Linux.conf.au Announces Keynotes for 2009

Submitted on 2008-10-08 16:00

The Linux.conf.au 2009 organising team today announced the three keynote speakers that will be presenting at next year's Linux.conf.au. "We expect this mix of keynotes will be the perfect entree into each day of the conference," said LCA09 organiser, Ben Powell. "Every LCA so far has had great keynotes, and Tasmania '09 is no different."

The speakers are: internationally recognised author, speaker and systems administrator, Tom Limoncelli; co-founder of Wikia and Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation Advisory Board, Angela Beesley; and Chief Open Source Officer at Sun Microsystems, Simon Phipps.

The keynote speakers will be presenting the opening talks on each day of the main conference, before delegates disperse to enjoy the wide selection of presentations available. "We chose keynotes who will have wide appeal to all attending, and we expect delegates will leave these sessions feeling inspired," said Mr. Powell. "We hoped to set the tone of the conference by our keynotes, and with our keynote lineup now finalised, we feel we've achieved that goal. We are delighted to have Tom, Angela, and Simon involved."

Linux.conf.au, the National Linux Conference, will be held January 19-24 in Hobart at the University of Tasmania. More information about linux.conf.au can be found at http://www.linux.conf.au.