Press Release

Eclipse Summit Europe Call for Papers Now Open

Ludwigsburg, Germany – May 26, 2008 - The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce the 3rd annual Eclipse Summit Europe on November 19-20, 2008, in Ludwigsburg, Germany. The Eclipse Summit is the Foundation’s premier event designed to create opportunities for the European Eclipse community to explore, share, and collaborate on the latest ideas and information about Eclipse and its members.

The conference will be preceeded by one day of symposia followed by two days of technical and business track sessions, selected keynotes, demos and networking gatherings. The conference is a stimulating and dynamic event for Eclipse committers, contributors, adopters, add-in providers and service providers to learn, share expertise and discover new opportunities and solutions in the Eclipse ecosystem.

The conference call for papers is now open and will close September 1, 2008. Individuals are encouraged to submit proposals that focus on 1 of 4 categories: 1) Consumer Stories; 2) Technical Demos; 3) Ganymede updates; or 4) New & Noteworthy. Guidelines for submissions are available at http://eclipsesummit.org/summiteurope2008/submissions.

Eclipse Summit Europe sponsorship packages are also now available at http://eclipsesummit.org/summiteurope2008/sponsorship. Attendee registration will be open later in the summer.

About the Eclipse Foundation
Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on providing an extensible development platform and application frameworks for building software. Eclipse provides extensible tools and frameworks that span the software development lifecycle, including support for modeling, language development environments for Java, C/C++ and others, testing and performance, business intelligence, rich client applications and embedded development. A large, vibrant ecosystem of major technology vendors, innovative start-ups, universities and research institutions and individuals extend, complement and support the Eclipse Platform.

The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit, member supported corporation that hosts the Eclipse projects. Full details of Eclipse and the Eclipse Foundation are available at www.eclipse.org.

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Press Contact
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Eclipse Foundation
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