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The 12th annual Southern California Linux Expo SCALE 12X takes place on Feb. 21-23, 2014, at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport hotel

The first-of-the-year Linux/Open Source software expo in North America and the largest annual community-run Free/Open Source Software conference SCALE 12X expects to host more than 100 exhibitors this year, along with nearly 80 sessions, tutorials and special events.

How can you get the most from your SCALE 12X experience in February? We're glad you asked.

PRESENT AT SCALE: The SCALE 12X Call for Papers is now open, and runs through Dec. 15. To sumbit a proposal, visit

ATTEND SCALE: Registration for SCALE opens Sunday, Sept. 22 check back at to register once it opens.

STAY WITH SCALE: Information on special hotel rates at the Hilton $112 per night can be found on the SCALE 12X info page at

EXHIBIT AT SCALE: Software/hardware exhibitors including nonprofit and exhibits can arrange booth/table space. Commercial exhibitors should contact sponsorship (-at-) and nonprofit/ exhibitors should contact gareth (-at-)

SPONSOR SCALE: A wide range of sponsorship opportunities are also available for SCALE 12X. To arrange to be a sponsor, contact sponsorship (-at-)

GET INVOLVED WITH SCALE: Interested in helping to plan SCALE 12X? Let us know by contacting us at staff (-at-)

For more information as it develops on SCALE 12X, visit

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