[clug] linux.conf.au 2008 calling for presentations

Steve Walsh Steve at nerdvana.org.au
Thu Jun 7 01:16:49 GMT 2007

== linux.conf.au 2008 Call For Presentations ==
linux.conf.au isn't just a Linux conference. It is a technical 
conference about Free Software, held annually in Australasia. We invite 
submissions on any Free Software related subject; from Linux and the 
BSDs to OpenOffice.org, from networking to audio-visual magic, from deep 
hacks to Creative Commons.

** Please feel free to forward this email to any group **
** or individual who you feel might be interested. **

== Important dates ==
* Submissions open: Friday, June 1 2007
* Submission deadline: Friday, July 20, 2007
* Email notifications from review committee: early September
* Conference begins: Monday, January 28 2008

== Presentations being accepted ==
You can submit a 50 minute talk proposal, or a 2 or 4 hour tutorial 
proposal: tutorials are interactive and involve more audience 
participation. All presentations must be related to Free and Open Source 

== How to submit ==
Please see http://linux.conf.au/presentations for more information on 
the types of presentations we're looking for and full details of how to 
submit a proposal. You can even submit a video pitch!

== About linux.conf.au ==
linux.conf.au (http://linux.conf.au/) is Australia's annual technical 
conference about Free Software. Fun, informal and seriously technical, 
linux.conf.au draws together Free and Open Source Software developers 
from across the world. It will be held from January 28th to February 
2nd, 2008 at The University of Melbourne.

== About Linux Australia ==
Linux Australia (http://www.linux.org.au/) is the peak body for Linux 
User Groups (LUGs) around Australia, and as such represents 
approximately 5000 Australian Linux users and developers. Linux 
Australia facilitates the organisation of this international Free 
Software conference in a different Australasian city each year.

Steve Walsh
Technical Guru
linux.conf.au 2008

steve at mel8ourne.org

ph/fax: 03 9235 5454

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