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Debian Conference 2004

The Debian Project                                http://www.debian.org/
Debian Conference 2004                                  press@debian.org
May 24th, 2004                  http://www.debian.org/News/2004/20040524

Debian Conference 2004

This year's Debian Conference will take place from May 26th to June 5th
at SESC in Porto Alegre, Brazil.  This is a conference with, by and for
Debian Developers.  Interested and sophisticated users are welcome as
well.  This is a chance for developers to work together in an less
formal setting.  This Debian Conference will also be participating in
the V Fórum Internacional do Software Livre from June 3rd to 5th.

More information: <http://www.debian.org/events/2004/0526-debconf>

The schedule is composed of talks and birds of a feather sessions (BOF):

Wednesday, May 26th

  16:00  Jeff Bailey            Public Speaking - For the speakers
  16:00  Rudy Godoy             Helping Debian - Workshop for non-DDs (pt_br)
  21:00  Andreas Schuldei       Official Welcome

Thursday, May 27th

  11:00  Scott James Remnant    The GNU auto*tools
  14:00  Steve Langasek         Escaping the dependency hell
  16:00	 Matt Taggart           BOF: Backporting packages
  17:00  Mako Hill              BOF: SPI
  21:00	 Debian Project         Party in the city

Friday, May 28th

  11:00  Jeff Licquia           PICAX CD creation system
  14:00  Ian Murdock            Componentised Linux: overview and status
  16:00  Andreas Schuldei       Debian-Edu (with Petter Reinholdsen)
  18:00  Jesus Climent          BOF: Mail/Spam
  20:00  Martin Michlmayr       Speech from the throne - Dinner with the DPL

Saturday, May 29th

  Tourist day.  Trip to Gramado/Caracol starts at 7 o'clock

Sunday, May 30th

  11:00  Kenshi Muto            Localisation (with Christian Perrier)
  14:00  Debian Project         Redençao park and popular fair visit
  18:00  Junichi Uekawa         pbuilder
  21:00  Mako Hill, Scott Dier  Keysigning party

Monday, May 31st

  11:00  Bdale Garbee           Porting
  14:00  LaMont Jones           Build-Deamons
  16:00  Mako Hill, Scott Dier  Custom Debian Distributions
  18:00  Gustavo Noronha Silva  Debian in Brazil and the Debian Brazil Project

Tuesday, June 1st

  07:00  Debian Project         Wineary valley visit (optional)
  11:00  Tollef Fog Heen        Multi-arch - why and how, a proposal
  14:00  Biella Coleman         Ethical Volunteerism in Debian
  16:00  Erinn Clark            Women in Debian
  18:00  Tollef Fog Heen        BOF: Multi-arch (with Matt Taggart)

Wednesday, June 2nd

  09:00  Mako Hill              Debian Non-Profit Project (entire day)
  11:00  Fabio Massimo Di Nitto IPv6
  14:00  Martin Michlmayr       Quality Assurance in Debian

The schedule is online as well at <http://www.debconf.org/debconf4/schedule>

We thank all sponsors who have helped us organise this event:

  * Projeto Software Livre RS
  * Hewlett-Packard
  * Linspire
  * O'Reilly
  * Xandros
  * 4Linux
  * Cisco
  * Linux Mall

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