Thursday, September 15, 2005

Linux Itanium will be promoted at Brazil Meeting by GELATO

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., USA (September 13, 2005)—The Gelato Federation ( has set its sights on Latin America and beyond for its October 2-5 meeting in Brazil to advance Linux® on the Intel® Itanium® platform. This semiannual event, which has evolved into the world's largest gathering of Linux-Itanium users, will be hosted by the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) and sponsored by HP and Intel.

The October Gelato meeting, titled "The Itanium ERA: Education, Research, Application," will give attendees a chance to learn more about Linux on Itanium, share knowledge and experiences, form collaborative relationships, and discuss ways to expand the platform. Additionally, there will be special sessions to discuss work on Itanium processor-specific improvements to the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC). All interested parties are welcome to attend. Details at

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