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The women's mini-conference at 2007 is calling for
presentations by women on both Free Software technical topics and
general topics of general interest to women involved in Free Software or
working in IT.

About the miniconference

The LinuxChix women's mini-conference will be held on Tuesday, 16
January, 2007 at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia,
as part of the annual Free Software conference running
from 15–20 January, 2007. All attendees of are welcome to
attend the women's miniconference, which will highlight the technical
achievements of women in Free Software. The mini-conference welcomes
attendees and speakers from other women's advocacy and development
groups including Systers, Fedora Women and Debian Women among others.

The mini-conference has several 45 talks slots available. Speakers
should plan to present for 30 minutes; the remaining time will be
devoted to discussion. All technical talks should be on Free (Open
Source) Software related topics.

Abstracts for talk proposals should be submitted to
[EMAIL PROTECTED] by Friday, November 10, 2006.

The miniconference will also have some shorter (5–10 minute)
demonstration and lightning talk slots available, you are welcome to
email us to express an interest in giving one of these, but they do not
have to be submitted at this time.

Please see for more
information about the women's mini-conference and for full details of
the call for presentations.

Feel free to forward this mail to any women or groups you think would be

About 2007 is Australia's annual technical conference for the Open
Source and Free Software developer community. Now in its eighth year, is regarded as one of the premier global FLOSS technical
events and attracts many international open source software developers
and users.

Returning to Sydney from the 15th to 20th of January, 2007
is supported by our Emperor sponsors, HP and IBM, and hosted at the
University of New South Wales. For more information about
2007 visit our website at:

About Linux Australia

Linux Australia exists to serve and promote the Australian Linux and
Open Source community. The organisation aims to do this best by taking
enthusiasms within the community, such as FOSS issues, projects,
education, advocacy just to name a few, and help them flourish, to
succeed. The lifeblood of this organisation is the people in the
community, and Linux Australia strives to be both relevant and useful to
the community. For more details about Linux Australia visit:

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