OSCON 2009 is just a few days away (and, yes, we'll be there - feel free to grab one of us and say hi), but if you're in the UK and can't afford to make the trip to sunny San Jose then you should definitely consider the UK Unix User Group's conference from the 7th to the 9th of August. Read on for more information - there's a nice discount if you're a student, so it's definitely worth checking out!
"Come to Summer 2009 - the UK's Open Systems Conference - where both developers and users of Free Libre and Open Source get together to swap knowledge and learn about the latest happenings in the Free Software world.
The venue is the The Conservatoire, Birmingham City University, B3 3HG, England. The Conservatoire is in the centre of Britain's Second City within walking distance of major train and coach stations and hotels at all price ranges.
UKUUG conferences have the highest signal to noise ratio of the UK's open system conferences. As well as useful talks and tutorials there is a healthy social scene outside the talk sessions where you will make new friends as well as renew old acquaintances. With a central location in the centre of the country it is really easy to get to and accommodation
at all price levels is available within a short walk of the conference venue.
With special rates for students everyone can afford to go, so mark Summer 2009 in your diaries now! Full details are at http://summer2009.ukuug.org.uk."
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