This page provides all the information that people need regarding Fedora's presence at LinuxConf Australia 2011.
linux.conf.au is one of the world's best conferences for free and open source software.
When and Where
In 2011 LCA is going to be held in Brisbane, from the 24th - 29th January, at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) - Gardens Point Campus.
Please add yourself to the list below if you want to attend.
- Stephen Gordon
- Cheryn Tan
- Caius 'kaio' Chance - Local
- Luke Martinez - pending sponsorship
- Heherson Pagcaliwagan - pending sponsorship
- Izhar Firdaus - pending sponsorship
Travel & Accommodation
- Luke is travelling from Adelaide to Brisbane with the following cost estimates: $130 adelaide to brisbane (apprx.) $120 brisbane to adelaide (apprx.) $150 two nights accommodation. A total of $400 for the event.
- Herson (pending approval) will be travelling from Manila to Brisbane with plane cost of $1025 (18Nov) and visa cost of $105. An LCA ticket costs an additional $375 bringing the total to $1505. Will probably need help with accomodation once approved but I've not planned that far ahead yet.
- Izhar (pending approval) will be travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne then to Brisbane with plane cost of AUD698 (AUD579+AUD119 20Nov). LCA ticket costs AUD375 which means a total of AUD1073. Probably need help with accommodation too, and fine with any place which comfortable enough to sleep in a sleeping bag.
The Open Day details are as follows:
Date: Saturday, 29 January 2011
Time: 9am - 5pm (10am-4pm for attendees not stall holders)
Venue: The Edge, State Library of Queensland
At the Fedora stall these are some of the planned activities:
- One Laptop Per Child display: history, development, impact, etc
- Live USB Creator: getting people to bring their USBs and installing Fedora 14 onto them
- Fielding general questions about Fedora and Red Hat (possibly a small notice announcing that we're hiring)
- Raffle draw/ quiz - giving away Tux plushies etc
At this stage we haven't finalised all the details, and we're still welcoming suggestions for further activities. Please email suggestions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
There is interest among attendees in actually pursuing a FAD after the event. Check FAD @ Brisbane 2011 for details.