Sunday, July 23, 2006

OOoCon Lyon Programme Announced publishes the Programme for its Annual Conference

The annual Conference will be held in Lyons, France from September 11th-13th. The organising committee has now completed the difficult task of selecting the best of the proposals for papers, and the provisional Conference Programme is now on-line at

Conference highlights include keynote speakers from Novell and Google, and a panel discussion with representatives from Sun Microsystems, IBM, and Over the three days, the conference streams cover topics of interest to developers and users, newcomers and veterans alike. There will be a particular focus on this year on and Open Document Format (ODF), following ODF's ratification as the international standard for office documents (ISO/IEC 26300).

The organisers have not forgotten the social side, making the most of the location in Lyons, the gastronomical heart of France. Last year's conference achieved rave reviews from attenders both for the conference content and the superb atmosphere - the organisers aim to raise the standard again this year.

It is still possible to register for attendance at the Conference. To register, please go to

The Conference is also an excellent opportunity to present corporate messages through sponsorship of the event - see

The Conference Team look forward to meeting you in Lyon!