[Linux-aus] linux.conf.au: Second Call for Papers

Anthony Towns aj at azure.humbug.org.au
Wed Oct 24 23:11:24 UTC 2001

Second Call for Papers

February 6 - 9, 2002
Brisbane, Australia


linux.conf.au is a technical conference aimed at giving Linux developers,
admins and users a chance to get together and talk about all the arcana
that no one else understands. It consists of a day of tutorials and
three days of technical sessions concentrating on issues related to the
development of Linux and other open systems.

The following types of session are available:

	Paper presentations (1 hour)
	Work-in-progress presentations (1/2 hour)
	Tutorials (2-4 hours)
	Birds of a Feather Sessions
	Panel Sessions

Papers related to one or more of the following topics are

	kernel, embedded and real-time systems,
	device drivers, filesystems, software development,
	networking, clustering, high-availability,
	high-end graphics, multimedia, simulation,
	configuration management, packaging systems,
	significant community-related developments

If you have a technical talk on a Linux related topic that doesn't fit
into any of the above categories, feel free to submit it for consideration

Please submit abstracts in plain text of up to 300 words, and include
authors' names, affiliations, postal addresses, fax and phone numbers, and
email addresses. Please also indicate the type and duration of session
you wish to hold. For Birds of a Feather and Panel sessions, please
provide an outline of the topic to be covered and a brief description
of your background as relevant.

Abstracts are to be submitted via electronic mail to:

	lca-cfp at lists.linux.org.au

Final submissions are to be made electronically in one of the following
formats: DocBook, PDF, PostScript, DVI, Latex or ASCII text. Hard copies
should be sent only if electronic submission is not possible.

Papers accompanied by non-disclosure agreement forms can not be
accepted, and will not be reviewed.

All software featured in presentations should be available, at the time
of submission, in source form under a license complying with the Open
Source Definition (http://www.opensource.org/osd.html).

Important Deadlines:

  Submission of Abstracts:                     October 31, 2001
  Notification of Acceptance:                  November 30, 2001
  Final Submission for Conference Proceedings: January 15, 2002

Submissions received after these deadlines may be accepted at the whim of
the papers committee. If you have to be overdue, the earlier the better.

Financial Assistance

Some financial assistance is available for speakers' travel and
accommodation in cases of need. Please indicate if this is the case.


The University of Queensland is situated in St Lucia, Brisbane.
It is close to the Gold Coast and only a short distance from the city
centre. February is mid-summer in Australia.

Further Information

linux.conf.au is a collaborative effort by Linux Australia, the Home
Unix Machine Brisbane Users Group and affiliated organisations. It is
supported by the School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, at
the University of Queensland.  This event is a successor to linux.conf.au
2001, held in Sydney in January 2001.

For updates, see the conference website:


For further information email the organising committee at:

	lca-organisers at lists.linux.org.au

An announcement list for the conference can be found at:


Useful Links

CALU 1999:

Linux Australia:

Home Unix Machine Brisbane Users Group (HUMBUG)

The University of Queensland,
School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering:


The Gold Coast:

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