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  • Council Meeting 17 March 2011

    Thu, 2011-03-17 20:03 - 20:41

    Present: John Ferlito, Peter Lieverdink, Michael Carden, Mary Gardiner, Kelly Yeoh, Alice Boxhall, Joshua Hesketh.


  • LCA 2013 - Formal bids request


    The Linux Australia council is now requesting formal bid proposals for hosting LCA2013. You now have just under two months to prepare your bids and send them to the council and the community at large.

    The bid process timeline is outlined below:

  • Council Meeting 3 March 2011

    Thu, 2011-03-03 20:04 - 20:42

    Present: Kelly Yeoh, Michael Carden, Mary Gardiner, John Ferlito, Alice Boxhall, Joshua Hesketh, Peter Lieverdink

  • Council Meeting 17 February 2011

    Thu, 2011-02-17 20:05 - 20:58
    • Present: John Ferlito, Michael Carden, Mary Gardiner, Joshua Hesketh, Peter Lieverdink, Kelly Yeoh, Alice Boxhall
    • Apologies: 


    • Improvements to harassment policy
      Do some work on it at face to face.
    • LCA team gifts
      In progress.
    • Council face to face
  • LCA2011 Friday Morning Keynote

    On the last day of 2011, Mark Pesce gave the final keynote entitled “Smoke Signals”. The slides and an essay based on the presentation are available on Mark's website.

    After the keynote both the conference organising team and members of the Linux Australia council received complaints from attendees regarding some of the content and imagery in the presentation. The imagery in particular was of a nature that was upsetting to a number of viewers.

  • LCA2013 Bid Process Open


    We have just come off the tail end of 2011 and I'm very much looking forwarded to 2012 in Ballarat next year. However it is now time to look forwards to 2013.

    We have moved the bid process much earlier this year to give teams more of a chance to get organised and to leave the wining team enough time to make preparations for the announcement at 2012.

    The new timeline is outlined below: