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Who Attends

Learn about Linux and Open Source while networking and exchanging ideas with your peers and colleagues.


CIO, CEO, COO, CFO, President, VP

Senior management decision makers responsible for policy, strategic approval and final purchasing power.

IT/IS/MIS, Software Engineers & Developers, Systems Integrators, ISPs, Data Center Management, Systems Programmers, Network Managers and Information Systems Architects.

Technical decision makers that develop, implement and review company policy and procedures for technology products and systems.

Business Development, Business Analysts, e-Business, VAR’s, Policy, Program & Procurement, Directors of Finance and Consultants.

Influencers responsible for reviewing company operational policy and procedures and making recommendations that result in purchases.

Middle Managers in Operations, Quality, Marketing, Administration, Sales and Logistic Staff.

Influencers that have contribution into the process as it affects their departments.


IT and network specialists contracted to provide outside analysis and recommendations.

What People are Saying


" Real World Linux 2003 offered excellent  value. Breadth and Depth. Perfect opportunity for industry professionals to learn about the current uses of Linux."

Anne Lotz-Turner,Senior Advocate, CATAAlliance

"The Real World Linux conference was invaluable. Real World Linux showcased the scale and depth of Linux movement in Canada. With everything from big business to community groups attending, Real World Linux provided valuable insight and exposure to all things Linux."

David Thornton, Platform Manager, ATT Canada

Three days well spent. I found it useful for the rest of the year and I'm using lessons learned in planning for our 2004 fiscal year."

Michael Mussington, Bioinformatics Infrastructure Administrator, Aventis Pasteur

"What I liked most about the conference was the opportunity to talk to so many customers about what they were doing, what was important to them, how they saw Linux within their own businesses, and the like."

Rick Fuchs, VP Strategy & Operations, eBusiness On Demand, IBM Corp.