[lca-announce] linux.conf.au 2022 - PDNS Special Guest: Antony Green

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Sat Dec 11 12:15:45 AEDT 2021

Delegates attending our Professional Delegates Networking Session will 
hear from our special guest speaker Antony Green.

Antony will be joining us to talk about the statistical processes used 
to call Australian elections.
What is the available data, what assumptions are made to predict 
results, and how is the Australian process more robust than in the 
United States?

Our Professional level delegates will be able to hear Antony speak at 
the Professional Delegates Networking Session (PDNS) on the evening of 
Saturday 15 January.
If you have not yet bought a ticket to linux.conf.au 2022, now is a 
great time to register to attend at 
For those of you who are having a difficult time convincing your 
employer to let you attend, we have a helpful guide to assist, available 
at https://lca2022.linux.org.au/attend/why-should-employees-attend/.

## About Antony Green

Antony Green is best known as Chief Election Analyst with the Australian 
Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and is the face of television election 
coverages in Australia.

Antony has worked for the ABC since 1989.
In that time he has worked on more than 80 federal, state and territory 
He has also worked on local government elections, numerous by-elections 
and covered elections in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Canada.
Antony designed the ABC's election night computer analysis system.

Antony studied at the University of Sydney and was awarded a Bachelor of 
Science in Pure Mathematics and Computer Science, and a Bachelor of 
Economics with Honours in politics.
He was granted an Honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Sydney 
in 2014 and appointed an Adjunct Professor in the University of Sydney's 
Department of Government and International Relations in 2015.

Antony was recognised in the 2017 Queen's birthday honours list when he 
was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia.
The citation was "for distinguished service to the broadcast media as an 
analyst and commentator for state and federal elections, and to the 
community as a key interpreter of Australian democracy".

We look forward to welcoming Antony at linux.conf.au 2022.

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