[Linux-aus] [LACTTE] Community Update: a small reminder. linux.conf.au 2022 Call for Sessions open + Extended

President, Linux Australia - Sae Ra Germaine president at linux.org.au
Wed Sep 8 14:27:18 AEST 2021

Hi again everyone,

Just a reminder that submissions are due this weekend. We would really 
like to see those submit numbers go up so we can have a substantial 
conference program for you to attend. Also, please spread the word to 
your networks/communities.


Sae Ra

Sae Ra Germaine
Linux Australia

president at linux.org.au

Linux Australia Inc
GPO Box 4788
Sydney NSW 2001

ABN 56 987 117 479

On 2/09/2021 10:17 pm, President, Linux Australia - Sae Ra Germaine via 
committee wrote:
> **apologies for cross-posting** TL;DR: Submit your talks for LCA2022 - 
> pretty please!
> Dear Community,
> It’s been a very long time between emails. You may or may not have 
> seen emails and alerts on social media going around about our 
> wonderful conference linux.conf.au 2022. Following the success that we 
> had in January with LCA2021, we thought we would try it again.
> But…. sadly the call for sessions has now been open for 2 weeks and we 
> unfortunately don’t have enough sessions to fill the entire 3 days. 
> Excitedly though, we have plenty of keynotes (more info on that to 
> come soon once we have firmly locked them in place 😁).  Thank you to 
> those who have already submitted, they are looking fantastic and as it 
> is I would struggle to work out which one I would want to see live the 
> most!
> I would really love for this conference to go ahead, LCA is what 
> brought me into this community and it is what has convinced me to hang 
> around and contribute back. I know most of us are fatigued by the 
> pandemic and online events, but regardless of Online vs Face-to-face, 
> it was amazing to see everyone and all your wonderful faces and I’d 
> love to do it again. While online isn’t ideal, it’s the best option 
> we've got and we want to make the best of a bad scenario (and not 
> cancel it entirely).
> So this is a bit of a plea from me. Please submit a talk, join us in 
> January. We have the "venue" sorted, sponsors organised, miniconfs 
> chosen, keynotes ready, now all we need is a wonderful program of 
> sessions for our community to listen and watch. We also have MiniConf 
> specialist tracks focussing on System Administration, Kernel, Open 
> Hardware and GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums) so submit 
> there as well!
> Some ideas for session submissions are:
>  *
>     Are you working on a new ground breaking project and want to share
>     the details or launch the code?
>  *
>     Did you give a talk at LCA 10 years ago? How about using the same
>     slides and giving the talk again but this time updating us as to
>     where things got to: did you ditch the project, or did it thrive
>     and become bigger than you expected?
>  *
>     Are you contributing to an Open Source community and you want to
>     share your wisdom with us?
> Now because I’m sending this out and the call for sessions was due to 
> close this weekend we’ve organised to extend the deadline by an extra 
> week. Our wonderful Session Selection Committee is ready to review 
> submissions from the new deadline of 11:59pm Sunday 12th September 
> (Anywhere on Earth). Submissions can be made from: 
> https://linux.conf.au/programme/proposals/ 
> <https://linux.conf.au/programme/proposals/>
> Also spread the word! If you know someone who is working on or has 
> something interesting to say then recommend that they submit.
> Looking forward to seeing you all in January,
> Sae Ra
> -- 
> Sae Ra Germaine
> President and linux.conf.au 2022 Session Selection Committee Member
> Linux Australia
> president at linux.org.au
> http://linux.org.au
> Linux Australia Inc
> GPO Box 4788
> Sydney NSW 2001
> Australia
> ABN 56 987 117 479
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