Call for Presentations
Call for Presentations
Linux.conf.au 2015 Systems Administration Miniconf
The Call for Presentations for the LCA2015 Sysadmin Miniconf is now closed. The accepted presentations have been posted.
As part of the linux.conf.au conference in Auckland, New Zealand in January 2015 we will be holding a one day mini conference oriented to Linux Systems Administration. The organisers of the Systems Administration Miniconf would like to invite proposals for presentations to be delivered at the Miniconf. Please forward this CFP to your colleagues, social networks, and other relevant mailing lists. This is our 9th year at Linux.conf.au. To see presentations from our previous years, see the miniconf website http://sysadmin.miniconf.org/.
Presentation TopicsTopics for presentations could include (but are not limited to): Systems Administration Best Practice, Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS), Platform as a Service (PAAS), Docker, Containerisation, Software as a Service (SAAS), Virtualisation, "Cloud" Computing, Service Migration, Dealing with Extranets, Coping with the shortage of IPv4 addresses, Software Defined Networking (SDN), DevOps, Configuration Management, Bootstrapping systems, Lifecycle Management, Monitoring, Dealing with BYOD, Backups in a virtual/distributed world, Security in a world where you cannot even trust your shell, Troubleshooting, Log Management, Buying Decisions, Identity Management, Multi-Factor Authentication, Web and Email management, Keeping legacy systems functioning, and other War stories from the Real World. We strongly welcome topics on best practice, new developments in systems administration and cutting edge techniques to better manage Linux environments both virtual and physical. Presentations should be of a technical nature and speakers should assume that members of the audience have at least a couple of years experience in Unix/Linux administration.
Format of PresentationsWe are now seeking proposals for presentations at the mini-conference. We have openings for:
- 45 minute double-length presentations
- 20 minute full presentations
- 10-20 minute "Life in the Real World" presentations
- 5-10 minute "lightning talks"
Submitting talksPlease note that in order to give a presentation or attend the miniconf you must be registered (and paid up) for the main linux.conf.au conference. Presenting at the Miniconf does not entitle you to discounted or free registration at the main conference nor priority with registration. Unfortunately the Miniconf has no budget for sponsorship of speakers. Submissions should be made via: http://sysadmin.miniconf.org/proposal15.html Questions should be sent to: lca2015 @ sysadmin.miniconf.org
Dates and DeadlinesTo encourage early submissions priority (both of inclusion and scheduling) will be given to presentations submitted before the 19th of October 2014.
- 2014-10-19 - Deadline for early submissions
- 2014-10-26 - Early submissions confirmation
- 2014-11-16 - Deadline for submissions
- 2014-11-30 - Confirmation of all presentations
- 2015-01-13 - Start of Miniconf and 2nd day of linux.conf.au 2015