[Linux-aus] LinuxWorld: covers the LCA bid process

Donna Benjamin donna at mel8ourne.org
Fri Jun 30 11:03:03 UTC 2006

Whilst not 100% Accurate - Here's some coverage.


Melbourne raises hand for LCA 2008
Howard Dahdah, LinuxWorld
29/05/2006 14:56:13

Melbourne is the only city so far to register interest in hosting
linux.conf.au 2008.

The Melbourne bid page can be found at http://www.mel8ourne.org/.

Bids for the event need to be submitted by June 30. A decision will be
made on July 31, 2006, according to James Purser, committee member Linux

Melbourne's Monash University hosted the first ever Linux Conference,
called CALU 99, the Conference of Australian Linux Users, in July, 1999.

This year's event was held outside the country in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Next year it will be held in Sydney.

More info can be found at http://linux.org.au/conf/.

linux.conf.au     http://www.mel8ourne.org
must.be.there     donna - bid co-ordinator

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