[clug] Fwd: Announcement of the Open Source Developers' Conference

Steve Jenkin sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Wed May 19 05:50:18 GMT 2004


BTW, do the organisers of LCA think this will impact or complement their


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> From: Simon Taylor <simon at unisolve.com.au>
> To: OSIA List <Osia-discuss at lists.osia.net.au>
> Cc: yapc-committee at dlist.com.au
> Subject: [Osia-discuss] Announcement of the Open Source Developers' Conference
> Date: 19 May 2004 14:41:28 +1000
> Announcement: 
> The first Australian OSDC (Open Source Developer's Conference) will be
> held on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of December 2004 at Monash University in
> Melbourne.
> The conference is being presented by Melbourne Perl Mongers and
> will be a YAPC style grass roots conference for developers organised
> and presented by developers.
> Planning for the first conference stream: "YAPC - Yet Another Perl
> Conference" is well progressed, and other conference streams are in the
> pipeline.
> We are forming a programme committee and will be accepting
> nominations for the committe based on expertise and interest in any
> Open Source development technology.
> Acceptance of positions will be based on the set of papers we receive.
> We are therefore keen to hear from anyone on the OSIA list who is
> interested in helping to manage a non-perl stream at the conference.
> We warmly invite interested parties to contact us at:
> 	osdc-interest at dlist.com.au
> OSDC will be a great opportunity for Open Source devotees to
> attend an affordable conference where the main focus is software
> development. Companies and other organisations will find the conference 
> an ideal avenue for providing professional development for staff,
> identifying partners and promoting their services.
> The main conference web site is: http://www.osdc.com.au
> however, this URL won't be active for another day or two.
> The perl conference web site is:  http://yapc.dlist.com.au
> The OSDC conference will promote open source development in
> Australia and will help demonstrate the maturity of our sector.
> We look forward to collaborating on the promotion and content of this event
> with OSIA members. One possible way of achieving this is to run one or more
> talks on the business advantages of choosing Open Source for development,
> thus opening the way for us to invite entire groups of developers including
> their managers.
> Regards,
> Simon Taylor
> Sponsorship Co-Ordinator
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> Unisolve Pty Ltd - Melbourne, Australia
> +61 3 9568 2005
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