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Press Invitation: Official Launch Of The “Open Source Consortium”

Monday 29.11.04 At NCC International Press Centre 2.00 p.m.


A coalition of over 60 European Open Source service providers are uniting to form the Open Source Consortium – an independent reference point to give an unbiased “proprietary-vendor free” voice for all organisations deploying or contemplating the Open Source alternative. The consortium which is borne out of a fusion of the Open Source movement and prime-mover demand from areas such as the Public Sector aims to bring impartial clarity to the debate.

The official launch will be on Monday 29th November 2004 – details as follows:

14.00 Coffee

14.30 Presentations from:

Mark Taylor, OSC Executive Director

John H. Terpstra, Co-Founder of the Samba Team, Founder of the Open Standards Alliance

Bob Griffith, International Secretary SOCTIM

Graham Taylor, Programme Director, OpenForum Europe

15.00 questions

15.30 Close


The NCC International Press Centre
76 Shoe Lane

To book a place please contact:

Leigh Richards – The Right Image Public Relations

This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of The Open Source Consortium in the following categories: Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit