Debian Conference in Australia

February 2nd, 2002

The Debian mini Conference at Linux Conference Australia 2002 is a small gathering of various Debian developers and users in the region, directly preceding the Australian national Linux conference, both will be held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, in Australia. The Debian mini Conference will take place from 4th to 5th of February, and Linux Conference Australia will take place from 6th to 9th.

At this Debian mini Conference, short talks on various topics, discussions of future goals for the Debian project, a keysigning party, a general debate and socialising are planned. Anthony Towns, Russel Coker, Bdale Garbee, Brendan O'Dea and Steve Kowalik from Debian have signed up for a presentation and the entire schedule looks like:

Monday, February 4th, 2002

9:55-10:00James Bromberger: Welcome
10:00-11:00Steve Kowalik: Lintian
11:00-12:00Jason Andrade: Mirroring Debian
13:00-14:00Key Signing Party
14:00-15:00Brendan O'Dea: Perl Games

Tuesday, February 5th, 2002

10:00-11:00Russell Coker: Portslave (and perhaps a bit of NSA SE Linux)
11:00-12:00Bdale Garbee: Dealing w/i386 bigotry (porting)
13:00-14:00Anthony Towns: The Upcoming Woody Release
14:00-15:00Panel: Woody++ Goals and objectives

We invite all interested people in that area to attend this conference, meet Debian developers and users, exchange GnuPG fingerprints, discuss various topics on Debian and Free Software, and otherwise participate in our vibrant community.

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