[UKUUG-Announce] UKUUG - Summer 2009 - Call For Papers

Jane Morrison office at ukuug.org
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 
projects, including:

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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