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Call for Papers: Singapore Linux Conference / LinuxWorld 2001

Dec 14, 2000, 09:19 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sanjeev Gupta)

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                FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
     Singapore Linux Conference / LinuxWorld 2001
             March 21-24 2001, Singapore
This annual conference and expo, started in 1999, aims to draw world-renowned experts in the exciting field of Linux and showcase the state-of-the-art in Linux and Computing in the IT hub of South-East Asia, Singapore. In this third edition, we plan a conference which will focus on the growth of Linux as a broadly available and used platform. This year, the SLC will be held along with SIGFEST, the Special Interest Group Festival of the Singapore Computer Society.


Papers are invited for presentation during the Conference, which will be held on Thursday, 22nd, and Friday, 23rd March. Following last year's success, there will be two tracks, "Business" and "Technical". The topics below are meant to indicate the possible variety of areas, they should not be regarded as exhaustive.

        * Productivity Tools and Suites
        * Multimedia enhancements
        * Internationalization and Localization
        * Distributed Computing
        * Life Sciences
        * Embedded Linux
        * Linux PDAs
        * IPv6, and "personal" IP addresses
        * B2B Ecommerce
        * Security: DoS attacks using innocent third parties
        * Security in General
        * Network Trust
        * Open Standards: What value to the user?                 
        * Wireless Technology
        * Mobile Computing
        * IP telephony (Truly everyone at everywhere!)
        * Linux in Education
        * The Linux Community
        * LUGs' Experiences
        * Software Licencing
        * The Open Source Movement
Prospective authors are requested to submit full papers for review. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged through email. Hard-copy submissions are also permitted, and three copies of the manuscript should be sent to the address below.

You may like to take a note of the following dates -

Submission of full paper - 5th January, 2001

Papers will be rigorously reviewed by the Technical Program Committee, and reviewers' comments will be relayed to the authors on request in the interest of transparency.


Tutorial Sessions will be held on Wednesday, 21st March. Tutorials have a strong technical bias, and are intended for a more mature audience, in terms of Computing and Programming exposure.

Prospective tutorial speakers are invited to submit proposals to the Conference Secretariat. Each proposal should include:

         * a summary
         * a course outline and
         * a brief biography of the speaker.
Proposals complete with the required documents should be sent to the address below.


Sanjeev Gupta
40 Kaki Bukit Place
Singapore 416218

email: ghane@dotxtra.com
Tel: +65 9855 1208
Fax: +65 7494434

All correspondence will be acknowledged.