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Linux Conference Australia, officially ‘’ and affectionately known as ‘LCA’, started life as the the Congress of Australian Linux Users in 1999. Since 2001, the conference has been held around different cities and towns in both Australia and New Zealand, attracting both Linux professionals and passionate hobbyists. is an informal, grass-roots event, where the hallway track is just as valuable as the formal conference schedule. The conference has spawned a close knit and tightly connected community in both Australia and internationally.

Types of presentations

  • Presentations:The mainstay of the conference, presentations are around 45 minutes long and are around a particular topic. They are usually supported by a strong slide deck or other presentation material.
  • Tutorials:Around 90 minutes long, tutorials have a defined learning goal, nd the tutorial presenter will usually have prep materials for attendees to install or go through before the tutorial.

Linux Australia is run under the auspices of Linux Australia, Inc. Linux Australia is a member-based organisation, governed by a member-elected Council. Linux Australia runs a number of open source events in Australia and New Zealand, and advocates on open source, open technology, open culture and open hardware issues.

As part of your conference registration, you will be given an option to register as a Member of LInux Australia. Membership is free.

Geelong 2016

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About Geelong

Geelong is Victoria's second largest city, located on Corio Bay, and within a short drive from popular beach-front communities on the Bellarine Peninsula as well as being the gateway to the famous Great Ocean Road

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