Go UpSCALE Test multiple distros, make sure your registration is in!

Thu, 02/04/2010

LOS ANGELES – Attendees at the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) will be able to go “UpSCALE” on Friday, Feb. 19, as the expo provides a series of lightning talks that evening.

Based on the O’Reilly Media “Ignite” talks which have occurred at OSCON, the UpSCALE talk is a presentation in which participants are given five minutes to talk on a subject, accompanied by 20 slides which are displayed for 15 seconds each.

If you think you’re up to the pace of a quick presentation and can wow an audience in five minutes or less, UpSCALE is for you. For more information, visit http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale8x/blog/upscale-talks-scale-8x

Attendees to SCALE can also test out the latest distros on their machines at the Multi-Distro Booth, where representatives from the larger distros such as Fedora and Ubuntu will be on hand to provide help in trying out a new distro. Bring your laptop to give one of these distros a test drive.

Registration is still open for SCALE and the event staff is encouraging folks to get on board early to take advantage of the specials involved.

Event staff encourages folks to get on board early to take advantage of the specials involved. Hotel rooms at the Westin Los Angeles Airport, where SCALE is taking place, are offered at a special discount for the event. Attendees are encouraged you to spend the night and get the most out of SCALE. For reservations call 310-216-5858.O

Registration and hotel information can be found at http://www.socallinuxexpo.org

SCALE will be held from Feb. 19-21 at the Westin Los Angeles Airport hotel.

[Note: Press inquiries can be made by calling Larry Cafiero at 831-335-7303 or by e-mailing larry@socallinuxexpo.org]

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