Subject: OSDC 2005 Call For Papers
To: None <>
From: Anthony Baxter <>
List: regional-au
Date: 07/20/2005 21:47:47
[Please feel free to pass this on to any other people or groups
you think might be interested in submitting a paper! thanks]

(Web page:

OSDC (Open Source Developers Conference) is a grass-roots/low cost
conference in the style of a YAPC or PyCon. It's organised for
developers, by developers, and we're looking for papers on open
source languages, technologies and tools.

The conference will be held in Melbourne (Monash University's Caulfield
Campus) from the 5th til the 7th of December, 2005.

Last years conference had about 160 people and around 60 papers on a
range of topics - see for a
list. This list might also be useful if you're looking for ideas on
what sort of thing would be appropriate.

To submit a proposal, get yourself to the website, and
hit the 'Call for papers' link, or go directly to the paper submission
website at

Key Dates:

Proposals deadline              19th August 2005
Proposal acceptance             12th September 2005
Submission deadline             28th October 2005
Final version for proceedings   15th November 2005
Conference                      5th - 7th December 2005

Hope to see you there!

Anthony Baxter
OSDC 2005 Program Chair <>