Anonymous Coward writes "The Southern California Linux Expo has announced plans to host a panel discussion on the future of open source and voice over IP technologies at SCALE 3x. SCALE 3x, the Third Annual Southern California Linux Expo is the premier grass roots Linux and Open Source conference." More… Panel members will include Louie Mamakos, (Chief Technology Officer – Vonage), Jeff Bonforte (SIPphone), and Darryl Strauss (President – Digital Ordnance). These leaders from the VoIP and open source communities will cover topics relevant to the future of open source Voice Over IP (VoIP) efforts. Subtopics will include the effects of government regulation on peer to peer (P2P) / open-source VoIP projects, current future VoIP standards, as well as technical and legal hurdles.
SCALE 3x will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 12th and 13th, 2005. Registration for sponsorship and attendance is still open. Full conference passes are available at a discount with the promo code "newsp", additional discounts are available for students. Exhibit hall passes can be obtained at no cost with the promotional code "free". More information on speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and the conference schedule is available online at www.socallinuxexpo.org."