Miniconfs are run on Monday and Tuesday of These sessions are run over one or both days, and cover specific and often highly specialised areas of interest within the Linux community.

Miniconfs are basically conferences within a conference, with their own organisers and speaker lists, and offer an opportunity to immerse yourself in a number of topics and projects and network with other enthusiasts.

LCA2009 miniconf list

The successful miniconfs have been announced - this year will feature:

Monday Tuesday
Open Source Databases Mini-conf Open Source Databases Mini-conf
Linux Kernel Linux Security 2009
Systems Administration Miniconf Systems Administration Miniconf
MythTV Multimedia
Linuxchix Miniconf Virtualization and Management
Mobile Devices Miniconf Gaming Miniconf
The Business of Open Source - for Software Developers Free as in Freedom