Conference Programme

Wednesday, 3 September 2003
9:00am - 9:10am CONFERENCE OPENING Adrian Close
Conference Chair

Greg Lehey

9:10am - 9:50am KEYNOTE Apple Computer

Open Source at Apple

9:50am - 10:30am PLENARY Angus MacDonald
Chief Technology Officer
Sun Microsystems Australia

The Datacentre of the Future

10:30am - 11:00am Morning Tea Break
Linux WWW
11:00am - 11:40am Martin Schwenke, IBM Linux Technology Center

Linux Hardware Inventory: Current Reality, Future Possibilities

Enno Davids

Apache Performance Tuning and the HitMeter Applet

11:40am - 12:20pm Chris Yeoh, Samba Team

Linux Standard Base

Benjamin West, Ionix Technology

Web Design Pitfalls – Why Website Design Fails

12:20am - 1:00pm Panel Session: Who Owns UNIX?

Moderated by Michael Paddon, Qualcomm
Kieran O'Shaughnessy, Managing Director of SCO Australia
Greg Lehey, President of AUUG
Con Zymaris, CEO Cybersource

Eddy Cheung, DSTC

Strongly Authenticated URLs: Integration of Web Browsers and Applications with Strong Authentication

12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch
OSS Business Firewalls
2:30pm - 3:10pm Martin Michlmayr, Debian

Debian – Open Development

Jan Newmarch, Monash University

Firewalling Web Services

3:10pm - 3:50pm Ken McDonell, SGI

Some Open Source Experiences at SGI

Richard Keech, Red Hat

The Acacia Firewall

3:50pm - 4:15pm Afternoon Tea Break
4:15pm - 5:00pm FOOTNOTE Greg Rose, Qualcomm
5:00pm - 6:00pm AUUG Inc - Annual General Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm NETWORKING RECEPTION Sponsored by Apple Computer
Thursday, 4 September 2003
9:00am - 9:45am KEYNOTE Steve Alford
General Manager, Information Management Strategy and Governance
National Office for the Information Economy (NOIE)

Commonwealth Implementations of OSS: Approaches and Future Directions

9:45am - 10:30am PLENARY Dr Elizabeth Gordon-Werner,
Manager, Electronic Strategic Projects
New South Wales Office of Information Technology (OIT)

NSW Government Investigates its Use of Open Source, Free Source

10:30am - 11:00am Morning Tea Break
Database Open Computing for Government
11:00 - 11:40am Arjen Lentz, MySQL AB

State of the Dolphin – The Business Background of MySQL, The Company Behind it and the Defining Features

Mark Corbould, National Library of Australia

11:40am - 12:20pm David Baldwin, Australian National University

Rolling Your Own Meta Directory – Account Management Across Multiple Services

George Rossi, Powerhouse Museum

Implementing Linux and Open Source Infrastructure at the Powerhouse

12:20pm - 1:00pm Devraj Mukherjee, Eternity Technolgies

Asynchronous Distributed Data Exchange Framework

Peter Gigliotti, Bureau of Meteorology

Open Source Activities in the Bureau of Meteorology

1:00pm - 2:30pm Lunch
Site Planning Linux Kernel
2:30pm - 3:10pm Dr YDS Arya, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

System Performance Evaluation for Future Upgrade / Replacement

Ian Wienand, Gelato@UNSW

An Analysis of Next Generation Threading Performance on IA64 Linux

3:10pm - 3:50pm Andrew Cowie, Operational Dynamics Consulting Pty Ltd

Have You Ever Thought What Would Happen if You Lost Your Office?

Peter Chubb, Gelato@UNSW

Where’s All the Time Going? Microstate Accounting in Linux 2.5

3:50pm - 4:15pm Afternoon Tea Break
4:15pm - 5:00pm FOOTNOTE Phil Karn, VP Technology, Qualcomm
7:00pm - 11:30pm CONFERENCE DINNER
Friday, 5 September 2003
9:00am - 9:45am KEYNOTE Andrew Tridgell, Samba Team

Samba4 – A New Beginning

9:45am - 10:30am PLENARY Con Zymaris, Cybersource

Professional Services with UNIX and FOSS: A Primer

10:30am - 11:00am Morning Tea Break
Developer Networking
11:00am - 11:40am Lawrie Brown, ADFAA New Runtime for the EC Erlang Compiler Jörg Micheel, endace measurement systems ltd

Writing Applications for Realtime Network Monitoring

11:40am - 12:20am Steve Landers, Digital Smarties

Beyond TclKit – StarKits, StarPacks and Other *Stuff

David Hughes, Hughes Technologies

Integrating Address Allocation and Router Configuration with a Routing Registry

12:20pm - 1:00pm Michael Paddon, Qualcomm

Living Subversively – A Review and a Commentary on Using the New, Open Sourced Subversion Revision Control System

Anshul Gupta, Monash University

Serverless Architecture for Voice Over IP

1:00pm - 2:30pm Lunch
BSD UNIX and Open Source
2:30pm - 3:10pm Brett Lymn, BAE Systems

Verified Exec

Greg Lehey, AUUG Inc

But is it UNIX? (or, why I hate OpenOffice)

3:10pm - 3:50pm Luke Mewburn, Wasabi Systems

The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD rc.d System

Silvia Pfeiffer, CSIRO

Ogg Technologies: Open Source First, Open Standards Next

3:50pm - 4:15pm Afternoon Tea Break
4:15pm - 5:00pm FOOTNOTE Matt Asay, Novell Inc

Innovating and Developing with Open Source Software (OSS): Where OSS Works and How to “Both Source” When it Doesn’t

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