[lca-announce] SysAdmin Miniconf 2008: Call for Presentations
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Mon Aug 20 09:26:19 UTC 2007
CFP: LCA 2008 Systems Administration Miniconf
As part of the linux.conf.au conference to be held in Melbourne, Australia
in January 2008 we will be holding a 1 day mini conference orientated to
Linux Systems Administration on one of the first 2 days of the conference.
Please see our website at http://sysadmin.miniconf.org/ for details.
The organisers of the Systems Administration Miniconf would like to invite
proposals for presentations to be delivered at the Miniconf.
Topics for presentations could include (but are not limited to)
Backups, Firewalls, AAA, Troubleshooting, Buying Decisions, Virtualisation,
Monitoring Software, Management software, Web/Mail/LDAP/etc Server software,
Wikis, Log processing, Spam and Virus Filtering, VOIP, Trouble Ticket System,
Best Practices, New Developments, Clustering/High Availability ,
Automated Installs, Automated configuration, Packaging Local Software.
Presentations should be of a technical nature and speakers should assume that
members of the audience have at least a couple of years experience in
Format of Presentations
We are now seeking proposals for presentations at the mini-conference.
We have openings for:
- 50 minute full presentations
- 25 minute half presentations
- 5-10 minute "lightning talks"
- 5-10 minute "How we do things" presentations
The 5-10 minute "How we do things" presentations are intended for people to
talk about their sites. Information could include: Servers, talks, tools,
people and roles, experiences, software, operating systems, monitoring,
alerting, provisioning etc. The intent is to give other attendees a picture
of what is happening in the "real world" and some understanding of how other
Please note that in order to give a presentation or attend the miniconf you
must be signed up for the main linux.conf.au conference.
The Call for Presentations web page at:
Submissions (and any questions) should be sent to:
lca08 @ sysadmin.miniconf.org.
Dates and Deadlines
To encourage early submissions priority ( both of inclusion and scheduling )
will be given to presentations submitted before the 1st of October.
2007-10-01 - Deadline for early submissions
2007-11-12 - Deadline for late submissions
2008-01-28 - Start of conference.
Contact and Questions
Please see our website at http://sysadmin.miniconf.org/ for more information
on the miniconf and presenting at it.
If you have any questions please feel free to email the organisers at:
lca08 @ sysadmin.miniconf.org
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