SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today announced the latest updates to the 2007 JavaOne(SM) conference program. With less than two weeks until the Conference opens, Sun is announcing the full JavaOne conference cosponsor list, general session details, the 2007 "devices of the show," JavaOne Camp and the .org pavilion.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today announced the latest updates to the 2007 JavaOne(SM) conference program. With less than two weeks until the Conference opens, Sun is announcing the full JavaOne conference cosponsor list, general session details, the 2007 "devices of the show," JavaOne Camp and the .org pavilion.
JavaOne Cosponsors and General Sessions
Sun is pleased to announce the cosponsors of the 2007 JavaOne conference are:
— Platinum — Intel, Motorola, Oracle — Gold — AMD, BEA, IBM, NAVTEQ, Nokia, SAP — Silver — InterSystems, Parasoft, Sprint, Terracotta
In addition to the 13 cosponsors, approximately 90 additional companies and organizations will be participating as exhibitors in the JavaOne Pavilion. For a complete list of exhibitors, please visit: http://java.sun.com/javaone/sf/pavilion/exhibitors.jsp.
The 2007 JavaOne General Sessions are:
Tuesday, May 8:
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. – Sun General Session – Rich Green, executive vice president, Software at Sun
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Sun Technical General Session – Bob Brewin, chief technology officer, Software at Sun
3:20 – 4:20 p.m. – Mobility General Session – Laurie Tolson, vice president, Client Software Group at Sun
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Duke's Choice Award Ceremony in JavaOne pavilion hosted by James Gosling, vice president and Sun Fellow
Wednesday, May 9:
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. – Oracle General Session – Thomas Kurian, senior vice president, Oracle Application Server 10g, Oracle Corporation
5:15 – 6:00 p.m. – Intel General Session – Renee J. James, vice president, general manager, Software and Solutions Group, Intel Corporation
Thursday, May 10:
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. – Motorola General Session – Padmasree Warrior, executive vice president, chief technology officer, Motorola, Inc. and Christy Wyatt, vice president, ecosystem and market development, Motorola, Inc.
7:30 – 11:00 p.m. – After Dark Bash
Friday, May 11:
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. – Sun General Session – James Gosling, vice president and Sun Fellow
JavaOne Conference Devices
This year two devices were chosen for the JavaOne conference, the Motorola MOTOMING A1200 and the WowWee Robotics RS Media (Robosapien). Both of these devices will be available at a discounted rate to JavaOne conference attendees at the kiosk in the Hang Space, South Lobby, 11:30 – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday, May 8 – May 10.
MOTOMING A1200 — This supremely smart, fashionable, and compact Linux/Java platform-based device boasts EDGE technology for lightning-fast downloads, a 2-megapixel camera, FM radio, business card reader, document viewer, Bluetooth technology, and more.
WowWee Robotics: RS Media — Featuring an ARM9 processor, USB connectivity, built-in sound system, LCD screen, on-board Flash memory (expandable via SD card slot), IR sensors, sound sensors, CMOS sensor and an almost complete humanoid robot, RS Media is one of the ultimate (and affordable) development platforms for embedded robotics.
JavaOne Camp – Tuesday evening, May 8th and Wednesday evening, May 9th
JavaOne Camp is a new unconference activity open to JavaOne conference attendees and speakers. The content of the sessions will be driven and created by the participants around the theme of "The Future of the Java Platform." JavaOne Camp will kickoff on Tuesday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. at the Argent Hotel in San Francisco and be held Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. For JavaOne Camp, there will be about eight different rooms and four or five different time slots (across the two days) which means there will be opportunity for a lot of different discussions to take place. More information is available at: http://www.javaonecamp.com
This year the JavaOne 2007 conference has a strong focus on Free and Open Source software and includes a full track of sessions on open source technologies and communities. In addition, for the first time, there will be a new .org Zone as part of the JavaOne pavilion. .org Zone is dedicated booth space for non-profit .org communities to drop in and participate during exhibit hours. Open source communities driving key Java technology initiatives are expected to attend including: PostgreSQL, Apache Derby, GlassFish(TM), OpenJDK and the Mobile & Embedded Community. Other new and upcoming open source communities will also attend, including Project GreenFoot and the OpenID community.
About the JavaOne Conference
Located at Moscone Center in San Francisco, May 8-11, the annual JavaOne conference is one of the leading events for Java technology developers. Established in 1996, the Conference provides technology enthusiasts the opportunity to learn about the latest technology innovations with Java technology, scripting, Open Source, Web 2.0 and more. Developers get hands-on experience with the technology, can network with their peers, and have the opportunity to network directly with technology experts from technology industry leaders. For more information about the JavaOne conference, visit http://java.sun.com/javaone.
About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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