[Linux-aus] Getting OSDC 2007 to Brisbane
arjen at mysql.com
Mon Jan 22 13:51:02 UTC 2007
An excellent opportunity has come up to have the 2007 edition of OSDC
(osdc.com.au) to Brisbane.
Various people from Brisbane (Anthony Towns, James Iseppi, Mark
Suter, to name a few) were independently interested, and we converged
at LCA in Sydney. From discussions there, I understand that OSDC
committee is interested but would of course like to make sure that it
would indeed make a good and well attended event and a worthy
successor to the previous editions - so we need to do some homework!
OSDC is generally held in December, the CfP would start in April.
Various things would need to be in place before then.
If you are able and willing to help with this, please email me at my-
first-name @ my-last-name dot com dot au
The current aim is for an initial meeting in Brisbane (could be at my
place, or elsewhere) within the next couple of weeks, to go over
things just before submitting a full proposal to the OSDC committee.
Of particular interest are people with
- time & energy;
- connections to UQ and QUT (we want to get them involved, since
it's a peer-reviewed conference);
- experience with the various subtasks needed to put on a
successful conference, such as:
* connections and/or experience with local companies who could
* marketing and related experience
So, drop me a line ASAP if you want to be involved and want to make
(mob. 0438 210 269)
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