[clug] John Lions Distinguished Lectures, Thursday 27th May, UNSW (digital access)
sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Tue May 4 06:17:05 UTC 2021
Places still available to Digitally attend this event.
Due to UNSW Covid restrictions, physical places were limited and allocated early.
Due to timezone differences and “virtual” presentations, the event comprises 5 sessions, starting at 9:30 & ending at 7PM.
Register by Eventbrite, link on event page.
John Lions Distinguished Lectures, Thursday 27th May
Thu., 27 May 2021
9:30 am – 7:00 pm AEST
Note: During the registration process you are able to select which sessions you would like to attend.
Welcome & message from
John Lions Chair, UNSW Sydney
9:30 AEST | 19:30 EDT | 16:30 PDT | 1:30 CDT
Fireside chat with John O'Brien
Co-author of the famous "K&R" book on the C Programming Language at Bell Labs
& John O'Brien, Former student of John Lions
9:40 AEST | 19:40 EDT | 16:40 PDT | 1:40 CDT
The early days of UNIX at UNSW
Former student of John Lions
10:10 AEST | 20:10 EDT | 17:10 PDT | 2:10 CDT
When Databases met UNIX: A Love Affair
OS researcher, UBC
10:20 AEST | 20:20 EDT | 17:20 PDT | 2:20 CDT
10:50 AEST | 20:50 EDT | 17:50 PDT | 2:50 CDT
Hints and principles for computer system and design
OS researcher, Microsoft, Turing Laureate
11:05 AEST | 21:05 EDT | 18:05 PDT | 3:05 CDT
12:05 AEST | 22:05 EDT | 19:05 PDT | 4:05 CDT
From UX (User Experience) to DX (Developer Experience)
Elizabeth Churchill, Director UI, Fuchsia, Google
14:00 AEST | 0:00 EDT | 21:00 PDT | 6:00 CDT
The Go Programming Language and Environment
co-creator Plan 9 @ Bell Labs,
co-creator of Go Language, Google
14:40 AEST | 0:40 EDT | 21:40 PDT | 6:40 CDT
15:20 AEST | 1:20 EDT | 22:20 PDT | 7:20 CDT
FOSS over the years
creator of Samba, AU open-source hero
15:35 AEST | 1:35 EDT | 22:35 PDT | 7:35 CDT
Navigating through The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - FOSS Communities from an Australian Perspective
Sae Ra Germaine,
President Linux Australia
16:15 AEST | 2:15 EDT | 23:15PDT | 8:15 CDT
16:55 AEST | 2:55 EDT | 23:55PDT | 8:55 CDT
The sel4 microkernel: From research breakthrough to real-world deployment
John Lions Chair, UNSW Sydney
17:10 AEST | 3:10 EDT | 0:10 PDT | 9:10 CDT
Lessons Learned from 30 Years of MINIX
creator of Minix, FU Amsterdam
17:50 AEST | 3:50 EDT | 0:50 PDT | 9:50 CDT
Closing & Announcement
About the series
This lecture series has been established in honor of the life of John Lions,
a previous Associate Professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering.
John was well-known for his impactful teachings and for his line-by-line commentary of the Unix V6 source code,
also referred to as the ‘Lions Book’ which became the ‘The Most Famous Suppressed Manuscript in Computer History.
This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Commentary, and the 25th anniversary of the book being officially published.
Steve Jenkin, IT Systems and Design
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