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Video and Audio for the mini-confs is now available online.

Distro Summit

Old Arts - Theatre E

For more information about the Distro Summit, please contact Jon Oxer.

Start Time Title Speaker
9:00 AM Introduction
9:20 AM Distro Roundup A cast of thousands
10:10 AM Morning Tea
10:30 AM Why would a large corporate create their own distro? Shane Owenby
10:55 AM Release Monkey: Autobuilding packages for multiple distros Jonathan Oxer
11:20 AM Moving Time
11:30 AM Disintermediating Distributions Jeff Waugh
12:20 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Distro analysis using HP's data mining tools Bob Gobeille
2:20 PM Moving Time
2:30 PM Release Management in Free Software Projects Martin Michlmayr
3:20 PM Afternoon Tea
3:40 PM TBA
4:30 PM Moving Time
4:40 PM TBA

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Gaming Mini-conf

Wood Theatre
For more information about the Gaming Mini-conf, please contact Tim Ansell.

Start Time Title Speaker
9:00 AM Why the Gaming Miniconf? Tim Ansell
9:30 AM Crystal Space in 3d! Christopher Fraser
9:30 AM Playing with Crayons Douglas Bagnall
10:10 AM Morning Tea  
10:30 AM FOSS in Game Development Education Panel Meghashyam Boyapati, Toan Huynh and Geoff Leach
11:20 AM Moving Time  
11:30 AM Licensing for Game Content Creators Jessica Coates
11:55 AM Licensing for Game Content Creators Panel Jessica Coates, Kimberlee Weatherall
12:20 PM Lunch  
1:30 PM FOSS in Commercial Games Panel Paul Hampson, Andrew Bailey and Michael Abbott
2:20 PM Moving Time  
2:30 PM pyglet piñata (Interactive Tutorial) Alex Holkner, Richard Jones
3:20 PM Afternoon Tea  
3:40 PM pyglet piñata (Interactive Tutorial) Alex Holkner, Richard Jones
4:05 PM Enlightenment for 2d Games Brett Nash
4:30 PM Moving Time  
4:40 PM PyWeek Games on a deadline Richard Jones
4:55 PM Lightning Talks  

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Gentoo Down Under

Prest Theatrette, Economics & Commerce
For more information about the Gentoo Down Under Mini-conf, please contact Mark Kowarsky.

Start Time Title Speaker
9:00 AM An introduction to Gentoo Sura Mendis
9:30 AM Hardened Gentoo Andrew Ross
10:10 AM Morning tea  
10:30 AM Tutorials: Gentoo's Package Managers  
  Portage Ivan Miljenovic
  Paludis Patrick Ohearn
  Pkgcore Mark Kowarsky
11:20 AM Moving time  
11:30 AM Paddling Upiver - A presentation that discusses the relations between up stream developers and downstream packagers. Andrew Cowie
12:20 PM Lunch  

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GNOME.conf.au

Old Arts - Theatre D
For more information about GNOME.conf.au, please contact Jeff Waugh.

Start Time Title Speaker
09:00 AM Welcome to GNOME.conf.au Jeff Waugh
09:20 AM Conduit - It shines! John Stowers
09:45 AM GNOME Mobile Foo - Building an app for OpenMoko/Maemo Rob Bradford
10:10 AM Morning Tea  
10:30 AM OLPC... What can we learn and steal from Sugar? (plus discussion) Martin Sevior
11:20 AM Moving Time
11:30 AM TBD
11:55 AM TBD
12:20 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Of GNOMEs and Wizards - lessons learned from Kennards Hire's GNOME deployment Lindsay Holmwood
1:55 PM PolicyKit - Locking down the free desktop in a user/admin friendly way David Zeuthen
2:20 PM Moving Time  
2:30 PM Clutter Bling - Shiny Stuff! Rob Bradford
2:55 PM Status of PulseAudio and GNOME Lennart Poettering
3:20 PM Afternoon Tea
3:40 PM Lightning Talks - add your name and topic now! Everyone!
4:30 PM Moving Time
4:40 PM International Beer Exchange (may not include beer) Everyone!

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Kernel Mini-conf

Copland Theatre
For more information about the Kernel Mini-conf, please contact Matthew Wilcox.

Start Time Title Speaker
9:00 AM Writing a PCI device driver using QEmu Christoph Hellwig
10:30 AM Cache-efficient Data Structures Joern Engel
11:30 AM How not to invent kernel interfaces Arnd Bergmann
1:30 PM Enhancing Linux Graphics Jesse Barnes
2:30 PM Linux disk I/O scheduling Joshua Root
3:40 PM Lightning Talks  
4:40 PM Kernel Developer Panel  

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LinuxChix Mini-conf

Old Arts - Theatre C
For more information about the LinuxChix Mini-conf, please contact Mary Gardiner and Robyn Manning.

Start Time Title Speaker
9:00 AM Welcome and introduction Miniconf organisers
9:20 AM Heroes Pia Waugh
10:10 AM Morning tea  
10:30 AM So you want to be a sysadmin Joh Clarke
11:20 AM Moving time  
11:30 AM Not-common-enough code optimisations Jacinta Richardson
11:55 AM Memcache, keeping data in the handiest place: memory Brenda Wallace
12:20 PM Lunch  
1:30 PM Who’s Behind Wikipedia? Brianna Laugher
2:20 PM Moving time  
2:30 PM From behind the monitor: Communication challenges in open source projects Adaora Oniya
3:20 PM Afternoon tea  
3:40 PM Community work, adult education, computer recycling/refurbishing all using Linux Robyn Manning and Kylie Willison
4:30 PM Moving time  
4:40 PM What does a community manager do? Stormy Peters

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MySQL Mini-conf

Old Arts - Theatre B
More information about the MySQL Mini-conf can be found on the Wiki.

Start Time Title Speaker
9:00 AM Welcome & Introduction Round Arjen Lentz
9:30 AM Upcoming MySQL Features Stewart Smith
10:10 AM Morning Tea  
10:30 AM MySQL Indexing Methods Jonathon Coombes
10:55 AM MySQL Optimisation by Design Arjen Lentz
11:20 AM Moving Time  
11:30 AM Getting started with MySQL Proxy Giuseppe Maxia
12:20 PM Lunch  
1:30 PM MySQL Support Procedures Trent Lloyd
2:20 PM Moving Time  
2:30 PM High Availability, Replicating MySQL database Oliver Hookins
3:20 PM Afternoon Tea  
3:40 PM Multi-Master Models for MySQL Jonathon Coombes
4:05 PM Dealing with Hierarchical Structures Arjen Lentz
4:30 PM Moving Time  
4:40 PM Lightning Sessions  
5:05 PM Open Forum & Discusson moderated by Arjen & Stewart

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SysAdmin Mini-conf

Old Arts - Theatre A
For more information about the SysAdmin Mini-conf, please contact Simon Lyall.

Start Time Title Speaker
9:00 AM Welcome and Announcements  
  Automation Session  
9:05 AM Reliable, Repeatable, Reproducible Infrastructure Steven Ellis
9:45 AM Puppetising Kennards Hire Lindsay Holmwood
10:10 AM Morning Tea  
  Performance Tuning  
10:30 AM Linux Performance Tuning Anshul Gupta
10:55 AM Tuning hosts for network performance Glen Turner
  Availability Session  
11:30 AM High Availability, Replicating MySQL database Oliver Hookins
11:55 AM Disaster Management & Recovery Using Open Source Ryan Fuerst
12:20 PM Lunch  
  Lightning Talks  
1:30 PM Improving Operations and Systems Management using Trac Steven Ellis
1:40 PM Network and firewall redundancy (with carp, pfsync and openbgpd) Joel Shea
1:50 PM How do we use dotProject to achieve efficient project management goals in a R&D team Tommy Yan
2:00 PM Additional Lightning talks  
  Misc 1  
2:30 PM OpenLDAP Enterprise Features Bruce Huang and Tommy Yan
2:55 PM A Special way to manage your Linux boxes by IM protocol Tower Wan
3:20 PM Afternoon Tea  
  Monitoring Session  
3:40 PM What's the time, Mr Wolf? Lindsay Holmwood
4:05 PM Wireshark - packet sniffing Martin Visser
  Misc 2  
4:40 PM BOF Session  

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Partners Programme

In the morning we will do a tour of the historical Queen Victoria Markets and taste some of the delicious produce on offer.

In the afternoon we will take a tram to the Immigration Museum. Afterwards, you are free to explore the city.

Social Programme

Tonight is the Speaker's Dinner, at a secret location.

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