[Melbourne-pm] Open Source Developers' Conference 2007 - Brisbane - Call for Papers

Jacinta Richardson jarich at perltraining.com.au
Sat May 12 19:15:24 PDT 2007

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Call for Papers

Open Source Developers' Conference 2007 - Brisbane
"Success in Development & Business"

OSDC is a grass-roots conference providing Open Source developers with
an opportunity to meet, share, learn, and of course show-off. OSDC
focuses on Open Source developers building solutions directly for customers and
other end users, anything goes as long as the code or the development
platform is Open Source. Last year's conference attracted over 180 people, 60
talks, and 6 tutorials. Entry for delegates is kept easy by maintaining a low
registration fee (approx $300), which always includes the conference

This year OSDC will be held in Brisbane from the 26th to the 29th of
November, with an extra dedicated stream for presentations on Open
Source business development, case studies, software process, and project
management. The theme for this year's conference is "Success in
Development & Business". If you are an Open Source maintainer, developer or user
we would encourage you to submit a talk proposal on the open-source
tools, solutions, technologies, or languages you are working with.

Previous years have included numerous talks on topics such as:

  - FOSS Software Development Tools, Software Process and Project Management
  - Languages/Platforms: C/C++, Java, C#/Mono/OSS.Net
  - Scripting: Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
  - Databases
  - Education
  - Web Technologies
  - Emerging Technologies and Innovation

For more details and to submit your proposal(s), see

If you have any questions or require assistance with your submission,
please don't hesitate to ask!

We recognise the increasing importance of Open Source in providing a
medium for collaboration between individuals, researchers, business and
government.  In recognition of this, we offer optional peer-review for
those members of our community who desire it.  We are still finalising
our review board, in addition to which those requesting peer-review will
be asked to contribute reviews for up to three papers.

OSDC 2007 Brisbane - Key Program Dates

30 Jun - Proposals deadline
31 Jul - Proposal acceptance
31 Aug - Submission deadline
15 Sep - Peer-review response (optional)
30 Sep - Final version for proceedings

26 Nov    - OSDC 2007 Tutorials
27-29 Nov - OSDC 2007 Main Conference!

For all information, contacts and updates, see the OSDC conference web
site at http://osdc.com.au/


We gratefully acknowledge the following companies for their early commitment in 
sponsoring OSDC 2007:

  - Apress (http://apress.com/)
  - Common Ground (http://commongroundgroup.com/)
  - Google (http://google.com.au/)
  - OpenGear (http://opengear.com.au/)

Interested in sponsoring also? See 

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