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Tuesday, 16th January, 2001

Beach. Water. Hardware. Get over your jetlag by competing in the entirely unofficial Beach-Proof Hardware Contest!

Wednesday, 17th January, 2001

Wednesday is tutorial day - devoted to developer mind-melding. Times for the following tutorials will be posted closer to the event:
Time Tute Room 1 Tute Room 2
8:00 - 9:00am Registrations
9:00 - 11:00am An Introduction to Threaded Programming with Linux
Liam Widdowson
Introduction to using DocBook for application documentation
Malcolm Tredinnick
11:00 - 11:30am Morning Tea
11:30 - 1:30pm Bonobo, the GNOME Component Model
George Lebl, Maciej Stachowiak
ColdStore and Unix Persistent Programming
Colin McCormack
1:30 - 2:30pm Lunch
2:30 - 4:30pm How to maintain DNS, DHCP and YP tables from a unique host file
Marc Merlin
Using CVS
Malcolm Tredinnick
4:30pm - Whenever BoFs, Unplanned Zaniness and Hacktime


Thursday, 18th January, 2001

Time Theatre A Theatre B Theatre C
8:00 - 9:00am Registrations
9:00 - 10:30am World Domination: Classified Progress Report and Briefing
Alan Cox
- Keynote Speaker
Theatre A
10:30 - 11:00am Morning Tea
11:00 - 12:00pm devfs
Richard Gooch
OpenH323
Craig Southeren
Linux Standard Base
Christopher Yeoh
12:00 - 1:00pm User Mode Linux
Jeff Dike
Large OSS Project Design and GTKada
Andrew van der Stock
Cluster System Administration and GFS
John Goebel, Ken Preslan
1:00 - 2:00pm Lunch
2:00 - 3:00pm Tux2 Failsafe Filesystem
Daniel Phillips
Qt/Embedded
John Ryland
 
3:00 - 4:00pm The Hardware Accelerated Desktop
Rasterman
Memtest: Finding holes in the VM system
Juan J. Quintela
Why KDE Works
Sirtaj Singh Kang
4:00 - 4:15pm Afternoon Tea
4:15 - 5:15pm The New Linux VM
Rik van Riel
The e-smith Server and Gateway
Kirrily 'Skud' Robert
rproxy
Martin Pool
5:15 - 5:30pm Break for night-time festivities planning
5:30 - 7:00pm Non-TCP/IP Networking
Fancy schmancy schmooze session for speakers and professional ticket holders. Not suits. If you wear a suit, or even if you look like you'd be more comfortable in a suit, we'll say words like 'marketing' behind your back, and not offer you any Australian beer. ;-)
Whenever Unplanned Zaniness and Hacktime
See Sydney the way it was meant to be seen: From behind the confused haze of post-pub-crawl tipsiness.


Friday, 19th January, 2001

Time Theatre A Theatre B Theatre C
8:00 - 9:00am Registrations
9:00 - 10:30am A Zero-copy and Delayed Fragment Reassembly Framework for Linux
David Miller
- Keynote Speaker
Theatre A
10:30 - 11:00am Morning Tea
11:00 - 12:00pm IA64 Linux
Stephane Eranian
GNOME: Past, Present and Future
George Lebl, Maciej Stachowiak
Globally Distributed Content
Simon Horman
12:00 - 1:00pm Leases & Directory Notification
Matthew Wilcox
Scratching An Itch, With and Without Help
Hugh Blemings
The Debian Packaging System
Wichert Akkerman
1:00 - 2:00pm Lunch
2:00 - 3:00pm Is 2D graphics the next killer app for Linux?
Raph Levien
   
3:00 - 4:00pm The Direct Rendering Infrastructure
Gareth Hughes
The New Joy of Init Scripts
Richard Gooch
How Open Source Software Keeps Me From Driving to the CoLo at 3am
Gregory J. Pryzby
4:00 - 4:15pm Afternoon Tea
4:15 - 5:15pm How Free Software Hackers Get the Girls
Paul 'Rusty' Russell
The Traditional Netfilter Talk
Paul 'Rusty' Russell
Hacking, /dev/urandom Style
Paul 'Rusty' Russell
5:15 - 7:00pm BoFs, Unplanned Zaniness and Hacktime
7:00pm - Early Conference Dinner
Mom&Pop(TM): At Home with Linux
Official linux.conf.au conference dinner, featuring the remarkably unique Jon "maddog" Hall.
Please let us know if you are a vegetarian, or have special dietary requirements in advance.


Saturday, 20th January, 2001

Please note that Saturday begins at 9:30am, rather than 9:00am. We hope that half an hour will be enough to get over "the night before".
Time Theatre A Theatre B Theatre C
8:30 - 9:30am Registrations
9:30 - 11:00am Inside the mind of... TiVo
Andrew Tridgell
- Keynote Speaker
Theatre A
11:00 - 11:30am Morning Tea
11:30 - 12:00pm State of SparcLinux on high-end servers (WiP)
Anton Blanchard
Perl 6 (WiP)
Kirrily 'Skud' Robert

12:00 - 12:30pm TLB Sharing In IA-64 Linux (WiP)
Alan Au, Gernot Heiser
Low Latency Linux (WiP)
Andrew Morton
irc++ (WiP)
Liam Quin
12:30 - 1:00pm Linux RAID (WiP)
Neil Brown
Outdoor Augmented Reality With Wearable Computers Running Linux (WiP)
Wayne Piekarski
bewdy, Maaate! (WiP)
Silvia Pfeiffer
1:00 - 2:30pm Lunch
2:30 - 3:30pm Repeated Talks
3:30 - 4:00pm Afternoon Tea
4:00 - 6:00pm Conference Review
Theatre A
Games, Panel, Discussion
6:00pm - Early Pub Crawl
Reckon you can drink us Aussies under the table? Good luck. We're classically trained, and unless you're from one of the other colonies, you've been drinking light beer since the dawn of time. The gauntlet is thrown...
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