BOFs

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Birds of a Feather sessions (BOFs) are discussion forums, hands-on interactive tutorials, or intensive hackfests that provide an opportunity for informal discussion on a particular topic. BoFs are usually informal, and often adhoc.

You are welcome to organise your own BoF on any topic, at any time during LCA2010, but if you wish to use the conference rooms to host these you will need to book in an available rooms + timeslot below.

Up until 15 January 2010, you can reserve a BOF timeslot by entering your name, and BOF topic in any available timeslot on the BOFs Schedule below.

After 15 January 2010, the BOFs Schedule will only be available on a poster in the Registration area. To reserve a BOF timeslot, write your name and BOF topic in any available timeslot on the poster.

If there are any notes/resources you would like attendees to have, please create a wiki page in the BOFs Schedule and upload the notes/resources to that page.

The following room is available for BOFs during conference sessions:

Where Civic Suite 3
When Wednesday 20 January to Friday 22 January 2010

BOFs are a privilege that only conference delegates receive. If you would like to attend or organise a BOF, you will need to register and pay to attend the conference.

BOFs Schedule

Timeslot Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 - 11:15 G.Maxia: MySQL new features G.Maxia: MySQL Sandbox and other MySQL matters G.Maxia-Eric Day: Gearman
11:30 - 12:15 Paul Wayper: Installfests and how to run them Carl Worth: Notmuch BoF Lars Wirzenius: Photo management
13:30 - 14:15 Zane Gilmore: BOF for people interested in CRI, CSIRO, University environments Matthew Lye: Linux SOE Development madduck: DebianBoF (starts at 13:00)
14:30 - 15:15 Tim Knapp: Plone - Version 4 and Beyond and Plone Support in NZ Olly Betts: Xapian Andrew Bartlett and Andrew Tridgell: Samba4 - Implementing Active Directory
15:45 - 16:30 Rusty Russell and Paul Fenwick: JobsBOF Mark Foster: Amateur (Ham) Radio BoF Brad and Jelmer: OpenChange And Friends
16:45 - 17:30 Dan Magenheimer: Virtualization on Linux: Xen/KVM/qemu/VMware/VirtualBox/etc Mark Foster: NZ Open Source Society BoF Closing ceremony