[Linux-aus] LCA 2013 - Formal bids request

John Ferlito johnf at inodes.org
Fri May 13 00:15:56 EST 2011

A quick reminder that the submission for formal bids closes at
midnight on the 15th. At this stage I'm hoping to see bids from
Canberra, the Gold Coast and Antarctica. I wonder if there are any
other teams hiding out there?


On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 08:56:30AM +1100, John Ferlito wrote:
> Howdy,
> The Linux Australia council is now requesting formal bid proposals for
> hosting LCA2013. You now have just under two months to prepare your
> bids and send them to the council and the community at large.
> The bid process timeline is outlined below:
>   * Jan/Feb  - The council updates the bid process documentation.
>   * 8th Feb  - The council will request expressions of interest for LCA.
>   * 15th Mar - The council will formally request bids for LCA.
>   * 15th May - Submission of formal bids closes.
>   * Jun-Aug  - The council clarifies any questions regarding the bids and visits each bid team.
>   * Sep      - The council decides on the winning city and informs the bidding teams.
>   * Jan      - The winning bid is announced at the LCA closing ceremony or dinner.
> If you are thinking of bidding, please get in touch with the Linux
> Australia council. Josh Hesketh is acting as our LCA2013 bid liaison
> and will be happy to have a chat to you about what's involved and pass
> on some example bids and a sample budget.
> So far we've had one expression of interest from the Canberra team.
> There was lots of interest at LCA this year from some other groups, I
> suspect they might be busy putting their bids together.
> As we have mentioned previously, if you are considering hosting LCA in
> 2014 or beyond, it is worth putting a bid in now so that you can get
> some feedback. It is rare that a bidding team is successful on their
> first bid.
> Please pass this email on to any other mailing lists you feel would be
> relevant and please mention it at your next LUG meeting.
> You can find more details at
>   * http://wiki.linux.org.au/Ctte/LCA_Bid_Guidelines
>   * http://wiki.linux.org.au/Ctte/LCA_HOWTO
> Regards,
> John
> President, Linux Australia
> -- 
> John
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