Press release: MeeGo Summit FI Rallies MeeGo and Qt Experts to Tampere in April

Press release / February 8th, 2011
For immediate release

MeeGo Summit FI Rallies MeeGo and Qt Experts to Tampere in April

The world’s first national level MeeGo summit will be held in Tampere, Finland, from April 15-16th 2011. The 2-day developer-focused event is packed with MeeGo and Qt sessions, featuring top speakers such as Valtteri Halla from Nokia and Carsten Munk from the MeeGo community. Registration at is free of charge.

The three main tracks provide themes for many audiences:

  • Core & Future – Apps and possibilities with the latest tools
  • Hacks & Tricks – Hardware inventions and unconventional experiments
  • Biz Buzz – Delivering products in the MeeGo ecosystem

”MeeGo Summit FI is an excellent opportunity for developers to meet and learn more about the local MeeGo community”, says Munk, and continues: ”You’ll get firsthand experience of cutting edge MeeGo technologies and the people developing them.”

Developers wishing to compete for Nokia and Intel hardware should sign up for the summit’s Meegathon competition. Rules are available online at

The summit also provides developers the opportunity to gain Qt certification.

MeeGo is an open source next generation platform for mobile and embedded devices. Now a Linux Foundation project, MeeGo was originally founded by Nokia and Intel. The summit is organized by MeeGo Network Finland and COSS, the Finnish Centre for Open Source Solutions, operated by Hermia Ltd.

More information about the event:
Jarkko Moilanen, Community Manager, MeeGo Network Finland
+358 40 823 5382, jarkko.moilanen (ät)

More information about MeeGo:

MeeGo Network Finland

MeeGo Network Finland is a diverse, open and active volunteer-based MeeGo development community in Finland. It unites developers, hackers and users by creating a sense of regional fellowship and facilitating communication.

COSS – the Finnish Centre for Open Source Solutions

COSS, founded in 2003, is a national development agency for open source business ecosystem in Finland and number one gateway to Finnish open source.

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