Calling all Volunteers!

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Monday 16 November 2009 – The 2010 Call for Volunteers have opened!

LCA2010 welcomes all those who would like to volunteer their time and help towards the running of the conference in Wellington. Helping at a major conference like LCA2010 can be a deeply rewarding experience and an opportunity to meet some exceptional people. There are a number of different volunteer roles that can be taken including administration of the registration desk, operating cameras and audio-visual gear, and many other technical and non-technical tasks.

"Volunteers are the unsung heroes of every year", said Susanne Ruthven, co-director of LCA2010. "We're looking for reliable and motivated people who are looking to give up their time to help support LCA2010".

To apply to be a volunteer, please see:

About is one of the world's best conferences for free and open source software! The coming, LCA2010, will be held at the Wellington Convention Centre in Wellington, New Zealand from Monday 18th January to Saturday 23rd January 2010. LCA2010 is fun, informal and seriously technical, bringing together Free and Open Source developers, users and community champions from around the world. LCA2010 is the second time has been held in New Zealand, with the first being Dunedin in 2006.

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About Linux Australia

Linux Australia is the peak body for Linux User Groups (LUGs) around Australia, and as such represents approximately 5000 Australian Linux users and developers. Linux Australia facilitates the organisation of this international Free Software conference in a different Australasian city each year.

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Emperor Penguin Sponsors

LCA2010 is proud to acknowledge the support of our Emperor Penguin Sponsors, InternetNZ, Google, HP and IBM.

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