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The Fourth Annual Southern California Linux Expo

2006 Southern California Linux Expo Call For Papers

The USC, Simi/Conejo, and UCLA Linux User Groups are proud to announce the 4th annual Southern California Linux Expo scheduled for February 11-12, 2006 at the Radisson Hotel near the Los Angeles International Airport. Building on the tremendous success of last three years' SCALE, we will continue to promote Linux and the Open Source Software community.

We invite you to share your work on Linux and Open Source projects with the rest of the community as well as exchange ideas with some of the leading experts in these field. Details about SCALE 4X as well as archives for the last three years can be found at

All proposals are to be sent to

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Linux kernel
  • Linux Networking
  • Linux for embedded systems
  • Linux for Desktops
  • LAMP
  • Multimedia in Linux
  • Security in Linux
  • VoIP
  • Wireless tools in Linux
  • Linux Games
  • GIMP & other graphics software
  • Administration techniques for specific distributions
  • Custom Configurations
  • Linux Deployments and experiences: Case studies
  • Open source Licensing
  • Government policies with Open Source
  • Other open source projects

The proposals should comprise a 1-page (maximum) description containing the following:

  1. Title for the talk.
  2. Name, Affiliation, Bio, a passport size picture (optional) and contact email address of the Presenter.
  3. What will be covered? A bulleted list of the main points of the presentation will be ideal. Please include enough detail as will be necessary.
  4. Any specific requirements needed for the presentation other than an overhead projector and a microphone.

Presentations are alloted a time slot of about 45 minutes.

Important Dates:

20 Jun, 2005: CFP Opens
03 Dec, 2005: Last date for abstracts/proposals
20 Dec, 2005: Last date for notification of acceptance
11 Feb, 2006: Conference starts