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LinuxPR: AUUG 2002 Conference Announcement

Jul 13, 2002, 02:30 (1 Talkback[s])

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SYDNEY, Australia -- 11 July, 2002 -- AUUG, the Australian UNIX and Open Systems User Group, today announced its annual national conference for UNIX, Linux, BSD and Open Source end users, corporations, developers and vendors. The conference will focus on Security, Network Monitoring, Open Source and Business, Large Scale System Management and Wireless Networking

The conference, now in its third decade, is a key resource and meeting place for end users, corporations, developers and vendors wanting to make the most of their investments in Open Systems.

The 3 day conference programme is preceded by a 3 day tutorial programme. The tutorial programme allows attendees to work closely with an impressive range of technical experts to develop specific skills in data security, system performance, databases, web services and other Internet technologies.

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.

Keynote and invited speakers include:

  • Terry Lane, President Free Speech Victoria and broadcaster (ABC Radio National)
  • John Zornig, Apple Computer
  • Kimberley Heitman, Chairperson Electronic Frontiers Australia
  • Neil Gunther, Founder Performance Dynamics Company, USA
  • Rob Pike, Director of the Computing Concepts Research Department of the Computing Science Research Center at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, in Murray Hill, New Jersey
  • Chris Disspain, Chief Executive Officer for .au Domain Administration Limited
  • John Terpstra, Technology Evangelist, Caldera International Inc.
  • Mark White, Apviva Technology Partners


Key Partners in the event include: Apple Computer, Check Point Technologies Ltd, Sun Microsystems, IBM, AARnet, Caldera Inc., Silicon Breeze, Australian Computer Society (ACS) and Pearson Education Australia.

"AUUG 2002 - Measure, Monitor, Control" will be held at the Duxton Hotel, 328 Flinders Street, Melbourne, 4 - 6 September 2002. Conference program and speaker topics are available at http://www.auug.org.au/conf/auug2002/

Tutorials will be conducted prior to the conference, at the same venue, from 1 - 3 September 2002.

Both AUUG members and non-members can attend with discounts for AUUG members, members of affiliated organizations and students. Registration for the conference is $650 for AUUG members and $800 for non-members. Tutorials are $500 per full day for AUUG members and $650 for non-members.

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