Come One, Come All…Register Now & Save – – LinuxWorld Conference & Expo ’99

FRAMINGHAM, MA, December 18, 1998 – IDG World Expo announced today that registration is now available for Linux enthusiasts, press and analysts to attend the upcoming LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, March 1 – 4, 1999 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA. Register for the conference online now to receive advance information on new products and services, parties and events and all other important show-related information.

With over 40 conference sessions and 13 tutorials to choose from, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo offers the corporate developer community the most comprehensive showcase of real-world applications and technologies using Linux. LinuxWorld Conference & Expo will feature Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux, Dr. Michael Cowpland, President and CEO, Corel Corporation and Mark Jarvis, Senior Vice President of World Wide Marketing, Oracle as keynote speakers who will present current and upcoming trends in the Linux industry. The show will highlight exhibitors and users who will provide the most up-to-date technological and marketplace information about the industry. Visit the show’s official site at http://www.linuxworldexpo.com and explore conference sessions like GNOME, Beowulf, Perl, along with a session on the Continuing Revolution presented by Eric Raymond, just to name a few.

"Linux is one of the hottest technologies emerging from the industry today," says Charles Greco, president, IDG World Expo. "We have launched this information-rich Web site to deliver Linux news prior to the conference and exhibition."

How to Register

To be eligible for registration, please complete the form available on the Web site, in its entirety. Early registration is encouraged, as space is limited. Save money and receive a T-shirt by registering for the conference program before January 25th. Members of the press and analyst communities, please register by February 22nd with the required credentials specified on the Web site.

IDG’s LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, sponsored by LinuxWorld Magazine, Linux Journal, Earthweb’s Developer.com, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World and Sys Admin is expected to draw over 8,000 independent and corporate Linux developers and business professionals.

For exhibit availability and other promotional opportunities please contact Jim Donovan via email at jim_donovan@idg.com or call 508-424-4814 (EST). To be added to our mailing list, please email your name and mailing address to linuxinfo@arcadiap.com.

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About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo, a business unit of IDG, the world's leading IT media, research and exposition company. IDG publishes more than 290 computer magazines and newspapers and 700 book titles and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through IDG.net, which comprises more than 240 targeted Web sites in 55 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related expositions worldwide, and provides IT market analysis through 49 offices in 41 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit IDG’s Web site at www.idg.com.

For information regarding travel and hotel contact:

Event Travel Management, Inc.

Phone: (877) 215.7158 (toll-free) or (416) 391.3529

Fax: (416) 443.6818

For press/analyst registration contact:

Lori Weprin

(212) 320.2255

lweprin@tsipr.com

For general information, please call (800) 657.1474 or visit www.linuxworldexpo.com