by Carol Smith
"Carol Smith":http://fossygirl.blo... is a member of the Board of Directors for the "Metabrainz Foundation":http://metabrainz.org/ which oversees the "Musicbrainz":http://musicbrainz.org/ project. She will speak about the possible trials and tribulations of starting a foundation in the open source community, whether or not you should consider doing it and even whether or not you should collect licensing fees for your project.
Carol is also a program manager for the Open Source Programs Office at Google and is spearheading its "Summer of Code":http://code.google.com/soc/ effort this year. She'll include some useful tidbits about the program and its mentor organizations.
1st–4th June 2010