[Linux-aus] Can Linux Australia survive?

Leon Brooks leon at cyberknights.com.au
Mon Jul 4 08:36:02 UTC 2005

On Monday 04 July 2005 04:53, Jon maddog Hall wrote:
> it might be easier to get good foreign speakers to return to your
> conference, and to attract new ones if it were not held in "the same
> old places".

This could actually be an argument in favour of keeping it in Oz. We're 
a long way from exhauting interesting venues, let alone merely possible 
ones. (-:

> Secondly, I would guess that there are a number of people from NZ
> that come to the conferences in Australia, particularly if they are
> in Sydney or some eastern city.  Getting more NZ people to come to
> the five or six conferences that you have in Australia by showing
> them one in NZ every five or six years is good marketing.....and to
> show them the type of good time that you have and the types of
> sessions that you put on will attract them.

Good point.

Cheers; Leon

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