[Announce] LinuxChix miniconf @ linux.conf.au 2008: Final LinuxChix miniconf schedule announced

Mary Gardiner mary at puzzling.org
Sun Dec 16 11:23:09 UTC 2007

The LinuxChix miniconf is now able to announce our final schedule. Our
one day programme will feature the following presentations:

    * “Heroes”, presented by Pia Waugh
    * “So you want to be a sysadmin” presented by Joh Clarke
    * “Not-common-enough code optimisations” presented by Jacinta
    * “Memcache, keeping data in the handiest place: memory”, presented
      by Brenda Wallace
    * “Who’s Behind Wikipedia?”, presented by Brianna Laugher
    * “From behind the monitor: Communication challenges in open source
      projects”, presented by Adaora Oniya
    * “Community work, adult education, computer recycling/refurbishing
      all using Linux”, presented by Robyn Manning and Kylie Willison
    * “What does a community manager do?” presented by Stormy Peters

Please join us on Tuesday January 29 2008 at linux.conf.au at the
University of Melbourne for the LinuxChix miniconf; open to all
linux.conf.au attendees.

Schedule and Location

 The miniconf will be held on Tuesday January 29 2008 at the University
 of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, as part of the annual Australiasian
 linux.conf.au conference, and will feature talks by nine women on
 topics ranging from programming techniques to community management.

 See http://conf.au.linuxchix.org/ for more about the miniconf
 http://conf.au.linuxchix.org/schedule/ for full details of the


 In order to come to the miniconf, you must be registered to attend
 linux.conf.au 2008. Register in advance; tickets are running out.

 Register at http://linux.conf.au/register

About LinuxChix

 LinuxChix (http://www.linuxchix.org) is a community for women who like
 Linux and Free Software, and for women and men who want to support
 women in computing. The membership ranges from novices to experienced
 users, and includes professional and amateur programmers, system
 administrators and technical writers.

 The miniconf is organised by the Australian LinuxChix chapter,
 AussieChix (http://au.linuxchix.org/)

About linux.conf.au

 linux.conf.au (http://linux.conf.au/) is Australia's annual technical
 conference on Free Software. Fun, informal and seriously technical,
 linux.conf.au draws together Free and Open Source Software developers
 from across the world. It will be held from January 28th to February
 2nd, 2008 at The University of Melbourne.

About Linux Australia

 Linux Australia (http://www.linux.org.au/) is the peak body for Linux
 User Groups (LUGs) around Australia, and as such represents
 approximately 5000 Australian Linux users and developers. Linux
 Australia facilitates the organisation of this international Free
 Software conference in a different Australasian city each year.

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