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[SLUG] linux.conf.au 2002 -> no longer a rumour


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----- Forwarded message from Raymond Smith <raymonds@xxxxxxxxx> -----

Date:	Thu, 30 Aug 2001 11:51:43 +1000 (GMT+1000)
From: Raymond Smith <raymonds@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <linux-aus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-To: <lca-organisers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Linux-aus] linux.conf.au 2002 Call for Papers

Please find attached the call for papers for next years Australian Linux
Conference. Please forward this call to anybody you know who may be
interested.

Regards,

Raymond Smith


Call for Participation
======================

linux.conf.au
February 6 - 9, 2002
Brisbane, Australia

linux.conf.au consists of a day of tutorials and three days of technical
sessions concentrating on issues related to the development of Linux
and other open systems.

The following types of session are available:

        Paper presentations (1 hour)
        Work-in-progress presentations (1/2 hour)
        Hands-on tutorials (2-4 hours)
        Birds of a Feather Sessions
        Panel Sessions

Papers related to one or more of the following topics will be
considered:
,
        kernel, embedded and real-time systems,
        device drivers, filesystems, software development,
        networking, clustering, high-availability,
        high-end graphics, multimedia, simulation,
        configuration management, packaging systems,
        significant community-related developments

Please submit abstracts in plain text of up to 300 words, and include
authors' names, affiliations, postal addresses, fax and phone numbers, and
email addresses. Please also indicate the type and duration of session
you wish to hold. For Birds of a Feather and Panel sessions, please
provide an outline of the topic to be covered and a brief description
of your background as relevant.

Abstracts are to be submitted via electronic mail to:

        lca-cfp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Final submissions are to be made electronically in one of the following
formats: DocBook, PDF, PostScript, DVI, Latex or ASCII text. Hard copies
should be sent only if electronic submission is not possible.

All software featured in presentations must be available, at the time
of submission, in source form under a license complying with the Open
Source Definition (http://www.opensource.org/osd.html).

Important Deadlines:
--------------------

  Submission of Abstracts:                     October 31, 2001
  Notification of Acceptance:                  November 30, 2001
  Final Submission for Conference Proceedings: January 15, 2001

Papers accompanied by non-disclosure agreement forms can not be
accepted, and will not be reviewed.

Financial Assistance
--------------------

Some financial assistance is available for speakers' travel and
accommodation in cases of need.

Location
--------

The University of Queensland is situated in St Lucia, Brisbane.
It is close to the Gold Coast and only a short distance from the city
centre. February is mid-summer in Australia.

Further Information
-------------------

linux.conf.au is a collaborative effort by Linux Australia, the Home
Unix Machine Brisbane Users Group and affiliated organisations. It is
supported by the School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, at
the University of Queensland.  This event is a successor to linux.conf.au
2001, held in Sydney in January 2001.

For updates, see the conference website:

        http://www.linux.org.au/conf/

For further information email the organising committee at:

        lca-organisers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Useful Links
------------

CALU 1999:
        http://www.linux.org.au/projects/calu/

Linux Australia:
        http://www.linux.org.au/

Home Unix Machine Brisbane Users Group (HUMBUG)
        http://www.humbug.org.au/

The University of Queensland,
School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering:
        http://www.csee.uq.edu.au/

Brisbane:
        http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/

The Gold Coast:
        http://www.queensland-holidays.com.au/pfm/regions/goldcoast/

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