OSGi Users’ Form UK
                      Inaugural Meeting
                        7th April, 2009




OSG Users’ Forum U...
Agenda


          18.15 - Intro to the OSGi Users' Forum UK
          18.45 - OSGi DevCon Review - Neil Bartlett
        ...
Introduction to the
                OSGi Users’ Form UK

OSG Users’ Forum UK     OSG Users’ Forum UK   April 2009
So what is the Forum all about?

   • Members only community
               NB User Forum Membership (not OSGi Alliance Me...
What is the OSGi Alliance?
   • OSGi™ - The Dynamic Module System for Java™
   • Independent non-profit corporation compris...
OSGi Alliance

   • Alliance members represent diverse markets including
          SmartHome, automotive electronics, mobi...
Alliance & Forum Relationship
   • You dont have to be an OSGi Alliance Member to become a
          member of the OSGi Us...
OSGi Users’ Forum UK Charter


   • Set by the OSGi Alliance
            1. Promote the OSGi service platform
            ...
Who We Are

   • Chairman - Mike Francis (Paremus)
   • Secretary - Chris Brind (Arum Systems)
   • Founding Members
     ...
What it offers
   •      Forum for interaction between peers interested in OSGi
   •      Mail list
   •      Face to Face...
Thanks for getting involved


   • Open Floor later
   • We want your input:
                      What do you want from t...
News & Announcements



   • OSGi DevCon comes to Europe
   • OSGi Training Course in London next week
   • Next OSGi User...
OSGi DevCon Europe ’09
                       • 22nd June 2009, Zurich, Switzerland
                       • 1 day event
 ...
OSGi Training in London
   •      Next Week - 14 to 17th April 09
   •      OSGi Core Principles
   •      Few places left...
Next Meeting - 9th July, 2009
   • Title: OSGi, the next Enterprise Release
   • Speaker: Peter Kriens, OSGi Alliance Dire...
Questions?




                      *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United Sta...
What do you want?

   •      Open Floor
   •      What do you want from the Forum?
   •      Meeting Topics
   •      Mail...
Drinks.....sponsored by
   • The Viaduct Tavern
   • 126 Newgate Street,  London,  EC1A 7AA




                        *O...
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Full meeting agenda:
- Welcome & Intro to the OSGi Users' Forum UK
- OSGi DevCon Review (Neil Bartlett)
- OSGi Development Tooling Summit Review (David Savage)
- What do you want from the Forum? (Open Floor)
- Meeting Close & Retire to the Pub

Thanks to Merril Lynch for hosting the meeting.

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OSGi Users' Forum UK Meeting 7th Apr 09

  1. 1. OSGi Users’ Form UK Inaugural Meeting 7th April, 2009 OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  2. 2. Agenda 18.15 - Intro to the OSGi Users' Forum UK 18.45 - OSGi DevCon Review - Neil Bartlett 19.15 - OSGi Dev Tooling Summit Review - David Savage 19.45 - What do you want from the Forum? - Open Floor 20.15 - Meeting Close & Retire to the Pub *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  3. 3. Introduction to the OSGi Users’ Form UK OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  4. 4. So what is the Forum all about? • Members only community NB User Forum Membership (not OSGi Alliance Membership) • Membership is free • Open to end user organizations, individuals, academic institutions and vendors based in the UK • Exchange information, knowledge and ideas around OSGi technology in the UK • Approved by OSGi Alliance *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  5. 5. What is the OSGi Alliance? • OSGi™ - The Dynamic Module System for Java™ • Independent non-profit corporation comprised of worldwide consortium of technology innovators & developers • Focused on interoperability of applications & services based on its Module System • Founded March 1999 • Originally was JSR8 • The Alliance provides specifications, reference implementations, test suites and certification *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  6. 6. OSGi Alliance • Alliance members represent diverse markets including SmartHome, automotive electronics, mobile and enterprise • 3 levels of membership Full, Adopter Associate, Supporter (Free!) • Further details on OSGi Alliance Membership at http:// www.osgi.org/About/Join *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  7. 7. Alliance & Forum Relationship • You dont have to be an OSGi Alliance Member to become a member of the OSGi Users’ Forum UK • Can join either or both • OSGi Users’ Forum UK does not represent the OSGi Alliance • OSGi Users’ Forum UK is not a legal entity • OSGi Users’ Forum is governed by OSGi Alliance Trademark Agreement • OSGi Alliance sets Charter for Worldwide Users’ Forums *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  8. 8. OSGi Users’ Forum UK Charter • Set by the OSGi Alliance 1. Promote the OSGi service platform 2. Share experiences of OSGi deployments 3. Encourage business collaboration *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  9. 9. Who We Are • Chairman - Mike Francis (Paremus) • Secretary - Chris Brind (Arum Systems) • Founding Members Rupert Brown (Merrill Lynch) Neil Bartlett (Independent), James Governor (RedMonk) & Melvyn White (Deutsche Bank) • Its all of US! Its up to everyone to participate *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  10. 10. What it offers • Forum for interaction between peers interested in OSGi • Mail list • Face to Face meetings – every 3 months/location • Announcing interesting OSGi activities Conferences Meetings Training Relevant News *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  11. 11. Thanks for getting involved • Open Floor later • We want your input: What do you want from the Forum? What meeting topics would you like covered? Any suggestions? *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  12. 12. News & Announcements • OSGi DevCon comes to Europe • OSGi Training Course in London next week • Next OSGi Users’ Forum UK Meeting *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  13. 13. OSGi DevCon Europe ’09 • 22nd June 2009, Zurich, Switzerland • 1 day event • Co-hosted with Jazoon • Only CHF 120 (approx 80 Euros) • Call for Speakers open Now and until 24th April 09 at 1800hrs CEST • For more information: http://www.osgi.org/ DevConEurope2009/HomePage *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  14. 14. OSGi Training in London • Next Week - 14 to 17th April 09 • OSGi Core Principles • Few places left • First teach 50% discount = £1075 per delegate • Course Tutor – Neil Bartlett • More info from http://skillsmatter.com/course/java-jee/osgi- the-dynamic-module-system-for-java or ask Neil in person tonight! *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  15. 15. Next Meeting - 9th July, 2009 • Title: OSGi, the next Enterprise Release • Speaker: Peter Kriens, OSGi Alliance Director of Technology, OSGi Evangelist & CEO of aQute • Peter has been involved with OSGi since it started in 1999 & is now editor of the specifications amongst other roles • Location: London, TBC. • Date: Thurs 9th July, 2009 • Time: 18.00hrs to 20.15hrs *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  16. 16. Questions? *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  17. 17. What do you want? • Open Floor • What do you want from the Forum? • Meeting Topics • Mailing List • Location of Meetings *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009
  18. 18. Drinks.....sponsored by • The Viaduct Tavern • 126 Newgate Street,  London,  EC1A 7AA *OSGi is a trademark or a registered trademark of the OSGi Alliance in the United States, other countries, or both. OSG Users’ Forum UK OSG Users’ Forum UK April 2009

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