Gentoo Archives: gentoo-au

From: Mark Kowarsky <mark_alec@g.o>
To: gentoo-au@l.g.o, lca-announce@×××××××××××××××.au
Subject: [gentoo-au] Gentoo Down Under Mini-conf - Call for Papers
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2007 14:35:45
Message-Id: 46DD6BB5.5070303@gentoo.org
We are pleased to announce that the proposal for a Gentoo mini-conf has
been accepted by the linux.conf.au[1] 2008 team! This will be the first
ever Gentoo mini-conf, with the aim of bringing together and educating
Gentoo users or people interested in the Gentoo metadistribution. Gentoo
Down Under is slated to run for half a day on Tuesday 29th January 2008,
with a finishing time of around mid-afternoon. The mini-conf will take
place at the University of Melbourne (together with the rest of
linux.conf.au)

== Call For Papers ==

There are speaking slots for:

    * three 50 minute talks, or
    * six 25 minute talks, or
    * many 10 minute talks

How these slots will be allocated will depend on the proposals submitted.

Presentations should be related to Gentoo use, and can be targeted at
either current users or new users. Proposal submissions should include:
the author's name, contact details, topic title, expected running time,
experience and any other relevant details.

Anyone interested in giving a talk should email their submission to
mark_alec|AT|gentoo.org

== More Information? ==

If you would like more information about what is being planned for GDU,
or have any suggestions about what you would like to see, contact
mark_alec via email or in #gentoo-au.

[1] http://linux.conf.au/
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