Linux Conference in Canberra?

Pearl Louis pearl.louis at
Tue May 28 11:04:07 EST 2002

Well the reason why I said I hoped it's not September break 2004 is that
that is when the AIP (Australian Institute of Physics) is holding its
conference in Canberra.  Anyone who's been to one knows that they are
huge and we are likely to tie up all the colleges and function rooms on
campus and quite a few hotel rooms around the civic region.  


On Tue, 2002-05-28 at 10:40, Bob Edwards wrote:
> Steven Hanley wrote:
> > 
> > On Tue, May 28, 2002 at 02:18:12AM +1000, Pearl Louis wrote:
> > > Just a quick question.  When is the conference being held (obviously
> > > 2004, but which month?).  Let us hope it is not September...
> > 
> > well there was a suggestion of july sometime (middle of winter) to repay the
> > brisbanites for making us suffer in their summer this year. However it is
> > something that will have to be worked out as we have to find a time when
> > people are able to come (notably the speakers are often booked to go to
> > various things already) so it will be decided once we get this thing moving.
> > 
> >         See You
> >             Steve
> > 
> I would definitely go for autumn (March-April) or spring (Oct. - Nov.).
> These are the best times of the year in Canberra. Holding it over the
> Uni. breaks is also possibly a good option, although the breaks are often
> different for different Unis.
> I would suggest that the April Uni. break is as good a time as any to
> arrange it for in 2004. I don't know the dates of this break for ANU
> yet, though.
> Cheers,
> Bob Edwards.

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