Subject: OSDC Call for papers!
From: Graeme Cross <>
List: regional-au
Date: 05/27/2004 11:08:48
Hello local BSD developers/users.

The first Australian OSDC (Open Source Developers' Conference) will be
held on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of December 2004 at Monash University,
Caulfield in Melbourne.

The conference is being organised by the Melbourne Perl Mongers and will
be a YAPC-style grass roots conference for developers organised and
presented by developers, aiming to promote open source development in

OSDC will be a great opportunity for Open Source devotees to attend an
affordable conference where the main focus is software development.
Companies and other organisations will find the conference an ideal
avenue for providing professional development for staff, identifying
partners and promoting their services.

Planning for the first conference stream: "YAPC - Yet Another Perl
Conference" is well progressed, and other conference streams are in the

Our OSDC/YAPC call for papers is out and we would like to see a wide
range of Australian Open Source Developers presenting.

The Call for Papers can be found at:

The important dates are:
	Proposals deadline:	28th June 2004
	Proposals acceptance:	29th July 2004
	Submission deadline:	20th September 2004
	Review results:		8th October 2004
	Proceedings version:	8th November 2004
	Conference:		1st - 3rd December 2004

We look forward to receiving your proposals.

	Jacinta Richardson  -- OSDC Programme Chair
	Scott Penrose -- OSDC Chairman
Graeme Cross <>