[lca-announce] linux.conf.au 2021 - Call for Sessions and Miniconfs Open

linux.conf.au Announcements lca-announce at lists.linux.org.au
Thu Oct 15 21:43:24 AEDT 2020

We're excited! The linux.conf.au 2021 Call for Sessions and Call for 
Miniconfs are now open. They will stay open until 6th November 2020 
Anywhere on Earth
(AoE) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anywhere_on_Earth). This is only 3 
weeks away - so don't delay, get your talks in early!

Our theme is "So what's next?".

We all know we're living through unprecedented change and uncertain 
times. How can open source play a role in creating, helping and adapting 
to this ongoing change? What new developments in software and coding can 
we look forward to in 2021 and beyond?

If you have ideas or developments you'd like to share with the open 
source community at linux.conf.au, we'd love to hear from you.

Call for Sessions

The main conference runs on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 January, with 
multiple streams catering for a wide range of interest areas.

We invite you to submit a session 
(https://linux.conf.au/programme/sessions/) proposal for a talk. Talks 
are generally 35-45 minute presentations on a single topic presented in 
lecture format.

Call for Miniconfs

Miniconfs are dedicated day-long streams focusing on single topics, 
creating a more immersive experience for delegates than a session. We 
encourage you to get creative with how you could deliver your Miniconf 

Running a Miniconf (https://linux.conf.au/programme/miniconfs/) is a 
great way to gain experience, provide exposure for your project or 
topic, and raise your professional profile. They're a crowd favourite 
and an awesome way to kick off the conference.

Miniconfs will run on Saturday 23 January, before the main conference 
commences on Sunday.

No need to book flights or hotels

Don't forget: the conference will be a fully online, virtual experience. 
This means our speakers will be beaming in from their own homes or 
workplaces. The organising team will be able to help speakers with their 
tech set-up. Each accepted presenter will have a tech check prior to the 
event to smooth out any difficulties and there will be an option to 
pre-record presentations.

Have we piqued your interest?

You can find out how to submit your session or miniconf proposals at

If you have any other questions you can contact us via email at
contact at lca2021.linux.org.au.


16th October: Call for sessions opens
6th November: Call for sessions closes
January 23 2021: Miniconfs!
January 24-25 2021: Main conference presentations

Tickets will go on sale in the coming weeks. We'll keep you posted.

We're looking forward to reading your submissions.

linux.conf.au 2021 Organising Team

About linux.conf.au 2021

Running since 1999, linux.conf.au is the largest linux and open source 
conference in the Asia-Pacific region. The conference provides deeply 
technical presentations from industry leaders and experts on a wide 
array of subjects relating to open source projects, data and open 
government and community engagement.

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