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Wolfgang Wagner
LinuxTag Press Relations
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Nils Magnus
Spokesman, LinuxTag Association
Phone: +49-(0)176-2373 5864

Press releases

23.05.2008 LinuxTag 2008 - Europe's business platform combines CIO summit

Berlin, 21 May 2008 - On 29 May 2008 high-ranking representatives from business and politics will be meeting at the CIO summit in Berlin. The event forms part of LinuxTag 2008, Europe's leading trade fair and conference for Linux and open source software. LinuxTag e.V. and Messe Berlin have invited CIOs and heads of IT to this meeting.

08.05.2008 LinuxTag expands international conference programme once again

Berlin, 6 May 2008 ? When LinuxTag ( takes place on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds from 28 to 31 May the number of individual events with lectures by international speakers will have risen to over 240. The keynote speakers expected to attend include Aaron Seigo (Chairman KDE e. V.), David Miller (maintainer of the networking code in the Linux kernel, Red Hat), Nat Friedman (co-founder of GNOME, Novell), Dirk Hohndel (Linux Evangelist, Intel) and Ian Murdock (co-founder of Debian...

16.04.2008 The leading meeting place for business and communities attracts exhibitors from all over the world

Entrance to LinuxTag

The 14th International LinuxTag in Berlin ( is making its mark as Europe?s leading marketing platform for Linux and open source software. From 28 to 31 May 2008 the organisers are anticipating more than 10,000 visitors from 30 countries in the display halls in Berlin. Germany's Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier is acting as patron of LinuxTag, and this underlines its role as a meeting place for innovators and job creators in the German and...

27.03.2008 Vice-Chancellor Steinmeier to be Patron of LinuxTag 2008

Vice-chancellor and Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier has agreed to act as patron of LinuxTag 2008. Steinmeier's support for Open Source Software and Linux emphasises the importance of this technology to industry as a motor of innovation in Germany, and to medium-sized enterprises in Germany and Europe, which are especially competitive on the global market. This is yet another reason why, under Steinmeier's leadership, the German foreign ministry's IT strategy has consistently...

02.06.2007 LinuxTag off to an encouraging start in Berlin ? Attendance of 9,600 at Europe?s leading combination of trade show and convention for free software

Long-term collaboration agreed between LinuxTag e.V. and Messe Berlin ? Next LinuxTag in May 2008 in Berlin. On its debut in Berlin the LinuxTag came to a successful conclusion on Saturday with a final attendance of 9,600. For four days the exhibition halls at the Berlin Funkturm were the meeting place for users, experts and others with a particular interest in Linux and in free and open source software from all over Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.

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