[Linux-aus] [Fwd: Microsoft "Shared Source" Seminar details]

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.org.au
Mon Sep 22 10:26:02 UTC 2003

i'll be skipping an (incredibly boring) lecture to catch this talk,
although is only for people at monash, I'd be welcome to raise any
questions or points anybody here has.

-----Forwarded Message-----
> From: michelle ketchen <Michelle.Ketchen at infotech.monash.edu.au>
> To: allcsse at monash.edu.au
> Subject: Seminar details
> Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 10:20:50 +1000

> --------------------------------------------------------------
> Seminar 
> Development Models and Intellectual Property: Are Openess and
> Commercialization Compatible? 
> Speaker 
> Jason Matusow 
> Program Manager, Shared Source Initiative, Microsoft Corp.
> Date 
> Tuesday, 23 September 2003 
> Time 
> 11:00 am 
> Venue 
> Room 135, Computer Science Building (26), Clayton Campus 
> Seminar Abstract 
> The open source software development model has been part of the software
> ecosystem for 30 years. This development model has increasingly moved
> into commercial use and is now affecting the business practices of most
> major commercial software producers. Jason Matusow, Microsoft's Shared
> Source Manager, will examine the broader effects of OSS and the
> implications of its long-term trend towards commercialization. Matusow
> will also disucss how Microsoft is learning from OSS and why Microsoft
> is sharing source code with customers, partners, academics and
> governments worldwide under the Shared Source Initiative. 
> About The Speaker 
> As program manager of the Shared Source Initiative at Microsoft Corp.,
> Jason Matusow is responsible for working with internal and external
> constituencies to coordinate Microsoft's global source licensing
> strategy. The Shared Source Initiative has established the company-wide
> policy and framework regarding the sharing of Microsoft's most valuable
> intellectual property assets including Windows, CE and .NET
> technologies. Matusow also consults with governments, corporations,
> academics and analysts globally on software intellectual property
> issues. 
> Since joining Microsoft in 1996, Matusow has worked in a variety of
> positions including serving as a network infrastructure technical
> specialist, working with Microsoft's enterprise customers on design and
> deployment issues. He was also the founding member of the Microsoft Year
> 2000 core team, spearheading company Y2K efforts and representing
> Microsoft's Y2K strategy and preparedness to governments and
> corporations globally. 
> Before joining Microsoft, Matusow founded his own PC and networking
> business and led the network consulting group for a Microsoft Solution
> Provider. Matusow is a graduate of Boston University. 
> School Contact 
> Professor Christine Mingins 
> (cmingins at csse.monash.edu.au) 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Stewart Smith (stewart at linux.org.au)
Vice President, Linux Australia

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