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Liferay European Symposium 2008 Summary

Company Blogs September 28, 2008 By Brian Chan Staff

Thanks to everyone who came to the European symposium. It was extremely fun and enjoyable! Here are some pictures and a summary of what happened.

 Here's Bryan Cheung giving his talk about how the UN uses Liferay. Just trying to do our part.

Here's Jorge giving his session on leveraging the new portlet specification.

Here's HanseMerkur giving a session on how they've used Liferay the last few years. BMW and Kempinski also gave sessions as well on their usage of Liferay.

But what's a point of gathering in Germany without some good sausages?

And music...

And beer...

And games...

And as always, we make some new friends. Here's Nicola from Thessalonica. That's right. Good old Thessalonica. I've been reading a lot about that city lately.

The hotel put up a flag. It was big.

And at the end of the second day, the Liferay staff all went out for some nice food.

We did do other things, like, announce a new product, our enterprise edition, etc. Details were discussed with the crowd so we could gather feedback before announcing it publicly. Look forward to our announcement in the coming days...

Thanks again to everyone who came!

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Thanks a lot for this great symposium. You guys... Frederik Weishäupl September 28, 2008 4:18 AM
I would like to thank you all too for these... Frerk Meyer September 28, 2008 11:59 PM
It's been great to see this level of community... Olaf Kock September 29, 2008 1:06 AM
Absolutely, I'm already looking forward to next... Brian Chan September 29, 2008 7:32 AM
What's so big, Jorge? Bruno Farache September 29, 2008 5:50 AM
Great Symposium - we're about to adopt liferay... Andreas Hofmann September 29, 2008 4:30 PM
Suresh should be posting them soon. Michael Young September 30, 2008 1:13 AM
Hi You can find the presentations here: ... Suresh Shamanna October 5, 2008 8:52 AM
Hi Suresh! Sorry, I can't find the "download... Reza Nazarian October 15, 2008 12:49 AM
I had a great time at the symposium. Nice to... Arthur Clement September 30, 2008 4:52 AM
Many greetings and many thanks to all Liferay... Nikos I Soumelidis October 2, 2008 3:29 AM
Hi all, I found the download links at the URL... Olaf Fricke November 1, 2008 6:24 AM

Thanks a lot for this great symposium. You guys did a awesome job there!
Posted on 9/28/08 4:18 AM.
I would like to thank you all too for these great two days. It was nice to meet you in person and to see that you are such a great team with a constantly improving product we can rely on. And of course we in germany are proud of our sausages and beer, happy that you liked it ;-) I'm looking forward to see you next year, agein?
Posted on 9/28/08 11:59 PM.
It's been great to see this level of community commitment. Having recovered from information overload, I'm looking forward to next year (?).
Posted on 9/29/08 1:06 AM.
What's so big, Jorge?
Posted on 9/29/08 5:50 AM.
Absolutely, I'm already looking forward to next year!
Posted on 9/29/08 7:32 AM in reply to Olaf Kock.
Great Symposium - we're about to adopt liferay for our external portals here @ Sun and it was great to get some insight into the (european part of the) community and what your roadmap looks like. Are the presentations posted somewhere for download ?
Posted on 9/29/08 4:30 PM.
Suresh should be posting them soon.
Posted on 9/30/08 1:13 AM in reply to Andreas Hofmann.
I had a great time at the symposium. Nice to meet you at last Brian ;)

By the way, you can find french feedback of the symposium here : http://blog.ippon.fr/2008/09/28/remettez-vos-ide-au-placard-et-dites-bonjour-edi­tplus

And Brian I dont beleive you really use Editplus for your day to day work!
Posted on 9/30/08 4:52 AM.
Many greetings and many thanks to all Liferay people and community. It's been a very interesting Symposium, so we are looking forward to the next one (summer in Spain or Greece as Jorge suggested;).
Nikolas @ Thessalonica

P.S. Nice picture Brian
Posted on 10/2/08 3:29 AM.
Hi
You can find the presentations here:
http://www.liferay.com/web/guest/about_us/events/liferayeu_2008

Look in the agenda and you can find a "download presentation" link.
Posted on 10/5/08 8:52 AM in reply to Andreas Hofmann.
Hi Suresh!

Sorry, I can't find the "download presentation" link.
Posted on 10/15/08 12:49 AM in reply to Suresh Shamanna.
Hi all,

I found the download links at the URL http://www.liferay.com/web/guest/news/events/liferay_eu2008/downloads.

Olaf
Posted on 11/1/08 6:24 AM.