Schedule for Thursday

Time slot Room Code
Stanley Burbury 1 Arts Lecture Theatre Stanley Burbury 2 Social Science 1 Social Science 2
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction and Housekeeping
9:30 - 10:20 Keynote 2 - Angela Beesley
Stanley Burbury
10:20 - 10:40 Morning Tea
10:40 - 11:30

The Sugar learning platform by Walter Bender

AIO: Why is this so hard? by Zach Brown

The Art of Klingon programming and What's New in Perl 5.10? (double feature) by Paul Fenwick

Reworking the LAMP - moving authentication and access control to the database by Robert (Bob) Edwards

User love and how to get it through good documentation by Paul Wayper

11:40 - 12:30

Displacing Active Directory - the first Samba4 deployments. by Andrew Bartlett

7 Things Lawyers Don't Understand About Software by Anton Hughes

Contributing to WebKit by Pierre-Luc Beaudoin

CELT: A Low-latency, High-quality Audio Codec by Timothy Terriberry

Using a Malicious User-Level RCU to Torture RCU-Based Algorithms by Paul McKenney

12:30 - 13:50 Lunch
13:50 - 15:40

Arduino: Open Software, Open Hardware by Jonathan Oxer and Hugh Blemings

The Joy of Inkscape by Donna Benjamin

Designing for usability, usefulness, and unit-testing ... the GTK & GNOME tutorial, part 2 by Andrew Cowie

lguest: hacking the little Linux hypervisor - Part II by Rusty Russell

Presentation 13:50 - 14:40

What happens when kernel and userland don't talk? by Michael Kerrisk

14:50 - 15:40

Marketing for Developers: Ten Steps to Promoting Your Project Painlessly by Joe Brockmeier

15:40 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 16:50

Where the future lies: and the ODF in the world by Louis Suarez-Potts

the Inkscape LPE revolution! by Andy Fitzsimon

Liberating content by Benjamin Otte

Spring - A robotics and automation toolkit for research and industry by Clinton Roy

Ksplice: Rebootless kernel updates by Jeff Arnold

17:00 - 17:50

Tricks of the Trade: Learning Free Software hacking from clever people by Hugh Blemings

The Linux-powered Robot Clarinet by Mark Sheahan and Peter Chubb

Why Color Management matters to Open Source and to You by Jon Cruz

Kernel/Userspace interfaces: can we ever get it right? by Stephen Hemminger

Integrating videoconferencing into everyday applications by Olivier CrĂȘte


The Professional Delegates Networking Session is a great opportunity to rub shoulders with others working within the Free and Open Source business sphere. This year sees an informal gathering in a summer garden environment, the perfect place to mingle and spruik your latest achievements.

All social events.

Schedule is subject to change without notice.