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FAQ

Why hold the conference in April?

April is a beautiful time of year in Canberra. The weather is milder than in January, the traditional time for linux.conf.au. Canberra can be very hot in January.

Who is running linux.conf.au 2005?

A group of dedicated Canberra Linux enthusiasts, with the blessing of Linux Australia. The lead organiser is Steve Hanley.

Who can attend linux.conf.au 2005?

While it is a Linux developer focused conference, anyone who is interested in learning more about the technical aspects of Linux and Open Source is most welcome to attend.

I want to talk about my project...

The Call for Papers has now closed, but there are other options. Perhaps you'd like to run a BOF session, give a lightning talk, or bring a poster instead.

Can I bring my non-Linux-using spouse/partner/children?

Yes, they're very welcome. We are organizing a partner's programme to entertain them in Canberra. They can also join you at at the speakers dinner by purchasing a $60 ticket.

Can I get a group discount?

Sorry, no. There are steep discounts for early registration (before 1 Feb), so we suggest you register early. You make substitutions later if necessary.

How can I maximise my chances of getting my abstract accepted?

The submission needs to make a convincing case for why it meets the criteria: in particular, that the content is interesting and novel, and that the presenter is fluent and knowledgeable. Therefore:

I want to sponsor LCA...

Please write to sponsorship@lca2005.linux.org.au.

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