Dimitar Valtchev ProSyst, Germany
Appropriation: A work practice perspective to provisioning
Gunnar Stevens, Sebastian Draxler, Tobias Schwartz Fraunhofer FIT & University of Siegen, Germany
Jeff McAffer leads the Eclipse Equinox OSGi, RCP and Orbit teams and is a Senior Technical Staff Member with IBM Rational. He is one of the architects of the Eclipse Platform and a co-author of The Eclipse Rich Client Platform (Addison-Wesley). He is a member of the Eclipse Project PMC, the Tools project PMC and the Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors. Jeff is currently interested in all aspects of Eclipse componentry, from developing and building bundles to deploying, installing and ultimately running them. Previous lives included work in distributed/parallel OO computing (Server Smalltalk, massively parallel Smalltalk) as well as expert systems, meta-level architectures and a PhD at the University of Tokyo.
Tim Webb leads the Maya project, established this spring, targeting multi-system provisioning of Eclipse applications. He currently works for Genuitec developing a commercial provisioning offering, in addition to his ongoing leadership of the Maya project. Previously Tim lead the development and eventual contribution of the Maya platform by Cisco Systems to the Eclipse community, in addition to multiple other Eclipse and OSGi-based internal products.