[Linux-aus] LA grant application
aj at azure.humbug.org.au
Thu Dec 14 13:18:02 UTC 2006
On Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 10:21:44AM +1100, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> I'm part of the organising committee for FOMS 2007 (11th-12th January
> 2007) [...]
> With this grant, Holger will come to Australia and attend FOMS, he
> will also stay on for LCA and help out with the video recordings at
> LCA, and Holger has offer to give a talk at SLUG.
Holger's done a lot of good work with video for Debian and is also
co-maintainer of FAI, and I'd expect that he'd be able to give a talk at
the Debian miniconf at LCA too. Having some more cross-pollination between
LCA and DebConf would be good in general too, for both events, I think.
So I'm in favour of the grant, especially if it helps get LCA's video
recording stuff up to scratch.
One other thing I'll throw in: the LA ctte's discussed a couple of times
the possibility of helping to organise national tours for international
guests -- so that if someone interesting is in the country, they have
a chance to visit Perth or Cairns or Adelaide as well as just Sydney
or Melbourne. I don't know how much time Holger's likely to have,
but if there's interest from LUGs around the place, we could probably
arrange something. Maybe half/half travel contributions from the LUG/LA
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