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Eclipse Summit Europe 2010 Program Announced

Community Bulletin

September 16, 2010 - The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce the keynotes and technical program for the upcoming fifth annual Eclipse Summit Europe (ESE) conference. ESE is the annual Eclipse European community event planned for November 2-4, 2010 in Ludwigsburg Germany.

The conference features three keynote speakers:

  • Prof. Hendrik Speck, Professor of Digital Media at the University of Application Sciences Kaiserslautem, will present "Code and Belief" based on his work in media theory, philosophy and open source.
  • Dr. Jeff Norris, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will discuss how NASA is using Eclipse for the misison control and operation software for the NASA rover missions. Dr. Norris was a very popular keynote speaker at the recent EclipseCon 2010 conference.
  • Dr. Gunter Dück, IBM Distiguished Engineer and Chief Technologist for strategic direction and cultural change, will present "The Industrialization of the Services Sector" an exploration of how IT professionsals need to change their working and learning habits in a knowledge society.

The Eclipse Summit Europe technical program has also been announced. The conference will feature over 80 different technical sessions, tutorials and symposia, on topics including Eclipse Modeling, Eclipse Runtime and the new Eclipse 4.0 platform. Attendees will enjoy plenty of opportunities to meet and learn from Eclipse experts and fellow community members.

Registration for Eclipse Summit Europe is now open. The cost to pre-register is €500 (US$660) and the onsite fee is €550 (US$726). Eclipse Foundation members and ESE alumni will receive a 15% discount on the registration prices.

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