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Important Information

Linux.conf.au will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from January 13-17 2020.

Linux.conf.au Background

Starting as CALU (Conference of Australian Linux Users) in 1999, the conference will be entering its 21st year in 2020.

Linux.conf.au is a conference with a focus on Linux and the community that has built up around it and the values that it represents. It is a deeply technical conference convering topics varying from the inner workings of the Linux kernel to the inner workings of dealing with communities.

Each year the conference attracts between 500-800 attendees making it one of the most popular grassroots open source conferences in our region.

Run by volunteers, linux.conf.au is a not for profit conference that aims to provide attendees with a world-class conference at a down to earth rate.

Linux Australia

Linux Australia represents approximately 5000 Australian users and developers of Free Software and Open Technologies, and facilitates internationally-renowned events including linux.conf.au – Australasia’s grassroots Free and Open Source Software Conference.

Our Team

Linux.conf.au is organised by a core team of volunteers who contribute many hours of their time to run this event. In addition to this core team there are many other contributors who put in significant effort to make this a successful event.