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Session Registration Hours
|April 13 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm|
|April 14 - 7:30 am to 6:00 pm|
|April 15 - 7:30 am to 5:00 pm|
Finance Track Information
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|Thursday, April 15|
|303||8:30 am-9:30 am||BUSINESS FINANCE SOFTWARE FOR LINUX - AN OVERVIEW||Abstract: Why is Linux a good platform for accounting systems? What kinds of accounting systems run on Linux? As a multi-tasking, multi-user system, separation of applications into different components running as different users is natural, and Linux provides a robust base for systems you need to keep running. In large organizations, you need to track activities that do not fit with the standard functionality of even the most elaborate ERP system. The value of the custom system is that it can automatically apply the policies, saving time and eliminating whole classes of errors. This seminar addresses why you should consider Linux or "custom/bespoke" systems.
Speaker(s): Chris Browne -
|308||11:00 am-11:50 am||10 STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL LINUX MIGRATION||Abstract: The leaders on Wall Street and Bay Street are taking the little penguin seriously. Learn the reasons why leading financial institutions; Credit Suisse First Boston, Morgan Stanley, Charles Schwab and Goldman Sachs have the made the switch to Linux and are not looking back. Gartner Group predicts that by the end of 2005, Linux adoption will reach 40% among all financial services firms. Don't miss this opportunity to learn the Ten Steps to a Successful Migration to Linux in the Financial Sector.
Speaker(s): Matthew Rice - Linux Professional Institute
|311||3:00 pm-4:00 pm||LINUX IN THE FINANCE SECTOR||Abstract: Linux has a growing presence throughout commercial and public sectors, the finance sector being one of the greatest exploiters of Linux. In this presentation, Len will describe how Linux is being used to provide an enhanced IT infrastructure within the finance sector. The presentation will cover both the applications solution areas in which Linux is being used and will provide real world examples of Linux in the finance sector.
Speaker(s): Len Santalucia - IBM Americas
* Visionary sessions are free with conference registration.
All conference programs take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front Street West, Toronto.
April 13: Tutorials & Workshops
April 14 – 15: Seminars
April 14 – 15: Keynote and Visionary presenters
April 14: Birds of a Feather
Trade Show Schedule
April 13, 11:00am - 6:00 pm
April 14, 11:00am - 5:00 pm