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Tech GoH at PenguiCon 3.0 in 2005

Bio:

Dr. Peter H. Salus has been Executive Director of the USENIX Association and the Sun User Group and Vice President of the FreeSoftwareFoundation, following 20 years' experience in academia and a stint at IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center.

He is a frequent speaker at European and North American computer events, including the Atlanta Linux Showcase, USENIX, CompCon, Comdex, UniForum Canada, the UKUUG, the NLUUG, the Open Technology Association (Brussels), OpenForum (Moscow), SANE, and several other European conferences. In 2002-4, he was an invited speaker in Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Brazil, Chile and the Czech Republic, as well as at LISA, LinuCon and the TPRC.

He has appeared on the BBC, the Discovery Channel, PBS, PCTV, and the Dr. Dobbs webcast as computing and networking historian.

Dr. Salus has written or edited over a dozen books, including *A Quarter Century of UNIX, Casting the Net*, the four-volume *Handbook of Programming Languages*, and the *Big Book of IPv6 Addressing RFCs*.

Notes:

Not only was Dr. Salus very popular with our tech attendees, he enjoyed PenguiCon greatly.

Dr. Salus's Events at PenguiCon 3.0 in 2005:

-CopyLeft and Today's Publishing Environment

-OpeningCeremonies

-Beginner's History of the Internet

-Signing

-Star Trek and OpenSource Jeopardy, *co-hosted with EugeneRoddenberryJr*

-How Fandom and OpenSource are Different

-RobCmdrTacoMalda Interviews PeterSalus

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