News and Announcements

linuxfest 2010 great success!

Thanks to the over 700 people who arrived the weekend of the 24th! Take a look sessions for videos posted by members of the communiy. Next years fest will be April 30-1.

Come ride the bus!

Brown Paper Tickets announces the FREE bus to LFNW in Bellingham! You can get more information and sign up here: http://bit.ly/9WNOQh

WhitePages recruiting!

LinuxFest Northwest Gold Sponsor WhitePages is recruiting at the Fest.

WhitePages is one of the 20 fastest-growing companies in the Pacific Northwest. They are the #1 online people search directory, profitable, a “Best Company to Work For”.

24hr 'Geek Room' at the Hampton!

New this year, the 24hr geek room, hosted and sponsored by the Hampton Inn, Bellingham, WA.

The executive suite includes FREE wifi, FREE cat5e hookups (in case wifi is maxed out), Goodies, Drinks, etc.

It will be open from Friday night 6pm until Sunday night. If you're interested in having small BoFs, you can post them in the forums!

ACLU and EFF Host Digital Freedom Panel "Privacy in the Digital Age"

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, two of America's most courageous defenders of Human Rights and Digital Freedoms, will be hosting a Public Forum on "Privacy in the Digital Age".

Saturday afterFest @ Hampton Inn/Fox Hall

After getting sated with tech on Saturday, head for the Hampton. Relax. Snacks, Boundary Bay beer, music, conversation.

Brian "Krow" Aker at LinuxFest Northwest

Brian “Krow” Aker has just confirmed he’s coming to LinuxFest Northwest! Brian is best known for his projects involving MySQL, Slashdot, The Army Engineer Corps, The VirtualHospital, and Splunk, as well as a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems. He typically speaks at six conferences per year and has chosen to present two sessions at LinuxFest Northwest covering Drizzle and Gearman.

LinuxFest Northwest: Registration Now Open

The LinuxFest Northwest organization committee is pleased to announce the new LinuxFest Northwest website for the 2010 festival! Take a look around the site, as it is drastically different from years past. Attendee participation is a key theme for this year’s Fest.

Some key new features:
User Profiles
Users can create Profiles for the Fest on the website. By creating an account, you will be able to communicate with others coming to the Fest, help choose presentations you find intriguing, ask questions in our forum, and help organize events (un-conference) around the Fest.

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