LinuxPR: AUUG 2002 Conference Announcement

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
  • 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
  • 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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