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Miniconfs are a unique aspect of the experience. First introduced at 2002, they are now a traditional element of the conference.

Miniconfs are smaller one day events which are run on the Monday and Tuesday of the conference. They are intended as an incubator -- both of future conferences and Speakers. The Miniconfs are selected as part of the Call for Papers process running from June 2015.

Each selected Miniconf includes the following benefits for the Key Organiser;

  • 1 Speaker Ticket for the Key Organiser
  • 3 One Day Miniconf Tickets for allocation to Miniconf Speakers (these don't include a Speaker's or Professional's ticket)

Miniconfs have been held on various topics over the years, including;

  • Haecksen
  • Open hardware
  • Multimedia and Music
  • Open government
  • Humanitarian FLOSS

Geelong 2016


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Geelong is Victoria's second largest city, located on Corio Bay, and within a short drive from popular beach-front communities on the Bellarine Peninsula as well as being the gateway to the famous Great Ocean Road

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