[OxLUG Announce] UKUUG Linux 2008 Conference: Manchester, November 8-9

Alasdair G Kergon agk at oxlug.org
Sat Oct 25 12:20:19 BST 2008


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               UKUUG Linux Conference 2008 - Manchester

                 Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th November

               http://www.ukuug.org/events/linux2008/
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This year's event consists of a twin-track conference over the weekend,
preceded by a full-day Python Web Workshop on Friday 7th November.

This year, we're offering a discounted conference rate of just 60 pounds
for members of UK Linux User Groups provided you book by next Wednesday
(29th October).  The student rate is 20 pounds.  (Separate fees apply
for Friday's Python Web Workshop.)

Please use the following URL to book online at this discounted rate or
contact UKUUG during office hours on 01763 273 475 or office at ukuug.org.
        http://www.ukuug.org/events/linux2008/bookinglug/

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Accessibility and Advocacy
    * Continuity in development using external developers - John I Davies - iT4C
    * Marketing Open Source Software - Sandro Groganz - InitMarketing
    * Desktop Adapted for Dad - Adam Trickett

Applications
    * Home Automation - Steven Goodwin
    * Ingres CAFE - John Smedley - Ingres

Grids and Clusters
    * Distributed evolutionary algorithms with the Geneva library
    * Grid and Clouds in the LHC era
        - Dr. Ruediger Berlich - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    * GridSolve: A nice tool for distributed computing 
        - Marcus Hardt - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    * Cross-Platform Virtual Machines - Paul Knowles - Transitive

Kernel
    * Infrastructure for PCIe endpoint devices 
    * Porting Linux to a new architecture - the right way
        - Arnd Bergmann - IBM Deutschland Research & Development
    * Run time power management - it's not just suspend and resume 
        - Matthew Garrett - Red Hat
    * Supersweet 15 - tales of a filesystems in puberty 
        - Christoph Hellwig - LST e.V.
    * A Whole Family of Penguins - Kyle McMartin - Red Hat

Sysadmin
    * Organising sysadmin documentation - Jon Dowland - Newcastle University
    * Python and System Administration - John Pinner - Linux Emporium

Web
    * An introduction to web application security flaws - Jake Edge - LWN.net
    * Lead into Gold: Catalyst refactoring, optimisation and testing 
        - Matt S Trout - Shadowcat Systems Limited
    * Coding in Pyjamas: Apps for Desktop and the Web
    * FULL-DAY FRIDAY Pure Python Web Workshop: Pyjamas + JSONRPC + Django 
        - Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton

Subject to change - check http://www.ukuug.org/events/linux2008/ 

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