Linux.conf.au 2003 | Programme

Overview

There are 6 tutorials, 3 keynotes and 36 presentations. Plus a number of Work In Progress/Poster presentations, and as many Birds of a Feather sessions as delegates want to organise themselves.

  • Monday 20th - optional independant mini-confs
  • Tuesday 21st - optional independant mini-confs
  • Wednesday 22nd - Tutorials
  • Thursday 23rd - Lectures/Paper presentations
  • Friday 24rd - Lectures/Paper presentations
  • Saturday 25rd - Lectures/Paper presentations
  • Sunday 26th - Recreational day/fireworks

There is 15 minutes between each presentation to allow you to move between venues and refresh yourself. Speakers are asked to observe this period.

Monday 20th January 2003

Alexander LTMurdoch LTRoss LT
All day Debian mini-conf educationaLinux mini-conf IPv6 mini-conf (1ca::6)
Evening Unplanned: free time

This period is reserved for sub-groups in the community who may wish to gather at the venue. These events are not a part of the main Linux.Conf.Au schedule, but indicative for those interested.

Tuesday 21st January 2003

Alexander LTMurdoch LTRoss LT
All day Debian mini-conf educationaLinux mini-conf Linux Games Mini-Conf
Evening Unplanned: free time (Speaker's Dinner)

This period is reserved for sub-groups in the community who may wish to gather at the venue. These events are not a part of the main Linux.Conf.Au schedule, but indicative for those interested.

Wednesday 22nd January 2003

Alexander LTMurdoch LTRoss LT
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Welcome & Orientation, Octagon Theatre
10:00-11:30 PHP Intro
Rasmus Lerdorf
Using autoconf, automake and friends
Malcolm Tredinnick
Using Sweep: Fun with Scrubby
Conrad Parker
11:30-11:45 Morning Tea
11:45-13:00 PHP Intro
Rasmus Lerdorf
Using autoconf, automake and friends
Malcolm Tredinnick
Using Sweep: Fun with Scrubby
Conrad Parker
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-16:00 PHP Advanced
Rasmus Lerdorf
The Unreliable Guide to Kernel Hacking
Paul "Rusty" Russell
Tutorial: The Ins and Outs of PostgreSQL
Gavin Sherry
16:00-16:15 Afternoon Tea
16:15-17:30 PHP Advanced
Rasmus Lerdorf
The Unreliable Guide to Kernel Hacking
Paul "Rusty" Russell
Tutorial: The Ins and Outs of PostgreSQL
Gavin Sherry
Evening Professional Delegates' Networking Session

Thursday 23rd January 2003

Alexander LTMurdoch LTRoss LT
8:00-9:00 Registration (for those not already registered)
9:00-10:30 Keynote 1: Hacking the kernel and looking cool while driving a fast car - Rusty Russell, Octagon Theatre
10:30-11:00 Morning tea
11:00-11:45 My computer is bigger than yours!
Martin Schwenke
ARQuake-Outdoor Augmented Reality Gaming
Wayne Piekarski
Imaginary systems doing real work loads
Dan Shearer
12:00-12:45 Making the right sort of difference: bugs and what to do with them
Telsa Gwynne
$100,000 OUT OF THE WINDOW? YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS!
Philip Hart
Dynamic Probes - Debugging by Stealth
Suparna Bhattacharya
12:45-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 Sweep: Real-world audio editing on Linux
Conrad Parker
Teaching Software Engineering using Open Source Software
David Glance
What is that CONFIG_HAMRADIO thing anyway? - A Linux users guide to Ham Radio
Hugh Blemings
15:00-15:45 more, More, MORE! Porting Hints and Horror Stories from the Debian Project
Bdale Garbee
Dynamic Feedback in LVS
Jeremy Kerr
DHCPv6 for Linux
Suresh Kodati
15:45-16:15 Afternoon Tea
16:15-17:00 Q & A Session, Octagon Theatre
17:00-18:00 Linux Australia AGM (optional)
18:15-whenever LCA Keysigning (optional)
19:00 - 20:30 ISOC-AU: Telecommunications Consumer Consultation Meeting (optional) - Ross LT
Evening Unplanned: free time

Friday 24th January 2003

Alexander LTMurdoch LTRoss LT
9:00-10:30 Keynote 2: Bdale Garbee: Herding Wild Cats and Related Adventures - An Inside Look at the Debian Project, Octagon Theatre
10:30-11:00 Morning tea
11:00-11:45 The Boston Consulting Group/OSDN Hacker Survey
Jeff "Hemos" Bates
Putting a filesystem into a device driver
Greg K-H
Zeroconf networking
Brad Hards
12:00-12:45 Early UserSpace
H.Peter Anvin
PHP printing with PDF
Rasmus Lerdorf
Problems in Open Source Licencing
Jeremy Malcolm
12:45-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 Towards full NTFS semantics in Samba
Andrew Tridgell
Biometrics and Linux
Alexander Reeder
High Availability using Server Pooling
Thomas Dreibholz
15:00-15:45 Useful kernel audits
Alan Cox
Perdition
Simon "Horms" Horman
Who wants another filesystem
Neil Brown
15:45-16:15 Afternoon Tea
16:15-17:00 BOFs (optional)
Evening Conference Dinner (For Professional delegates and those who have chosen to attend), Currie Hall

Saturday 25th January 2003

Alexander LTMurdoch LTRoss LT
10:00-11:45 Keynote 3: Andrew Tridgell - Network analysis techniques, Octagon Theatre
12:00-12:45 distcc, a distributed C compiler
Martin Pool
Sequel Syndrome: The GNOME Project Grows Up
Jeff Waugh
Katie, open-source revision control system
Geoffrey D. Bennett
12:45-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 I'll do it later: Softirqs, Tasklets, Bottom Halves and Task Queues
Matthew Wilcox
Linux at the Little End of the World
Malcolm Tredinnick
Design of the Portable.NET Interpreter
Rhys Weatherley
15:00-15:45 The Linux Kernel Device Model
Patrick Mochel
EggMenu
James Henstridge
Developing network applications under UNIX
Adrian Chadd
15:45-16:15 Afternoon Tea
16:15-16:45 Best of #1 Best of #2 Best of #3
17:00-18:00 Close
Evening Unplanned: free

Sunday 26th January 2003

Today is a free day to code, talk to people, relax, and then enjoy the fireworks on the foreshore. This is not an official conference day, but if you hang around there are fireworks in the evening down by the river!


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