[plug] Texas Linux Fest: The 2011 Call for Papers is Open (conf is on 2nd April 2011)

James Bromberger james at rcpt.to
Tue Jan 18 18:28:36 WST 2011

Hello all,
Just in case anyone is going near to Austin, Texas, USA in early
April... either to give a talk or attend...

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Nathan Willis <nwillis at glyphography.com>
Date: Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 3:00 AM
Subject: The 2011 Call for Papers is Open

Texas Linux Fest 2011 Call For Papers open!

We are proud to officially open the call for papers for Texas Linux
Fest 2011, scheduled for April 2 at the Hilton Austin hotel in
downtown Austin, Texas.

Texas Linux Fest 2011 is the second annual Linux and open source
software event for Texas and the surrounding region.  We are
assembling a one day program for the business and home Linux user, and
for the experienced developer and newcomer alike.

-- Join in: submit your talk --

In that spirit, we invite you to share your work with the rest of the
community by submitting your talk for this year's schedule.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

 - The Linux Kernel
 - Open Source Programming Languages
 - Databases
 - Desktop Linux Distributions
 - Embedded Linux
 - Linux in the Server Environment
 - Network Services and Cloud Computing
 - Free Software Licensing
 - Community Management
 - Open Source Multimedia
 - Green Computing
 - Open Source in Government
 - Linux For Beginners
 - Open Source For Small Businesses
 - Open Source Marketing and Evangelism
 - Open Source in Education


Slots will be available for two lengths of presentations: 45 minutes
in length and shorter, 25 minute sessions.  Basic technical setup will
include an overhead projector and a Linux laptop with PDF and
OpenOffice.org presentation software.  Special setup needs will be
accommodated, simply notify us when sending your proposal.

To submit your talk for consideration, visit
http://www.texaslinuxfest.org/callforpapers/ .  For questions or help
with the talk submission process, please contact the team at
info at texaslinuxfest.org

-- Important Dates --

 - January 17: Call For Papers opens
 - February 14, 11:59 p.m.: Deadline for proposals
 - February 25: Last date for notification of submission acceptance

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