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lca2011 Announces Third Keynote Speaker

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Brisbane, Australia - The linux.conf.au 2011 organising team is proud to announce the third confirmed keynote speaker for lca2011.

He is the Chief Scientist at the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the Regional Internet Registry serving the Asia Pacific region. He is an author and researcher who has been closely involved with the development of the Internet for many years, particularly in Australia, where he is known for the initial build of the Internet within the Australian academic and research sector with the Australian Academic and Research Network (AARNet).

He is a pre-eminent researcher on IPv4 exhaustion and is undertaking research into Internet infrastructure, IP Technologies and address distribution policies. Consequently, he has made many presentations to global government and technical forums including the OECD, ITU, ICANN, APEC and IETF. Prior to his role at APNIC, he was the Chief Scientist at Telstra, providing lead instruction in the construction of Telstra's Internet service offerings, domestically and internationally.

He has authored many books dealing with IP technology along with many papers and columns. He has been a member of the Internet Architecture Board since 1999 and served as its Executive Director from 2001 to 2005. He is actively involved in the IETF, currently chairing two working groups.

We'd like extend a sincere welcome to Geoff Huston (B.Sc., M.Sc.) our third Keynote Speaker for lca2011.

About linux.conf.au

linux.conf.au is Australia's annual technical conference about Free Software. It is fun, informal, seriously technical and in 2011 it will also cater to a broader range of end users, including those new to this community. linux.conf.au draws together Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) developers from across the world.

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