[Announce] OSIA-OSDC Business of Open Source Mini-conference

Daniel Jitnah djitnah at greenwareit.com.au
Thu Sep 22 20:24:02 EST 2011

Mini Conference Announcement

OSIA is pleased to announce its forthcoming first one day OSIA-OSDC
Mini-Conference, 14 November 2011, Canberra.

For more details please visit http://osia.com.au/events

You will find the Call for Papers - also posted below and other details
will be posted as they become available at the above website address. To
note closing date for submission is 7 October 2011.


The Business of Open Source Solutions
OSIA – OSDC Mini-Conference

Call for Papers

OSIA is pleased to announce that it is accepting papers for the first
one day OSIA-OSDC Mini-Conference on 14 November, 2011. This event will
be held in the leadup to the main OSDC Conference at the Australian
National University, in Canberra,
Australia. The Call for Papers is open until Friday 7 October 2011,
after which time submissions will be reviewed and successful presenters
will be notified. Presenters may be invited to the Mini-Conference.

Papers from all aspects of Open Source are welcome, but preference may
be given to those with a Business or Business Development slant.

Aims of the Mini-Conference

This Mini-Conference will attempt to:

1. raise awareness of successful business models for FOSS;
2. demonstrate through case studies the commercial viability of FOSS
3. reiterate the benefits to businesses of deploying FOSS
4. summarize the current FOSS acquisition policies of Commonwealth and
State governments

The event will be of primary interest to developers and business people
seeking to market FOSS solutions to industry and government, but will
also be of interest to entities considering deployment of FOSS solutions
in their enterprises.

Presentation Format

Presentation will be one of:

1. 30 mins Short talk
2. 1 hr Presentation, possibly of a Tutorial nature or with a longer Q&A
3. 1 hr Interactive Forum / Panel Discussion session.

*Proposal for an Interactive Forum session will be highly regarded.*


Please provide an abstract of your presentation, including your name, a
brief bio of presenter(s), affiliation and contact details, and indicate
which type of presentation (30mins Short or 1hr Long) you are submitting

Email to : osia-events at osia.com.au

by the close of submission (7 October, 2011).

Please note that all those presenting at the OSIA-OSDC Mini-Conference
who is NOT also attending the main OSCD conference will be waived the
entry fee to the Mini-Conference.

The entry fee for Delegates not attending the main OSDC Conference is $50.00

OSIA looks forward to receiving your proposal soon.

For further information as they become available please visit:

Daniel Jitnah
OSIA Director – Events.

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