Over 400 attendees are set to meet at the 8th annual Plone Conference
for a week-long programme of training, talks and developer sprints
from the 25th to 31st October at the Thistle Grand Hotel in Bristol,
Plone Conference 2010 registrations are open.
Plone, an Open Source Content Management System used throughout the
world has a massive following and Plone events are held around the
globe. The largest of these is the annual Plone Conference and this
year will be held in the UK. Plone is used for developing websites,
intranet and portals for corporations, NGOs and the public sector.
Organised by Netsight Internet Solutions, it promises to bring
together developers, designers, end users and business people. This
year an additional event is being planned as a one-day mini-conference
on the 26th October called "Plone in Business" which will be aimed
specifically at analysts, advisors, evaluators and information
professionals looking to find out more about Plone and see a showcase
of successful Plone projects from across the sectors. It will also see
the launch of the JBoye Plone Community of Practice.
The main part of the conference, from the 27th - 29th October, has
over 50 scheduled talks from speakers from 19 countries and includes
an 'unconference' day in which talks will be proposed by the
Plone Conference 2010 scheduled talks include:
* Easier and faster Plone theming with Deliverance
* Design and Development with Dexterity
* Enterprise Search in Plone with Solr
* Boosting productivity with "Plone-driven Plone development"
* Brasil.gov.br: Building a digital nation with Plone
Alan Runyan, co-founder of Plone and president of Enfold Systems along
with Alex Limi, fellow co-founder of Plone and now Firefox User
Experience Lead at Mozilla will be delivering a keynote. There will
also be a guest keynote by Richard Noble, OBE, project director of the
Bloodhound SSC project attempting be build a car to pass the 1,000mph
land speed mark.
The conference falls at a great time, with the recent release of Plone
4, a product that raises the bar in the Content Management System
market with a faster, more user-friendly and more refined version of
So far, registrations for the conference have come from over 30
countries around the world. To find out more about the conference and
to register, visit http://ploneconf2010.org.
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