2009 Hobart Conference Announces Emperor Penguin Sponsors

Submitted on 2008-11-20 19:10

The 2009 organising team today is pleased to announce that HP and IBM are once again extending their support to as its primary sponsors, sponsoring the Open Source conference at Emperor Penguin level.

Hugh Blemings, Open Source Hacker, Linux Technology Centre, IBM A/NZ and Micah Parrish, Linux and Open Source Engineer, HP, said that as firm supporters of Open Source Software, both companies are delighted to once again sponsor

“We are very happy to have HP and IBM on board once again as Emperor sponsors for,” said Ben Powell, conference organiser. “Both IBM and HP have offered to support us at the highest tier of sponsorship which shows their ongoing commitment to furthering the development of open source software,” said Mr. Powell., the National Linux Conference, will be held January 19-24 in Hobart at the University of Tasmania. More information about registration can be found at