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ABLEconf 2012 Registration Opens

ABLEconf UPDATE -- Mar 05, 2012

SUMMARY: Registration for Arizona's Premiere Conference on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), the Arizona Business and Liberty Experience (ABLEconf), is now online. The one-day business-oriented (think "free" as in "freedom") conference will provide insight on leveraging FOSS tools to reduce IT costs while increasing flexibility.

PHOENIX -- Registration for ABLEconf on Saturday March 24th is open. The $25.00 registration includes access to the presentations on topics such as: Open Source ERP from xTuple; "Discovering Performance Possibilities in Linux" from Curtis Zinzilieta of Walt Disney Animation Studios; Mobile Device Forensics from Kristy Westphal, Director, Security Operations for T-Systems North America; Big Data for the Small/Medium Enterprise; Technical Recruiting and Placement; Resume Writing Strategies and Tips; the Business Case for Open Source; and Paying for Free Software.

The 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM conference is once again at the University of Advancing Technology.

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.

WHERE: ABLEConf 2012 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, March 24th from 8:30 AM until 5:30 PM

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

ABLEconf is an annual business-oriented Free Software conference from the Open Technology Educational Corportation that is 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.