18 September 2006
AUUG 2006 Conference Announcement
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUUG 2006 Conference Announcement
A "Must See" conference for anyone using Unix, Linux - and
Open Source on Windows.
Covering topics from security, disaster recovery, databases and VOIP to the management of large systems (including Google).
SYDNEY, Australia — 19 September, 2006 — AUUG, the organisation for UNIX, Linux and Open Source professionals, today announced its annual national conference for UNIX, Linux, BSD and Open Source users, corporations, government agencies, developers and vendors. The conference will provide practical problem solving strategies for managers and implementers of a broad range technologies on UNIX, Linux, MAC OS X and Windows.
The conference, now in its third decade, is a key resource and meeting place for users, developers and vendors wanting to make the most of their investments in UNIX, Linux and Open Source Systems.
The 3 day conference programme is preceded by a 1 day tutorial programme featuring: MySQL, web application development, security and risk management.
Although focused on providing strong technical content, the conference also addresses business topics and provides excellent opportunities for attendees to meet and build friendships via the conference reception and dinner.
Speakers of note include:
- Lars Rasmussen, Google (USA)
- Peter Gutmann, University of Auckland (New Zealand)
- Arjen Lentz, MySQL AB (Australia)
- Tobias Eggendorfer, University of Federal Armed Forces (Germany)
- Lawrie Brown, Australian Defence Force Academy (Australia)
- Michael Strong, Optus (Australia)
- Joseph Gan, Australian Bureau of Statistics (Australia)
The conference program and full speaker details are available on-line at http://www.auug.org.au/events/auug2006/welcome.shtml
Key Partners in the event include: Checkpoint, Computerworld and LinuxWorld.
AUUG 2006 will be held at the Rendezvous Hotel, Flinders Street, Melbourne 11-13 October 2006.
Tutorials will be conducted prior to the conference, at the same venue, on 10 October 2006.
Both AUUG members and non-members can attend with discounts for AUUG members, members of affiliated organizations and students. Registration for the conference is $825 for AUUG members and $1000 for non-members. There is a special discounted student rate of just $110. Tutorials are $360 per half day for AUUG members and $540 for non-members.
These September "Early Bird" rates apply up to 30 September 2006 after which normal registration fees apply. Act now to get the early bird discount by registering at http://www.auug.org.au/events/auug2006/
About AUUG Incorporated
AUUG Inc. is the Organisation for Unix, Linux and Open Source professionals. Dating from 1975, AUUG is a national body with chapters that organise local activities in most capital cities. AUUG's role is building a community by connecting, supporting and promoting people with an interest in interoperable computing - which we see as a key to achieving fitness for purpose and value for money in Information and Communication Technology. Our members are professionals who care about:
- Unix operating systems from proprietary vendors
- Linux, BSD and other Open Source operating systems
- Open standards, specifically those which enable the free and unrestricted interchange of information
- Open Source applications, regardless of the platform they run on
- Related cool technology
Previous AUUG press releases can be viewed at http://www.auug.org.au/publications/press/
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