The meeting is a place for the people who try to Get Stuff Done at various open source projects and non-profits around open source to congregate, share information, and pick each others' brains.
July 23 and 24 in Portland, Oregon (USA). The summit was held immediately before OSCON, at the Oregon Convention Center.
- Allison Randal, board of directors for the Perl Foundation (organizer of the summit)
- Lance Albertson, Open Source Lab
- David Boswell, Mozilla Foundation and Mozdev Community Organization
- Richard Dice, steering committee chair for the Perl Foundation
- Justin Erenkrantz, The Apache Software Foundation
- Zak Greant, Mozilla Foundation Ombudslizard - other affiliations are listed at http://zak.greant.com/affiliations
- Scott Kveton, OpenID Ambassador
- Rob Lanphier, Linden Lab
- Ted Leung, Open Source Applications Foundation
- Keith Lofstrom, KLIC, OpenICED
- Tom Marble, OpenJDK Ambassador
- Gervase Markham, Mozilla Foundation
- Mike Milinkovich, exec director, Eclipse Foundation
- Bill Odom, president of The Perl Foundation
- Josh Berkus, PostgreSQL.org and Software in the Public Interest
- Simon Phipps, OpenJDK Board, OpenSPARC Board, Sun Open Source
- Tiki Dare, Sun's chief trademark counsel
- Donnie Berkholz, Gentoo
- David Mandel, Executive Director of Linux Fund - Also the Portland Linux/Unix Group
- Frank Hecker, Mozilla Foundation
Topics discussed on each day.
Day 1: Round Table Discussion
- OpenICD: Open source as business retirement path. Licenses, structures for new foundations. Easing others in while founders ease out.
- Why Not Donor Listings?
- European Incorporation
- Elections & Governance
- Basic Fundraising Techniques
- Open Source Business models
- Open Source as a badge of honor
- Time management for the chronically over-stimulated ...
Day 2: Round Table Discussion
- Open Source & Trademarks
- "Powered by", giving credit for use of a project
- Bookkeeping for NGOs
- Software for managing open source foundations: payouts, receipt, SQLLedger
- Steel cage death match where we as leaders of the FLOSS community triumph over the crap that is the US trademark system
- Open Patents
- Bookkeeping for NGOs, European Incorporation, Why Not Donor Listings?, Elections & Governance, Basic Fundraising Techniques
- Open Source & Trademarks (Tuesday)
- Copyright, trademark, patents, etc.. Governance.
- Wiki page that links to all CLAs for open source projects, resource for new projects. (Don't start from scratch.)
- Separate mailing list for software discussions. (Call for input from mailing list.)
- List best vendors (shirt production/sales, etc.) on Wiki
- Invite someone from Debian to join mailing list
- List of software freedom related 501(c)(3)s
- List of companies who do employer matching
- Ask about approved charities for employer matching at key 10 companies