[UbuntuWomen] Fw: SCALE Call for Papers (CFBs) Extended

Sharon sharon at linuxchixla.org
Tue Dec 15 07:43:11 UTC 2009

The 8th annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE 8x) has extended
it's call for presentations. If you haven't been to SCALE it is a
great venue, and as an added incentive SCALE is sponsoring the Women
in OpenSource conference on Friday, Feb 19th for which the call for
papers has also been extended to January 15, 2010.

Call for Papers


/Sharon Lake
LinuxChix Los Angeles

Begin forwarded message:

Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2009 12:38:35 -0800
From: SCALE Team <scale-announce at socallinuxexpo.org>
Subject: SCALE CFPs Extended

The SCALE Call for Papers has been extended to Dec. 24 to allow more
time for submittals.  So far these prominent Free and Open Source
Software (FOSS) experts are among those that have had presentations

-- Aaron Seigo, “The Magic and Wonder of KDE4;”
-- Bradley Kuhn, “Demystifying GPL Enforcement: Using the Law To
Uphold Copyleft;”
-- Ronald Minnich, “Ten million and One Penguins;”
-- Akkana Peck, “Featherweight Linux: How to turn a netbook or older
laptop into a Ferrari;”
-- Pete Kronowitt, “The latest on Moblin;”
-- Jeff Maier, “Tips and Techniques for Improving Embedded Linux
Startup Time;”
-- Tarus Balog, “So, You Think You Want to Start an Open Source

Additionally, the Calls for Paper for both WIOS and OSSIE are now
open.  If you would like to present at either of these two Friday
specialty sessions, the submission details are at:

Women In Open Source:

Open Source in Education:

If you've been considering submitting a presentation proposal to
SCALE, don't wait any longer - send it in today!

SCALE 8X is February 19-21, 2010 at the Westin LAX Hotel in Los

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