AUUG Canberra Summer 98
To complement the AUUG National Winter Conference, a series of local
summer conferences and workshops are held in Feb-May each year,
organised by the various AUUG chapters. These conferences feature
local and national speakers on a range of subjects, and are used
to help members keep abreast of new developments in the Open Systems
arena. They are also an opportunity to try some networking of the
Ninth AUUG Canberra Summer Conference and Workshops
AUUG in Canberra held its 9th annual conference and workshops on the
11th, 12th and 13th of February 1998. There were two days of
workshops, followed by the one day conference. The venue was again
the Australian National University.
We are pleased to announce that AUUG National are touring
Dr. Neil Gunther of Performance Dynamics, who
presenting a one-day tutorial on
"High Performance WEB and DATABASE Techniques"
as part of the workshop program on both Wed 11th Feb (W1) and Thurs 12th Feb (W2).
The registration fee for this workshop includes a copy of Neil's
The Practical Performance Analyst, and lunch.
The workshops were held on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th February 1998
at the Australian National University at
9am and 1:30pm.
In addition to the full day workshops by Neil Gunther, we had
the following workshops:
Further information on the workshops,
including abstracts, is available.
Please note, the workshop fee does not include lunch,
however there are several
within easy reach.
- Introduction to Tcl/Tk, Steve Ball, ANU, full day - Wed 11th Feb
- Basic Java GUI Programming, Jan Newmarch, UC, half day - AM Wed 11th Feb
- Advanced Java GUI Programming, Jan Newmarch, UC, half day - PM Wed 11th Feb
- Tcl and Java, Steve Ball, ANU, half day - AM Thurs 12th Feb
- Introduction to Perl,
ANSTO, half day - AM Thurs 12th Feb
- New Features of Tcl/Tk 8.0, Steve Ball, ANU, half day - PM Thurs 12th Feb
- A Cryptography Primer,
ADFA, half day - PM Thurs 12th Feb
- Advanced Perl 5, Frank Crawford,
ANSTO, half day - PM Thurs 12th Feb
- Introduction to Sendmail 8.8,
Daedalus, half day - PM Thurs 12th Feb
The Conference was held on Friday 13th February at the
Australian National University, at 9am.
The program had the following presentations:
Further information on the conference,
including abstracts of the talks, is available.
The conference fee includes lunch, as well as
morning and afternoon refreshments.
- Parallel Processing in Pictures: Form vs. Content,
Dr. Neil Gunther, Performance Dynamics
- Automated Software Distribution Tool,
Gordon Rowell, Gormand PL/ Peter Bray, Telstra
- Voice Over IP, Peter Elford, Cisco
- Security - IPSEC, Phil Yialeloglou, Cisco
A Current Perspective on Encryption Algorithms,
Lawrie Brown, ADFA
- Managing Free Software Projects, Andrew Tridgell, ANU
Object serialization in Java,
Enno Davids, Metva
Recent and Forthcoming Developments on the Web, Jan Newmarch, UC
Internet Payment Systems,
Peter Billam, P J B Computing
- What's the time, Mr Satellite?
Using a GPS receiver as a NTP Reference Clock, Jeremy Bishop, Dept. of Defence
- Sam-I-Am - A SPAM Filter System,
David Purdue, SunSoft Pacific
AUUG (Canberra chapter) is pleased to acknowledge the support of
Cisco Systems Australia (Canberra),
makers of fine internetworking equipment, in sponsoring this conference.
PGP Key Signing Service
A PGP key signing service was available to conference attendees to
'introduce' them to other PGP users. For further information see the
AUUG PGP key-signing page.
To commemorate this event, a few photos
have been taken.
The venue for both the workshops and the conference is the
Australian National University,
with registration in the
Manning Clark Foyer
(building 26a), from 8:30am on.
Parking is available off Hutton Street (entrance 8 on
(3 for free before 9am); or try the roof of the Parking tower near
the Workers club.
If you need more information, please contact us by:
firstname.lastname@example.org / 16 Feb 1998