Schedule

Monday

Time slot
Open Source Databases
Stanley Burbury 1
Linux Kernel
Arts Lecture Theatre
Systems Administration Miniconf
Stanley Burbury 2
MythTV
Social Science 1
Linuxchix Miniconf
Arts Tutorial Room
Mobile Devices Miniconf
Social Science 2
The Business of Open Source
Multiroom
9:00 - 9:30 Individual Introduction and Housekeeping 9:00 - 9:05

Introduction and Housekeeping

9:05 - 9:30

Open Hardware business models by David Rowe

9:30 - 10:20

Open Source and your business and development models by Arjen Lentz

9:30 - 10:20

NDB/Bindings - Use the MySQL Cluster Direct API from languages you actually like for fun and profit by Monty Taylor

Is Parallel Programming Hard, And, If So, Why? by Paul McKenney

Providing Active Directory services from Linux, using Samba4 by Andrew Bartlett

MythNetTV by Michael Still

Starting Your Free Software Adventure by Mary Gardiner

A Linux multimedia platform for mobile processors by Conrad Parker

10:20 - 10:40 Morning Tea
10:40 - 11:30

InnoDB scaling up and performance by Bruce Huang

TBA by David Woodhouse

Rapid repeatable provisioning of Linux systems by Richard Keech

Transcoding in MythTV by Paul Wayper

On Speaking by Jacinta Richardson

10:40 - 11:10

Baglady 2.0 - A modular a/v streaming tool by Nancy Mauro-Flude

11:20 - 11:50

The Bits Noone Talks About by Mark Phillips

12:00 - 12:30

Funambol and SyncML by Mathew McBride

Open Source Business models and engaging corporate and Govenment sectors in Australia by Jeff and Pia Waugh

11:40 - 12:30

OurDelta - Builds for MySQL by Arjen Lentz

Linux Problem-Solving Hour

11:40 - 12:05

Automating system administration by Devdas Bhagat

12:05 - 12:30

A new device mapper snapshot implementation by Tomonori Fujita

MythTV Internals by Nigel Pearson

Panel on Geek Parenting by panellists TBC

Open Source Business 101 for Hackers by Ross Turk

12:30 - 13:50 Lunch
13:50 - 14:40

The Security-Enhanced PostgreSQL - "System-wide consistency" in access controls by KaiGai Kohei

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love ACPI by Matthew Garrett

Lightning Talks

Debugging DTV by Steven Ellis

13:50 - 14:15

Digitising the paper panopticon by Claudine Chionh

14:20 - 14:45

Great Firewall of Australia: The Swiss Cheese Project by Aeriana Lee

13:50 - 14:20

Ubuntu Mobile by David Mandala

14:30 - 15:00

Poky Linux by Rob Bradford

15:10 - 15:40

Mobile Experience with Linux - Android Internals & Prototype by Geun Sik Lim

Marketing Open Source Projects by Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier

14:50 - 15:40

Maria, the new storage engine for MySQL by Michael Widenius

Large CPUmasks by Rusty Russell

14:50 - 15:15

Free and Open Source Software in Environmental Forecasting by Christopher Edsall

15:15 - 15:40

System-level Performance Management with PCP by Nathan Scott

14:50 - 15:15

MythTV development from '04 to now by Nigel Pearson

15:15 - 15:40

Lightning Talks

Workshop: How to evangelise IT for girls by Donna Benjamin and Pia Waugh

Collaborating Successfully with Large Corporations by Bdale Garbee

15:40 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 16:50

Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks

Rails Deployment In The Enterprise - Transmitting A Little Experience by Robert Postill

16:00 - 16:25

Presence Awareness by Jonathan Oxer

16:25 - 17:50

Panel

16.00 - 16.25

Chixbits by Robyn Willison

16.25 - 16.50

Planning session for next Chix event

16.55 - 17.25

Lightning talks

16:00 - 16:30

Intelligent CPU Power Management using the Performance Monitoring Unit and some Brains by David Snowdon and Etienne Le Sueur

16:40 - 17:10

WebKit for electronic ink displays by Marco Barisione

17:20 - 17:50

Graphics for Mobile Devices by Carsten "Raster" Haitzler

Running an open source training business by Jacinta Richardson

17:00 - 17:50

Lightning Talks

Ask a Kernel Hacker Panel

Managing systems with Red Hat Satellite by Richard Keech

Did Hell Freeze Over? by Lawrence Crumpton

Tuesday

Time slot
Open Source Databases
Stanley Burbury 1
Linux Security 2009
Arts Lecture Theatre
Systems Administration Miniconf
Stanley Burbury 2
Multimedia
Social Science 1
Virtualization and Management
Social Science 2
Gaming Miniconf
Arts Tutorial Room
Free as in Freedom
Multiroom
9:00 - 9:30 Individual Introduction and Housekeeping
9:30 - 10:20

Enhanced monitoring of MySQL servers by Arjen Lentz

AppArmor by John Johansen

747s on Treadmills: Experiences scaling uptime and management by Matt Moor

Foundations of Open Media Software workshop summary by Silvia Pfeiffer and FOMS participants

Creating a High Availability Environment for Xen Virtual Machines: Part 1 by Sander van Vugt

9:30 - 9:55

The Linux Gooey by Andrew Doull

9:55 - 10:20

Platinum Arts Sandbox by Mike Tomaino

Beyond Open Source by Arthur Sale

10:20 - 10:40 Morning Tea
10:40 - 11:30

SQL is dead by Monty Taylor

FBAC-LSM by Z. Cliffe Schreuders

System administration consequences of the endgame of IPv4 and deployment of IPv6 by Glen Turner

Dirac by Anuradha Suraparaju

Creating a High Availability Environment for Xen Virtual Machines: Part 2 by Sander van Vugt

VR Application Development in Linux by Ioanna Ioannou

10:40 - 11:10

Future directions for Copyright Law by Laura Simes

11:10 - 11:30

OpenAustralia - Everyday democracy for everybody in Australia by Matthew Landauer

11:40 - 12:30

Paying It Forward - Harnessing the MySQL Contributory Resources by Colin Charles

LAPP/SELinux by KaiGai Kohei

Google and IPv6 by Angus Lees

OMS by Gerard Fernando

Oracle VM and Enterprise Life-Cycle Management by Avi Miller

11:40 - 12:05

Share Your Experience: YouTube Integration In Games by Claus Hӧfele

12:05 - 12:30

FOSS games and the law by Nic Suzor

11:40 - 12:05

Gratis & libre by Liam Wyatt

12:05 - 12:30

Freedom Fighting - how do we convince the powers that be to relax their grip? by Jessica Coates

12:30 - 13:50 Lunch
13:50 - 14:40

DRBD - Database agnostic synchronous replication for everyone! by Monty Taylor

TOMOYO Linux by Kentaro Takeda

13:50 - 14:15

Database backed DNS systems by Devdas Bhagat

14:15 - 14:50

Keeping On Trac by Steven Ellis

Lightning Talks

Cloud Computing with openQRM by Matt Rechenburg

FOSS game development panel

13:50 - 14:15

It's all fun and games until someone wants to sue you: Reporting in the age of citizen journalism by Sarah Stokely

14:15 - 14:40

We are the translators! by Jeff Waugh

14:50 - 15:40

MySQL Server Coding & Patching for Dummies by Arjen Lentz

SE Linux in Lenny by Russel Coker

Lightning Talks

PiTiVi by Edward Hervey

VESPER (Virtual Embraced Space ProbER) -- Can SystemTap bridge host and guests? by Sungho Kim

FOSS game playing panel

A Review of Australian GeoData and Providers by Simon Greener

15:40 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 16:50

Lightning Talks

Rootless Reality by Casey Schaufler

16:00 - 16:25

Help! My spam filter is eating my real email! by Roland Turner

16:25 - 16:50

I Hate Spam by Peter Chubb

Gnash by Rob Savoye

Linux and Virtualization Manageemnt tools at HP by Aland Adams

Lightning talks

16:00 - 16:30

Public history in the digital age by Claudine Chionh

16:30 - 16:50

Free as in Market: Property and Liberty by Rusty Russell

17:00 - 17:50

Lightning Talks

The Great Debate - Panel on security futures

BOF

Canola2 by Artur de Souza

Lightning Talks

Playing FOSS games with discussion

Close + Freedom Bingo

Speakers Dinner

An invitation is extended to our speakers and the mini-conf organisers to attend our Speakers Dinner, to be held at an undisclosed location on Tuesday night. An evening to socialise and enjoy a quiet meal in beautiful surroundings, the dinner promises to be a unique and memorable occasion.

All social events.

Wednesday

Time slot Room Code
Stanley Burbury 1 Arts Lecture Theatre Stanley Burbury 2 Social Science 1 Social Science 2
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome and Housekeeping
9:30 - 10:20 Keynote 1 - Thomas A. Limoncelli
Stanley Burbury
[Slides]
10:20 - 10:40 Morning Tea
10:40 - 11:30

Introducing the Re-Built Linux Desktop by Keith Packard
[Slides]

Continuous Integration for PHP Projects by Ben Cornwell

The SPU Filesystem - An Interface to the Cell Broadband Engine by Jeremy Kerr
[Slides]

FFADO - Firewire audio for Linux by Jonathan Woithe
[Slides]

Remote Management System. Really remote. by Thomas Sprinkmeier
[Slides]

11:40 - 12:30

From click to pixel: A tour of the Linux graphics pipeline by Carl Worth
[Slides]

Use the Fork Luke! by Brian Aker
[Slides]

Subversion Scaling at Google by Marc MERLIN
[Slides]

Puppet for Configuration Management by James Turnbull

Let's mingle by Sjoerd Simons
[Slides]

12:30 - 13:50 Lunch
Tutorial
13:50 - 15:40

PHP Architecture, Scalability, and Security by Rasmus Lerdorf

Using Asterisk for Fun and Profit by Avi Miller

What Makes the Lizard Roar? A Tour through Mozilla Architecture by Akkana Peck
[Slides]

Introduction to Django by Jacob Kaplan-Moss
[Slides]

Presentation 13:50 - 14:40

Your input is important to us! by Peter Hutterer

14:50 - 15:40

lguest: hacking the little Linux hypervisor - Part I (Preparation) by Rusty Russell

15:40 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 16:50

Joining the mob: the kernel development process by Jonathan Corbet

Web Site and Web Application Accessibility with Orca and Firefox by Jason White

HW-Accelerated HD video playback under Linux by Zou Nanhai
[Slides]

Practical, efficient, fast, portable and safe File IO by Stewart Smith
[Slides]

The Genderchangers Academy by nancy mauro-FLude
[Slides]

17:00 - 17:50

Crikey! Open sourcing the future of news by Sarah Stokely and Jeff Waugh

Cross-distro collaboration: packaging with modern version control systems by Martin Krafft
[Slides]

Implementing an OptIPortal; a massively scalable clustered display environment. by Chris Willing
[Slides]

Btrax - an automated coverage test tool - by Satoshi Oshima
[Slides]

Evolution of Multicast Engine on Linux by Hideaki Yoshifuji
[Slides]

Penguin Dinner

This year, linux.conf.au brings a touch of class to the Annual Penguin Dinner. A full three course banquet awaits, with lots of choice from the best food Tasmania has to offer at Hobart's Wrest Point Convention Centre in Sandy Bay.

All social events.

Thursday

Time slot Room Code
Stanley Burbury 1 Arts Lecture Theatre Stanley Burbury 2 Social Science 1 Social Science 2
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction and Housekeeping
9:30 - 10:20 Keynote 2 - Angela Beesley
Stanley Burbury
[Slides]
10:20 - 10:40 Morning Tea
10:40 - 11:30

The Sugar learning platform by Walter Bender
[Slides]

AIO: Why is this so hard? by Zach Brown
[Slides]

The Art of Klingon programming and What's New in Perl 5.10? (double feature) by Paul Fenwick

Reworking the LAMP - moving authentication and access control to the database by Robert (Bob) Edwards

User love and how to get it through good documentation by Paul Wayper
[Slides]

11:40 - 12:30

Displacing Active Directory - the first Samba4 deployments. by Andrew Bartlett
[Slides]

7 Things Lawyers Don't Understand About Software by Anton Hughes

Contributing to WebKit by Pierre-Luc Beaudoin
[Slides]

CELT: A Low-latency, High-quality Audio Codec by Timothy Terriberry
[Slides]

Using a Malicious User-Level RCU to Torture RCU-Based Algorithms by Paul McKenney
[Slides]

12:30 - 13:50 Lunch
Tutorial
13:50 - 15:40

Arduino: Open Software, Open Hardware by Jonathan Oxer and Hugh Blemings

The Joy of Inkscape by Donna Benjamin

Designing for usability, usefulness, and unit-testing ... the linux.conf.au GTK & GNOME tutorial, part 2 by Andrew Cowie
[Slides]

lguest: hacking the little Linux hypervisor - Part II by Rusty Russell

Presentation 13:50 - 14:40

What happens when kernel and userland don't talk? by Michael Kerrisk
[Slides]

14:50 - 15:40

Marketing for Developers: Ten Steps to Promoting Your Project Painlessly by Joe Brockmeier

15:40 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 16:50

Where the future lies: OpenOffice.org and the ODF in the world by Louis Suarez-Potts
[Slides]

the Inkscape LPE revolution! by Andy Fitzsimon

Liberating content by Benjamin Otte
[Slides]

Spring - A robotics and automation toolkit for research and industry by Clinton Roy
[Slides]

Ksplice: Rebootless kernel updates by Jeff Arnold
[Slides]

17:00 - 17:50

Tricks of the Trade: Learning Free Software hacking from clever people by Hugh Blemings
[Slides]

The Linux-powered Robot Clarinet by Mark Sheahan and Peter Chubb
[Slides]

Why Color Management matters to Open Source and to You by Jon Cruz
[Slides]

Kernel/Userspace interfaces: can we ever get it right? by Stephen Hemminger
[Slides]

Integrating videoconferencing into everyday applications by Olivier CrĂȘte

PDNS

The Professional Delegates Networking Session is a great opportunity to rub shoulders with others working within the Free and Open Source business sphere. This year sees an informal gathering in a summer garden environment, the perfect place to mingle and spruik your latest achievements.

All social events.

Friday

Time slot Room Code
Stanley Burbury 1 Arts Lecture Theatre Stanley Burbury 2 Social Science 1 Social Science 2
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction and Housekeeping
9:30 - 10:20 Keynote 3 - Simon Phipps
Stanley Burbury
10:20 - 10:40 Morning Tea
10:40 - 11:30

autocluster - a system for automated testing of clustered systems by Andrew Tridgell and Martin Schwenke
[Slides]

Collaborative Video for Wikipedia by Michael Dale
[Slides]

Actually Using It: Doing Cool Things with Telepathy by Robert McQueen

Solid State Drives by Matthew Wilcox
[Slides]

sVirt: Hardening Linux Virtualization with Mandatory Access Control by James Morris
[Slides]

11:40 - 12:30

Awesome things you've missed in Perl by Paul Fenwick

Ogg Chopping: techniques for programming correctness and efficiency by Conrad Parker
[Slides]

Untangling device drivers by Peter Chubb
[Slides]

HyKim: The cuddly rescue bear by Kymberly Cox
[Slides]

The Mesh Potato by David Rowe
[Slides]

12:30 - 13:50 Lunch
13:50 - 14:40

OLPC in Australia and the Pacific by Pia Waugh

Power management that works by Matthew Garrett

Implementing Native NFSv4 ACLs in Linux by Greg Banks
[Slides]

From booting without memory to particle beam irradiation: Adventures of Bare Metal Linux at Big Blue by Sonny Rao
[Slides]

OS Circular: Internet bootable OS Archive by Kuniyasu Suzaki
[Slides]

14:50 - 15:40

Geek My Ride by Jonathan Oxer and Jared Herbohn

Champagne usability on a beer budget by Raena Jackson Armitage
[Slides]

Why Open Media Matters by Rob Savoye
[Slides]

Shatter: Fixing X on large displays and/or small hardware by Adam Jackson

OpenChange and KDE - bridging to Microsoft Exchange by Brad Hards
[Slides]

15:40 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 16:50

Open Source for Model Rocket Design by Bdale Garbee
[Slides]

System Administration in a Large-Scale Linux Web-Hosting Environment by Terri Haber
[Slides]

Clutter: Open source bling! by Rob Bradford

Fun with LD_PRELOAD by Kevin Pulo
[Slides]

Building a Medical Endo-Microscope using open source software by Janaka Subhawickrama

17:00 - 17:50 Conference Close/Lightning Talks/BOFs

Conference Closing Celebrations

All good things come to an end, but why not celebrate anyway! Friday night's entertainment will consist of a friendly informal get together to reminisce about all the fun we had. :)

All social events.

Schedule is subject to change without notice.