[lca-announce] linux.conf.au 2022 - The countdown is on
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.
We are very excited to have four wonderful keynote presentations at
* 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
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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