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We are pleased to announce the next semi-annual Eclipse Members’ Meeting and Marketing Symposium will be held October 27-28, in Reston, Virginia.  This year we are co-locating the meeting with the Eclipse World conference.  To attend, please send an e-mail RSVP to members.meeting@xxxxxxxxxxx  (more details and hotel information at the end of the e-mail).


The next general meeting of the Eclipse Membership will be held Monday, October 27 from 1pm-5:30pm.  The meeting is your opportunity to better understand what is happening in the Eclipse community and what to expect as we go into 2009.  Here is the agenda:


 * Executive Director Update, Mike Milinkovich

 * Guest Speakers

 * Membership Updates

 * Project Updates

 * New Member Introductions

 * Networking Reception


The Eclipse Marketing Symposium will be held October 28 from 8:30-noon. The marketing symposium is for marketing and business development professionals who want to learn more about marketing technical and developer oriented products.  The symposium will feature speakers from DZone/Javalobby, BZ Media, Actuate and others.  A more detailed agenda can be found online.


There will also be a New Member Jumpstart meeting on October 27 from 10:00am-noon.   This meeting is ideally suited for people new to the Eclipse Ecosystem either technical or business/marketing.   It will introduce the role of the Eclipse Foundation, the governance structure and provide insight into the organization of the different projects. 


Your feedback and participation in these events is always appreciated. Project leads who would like to provide a Project Update during the meeting should contact me ASAP.  New members wishing to do a short introduction of themselves should also contact me ASAP.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any other questions or comments.   I look forward to seeing everyone at the Members’ meeting.


RSVP Instructions – Please forward this email to members.meeting@xxxxxxxxxxx and indicate which of the following events you will be attending:


*  I will be attending the New Member Introduction on October 27

*  I will be attending the Meeting of the Eclipse Membership on October 27

*  I will be attending the Marketing Symposium on October 28



Hotel Information


EclipseWorld has arranged a discounted rate of $239/night single, $264/double.  Rooms must be booked by Oct. 8 to get this rate.  Book online at or call the hotel at

+1-703-709-1234 and say you're attending as part of EclipseWorld.


If you plan to attend Eclipse World, BZ Media is offering employees of Eclipse member companies a $500 price discount.  The discount code is MEMBERS.


-          Don


Donald Smith

Director of Ecosystem Development

Eclipse Foundation, Inc.

P:+1 613 224 9461 x231

C:+1 613 292 5160

F:+1 212 918 1619


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