POSSCON 2012: The Open Source World Comes to Columbia, SC

Columbia, SC

POSSCON 2012:  The Open Source World Comes to Columbia, SC March 28 and 29

The Palmetto Open Source Software Conference will once again bring a
world-class lineup of IT thought leaders to the Southeast for two days to
discuss the latest issues for developers, executives, government leaders and

POSSCON 2012 will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center for
both days and will feature track sessions, hands-on training, and social and
networking events.

Scott McNealy, Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems, a Silicon Valley legend and
one of the most influential leaders in the history of IT, is the keynote
speaker for this year's event. Other speakers include Dr. Douglas Maughan,
Director, Department of Homeland Security, Cyber Security Division; Jim
Jagielski, Co-Founder and President, Apache Software Foundation; Chris
Aniszcyck, Open Source Manager, Twitter, Inc.; and many others.

In 2011, more than 500 people from 14 states, 30 colleges and universities
and approximately 100 business and government organizations attended.

The mix of people in addition to stellar speakers, affordable registration
fees, cutting-edge staging and Southern hospitality make POSSCON a
must-attend event. People from varied backgrounds have attended since 2008
and all say the same thing - "this is a truly unique event and a unique
blend of people."

Early-early bird registration is now open at a discounted rate of $99.
Registration is available at www.posscon.org.