[UKUUG-Announce] UKUUG - Summer 2009 - Call For Papers
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Mon Mar 23 16:08:51 GMT 2009
UKUUG Summer Conference 2009 - http://summer2009.ukuug.net
Friday 7th (Tutorials), Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th August Conference
Venue: Birmingham Conservatoire, School of Music, Birmingham City University,
Paradise Place, Fletchers Walk, Birmingham B3 3HG
Call For Papers
Summer 2009 will take place at the Birmingham Conservatoire from Friday 7th to
Sunday 9th August. The conference this year will have a choice of conference
streams, and we are particularly keen to get other groups and projects
Friday 7th August is devoted to tutorials, provisionally including:
Using the GIMP
Setting up a VoIP phone system
We invite speakers on all aspects of UNIX, GNU/LINUX, & other free/open-source
GNU/Linux - Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, OpenSUSE
Telephony - Asterisk, OpenMoko, Android
TeX and typesetting
System and network management – OpenNMS, ...
FLOSS languages - Eiffel, Python, Lua, Perl et al
Databases – MySQL, PostgreSQL, ...
Other – mapping, ...
Any topic likely to be of interest to Free Software communities – developers.
Administrators, and enthusiasts -- will be considered.
Abstracts: Abstracts for a conference paper or a tutorial should include a
short biography, and be about 250-500 words long. Final papers should
normally last about 45 minutes, including 10 minutes for questions and
answers. If you need more time for your presentation, please tell us when you
submit your abstract.
Abstracts should be submitted to the conference organisers electronically to:
summer2009 at ukuug.org
We shall acknowledge all submissions.
Significant Dates Closing date for abstracts 8th May 2009
Accepted authors notified by 18th May 2009
Final papers due by 20th July 2009
Particular queries should be sent either to the UKUUG office, or to the Summer
2009 programme committee at summer2009 at ukuug.org
Sponsors & Exhibitors: To keep the conference fees low, we are seeking event
sponsors and exhibitors. For further information about sponsoring,
exhibiting, or attending the event please contact the UKUUG office.
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