Open Source Realize Forum 2005 is a Japanese conference to promote cutting edge technologies and provide case studies of Open Source. It is being held on March 15th in Kobe, Japan and March 18th in Tokyo, Japan and is sponsored by folks such as Zope Corporation, MySQL AB, and Zend Technologies.The event's goals are to encourage IT managers in public sectors and enterprises to adopt Open Source as a real and effective solution in their IT systems, and to inform IT engineers about cutting-edge, Open Source Technologies based on leading platforms such as Zope, MySQL, PHP and Linux. The conference has been organized by Open Source Japan, Ltd., NPO OSCAR Alliance, Kobe Institute of Computing, and Kobedenshi Computer Technical College. Japanese readers can dig into further details here: http://www.opensource.co.jp/forum/