locations
will develop a number of themes of particular interest to international
visitors. Their efforts will result in a three-day Conference and Tutorial
program featuring expert speakers, tailored to the needs of an international
audience.

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About Sky Events
With offices in Paris and Montreal, Sky Events has proven expertise in
developing international trade shows and seminars. Sky Events has organized
successful Linux trade shows in Paris, Montreal, Madrid, Shanghai and Sao
Paulo (Brasil). In response to increasing demand and rapid growth in certain
markets, Sky Events is planning additional trade shows in cities such as
Santiago (Chile), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Milan (Italy), Moscow (Russia),
Taipei (Taiwan), London (UK), Johannesburg (South Africa) and Seoul (South
Korea).
For more information, or to register visit us online at
www.linuxexpocanada.com


Catherine Corne
CCCP
catherine@cccp-pr.com
Tel : (514) 849-0760
Fax : (514) 849-7655



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