maybe someone is interested in this event and wants to represent Arch. I don't
have time to go there myself.
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Betreff: LinuxDay in Dornbirn Vorarlberg
Datum: Donnerstag 18 September 2008
Von: Andreas Peter <stromi(a)allgaeu-tux.de>
Hoffe das ich bei dir richtig bin.
Am 29. November veranstalltet die LUG Vorarlberg in Dornbirn den 10.
Falls du Lust und Zeit hast zu kommen um A, wäre es am besten, wenn du
uns eine vollständige Anmeldung gemäß http://www.linuxday.at/cfp.html
Die Fahrtkosten werden von uns übernommen und eine Unterkunft kann, wenn
gewünscht, organisiert werden.
+49 171 3840767
10. LinuxDay in Dornbirn am 29.11.2008 http://www.linuxday.at
Telefon 0228 9716608
Mobil 0160 95269831
I would like to formerly invite the Arch Linux community to participate
at the 7th Annual Southern California Linux Expo. The event will be
taking place February 20th-22nd, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA at the Westin
LAX hotel. I am including our call for dotORG exhibitors as well as our
call for papers.
More information about the event can be found at our website,
Call for dotORG Exhibitors
Wide spread acceptance and encouragement for the user community has
established SCALE as a premiere conference in the Southern California
region. Continuing our efforts to promote open source software, we
invite you to share your work on Free and Open Source projects with the
rest of the community as well as exchange ideas with some leading
experts in these fields.
The proposals should be submitted in the form of a 1-page extended
1. Name of group or open source project.
2. A group logo and contact information including name and email
address. (logo needed for publishing on the website)
3. What will be shown? A list or a brief description of the main
points to be presented should be submitted. Please include enough detail
that will enable the committee to evaluate the proposal.
4. Describe how your participation will benefit both the Southern
California Linux Expo and the attendees.
Submission formats in txt and pdf will be accepted. Exhibitors will be
given a booth* in the SCALE exhibit hall which will include one 6 foot
table, two chairs, one network drop and one 500 watt electrical outlet.
As we are attempting to increase open source awareness it is highly
desirable that demonstrations be shown using free and open source
software. All proposals are to be sent to gareth(a)socallinuxexpo.org.
Details about previous editions of SCALE can be found at
* Booth size to be determined.
Call for Papers
The Linux Exposition of Southern California is proud to announce the 7th
Annual Southern California Linux Expo scheduled for February 20-22, 2009
at the Westin Hotel near the Los Angeles International Airport. Wide
spread acceptance and encouragement from the user community has
established SCALE as a premiere Linux/Open Source conference in the
Southern California region.
This year, we are proud to announce the addition of two specialized
tracks in addition to the three existing tracks that we have every year.
These specialized tracks are going to be (i) beginners' track (ii)
In the past few years, we have found that a large percentage of our
attendees is comprised of beginning Linux users; some who are still
unsure about what lies ahead if they migrate to Linux/Open Source
Software (OSS). We are dedicating a complete track to better inform such
users of the benefits of moving to Linux/OSS and potentially assist them
in making their transition easier. We are calling this track the
The other core constituency of our attendees over the last few years
have been the people who use Linux/OSS regularly and are interested in
enhancing their understand- ing of its inner workings. We have decided
to dedicate a separate track for those power users and are calling it
the Developer's Track.
Continuing our efforts to promote and educate the public about open
source, we invite you to share your work on Free/Open Source projects
with the rest of the community as well as exchange ideas with some
leading experts in these fields. Details about previous editions of
SCALE can be found at http://www.socallinuxexpo.com/scale7x/past/.
We have listed some topics of interest below, with the caveat that
depending on the talk content any of the topics mentioned below
could fit into any of the program tracks, including beginners and
developers. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Core Operating System Issues (Developer Track)
* Kernel Internals and Enhancements
* Unix variants: Tools and Appliances
* Operating Systems for Embedded Platforms
* System Administration: Low-level Details
* In-depth Programming/Scripting with Open Source Languages
Open Source for Beginners (Beginner's Track)
* Desktop Operating Systems
* Security and Trouble Shooting
* Linux/Unix/Windows Inter-operability
* Linux Shells
* Open Source Deployments and Experiences
* Samba/Windows sharing
* Open Source Productivity Applications
* Transitioning from Windows
* Basic scripting/automation
* User system administration issues
Miscellaneous Open Source Topics
* Tools for Multimedia and Gaming
* Tools for Profiling and Performance Optimization
* LAMP architectures/development
* Open Source Customizations for data centers
* Open Source solutions for cloud computing and web services
* Open Source Animation Tools
* Open Source and Web 2.0
* Open Source Database Platforms
* System Administration: An Expert's View
* Open Source Licensing
* Government Policies with Open Source
* Open Source Promotion and Adoption: Current State
The proposals should be submitted as a 1-page extended abstract comprising:
(i) Title for the talk
(ii) Name, affiliation, bio, a passport size picture, and contact email
address of the presenter. Please ensure that the personal biography is
not more than 1000 characters; focus on relevant experience to your
proposal topic and write from the third-person perspective.
(iii) What will be covered? A list or a brief description of the main
points to be presented should be submitted.
(iv) Please indicate if the talk will be suitable for the beginners
track, developers track or the general tracks. This will aid the SCALE
committee during the review process.
(v) Please notify us if the presentation will require a special
technical set-up. The setup provided will include:
(b) overhead projector (resolution 1024 x 768)
(c) a laptop running Linux with a pdf viewer as well as OpenOffice
Submission formats in txt and pdf will be accepted. Presentations will
be allotted a time slot of about 45 minutes. Please ensure that
presentations must be done in open non-proprietary format. All proposals
are to be sent to kapadia(a)socallinuxexpo.org.
4 August, 2008: CFP Opens
30 Nov, 2008: Deadline for abstracts/proposals submissions
20 Dec, 2008: Last date for notification of acceptance
20 Feb, 2009: Conference starts
Gareth J. Greenaway <g(a)socallinuxexpo.org>
Voice - 877-831-2569 x130
Southern California Linux Expo