SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - August 26, 2010) -   Lucid Imagination, the commercial company for Apache Lucene and Solr open source search technologies, is pleased to announce additional speakers for Lucene Revolution, the first-ever conference in the US devoted to open source search. The conference will take place October 7-8, 2010 at the Hyatt Harborside, Boston, Massachusetts. Lucene Revolution is a groundbreaking event that broadens participation in open source enterprise search, creating opportunities for developers, technologists and business leaders to explore the disruptive new benefits made possible by Apache Lucene/Solr search technology, in a fresh, energetic and forward thinking format.

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Speakers, all leaders in their respective industries, will cover topics ranging from use of Lucene/Solr search for government and military intelligence, libraries and museums and publishing, as well as cloud-based applications such as CRM and log analysis.

 Newly announced speakers include:

  • Adhere Solutions, Erik Arnold - Leveraging Lucene to Power Government
  • Basis Technology, Steve Kearns - Building A Global Listening Platform With Solr
  • IBM, Michael McCandless - Fun With Flex: An Introduction to Flexible Indexing in Lucene 4.0
  • Infosphere AB, Mats Bjore - Impact of Open Source Search on the Intelligence Community
  • Loggly, Jon Gifford - Streaming Into Solr: Near Real Time Indexing and Search of Log Data
  • Lulu, Paul Oakes - Solr Powered: Revamping Search, Reshaping The Publishing Industry
  • MITRE Corporation, David Smiley - Spatial Search Using Geohash Prefixes
  •, Bill Press - Panel Discussion: The Cutting Edge of Search
  • Smithsonian, Ching-hsien Wang - A Discovery Center for Libraries, Archives, and Museums Collections Made With Solr

For details on these talks, and more than 30 other sessions, please go to:

Conference speakers represent a cross-section of Lucene/Solr adoption across a range of organizations and markets -- including new media, ecommerce, embedded search applications, content management, social media, and security and intelligence. They span the broad spectrum of production-class enterprise search implementations, leveraging the power and economics of Lucene/Solr innovation.

Registration for Lucene Revolution is now open for the conference at:

About Lucid Imagination
Lucid Imagination is the commercial company dedicated to Apache Lucene technology. The company provides value-added software, documentation, commercial-grade support, training, high-level consulting, and free certified distributions, for Lucene and Solr. Lucid Imagination's goal is to serve as a central resource for the entire Lucene community and search marketplace, to make enterprise search application developers more productive. Customers include AT&T, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Elsevier, Zappos,, The Getty Foundation, The Motley Fool, Macy's, Cisco, HP, The Guardian and many other household names. Lucid Imagination is a privately held venture-funded company. Investors include Granite Ventures, Walden International, In-Q-Tel and Shasta Ventures. To learn more please visit

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