SOURCE: Lucid Imagination

August 26, 2010 08:00 ET

Leaders in Enterprise Search to Speak at Lucene Revolution -- The First Conference Dedicated to Open Source Enterprise Search

Salesforce.com, IBM, Basis Technology and Others on the Cutting Edge of Search to Speak on Open Source Enterprise Search Application Trends

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - August 26, 2010) -   Lucid Imagination, the commercial company for Apache Lucene and Solr open source search technologies, is pleased to announce additional speakers for Lucene Revolution, the first-ever conference in the US devoted to open source search. The conference will take place October 7-8, 2010 at the Hyatt Harborside, Boston, Massachusetts. Lucene Revolution is a groundbreaking event that broadens participation in open source enterprise search, creating opportunities for developers, technologists and business leaders to explore the disruptive new benefits made possible by Apache Lucene/Solr search technology, in a fresh, energetic and forward thinking format.

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Speakers, all leaders in their respective industries, will cover topics ranging from use of Lucene/Solr search for government and military intelligence, libraries and museums and publishing, as well as cloud-based applications such as CRM and log analysis.

 Newly announced speakers include:

  • Adhere Solutions, Erik Arnold - Leveraging Lucene to Power Government
  • Basis Technology, Steve Kearns - Building A Global Listening Platform With Solr
  • IBM, Michael McCandless - Fun With Flex: An Introduction to Flexible Indexing in Lucene 4.0
  • Infosphere AB, Mats Bjore - Impact of Open Source Search on the Intelligence Community
  • Loggly, Jon Gifford - Streaming Into Solr: Near Real Time Indexing and Search of Log Data
  • Lulu, Paul Oakes - Solr Powered: Revamping Search, Reshaping The Publishing Industry
  • MITRE Corporation, David Smiley - Spatial Search Using Geohash Prefixes
  • Salesforce.com, Bill Press - Panel Discussion: The Cutting Edge of Search
  • Smithsonian, Ching-hsien Wang - A Discovery Center for Libraries, Archives, and Museums Collections Made With Solr

For details on these talks, and more than 30 other sessions, please go to: http://www.lucenerevolution.com/agenda

Conference speakers represent a cross-section of Lucene/Solr adoption across a range of organizations and markets -- including new media, ecommerce, embedded search applications, content management, social media, and security and intelligence. They span the broad spectrum of production-class enterprise search implementations, leveraging the power and economics of Lucene/Solr innovation.

Registration for Lucene Revolution is now open for the conference at: http://www.lucenerevolution.com/register

About Lucid Imagination
Lucid Imagination is the commercial company dedicated to Apache Lucene technology. The company provides value-added software, documentation, commercial-grade support, training, high-level consulting, and free certified distributions, for Lucene and Solr. Lucid Imagination's goal is to serve as a central resource for the entire Lucene community and search marketplace, to make enterprise search application developers more productive. Customers include AT&T, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Elsevier, Zappos, Salesforce.com, The Getty Foundation, The Motley Fool, Macy's, Cisco, HP, The Guardian and many other household names. Lucid Imagination is a privately held venture-funded company. Investors include Granite Ventures, Walden International, In-Q-Tel and Shasta Ventures. To learn more please visit www.lucidimagination.com.

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