Keynotes and Technical Program Announced for Eclipse Summit Europe 2009

Community Bulletin

The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce the keynote speakers and technical program for the upcoming Eclipse Summit Europe (ESE) conference to be held October 27-29 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. ESE is the annual Eclipse European community conference that features sessions, tutorials and symposia on the latest Eclipse technologies.

Professor Tony Bailetti, from Carleton University in Ottawa, and Don Syme, Senior Researcher at Microsoft, will be the keynote speakers. Professor Bailetti, an expert on ecosystems and open source, will present "Open Source Maturity Curve and Ecosystems Interactions - Lessons Learned". Mr. Syme is the creator of the F# programming language. His keynote is titled "Taking Functional Programming into the Mainstream".

The technical program for Eclipse Summit Europe is now available. This year the program focuses on five different tracks: 1) Runtime, 2) Modeling, 3) Embedded, 4) IDEs, and 5) Other New & Noteworthy. The program includes in-depth technical content from Eclipse experts and industry case studies from Eclipse users. Attendees can choose from 80 sessions in total.

Registration is now open for Eclipse Summit Europe. Attendees are encouraged to register and book hotel rooms as early as possible.