[Linux-aus] melbourne's proposal for LCA 2007

Benno benjl at cse.unsw.edu.au
Mon Dec 12 19:41:03 UTC 2005

On Mon Dec 12, 2005 at 21:05:36 +1030, Glen Turner wrote:
>>The university has a nearby bookstore , and student union hall where
>>meals of varying tastes may be purchased.
>Hmmm, Brendan Nelson may have cruelled that particular facility.
>This isn't a criticism, since all proposals are based upon university
>campuses.  More a warning to organisers that you can't rely on any
>of the union/association facilities.  I've seen the working budgets
>for UTS's and Macquarie's unions and it isn't pretty.
>For all of the proposals it would be interesting to know to what
>extent the university is supporting the conference.  Are we
>merely paying them for facilites (which carries a risk of
>undiscovered costs; such as bonds, security, cleaning) or is
>the univerity more actively engaged?

In the case of the Sydney bid, the university is supporting
through sponsorship at the school, faculty and university 

Also members of the UNSW operating systems group are involved in the



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