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An SDForum event, noted on PenLUG's list:

----- Forwarded message from Alison Chaiken -----

Date: Tue, 4 May 2010 16:40:01 -0700
From: Alison Chaiken
Subject: [PenLUG] Fwd: SDForum - Mobile SIG | Meet MeeGo - The Linux OS: Nokia | Intel | Linux Foundation

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Joe Jasin
Date: Tue, May 4, 2010 at 4:31 PM
Subject: SDForum - Mobile SIG | Meet MeeGo - The Linux OS: Nokia | Intel |
Linux Foundation

Thursday May 6, 2010           6:30 PM                       Palo Alto, CA

Greetings SDForum * Mobile group members and guests:

Topic:  Meet *MeeGo* ? Open Source Development Opportunity in Mobile

Join representatives from Intel, Nokia and The Linux Foundation to find out
more about MeeGo ? learn about the project structure, the platform
contribution process, unique development opportunities and how you can get

*1)  Linux Foundation ? Executive Director; Jim Zemlin
2)  Nokia ? Head of Maemo; Samir Agarwal
3)  Intel ? Senior Strategist Software; Peter Kronowitt*

*About MeeGo
The MeeGo project combines Intel?s Moblin? and Nokia?s Maemo projects into
one Linux-based, open source software platform for the next generation of
computing devices. The MeeGo software platform is designed to give
developers the broadest range of device segments to target for their
applications, including netbooks and entry-level desktops, handheld
computing and communications devices, in-vehicle infotainment devices,
connected TVs, media phones and more ? all using a common development
framework, Qt.  For consumers, MeeGo will offer innovative application
experiences that they can take from device to device.

MeeGo Video Overview:


6:30-7:00 p.m. Registration / Networking
7:00-7:30 p.m. LinuxFoundation
7:30-7:45 p.m. Nokia
7:45-8:15 p.m. Intel
8:15-9:00 p.m. Open Q & A to all entities

Nokia Research Center*
955 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 496-4400

$15 at the door for non-SDForum members
No charge for SDForum members
No registration required

Speaker Biographies  & Abstracts:

Linux Foundation, Executive Director, Jim Zemlin
Zemlin?s career spans three of the largest technology trends to rise over
the last decade: mobile computing, SaaS and open source software. Today, as
executive director of The Linux Foundation, he uses this experience to
accelerate the adoption of Linux and support the future of computing.

Zemlin?s career took root at Western Wireless, which had a successful IPO
and was later acquired by Deutsche Telekom and renamed T-Mobile USA. He was
also a member of the founding management team of Corio, a leading enterprise
application service provider that had a successful IPO in July 2000. Other
posts have included vice president of marketing at Covalent Technologies and
executive director at Free Standards Group (FSG).

Zemlin has been recognized as one of the top 12 Linux and open source
bloggers and is widely quoted in the press on Linux and the changing
economics of the PC industry. He is a regular keynote speaker at industry
events such as COMPUTEX, LinuxCon, Gartner?s Open Source Conference and Open
Mobile Summit, among others. Zemlin advises a variety of startups, including
DeviceVM, and sits on the boards of the Global Economic Symposium, Open
Source For America and Chinese Open Source Promotion Union. Zemlin?s blog
can be accessed at: http://www.linux-foundation.org/weblogs/jzemlin/.

Nokia, Head of Maemo Operations, Samir Agarwal,
As the Head of Maemo Operations at Nokia's Silicon Valley offices, Samir is
constantly looking for ways to make mobile software platforms more
attractive for collaborators and developers. He has worked on finding new
ways to monetize technologies in different environments and building
profitable ecosystems around middleware platforms in large and small
companies. Samir has held multiple roles in architecture, engineering
management, business development and strategic partnerships in the software
and telecom industries. He also has extensive experience in areas of network
management and Internet architectures. Samir holds a BS and MS in Computer

Intel ? Senior Strategist Software. Peter Kronowitt
Pete Kronowitt is a Software Strategist in Intel's Open Source Technology
Center and is responsible for MeeGo business development and worldwide
program for Linux operating system vendors. Pete has more than 20 years in
the high-tech sector, with IBM, Xircom and more than fourteen years with
Intel.  He has led global teams for market and platform roadmap development
in the worldwide channel and directed software ecosystem relationships for
new Intel platform introductions. Pete has held positions as board observer
at JBoss as part of an Intel Capital equity investment, was a founding and
Steering Committee member of the Open Business Readiness Rating, and
Steering Committee Vice Chair for the Open Source Development Lab Desktop
Linux Working Group. Pete also participates on several open source company's
advisory boards.

Any comments or requests, please contact:

Chair & Founder
Joe Jasin        ventures@joejasin.us

Peter Lam     peter.j.lam@alcatel-lucent.com

SIG Website: http://sdforum.org

Noteworthy Events:

1)    Nokia Developer Summit, June 9-10, San Francisco

2)    Linux Foundation ? LinuxCon, August 10-12 2010
o    http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon
3)    Intel Developer Forum


1)    The Global Mobile Internet Conference
May 27 & 28Beijing


The Global Mobile Internet Conference is designed specifically for
entrepreneurs, executives and investors to understand and capitalize on the
growing opportunities in mobile internet in China and abroad. The 2010 GMIC
will feature executive speakers from companies like Alibaba, Tapulous,
Mig33, Admob, Nokia, SK Telecom, Sequoia and Paypal. Topics will include
mobile internet investment, commerce, media, gaming and SNS. There will also
be a startup competition featuring 10 innovative startups from China and
abroad. SDForum members are also invited to the VIP dinner for networking
with the speakers and other distinguished participants. Register now for a
10% discount.

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