Developers Conference in Sydney, Australia

The developers conference is taking place in Sydney, Australia in January 2001 and will bring together some of the world's finest Linux developers. The conference is a collaborative effort by Linux Australia, the Sydney Linux Users Group and affiliated organisations. It is supported by the School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, and is a successor to the Conference for Australian Linux Users (CALU) held in Melbourne in July, 1999. The conference will feature paper presentations, tutorials, workshops and panel sessions, in disciplines such as kernel hacking, real-time systems, networking and multimedia systems. Confirmed attendees include champion kernel hackers Alan Cox and David Miller, with local challengers including netfilter developer Paul "Rusty" Russell, Samba team leader Andrew Tridgell and a hometown visit from local pinup star The Rasterman (Carsten Haitzler).