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Registration for ABLEconf 2011 Opens

ABLEconf UPDATE -- Mar. 23, 2011

SUMMARY: Free registration for Arizona's Premiere Conference on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), the Arizona Business and Liberty Experience (ABLEconf), has opened. Attend the free-admission, one-day business-oriented (think "free" as in "freedom") conference to get insight on leveraging FOSS tools to reduce IT costs while increasing flexibility.

PHOENIX -- Registration for ABLEconf on Saturday April 2nd is now open. Sign up to attend the free-admission, one-day business-oriented conference with presentations on topics such as open source cars, cloud computing, Free Software for business, Free Software for education, business migrations to Open Source, hackerspaces and Free Software for maintaining translations.

Presenters come from companies such as Local Motors, Dell, Choice Hotels, Mosaic Team and HeatSyncLabs.

Arizona's premiere conference on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) offers insight on leveraging Free and Open Source tools to reduce IT costs and increase flexibility in the midst of economic uncertainty.

Several sessions will be streamed live by ABLEconf sponsor ConferenceByWire, a video-conferencing and video content distribution solution that brings live and on-demand conferences and conventions directly to one's computer.

WHERE: ABLEConf 2011 will be held at the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) located at 2625 W Baseline Road, Tempe, AZ 85283. It is located a few blocks west of 1-10 and Baseline Road. Free parking is available in UAT's parking lot.

WHEN: Saturday, April 2nd from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM

MEDIA: For more information about this announcement, or to schedule an interview with an ABLEconf representative, please contact Hans at 1.623.252.ABLE or e-mail him at info (at) Follow ABLEconf's microblog at

ABLEconf is an annual business-oriented Free Software conference organized by a coalition of many Arizona Free Software groups. ABLEconf aims to show the Arizona business, non-profit, education and government communities that Free Software makes economic and business security sense.

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