SCALE 5x Call For Papers Is Now Open

Hello Ruby fans,

I would like to invite you to participate in the 2007 Southern
California Linux Expo's call for papers.

We just announced the CFP for SCALE 5x. SCALE is a non-profit /
community event on the topic of Linux, open-source and free software.
The show will be held on Feb 10-11, 2007 at the Los Angeles Airport

If you are working on an interested in presenting on Ruby or any
another open-source related topic -- We invite you to submit a
presentation proposal as part of our call for papers. I am including
details bellow.

Past presentations are available online (including slides and audio):
2006 -
2005 -
2003 -
2002 -

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Call For
Papers team at : kapadia =at=


We look forward to seeing you at SCALE 5x!

Best regards,
Ilan Rabinovitch
Conference Chair
Southern California Linux Expo
818-442-1865 Voice

2007 Southern CAlifornia Linux Expo (SCALE 5x) Call For Papers

The USC, Simi/Conejo, and UCLA Linux User Groups are proud to announce
the 5th Annual Southern California Linux Expo scheduled for February
10-11, 2007 at the Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel.

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 fields. Details about SCALE 5X as well as
archives for the last few years can be found at

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Linux Core
- Linux Kernel Enhancements
- Linux in the Infrastructure - Tools and Appliances
- Linux for Embedded Systems
- Linux Virtualization
- User Experience
- Linux Desktop Environments
- Productivity Applications for Linux
- Linux Multimedia
- Linux Games
- Linux Security
- Linux Deployments and Experiences: War Stories
- Other Open Source Projects
- Voice over IP (VoIP)
- Administration techniques for specific distributions
- Open source Licensing
- Government policies with Open Source

The proposals should be submitted in form of a 1-page extended abstract

1. Title for the talk
2. Name, Affiliation, Bio, a passport size picture (optional) and
contact email ad- dress of the Presenter
3. What will be covered? A bulleted list or a brief description of the
main points to be presented should be submitted. Please include enough
detail that will enable the committee to evaluate the proposal.
4. Any specific requirements needed for the presentation other than an
overhead projector and a microphone.

Submission formats in txt and pdf will be accepted. Presentations are
allotted a time slot of about 45 minutes. All proposals are to be sent

Important Dates:


20 July, 2006: CFP Opens
20 Nov, 2006: Last date for abstracts/proposals
20 Dec, 2006: Last date for notification of acceptance
10 Feb, 2007: Conference starts