Call for papers is open!

On behalf of the LCA2018 team we are pleased to announce that the Call for Proposals for 2018 is now open! This Call for Proposals will close on August 6 with no extensions expected. is one of the best-known community driven Free and Open Source Software conferences in the world. In 2018 we welcome you to join us in Sydney, New South Wales on Monday 22 January through to Friday 26 January.

Our aim is to create a deeply technical conference made up of industry leaders and experts on a wide range of subjects. welcomes submissions first-time and seasoned speakers from all free and open technology communities and all walks of life. We respect and encourage diversity at our conference.

For full details, including the dates, conference theme and how to submit a proposal, please read the proposals page.


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