[OxLUG Announce] Linux 2005 Conference & Tutorials, Swansea, 4-7 August

Alasdair G Kergon oxlug@lists.oxlug.org
Fri Jun 17 21:49:01 2005


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Linux 2005 Conference & Tutorials, Swansea, Thur 4th - Sun 7th August
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Full details at http://www.ukuug.org/events/linux2005/ 

* Early-bird discount is available only until Thursday 30th June *

The event begins with a choice of tutorials on Thursday.
Then the 2-track 3-day conference runs from Friday to Sunday.

Tutorials on Thursday 4th August
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Full Day: Advanced Networking Configuration 
  - Steve Whitehouse, Dave Miller, Jamal Hadi Salim and Patrick Caulfield

Half-Day: Advanced Shell Skills, using Zsh - Sven Guckes and Julius Plenz

Half-day: Advanced Editing, using Vim - Sven Guckes and Julius Plenz


Provisional Conference Programme: Friday 5th August - Sunday 7th August 
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Applications
    * Music Recording, Production and Dist'n with Free Software - Ole Aamot
    * Remixing the Open Source radio show with LUGRadio - Jono Bacon
    * Software Defined Radio and GNU Radio - Bdale Garbee - HP / Debian
    * Video and Linux - Torsten Spindler - ETH Zurich
    * The coming geodata revolution - Steve Coast - xrefer.com
    * A Python Framework for Rapid Application Development 
        - Katherine Goodwin and David Chan - Clockwork Software Systems
    * Managing Biomedical Images and Knowledge by Flickr Web Services 
        - Siu-wai Leung - University of Edinburgh
    * A New Deal in Payroll Software using GNU/Linux and Python 
        - John Pinner - Clockwork Software Systems
    * Mono and ASP.NET - Gonzalo Paniagua Javier - Novell
    * Exchange for Unix - myth or reality? - Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton

Case Studies
    * A large linux deployment in education - Mike Banahan - Cutter Project
    * e-Government Internet - Chris Smith - netFluid Technology
    * Bringing F/L/OSS to the UK Gov't - Mark Taylor - Open Source Consortium

Desktop
    * FreeNX - Virtualization of the Desktop - Fabian Franz - Univ of Karlsruhe
    * Hacking OpenOffice.org 2.0 - Michael Meeks - Novell
    * Cutting-edge Desktop-related Development Projects - Michael Meeks, Novell
    * Introduction to the GNUstep Project - Nicolas Roard

Embedded Systems
    * Skyguard's Skyminder - the Free Software Community's GSM / GPS phone! 
        - Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton

Filesystems
    * UnionFS: Knoppix (Re)writable - Fabian Franz - University of Karlsruhe

Kernel
    * Linux and ACPI - power management - Matthew Garrett - Univ of Cambridge
    * The Linux Development Philosophy and Corporate Contributions 
        - Christoph Hellwig - LST e.V.
    * Diagnosing System Hangs with lkcd & dprobes - Richard J Moore - IBM
    * Adopting a driver - from fixing typos to breaking thousands of 
      machines worldwide - Matthew Wilcox - Hewlett Packard

Networking and Security
    * Keynote - Dave Miller - Red Hat
    * Network Scheduling - Jamal Hadi Salim
    * Exploit Mitigation Techniques - Tom Cosgrove

Productivity
    * Vim Feature Show - Sven Guckes
    * Zsh rules! - Sven Guckes

Systems Administration
    * Preseeding Debian GNU/Linux for automated installations - Philip Hands
    * FAI - the Fully Automatic Installation - Thomas Lange - Univ of Cologne
    * Jigdo - Spreading the load of CD/DVD downloads - Steve McIntyre - Debian

Virtualisation
    * Xen 3.0 & the Art of Virtualization - Ian Pratt - XenSource / Cambridge
    * Xen: Experiences & performance measurements - Ruediger Berlich - Karlsruhe
    * openMosix - Kris Buytaert
    * Linux on the POWER5 processor - Nigel Griffiths - IBM
 

If you book on or before Thursday 30th June you can take advantage of the 
Early Bird rates e.g. just 40 pounds for the 3-day conference (50% discount)
or just 10 pounds for students. (If you're not already a UKUUG member,
you'll need to add the membership fee to this - details on website.) 

There are also still opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors: 
contact office@ukuug.org for details.
 
Web: http://www.ukuug.org/events/linux2005/ 
Email: office@ukuug.org 
Tel: +44 1763 273 475 

Event sponsored by Red Hat, Astaro Internet Security and i.t.wales.