Press Release: September 12, 2006
MySQL Conference & Expo Call for Participation Now Open: The April 2007 Conference's Theme is "Scale to New Heights with MySQL"
Sebastopol, CA--The Call for Participation for the 2007 MySQL Conference & Expo has just opened: an invitation for database experts and enthusiasts to share their knowledge of MySQL with the global open source community. The theme for the 2007 conference is "Scale to New Heights with MySQL." This annual event brings nearly 2,000 MySQL developers, DBAs, users, and partners together in Santa Clara, California. The Call for Participation ends November 7, 2006; the conference takes place April 23-26, 2007.
The conference program committee invites those interested in taking an active role in shaping the future of MySQL and related open source technologies to submit proposals to lead sessions and tutorials. Two types of proposals will be considered: 45-minute session presentations and 3-hour pre-conference tutorials. Proposals should focus on helping attendees:
Some other topics emerging in the MySQL ecosystem that will be explored at the 2007 conference include:
The MySQL Conference & Expo is the place to hear visionaries and leaders from a wide variety of companies and countries discussing the future of software and the evolution of open source in the enterprise and Web 2.0. The event is also a rare opportunity to meet face-to-face with the global MySQL engineering team working to take MySQL's capabilities to new heights.
In addition to over 100 informative and inspiring presentations and tutorials, the conference will feature an expanded exhibit hall to showcase the latest MySQL-related technologies from vendors as well as open source projects. Special evening events for attendees and speakers are also planned to foster networking and fun.
The 2007 MySQL Conference & Expo celebrates people, projects, and products that make up the vital and extensive MySQL universe. The conference illustrates the product's wide-ranging appeal and capabilities, encouraging community members to help create the best database software, gain knowledge, develop tools, and build applications that help grow businesses and nurture individual skills. Users gain the knowledge they need to rapidly build solid applications that scale with the enterprise.
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