[Linux-aus] Reminder: LCA2010 bids close tomorrow

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.org.au
Thu Aug 28 21:29:13 EST 2008

Just a quick reminder if you're heading a team wanting to host LCA in
2010 - the first deadline for bid documents is tomorrow (August 29th).

So get those bids in! council at linux.org.au is awaiting them!

On Fri, 2008-08-01 at 10:17 +1000, Stewart Smith wrote:
> Hi All!
> With linux.conf.au 2009 in Hobart rapidly approaching, believe it or not
> but it's time to look at where 2010 will be. It's a lot of work to put
> on a linux.conf.au (just ask anybody who's done it) and it's in common
> agreement that it takes "more than a year", which is why we're talking
> about 2010 now.
> We don't plan to publicly announce 2010 until the 2009 conference (both
> to ensure 2009 gets full attention and for added suspense), but when the
> decision has been reached we will notify the teams.
> Here is the bid schedule for linux.conf.au 2010:
> Call for bids: Now!
> Bid document deadline 1: August 29th
> LA Provides feedback on bid document 1: September 5th
> The purpose of a feedback cycle is to allow the teams to answer any
> extra questions, polish up the bid documents in any way they see fit, or
> based on feedback.
> Final bid documents: September 19th
> Shortly after that, we'll notify the teams.
> So what's in a bid document?
> You certainly should read the LCA HOWTO over at:
> http://wiki.linux.org.au/Ctte/LCA_HOWTO
> Addressing as many points in the HOWTO as possible is a good way to show
> that you and your team are prepared to host a linux.conf.au. Asking
> previous organisers, asking on list, asking the council all can help
> too.
> Happy bidding!
Stewart Smith (stewart at linux.org.au)
President, Linux Australia (http://www.linux.org.au/)
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