Saturday, October 19th, 2013 — Lancaster, PA

There are tickets available at the door!

Saturday October 19 and the Central PA Open Source Conference in Lancaster are almost upon us.

We will be having some 5 minute Lightning Talks after lunch. It is your chance to tell what you have been up to lately and get one third of your allotted 15 minutes of fame.

To reserve your spot let me know by email at lightning_2013 @ or contact me on one of the online places where I am rGeoffrey: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or Internet Relay Chat on irc:// Or just show up Saturday and find me during one of the morning breaks between sessions.

Or just show up and give a Lighting Advertisement using the short gaps while speakers are swapping laptops. For those you don’t need to signup in advance.

For the official description go to

For a longer description or to see what some people talk about at Perl Lightning Talks see two recent conferences:

See you there,
R Geoffrey Avery
Keeper of the Gong

What is CPOSC?

The Central PA Open Source Conference (CPOSC) is a small, low-cost, one-day conference about all things Open Source. It was started in 2008 by a few of the members of the Central PA Linux User Group and the Central PA Ruby Meetup.

Will there be a CPOSC this year?

Oh, yes! CPOSC 2013 wil be held on Saturday October 19th, 2013!  It will be held at the IU13 Conference Center in Lancaster, PA.

How do I contact the organizers?

Send an email to Messages sent to that address go to all the conference organizers.