Libre Graphics Day - Draft program released! Wellington 18-23 January 2010The draft program for Libre Graphics Day has been published. Successful presenters have all been notified, so we're just hoping they'll all confirm they're available to speak at the times we've allocated them.  Hopefully this is close to final, but of course is subject to change if the need arises!

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Libre Graphics Day takes place on Monday, 18th of January in Civics1+2 in the Wellington Convention Centre, proudly kicking off Day 1 of

About is one of the world's best conferences for free and open source software! The coming, LCA2010, will be held at the Wellington Convention Centre in Wellington, New Zealand from Monday 18th January to Saturday 23rd January 2010. LCA2010 is fun, informal and seriously technical, bringing together Free and Open Source developers, users and community champions from around the world. LCA2010 is the second time has been held in New Zealand, with the first being Dunedin in 2006. is made possible by the generous support of our Conference Sponsors

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Linux Australia is the peak body for Linux User Groups (LUGs) around Australia, and as such represents approximately 5000 Australian Linux users and developers. Linux Australia facilitates the organisation of this international Free Software conference in a different Australasian city each year.

Call for Participation!

Submit a Proposal

To submit a proposal for participating in the LGD miniconf at 2010 go to

Call for Participation extended until Monday 26th October!

Do you develop, use, document, or train with Free Software Graphix tools? Tools such as GIMP, Inkscape, Scribus, Blender, Krita, Sk1, Fontforge and Fontmatrix. Are you involved in the testing and development of the sub-systems and libraries on which these apps depend?Submit proposal now!

  • The X Window system
  • GEGL, Hugin, Oyranos
  • I/O devices and drivers - tablets, mice, keyboards, monitors, printers
  • Colour and Font Management
  • Cross-platform tools - developing for multiple platforms
  • Open Standards and file format interoperability: PDF, SVG, PNG etc
  • Open Content: clip art, fonts, creative commons, etc

Perhaps you can share expertise in the 'How' of Libre Graphics? Could you talk about Design techniques and workflow? Pre-press, or Themes and Skins for open source web frameworks. What about Digital asset management?  What about the Why? Communication strategy and effective marketing using graphic design. Open Source publishing? What about Digital Art just for Art's sake? Perhaps you have other ideas that relate to Libre Graphics?

Please participate in our miniconf!

We're calling for presentations related to Free Software in the Graphics domain, and aim to provide an environment for cross-project collaboration to build understanding of shared problems, and work towards shared solutions. Most of all, we just wanna have fun, and bring some of the Libre Graphics Love to the southern hemisphere.

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