Sponsors
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Sun Microsystems
  • BT
  • IBM
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zimbra
  • Atlassian Software Systems
  • Disney
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Etelos
  • Ingres
  • JasperSoft
  • Kablink
  • Linagora
  • MindTouch
  • Mozilla Corporation
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • OpSource
  • RightScale
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Tenth Planet
  • Ticketmaster
  • Voiceroute
  • White Oak Technologies, Inc.
  • XAware
  • ZDNet

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Sharon Cordesse at scordesse@oreilly.com.

Media Partner Opportunities

Download the Media & Promotional Partner Brochure (PDF) for more information on trade opportunities with O'Reilly conferences, or contact mediapartners@oreilly.com.

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at maureen@oreilly.com.

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Information & Registration

Registration

Thank you for your interest. This conference has ended and registration is closed. Please visit our main conference page for information on other upcoming conferences.

Attendee Registration

To register for OSCON, select one of the two options below.
For more info, view pricing and packages.

Please note, until Tuesday, July 24 at 1:00 pm registration is open ONLY for tutorial attendees (Not open for Convention Sessions and Expo Hall attendees.)

Tutorial Registration Only:

  • Sunday: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Monday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

Convention and Expo Hall Registration:

  • Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pmFriday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Register Online

Register as an attendee online (login required).

Register By Mail/Fax

To register by mail or fax, please complete the registration form (PDF) and mail to:

O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Attn: OSCON Registration
1005 Gravenstein Hwy North
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Fax: (707) 829-1342

Media Registration

Request a media pass and view media and analyst credential requirements


Information & Registration

Pricing | Packages | Discounts | Cancellation Policy

OSCON 2008 Pricing

You can only take a complete day of tutorials at OSCON; you can't pay for an individual tutorial.

Pricing
Conference Fees Early Price through June 2 Standard Price June 3 – July 20 On-site Price
Sessions plus Two Tutorials Days
$1740.00
$1990.00
$2090.00
Sessions Only
$1145.00
$1345.00
$1445.00
Two Tutorials Days
$945.00
$1145.00
$1245.00
Monday Tutorials or Open Mobile Exchange Only
$595.00
$695.00
$795.00
Tuesday Tutorials Only
$595.00
$695.00
$795.00
Expo Hall Only
Free
Free
Free
Walk-ins: Standard registration closes July 20, 2008. The onsite registration fee is an additional $100 to the Standard Price above.

Packages – What’s Included?

Sessions plus Two Tutorials Days

Access to:
  • All sessions (Wed – Fri)
  • Tutorials on Mon & Tues OR Access to Tues tutorial day plus Open Mobile Exchange
  • All keynote & plenary presentations
  • Expo Hall & events held in the Expo Hall
  • On-site networking events
  • BOF Sessions

Sessions Only

Access to:
  • All sessions (Wed – Fri)
  • All keynote and plenary presentations
  • Expo Hall and all events held in the Expo Hall
  • All on-site networking events
  • All Birds of a Feather sessions

Two Tutorials Days

Access to:
  • Tutorials on Mon and Tues OR Access to Tues tutorial day plus Open Mobile Exchange
  • Continental Breakfast Mon and Tues
  • Lunch Mon and Tues
  • Expo Hall and all events held in the Expo Hall
  • All Birds of a Feather Sessions

Monday Tutorials or Open Mobile Exchange Only

Access to:
  • Tutorials or Open Mobile Exchange on Mon
  • Continental Breakfast Mon
  • Lunch Mon
  • Expo Hall and all events held in the Expo Hall
  • All Birds of a Feather sessions

Tuesday Tutorials Only

Access to:
  • Tutorials on Tues
  • Continental Breakfast Tues
  • Lunch Tues
  • Expo Hall and all events held in the Expo Hall
  • All Birds of a Feather sessions

Expo Hall Only

Access to:
  • Expo Hall and all events held in the Expo Hall
  • All Birds of a Feather sessions
  • OSCamp

Discount options

Please Note — We will always provide the highest possible discount, however, we do not allow more than one discount.

Alumni Discounts
Have you been a paid attendee at a previous O’Reilly conference? If so, you are eligible for a 15% alumni discount. Please email us at confreg@oreilly.com with the name and year of the O’Reilly conference you attended for verification and your special discount code.

User Group Discount
User Group discounts are available. For discount information or to see if your group is eligible please email Marsee Henon at marsee@oreilly.com for details. To sign your group up with the O’Reilly User Group Program please go to ug.oreilly.com.

os08ac

Academic Instructor Discount

50% off with proof of full time academic instructor status on organization letterhead. Fax to (707) 829-1342. Please use os08ac in the discount field.

os08as

Academic Staff Discount

25% off with proof of full time academic employment status on organization letterhead. Fax to (707) 829-1342. Please use os08as in discount field.

os08fts

Full Time Student Discount

65% off with proof of full-time student status: a copy of ID & class schedule demonstrating enrollment in 12 or more units per semester/quarter. Fax to (707) 829-1342. Please use os08fts in the discount field.

os08gov

Government Discount

10% off with proof of full-time employment with a government agency. Use discount code os08gov, and fax proof to (707) 829-1342.

os08np

Non-Profit Discount

40% off with proof of full time employment at a non-profit organization and verification of non-profit status (501 c3 or equivalent). Fax to (707) 829-1342. Please use os08np in the discount field.

os08team

Company Team Discount

10% off per person if you register 3 or more people from one company. Please use os08team in discount field. Proof of status of employment (copy of business card) for each attendee must be faxed to (707) 829-1342.

Cancellation and Substitution Policy

If you must cancel for any reason you must notify us in writing by June 21, 2008, for a refund less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations must be in writing, by fax, email or postal mail. Cancellations within 30 days of the event are non-refundable. You may transfer your registration to another person by July 7, 2008 by providing authorization to us at confreg@oreilly.com. Confirmed and paid attendees who do not attend or who cancel after the deadline are liable for the entire fee. In the unlikely event of cancellation of the conference, the liability of O'Reilly Media, Inc. is limited to the return of paid registration fees.

For questions about registration or assistance with any registration problems, please contact us at confreg@oreilly.com

OSCON 2008