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|'''What:''' Ubuntu Down Under||Ubuntu Down Under was the second public Ubuntu developer conference (after the MataroConference and before UbuntuBelowZero). It was held at the [[http://www.vibehotels.com.au/driver.asp?page=main/find+the+vibe/sydney+vibe+hotels/vibe+hotel+rushcutters|Vibe Hotel Rushcutters]] in Sydney, Australia, from 25 to 30 April 2005.|
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|'''Where:''' Sydney, Australia||* [[/DirectionsToVenue]]|
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|'''When:''' 25 - 30 April 2005 (arrive on 24th, depart on 1st)||The aim of UDU was to set the agenda and goals for development of Ubuntu 5.10 (codenamed "Breezy Badger"). All core Ubuntu developers attended, and anyone else who was interested or involved in Ubuntu was welcome to attend as well. As in Mataro, the conference focused on informal "Birds of a Feather" meetings, or BoFs.|
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|'''Who:''' Open to the Public|| * [[/Attendees]]
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|== Dates ==||== Photos from the conference ==|
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|The conference will be held on '''25-30 April 2005'''.
If you intend to come for the full conference, plan to arrive into
Sydney on the 24th and get out on May 1st. It is absolutely
normal to come for only part of the conference.
== Schedule ==
The schedule for each day is finalised the evening before. So this is still a work in progress, but here it is ["/Schedule"]
== Who Should Attend ==
Anyone can attend! The conference is completely open to the
public. We especially welcome members of the ubuntu community
who are keen to help set the agenda and the goals for the
October release of Ubuntu, 5.10, codenamed "Breezy Badger".
Canonical will be sponsoring a limited number of people to
attend the conference. Information on sponsorship is on the
== How to Attend ==
All core Ubuntu developers will be in attendance and anyone else who is interested
or involved in Ubuntu is welcome to attend as well.
While the conference is open, we do need to have an idea of who is going to be
coming so we can plan the space requirements. Please fill in your information at ["/Attendees"]
== Goals and Agenda ==
Like last time in Spain, we may have a few more organized talks
although the current plan is to focus on less formal "Birds of a
Feather" (BOF) meetings. We want to try to organize these so that each
BOF leaves with something. It might be a plan, a piece of code,
etc. In each case, each BOF should terminate with a written report of
the BOF, the conclusions, and the action items (and who they were
== Conference Venue ==
The conference will be held at the Hotel "Vibe Rushcutters" in Sydney,
Australia. Information is online at http://www.vibehotels.com.au/
== Accommodations ==
The Ubuntu core developers will be staying at the Vibe Rushcutters Hotel.
There will be other places to stay as well in the area. At the moment,
we do not have this information available. You can start looking at
== Travel ==
More detailed directions will be uploaded as things move forward. If you figure
something out, please don't hesitate to add that information here.
There's some good information to get you started up at http://wikitravel.org/en/Sydney
== What to Bring ==
* a visa for Australia, if you need it
* your laptop with wireless capability
* power adapter for Australian power, plug is Type I, power is 230V and 50 Hz. Info here: http://kropla.com/!i.htm
== Questions ==
If you have questions, please email BenjaminMakoHill
More information to follow.
| * [[http://community.webshots.com/album/338849189afiQFQ/|JaneW's]]
* [[http://www.err.no/pictures/2005-04-30/|Mithrandir's 1/2]]
* [[http://www.err.no/pictures/2005-05-03/|Mithrandir's 2/2]]
* [[http://jriddell.org/photos/?pindex=15|Riddell's]] (next 2 pages as well)
Ubuntu Down Under was the second public Ubuntu developer conference (after the MataroConference and before UbuntuBelowZero). It was held at the Vibe Hotel Rushcutters in Sydney, Australia, from 25 to 30 April 2005.
The aim of UDU was to set the agenda and goals for development of Ubuntu 5.10 (codenamed "Breezy Badger"). All core Ubuntu developers attended, and anyone else who was interested or involved in Ubuntu was welcome to attend as well. As in Mataro, the conference focused on informal "Birds of a Feather" meetings, or BoFs.