[Announce] linux.conf.au 2012 - Formal bids request

John Ferlito johnf at inodes.org
Mon Aug 16 23:27:20 EST 2010


At the request of all of the teams putting in a bid, the deadline has
been extended to Sunday the 22nd of August.


On Thu, Jul 01, 2010 at 12:27:15PM +1000, John Ferlito wrote:
> Howdy,
> The Linux Australia council is now requesting formal bid proposals for
> hosting LCA2012. As you can see from our timeline below, we've slipped
> a bit on announcements and the close for bid proposals is only two
> weeks away!!
>   * April - The council updates the bid process documentation.
>   * 15th May - The council will request expressions of interest for LCA.
>   * 15th Jun - The council will formally request bids for LCA.
>   * 15th Aug - Submission of formal bids closes.
>   * 15th Sep - The council clarifies any questions regarding the bids
>                and visits each bid team.
>   * 15th Oct - The council decides on the winning city and informs the
>                bidding teams.
>   * 21st Jan - Winning bid announced at LCA
> So far we've had one expression of interest via Josh Stewart from the
> Ballarat team. I've heard the odd rumour of other teams with possible
> bids in the works but nothing concrete yet.
> If you are thinking of bidding, please get in touch with the Linux
> Australia council. Michael Carden is acting as our LCA2012 Bid liaison
> and will be happy to have a chat to you about what's involved and pass
> on some example bids and a sample budget.
> If you have only just started thinking about putting in a bid and
> think you may need a little more time, please get in touch with the
> council and we can consider pushing the deadline a little.
> Please pass this email on to any other mailing lists you feel would be
> relevant and please mention it at your next LUG meeting.
> You can find more details at
>   * http://wiki.linux.org.au/Ctte/LCA_Bid_Guidelines
>   * http://wiki.linux.org.au/Ctte/LCA_HOWTO
> Regards,
> John
> Linux Australia President
> -- 
> John
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