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Mini-confs

Monday 28th January 2008
Tuesday 29th January 2008
Community Wireless Gentoo Down Under
Fedora
LinuxChix
Education
MySQL
Debian
Gaming
Security
SysAdmin
Multimedia
Distro Summit
Embedded
GNOME.conf.au
Virtualisation
Kernel

Wednesday


Copland
Old Arts D
Old Arts E
Old Arts A
Old Arts B
Keynote
9:00am

Bruce Schneier
Reconceptualizing Security.
[OGG] [SPX

Break
10:10am
Morning Tea
Tutorial 1
(Sessions 1 & 2)
10:30am

Writing really rad GTK and GNOME applications ... in C, Python, or Java! presented by Davyd Madeley, Andrew Cowie, Davyd Madeley, Andrew Cowie
[Slides OGG part A OGG part B SPX part A SPX part B]
Hardware / Software Hacking: Joining Second Life to the Real World presented by Jonathan Oxer, Jonathan Oxer
[Slides OGG part A OGG part B SPX part A SPX part B]
GIMP-fu and You: Writing GIMP Scripts presented by Akkana Peck, Akkana Peck
[Slides OGG part A OGG part B SPX part A SPX part B]
Building a video remixing web-site using Annodex presented by Shane Stephens, Shane Stephens
[Slides OGG part A OGG part B SPX part A SPX part B]
Break
12:20pm
Lunch
Session 3
1:30pm
The Kernel Report presented by Jonathan Corbet, Jonathan Corbet
[Slides OGG SPX]
Fixing XFS Filesystems Faster presented by Dave Chinner, Dave Chinner
[Slides OGG SPX]
AbiCollab - Rich Text Collaborative Editting presented by Martin Sevior, Martin Sevior
[Slides OGG SPX]
How to Build an Embedded Asterisk IP-PBX presented by David Rowe, David Rowe
[Slides OGG SPX]
Working around POSIX's faults: Improving the reliability of Linux named services (NSS) for large institutions presented by Jamie Wilkinson, Vasilios Hoffman, Jamie Wilkinson, Vasilios Hoffman
[Slides OGG SPX]
Session 4
2:30pm
Tux's Angels: Incident Response Unravelled presented by Vanessa Tomah, Amelia Charlton, Kate McInnes, Vanessa Tomah, Amelia Charlton, Kate McInnes
[Slides OGG SPX]
OLPC presented by Jim Gettys, Jim Gettys
[Slides ]
Make hardware vendors love open source presented by Dirk Hohndel, Dirk Hohndel
[ OGG SPX]
Do Microkernels Suck? presented by Gernot Heiser, Gernot Heiser
[Slides OGG SPX]
What's up in the Linux IPv6 Stack presented by Hideaki Yoshifuji, Hideaki Yoshifuji
[Slides OGG SPX]
Break
3:20pm
Afternoon Tea
Session 5
3:40pm
X Acceleration That Finally Works presented by Carl Worth, Carl Worth
[Slides OGG SPX]
Peace, Love, and Rockets! presented by Bdale Garbee, Bdale Garbee
[Slides OGG SPX]

The Consumer View of Technology presented by Steven Ellis, Steven Ellis
[Slides OGG SPX]
Anatomy of a Video Codec presented by Timothy Terriberry, Timothy Terriberry
[Slides OGG SPX]


The importance of understanding User Requirements: how can Models help? presented by Sandrine Balbo, Sandrine Balbo
[Slides ] is being held during Sessions 1 & 2 in the University of Melbourne Usability Lab.

 

Partners Programme

We will take a coach to Healesville Sanctuary in the morning and spend the day amongst Australian native animals. Upon our return we will join the other conference delegates for the Penguin Dinner at the Night Market.

Social Programme

Tonight is the Penguin Dinner.

 

Thursday


Copland
Old Arts D
Old Arts  E
Wood Theatre
Old Arts B
Keynote
9:00am

Stormy Peters
Would you do it again for free?
[Slides] [OGG] [SPX

Break
10:10am
Morning Tea
Tutorial 2
(Sessions 1 & 2)
10:30am
Kernel hacking: hacking on lguest presented by Rusty Russell, Rusty Russell
[Slides 1 Slides 2 OGG part A OGG part B SPX part A SPX part B]
Incident Response using PyFlag - the Forensic and Log Analysis GUI presented by Michael Cohen, Michael Cohen
[Slides OGG part A OGG part B SPX part A SPX part B]
Creating User Interfaces With Plasma presented by Aaron Seigo, Aaron Seigo
[Slides OGG part A OGG part B SPX part A SPX part B]
An Introduction to ANTLR: A parser toolkit for problems large and small presented by Clinton Roy, Clinton Roy
[Slides OGG part A OGG part B SPX part A SPX part B]
Memory-Efficient and Fast Websites -- Pick Two! presented by Malcolm Tredinnick, Malcolm Tredinnick
[Slides OGG SPX]
Break
12:20pm
Lunch
Session 3
1:30pm
Clustered Samba - not just a hack any more presented by Andrew Tridgell, Andrew Tridgell
[Slides OGG SPX]
By Sound and By Touch: Using Linux with Speech and Braille Output Interfaces presented by Jason White, Jason White
[Slides OGG SPX]
The Simplified Mandatory Access Control Kernel presented by Casey Schaufler, Casey Schaufler
[Slides OGG SPX]
NUMA pagecache replication presented by Nick Piggin, Nick Piggin
[Slides OGG SPX]
Free software development and localization helper presented by Yang Li, Yang Li
[Slides OGG SPX]
Session 4
2:30pm
Redefining input in X presented by Peter Hutterer, Peter Hutterer
[Slides OGG SPX]
Chunkfs: Fast file system check and repair presented by Valerie Henson, Valerie Henson
[Slides OGG SPX]
Google, Open Source and Google Summer of Code presented by Leslie Hawthorn, Leslie Hawthorn
[Slides OGG SPX]
Rockhopper Robot: Designing and Programming an Autonomous Robot with Linux and Open Source presented by Doug Chapman, Doug Chapman
[Slides OGG SPX]
Parrot: a VM for Dynamic Languages presented by Allison Randal, Allison Randal
[Slides OGG SPX]
Break
3:20pm
Afternoon Tea
Session 5
3:40pm
Linux on Sun Logical Domains presented by David Miller, David Miller
[Slides OGG SPX]
GStreamer: More than just playback presented by Michael Smith, Michael Smith
[Slides OGG SPX]
netconf: modern, bottom-up network configuration management presented by Martin Krafft, Martin Krafft
[Slides OGG SPX]
Application performance profiling with Xorg presented by Adam Jackson, Adam Jackson
[Slides OGG SPX]
Linux and Home Automation - Lessons Learned presented by Glenn Wightwick, Glenn Wightwick
[Slides OGG SPX]
Session 6
4:40pm
The Replicators Are Coming! presented by Viktor Olliver, Viktor Olliver
[Slides OGG SPX]
A day in the life of a distro kernel maintainer. presented by Dave Jones, Dave Jones
[Slides OGG SPX]
An Introduction to Open Source Animation presented by Elizabeth Garbee, Elizabeth Garbee
[Slides OGG SPX]
DTrace Web 2,0, AMP and AJAX presented by Peter Karlsson, Peter Karlsson
[ OGG SPX]
Breaking the Silence: Making Applications Talk with Telepathy presented by Robert McQueen, Robert McQueen
[Slides 1 Slides 2 OGG SPX]

 

Partners Programme 

After last night's dinner we will start a bit later this morning and take a tram to explore the Fitzroy Gardens. After lunch we will head over to the museum precinct and visit the Melbourne Museum.

Social Programme

Tonight are the Professional Delegates Networking Session and Google Student Party.

Friday


Copland
Old Arts D
Old Arts E
Old Arts A
Old Arts B
Keynote
9:00am
Anthony Baxter
Two Snake Enter, One Snake Leave?
[Slides] [OGG] [SPX]
Break
10:10am
Morning Tea
Session 1
10:30am
Bringing kittens back to life - continuing story of open source graphics drivers presented by Dave Airlie, Dave Airlie
[Slides OGG SPX]
Escaping Hostile Networks Nicely presented by Dafydd Harries, Dafydd Harries
[Slides OGG SPX]
Introducing the Coherent Remote File System presented by Zach Brown, Zach Brown
[Slides OGG SPX]
Virtual Worlds - Open Source & Open Standards presented by Kelly Yeoh, Christopher Yeoh, Kelly Yeoh, Christopher Yeoh
[Slides OGG SPX]
Seeking is hard: Ogg design internals presented by Ralph Giles, Ralph Giles
[Slides OGG SPX]
Session 2
11:30am
Stop in the Name of Law presented by Kimberlee Weatherall, Kimberlee Weatherall
[Slides OGG SPX]
Suspend to disk - why does it hurt so? presented by Matthew Garrett, Matthew Garrett
[Slides OGG SPX]
After 25 Years, C/C++ Understands Concurrency presented by Paul McKenney, Paul McKenney
[Slides OGG SPX]
Securing the DNS, one zone at a time presented by Andrew Ruthven, Andrew Ruthven
[Slides OGG SPX]
Farsight 2: Video conferencing made easy presented by Olivier Crête, Olivier Crête
[Slides OGG SPX]
Break
12:20pm
Lunch
Session 3
1:30pm
NFS Tuning Secrets, or, Why Does "Sync" Do Two Different Things? presented by Greg Banks, Greg Banks
[Slides OGG SPX]
Practical Real-Time Programming in Userspace presented by Lennart Poettering, Lennart Poettering
[Slides OGG SPX]
Roadmap to recovery: Pain and Redemption in X driver development presented by Keith Packard, Keith Packard
[Slides OGG SPX]
Create your own Open Source Dance Mat presented by Tamara Olliver, Tamara Olliver
[Slides OGG SPX]
lguest64 - a new breed of puppies presented by Glauber Costa, Glauber Costa
[Slides OGG SPX]
Session 4
2:30pm
The Australian Open Source Industry & Community Census 2007 presented by Pia Waugh, Jeff Waugh, Pia Waugh, Jeff Waugh
[ OGG SPX]
Managing Linux with Puppet presented by Luke Kanies, Luke Kanies
[Slides OGG SPX]
Programming the Cell Processor: A simple raytracer from pseudo- to spu-code presented by Michael Ellerman, Michael Ellerman
[Slides OGG SPX]
Designing Libray APIs: How to Make Users Love Your Library. presented by Erik de Castro Lopo, Erik de Castro Lopo
[Slides OGG SPX]
Direct I/O on block device: scalability of I/O submission and processing paths presented by Matthew Wilcox, Matthew Wilcox
Break
3:20pm
Afternoon Tea
Session 5
3:40pm
Lightning Talks
[OGG] [SPX]
Session 6
4:40pm
Conference Close
[OGG] [SPX]


Partners Programme

Today we will explore further afield and take a coach to Ballarat. Here we will visit Sovereign Hill.


Social Programme

Tonight is the Google Party.

Linux Australia Annual General Meeting

Today the results from the Linux Australia elections are announced during the annual general meeting, which starts at 11am at Union House.

Open Day - Saturday 2 February 2008

Following the outstanding success of Open Day at linux.conf.au 2007, we're repeating the day.

By shifting it to a Saturday we hope even more people will be able to come along, experience some of the magic of the conference and find out more about Free and Open Source software from the project teams, community groups, organisations and sponsors who'll be doing show and tell.

Union House
The University of Melbourne

More info on Open Day »

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