July 11th, 2012 | Published in Google OpenSocial
I'm excited to announce that this year's "State of the Union" event will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at the Jive's offices in Portand Oregon. It lines up with OSCON, the premier conference for open source technologies. We'll have discounted passes for the conference, so be sure to check out the OSCON site for all the detailed information about that event. If you just want to grab some swag, we'll also have "Expo Only" tickets as well.
While past State of the Union events have been structured as a "mini conference", this year we've decided to take a different tact. The Foundation's primary goals are to enable our community in developing open standards and technology that advance the social Web and foster a vibrant, open ecosystem of social platforms and applications. This year's event will be a series of working sessions where we will focus on specific topics that, as a community, we need to address in the upcoming year. Each session will be moderated to keep us on track. The moderator will produce an "action plan" that we'll use to track our progress and measure our results.
Space is very limited, so please be courteous to your fellow "OpenSocialites" RSVP if you plan to attend in person and are ready to roll your sleeves up and pitch in.
For additional information visit the event page on the OpenSocial wiki or the eventbrite link below.
Mark Weitzel, President, OpenSocial Foundation