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7 days to go to 2010!

We are anticipating great things to happen at 2010!
With four fantastic keynote presenters: Gabriella Coleman, Benjamin
Mako Hill, Glyn Moody, Nathan Torkington, and a terrific line up
of speakers….

– Patent defence for free software: Andrew Tridgell
– Flying Rockets with Free Hardware and Free Software: Bdale
Garbee and Keith Packard
– Making yourself popular: a guide to social success in (and
for) the Linux community: Matthew Garrett
– PostgreSQL Development Today: Josh Berkus
– Discarding data for fun and profit: Matthew Wilcox
– Making production-ready filesystems: A case study using
ext4: Theodore Tso

The Miniconf Schedules have all been announced! There are miniconfs
in Arduino to open Government, from Wave to Business, attracting
some high profile speakers:

– Carl Worth: Cairo Graphics: Intro and Future
– Angela Byron: Getting Your Feet Wet
– Scott James Remnant: Cutting down boot times
– Rusty Russell: Talloc: Pick Up Your Own Garbage!

– Laurence Millar, (former CIO for New Zealand) – How can
Govt procurement better support Open?
– Stephen Schmid of OCIO – Aus/ Open Source Sand Pit
– Andrew Stott, Director of Digital Engagement, United Kingdom
– Paul Gunn: Weta Digital – Challenges in Data Centre Growth

There’s something for everyone: Dinner events, social networking,
a partners’ programme, keysigning, hackfests, and morning yoga.

The open source conference, being held for the first time in
Wellington, only the second time in New Zealand, attracts delegates
from all around the world: From Andrew Stott, Director of Digital
Engagement, United Kingdom, to Opetaia Simati, Tuvalu to Labour MPs,
Hon. Trevor Mallard and Clare Curran.

To promote awareness of Open Source, 2010 is holding
a technical expo, the 2010 Open Day:

Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Date: Saturday 23 January 2010
Where: Wellington Town Hall
Admission: Free!

To register for 2010, please

About is one of the world’s best conferences for free and
open source software! The coming, LCA2010, will be
held at the Wellington Convention Centre in Wellington, New Zealand
from Monday 18th January to Saturday 23rd January 2010. LCA2010 is
fun, informal and seriously technical, bringing together Free and Open
Source developers, users and community champions from around the world.
LCA2010 is the second time has been held in New Zealand,
with the first being Dunedin in 2006.

For more information see:

About Linux Australia
Linux Australia 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.

For more information see:

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