[lca-announce] linux.conf.au 2022 - The countdown is on

linux.conf.au Announcements lca-announce at lists.linux.org.au
Mon Jan 10 20:15:06 AEDT 2022

There are less than four days until linux.conf.au 2022 begins!

We are down to the last few days to buy your ticket for LCA2022, so we 
wanted to give you a quick update on what is happening this year.

## Conference Schedule

As usual the conference will start with Miniconfs on Friday 14 January, 
followed by two days of main conference on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 
This year we have four Miniconfs: GO GLAM meets Community, Kernel, Open 
Hardware, and System Administration. There will be over 30 sessions 
running at the Miniconfs, with talks specialised around the four topic 
We then have 48 sessions to choose from across the two days of main 
conference talks on a range of topics related to open technologies.
You can view the schedule at https://lca2022.linux.org.au/schedule/ 
today to start choosing which talks to attend.

For those new to the conference, we welcome you to attend the Newcomers 
Session on Thursday evening from 5:30pm AEDT. This is a great way to 
learn about the history of the conference and find out how to make the 
most of attending your first LCA.

## Keynotes

We are very excited to have four wonderful keynote presentations at 
linux.conf.au 2022.

* Brian Kernighan - Friday morning
* Kathy Reid - Friday evening
* Jono Bacon - Saturday morning
* Liz Fong-Jones - Sunday morning

## Special Guest for PDNS

Our Professional Delegates Networking Session (PDNS) is open to all 
professional-level ticket holders, including Sponsors, Contributors, 
Professionals, and our wonderful Speakers. This year we will be hearing 
from our special guest speaker Antony Green with his presentation 
Election Night Analysis: Art or Science.

## Tickets and Merchandise

Tickets are still on sale to attend the conference, with our standard 
Hobbyist ticket only AUD$70. Please head to our tickets page at 
https://lca2022.linux.org.au/attend/tickets/ to find details on all of 
the ticket types and their inclusions, as well as to make your purchase.

If you haven't already done so, remember to purchase your shirts and 
other merchandise at https://lca2022.linux.org.au/attend/shirts/. We 
have a range of items available this year, in two different designs.

## LCA Local

Given the current situation with COVID-19, some of our planned LCA Local 
events are unfortunately not able to proceed. Everyone will still have 
access to the full conference via the online platform.

If you are in a region that is able to host events, and you would like 
to have a face-to-face meetup of LCA delegates in your local area, 
please visit the events page at 
https://lca2022.linux.org.au/programme/events/ for details on how to 
register your LCA Local event for everyone to see.

## Get Excited!

We are looking forward to welcoming you all to linux.conf.au 2022 later 
this week.
If you have bought a ticket, keep an eye out for your registration email 
which will have details on how to access the conference.

Read this online at https://lca2022.linux.org.au/news/countdown-is-on/

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