Australia/SoTM Oceania 2011

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Conference Options

Type of Conference

  • Stand alone conference
  • Mini conference attached to Linux.conf.au 2011
  • Mini conference attached to wikipedia 2011
  • Mini conference attached to spatial@gov 2011
  • Other?

External Links

Dates

  • Linux.conf.au is going to be on from the 16-22 Jan 2011
  • Wikipedia conference is tentatively set for July 2011
  • spatial@gov conference will be towards the end of 2011 - possibly November.
  • Other dates?

Venue

  • LCA is being hosted at QUT, Brisbane
  • Other possible venues?

Sponsorship

LCA 2011

Miniconf Organisers and presenters are not permitted to seek and/or receive any sponsorship for their Miniconfs. This does not include employees paying for Miniconf Organisers or Presenters registration, travel or accommodation. Any sponsorship enquiries must be directed to the lca2011 Sponsor Liaison at sponsors@lca2011.linux.org.au

Government Bodies

Australian Government

Jurisdictions

NGOs

Companies

Talks, Sessions and BOAFs

Talks

Below are topic suggestions only, people wanting to give talks can submit papers on any topic that would interest others:

  • Import Data
  • Mapping Projects
  • Local Community work with OSM
  • Software Development
  • Analysis of OSM data
  • Integrating OSM into other Data/Services
  • Research using OSM
  • Commercial uses of OSM

Tutorials

Below are topic suggestions only, people wanting to give tutorials can submit papers on any topic that would interest others:

  • Beginning Mapping with OSM
  • Developing software with the OSM API
  • Creating custom renderers
  • Creating OSM instances

BOAF Sessions

Below are topic suggestions only, people wanting to hold a BOAF session can submit papers on any topic that would interest others:

  • Community Building
  • Data imports
  • Software development
  • Professional Geographers interested in opening up data
  • License/Legal Discussions

External Links

Flights to Brisbane

The prices listed below are valid for the time of writing, the 20th of Apr 2010, and will probably change, the flights selected were the cheapest for departing on the 15th of Jan and returning on the 23rd of Jan 2011 and should only be treated as an indication of what it is likely to cost.

  • Adelaide: Jetstar AU$198
  • Auckland: Virgin Blue NZ$510
  • Canberra: Virgin Blue AU$238
  • Darwin: Jetstar AU$329
  • Hobart: Virgin Blue AU$358
  • Melbourne: Jetstar AU$198
  • Perth: Virgin Blue AU$558
  • Sydney: Jetstar AU$158
  • Wellington: AirNZ NZ$611

Airline Websites