[Linux-aus] Dunedin: thanks for all the fish!

Trent Lloyd lathiat at bur.st
Tue Feb 7 11:05:02 UTC 2006

Woo, I for one thoroughly enjoyed it :)


On Tuesday 07 February 2006 09:26, Jonathan Oxer wrote:
> Hi Organisers,
> Now that LCA2006 is over (sigh) and everyone's lives are starting to
> return to normal I want to publicly thank you for the incredible job
> you did putting together the conference.
> Not only did you manage to pull off the conference in a small town
> outside Australia, but you did so with style, set a new standard for
> the way things should be run and raised the level of expectation for
> future events.
> For the record, the core team was:
>   Mike Beattie
>   John Jenkins
>   Alex King
>   Nick Phillips
>   Kelvin Sim
>   Drew Whittle
>   Tony Breeds
> The core team was also supported by a bunch of helpers who undertook
> specific tasks such as running the partners program, managing the
> website, assessing paper submissions, running the rego desk, building
> the conference network, running the Planet, organising miniconfs,
> organising BOFs, and so many other little things that slipped by
> relatively unnoticed outside the organising team but were a vital part
> of making the conference a success.
> The level of effort and commitment involved in running an LCA can't
> possibly be appreciated by those of us who just turn up and enjoy the
> fun. So, to everyone involved in organising and running linux.conf.au
> 2006: thanks for all the personal sacrifices you made so it could
> happen. It's more appreciated than you can imagine.
> Thanks also to IBM and HP (Emperor sponsors) and Intel (King sponsor).
> And for those who didn't make it along, check out
> http://planet.linux.org.au/lca2006.html and
> http://lca2006.linux.org.au/ to see what you missed out on and make
> sure you come along next year!
> (/me starts another round of applause for the 06 crew)
> Cheers   :-)
> Jonathan Oxer
> President
> Linux Australia
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Trent Lloyd
Bur.st Networking Inc.

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