[@OKau] call for papers: linux (and other OS things) conf 2016 - OKau miniconf?

Paul Walsh paulywalsh at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 06:29:14 UTC 2015

There is a very good chance that I’ll be in Australia at that time, in which case, I’d love to take part. 

And, considering the OK theme, I’d be more than happy to talk about Frictionless Data and open budget data (OpenSpending, OpenBudgets.eu).

> On 2 Jul 2015, at 09:23, Matthew Cengia <mattcen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2015-06-24 20:35, Maia Sauren wrote:
>> yeah, that's fair enough matt. i know you're pretty busy.
>> as clarification, the july 6 CFP is for a miniconf abstract submission -
>> that is, a single abstract. the actual miniconf details, including
>> individual abstracts, are worked out by the miniconf organiser and
>> submitted by october.
>> any takers?
> I'm about to do something incredibely impulsive and stupid: I've started
> writing an Open Knowledge miniconf CFP.
> Here's what I've got so far:
>> The Open Knowledge miniconf, organised with the help of members of Open
>> Knowledge Australia (http://au.okfn.org/), will give people the
>> opportunity to learn about many different aspects of openness:
>> * Open Data
>> * Open Government
>> * Open Source Software
>> * Open Journals
>> * Open Maps
>> And probably others too.
> I've only spend 5 minutes on it so far, so there's more work to be done,
> but I figured I'd send this through in case anybody wanted to suggest
> stuff I'd missed so far.
> I've *no* idea how I'm going to pull this off, but I'll be damned if I'm
> going to let the opportunity slip past without giving it a shot. Any
> feedback, input, suggestions, or help that anybody can offer would be
> much appreciated!
> -- 
> Regards,
> Matthew Cengia
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