OTTAWA, Canada, September 23 /PRNewswire/ --

- Registration is Now Open

The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the Eclipse Summit Europe conference, to be held November 19-20 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. The two keynote speakers will be:

- David Wood, Executive VP Research at Symbian. Mr. Wood's talk 'Why Should the Mobile World Go Open Source?' will be his reflections on the possible upsides and downsides when open source software systems are applied in the fast-moving helter-skelter world of mobile phones.

- Dave Thomas, Founder and Chairman of Bedarra Research Labs. Mr. Thomas's talk 'Next Generation Embedded Software - The Imperative Is Agility!' will speak to new ideas in embedded product development.

Eclipse Summit Europe is the annual conference for the European Eclipse community. The conference features two days of technical and business track sessions, demos, and social gatherings, preceded by one day of symposia on November 18.

Registration is now open for the conference. Employees of Eclipse member companies, Eclipse committers, and conference alumni will receive a 15% discount on the full registration price. More information about the conference and registration can be found at

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Contact: Ian Skerrett Director of Marketing Eclipse Foundation Tel.: +1-613-224-9461-227 E-Mail:

Contact: Ian Skerrett, Director of Marketing, Eclipse Foundation, Tel.: +1-613-224-9461-227, E-Mail: