If you plan to be at the O'Reilly Open Source Conference next week in Portland, be sure to attend the 2006 Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards. Five individuals will be recognized for significant contribution to the open source community.

The awards will be hosted by Chris DiBona and Nat Torkington on Tuesday 25th July, 7:00pm, Portland Ballroom. The categories for the 2006 awards are as follows :
  • Best Legal Eagle
  • Best Toolmaker
  • Best All-Round Developer
  • Best Corporate Liason
  • Best Community Activist
For more information and details of last years winners check the OSCON site.

And if you are not at the event, remember to check back here after Tuesday for the winners!