OSDC2009 wrap up
Sunday, December 6th, 2009 at 10:29 am
In the last week of November I headed up to Brisbane for the sixth Australian Open Source Developers’ Conference and over the three days of the conference I took a lot of photos. Yesterday I completed sorting through them and uploaded 177 of them to Flickr across four sets.
Anyone who follows me on Twitter, identi.ca or Facebook would have seen me commenting as the conference unfolded, but here is a pictorial summary of what I consider to be the highlights.
The conference began with a talk from Karen Pauley on Understanding Volunteers:
Richard Jones discovered issues with MacBooks an some projectors:
Paul Fenwick told us about the awesome things we missed in Perl:
Adam Kennedy brought us up to date on Padre:
With the day closing with lightning talks:
On short notice Marty Pauley gave a great talk on simplicity:
Then later in the day Arjen Lentz let us know that failure is not an emergency:
With the day concluding with lightning talks:
At dinner a certain someone garnered lots of attention by dressing up for his dinner talk:
While everyone else was challenged to illustrate in Play-doh how removing something can be a feature:
On the final day we heard about Google Wave:
contained more lightning talks:
Before being closed by Pia Waugh talking about open source in government:
It was again a great conference, that I really need to speak at again next year. My only regret this year was that I had to fly back on the Friday night. It would have been better if I had hung around and flown back on the Saturday like I did last year.