[clug] OSDC Call for papers

Jacinta Richardson jarich at perltraining.com.au
Wed Jun 9 04:57:18 GMT 2004

Dear Canberra Linux Users Group members and committee,

OSDC (Open Source Developers Conference) is a YAPC/grassroots style
conference being run by the Melbourne Perl Mongers group this year.  The
goal is to run a cheap conference where developers across Australia can
get together and talk about their work.  Currently we're planning to cover
Perl, Python, PHP and some of the BSDs and other (Open Source) operating

I would appreciate it if you could send a message something like the below
to your list members as we're sure that some of them would be valued
contributers.  :)


G'day folk,

I'm the program chair for this conference and we'd love to invite you to
submit a paper or two, do a talk and join us generally.  This conference
is a grassroots style conference designed by developers for developers.
We're planning to cover Perl, Python, PHP and several Open Source
operating systems.  If you'd like us to cover something else as well please
contact us.

Our call for papers is out!  It would be superb to have more speakers.
If you haven't presented at a conference before please consider doing a
lightning talk.  This is a brief (7 minute) talk on one aspect of a

The Call for Papers can be found at:

The important dates are:
	Proposals deadline:	28th June 2004
	Proposals acceptance:	29th July 2004
	Submission deadline:	20th September 2004
	Review results:		8th October 2004
	Proceedings version:	8th November 2004
	Conference:		1st - 3rd December 2004

We look forward to receiving your proposals.  For further information
about the conference please see our website: http://www.osdc.com.au/
Questions can be submitted to osdc-help at osdc.com.au

I'm sorry about the lack of notice.

	Jacinta Richardson  -- OSDC Program Chair

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