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Draft: The Linuxing Santa arrives, with presents!

Dec 18, 2019 · London, United Kingdom

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[Please do read our code of conduct, by attending you are agreeing to be bound by it.

It means a lot to us.

https://linuxinginlondon.wordpress.com/code-of-conduct-2017/ ]

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[Sign up here too, Skills Matter link: TDB ]

The days are growing darker and the year is coming to an end, but there are still many things to celebrate and enjoy.

This evening we’ll have technical talks, a quiz or two, mince pies and plenty of goodies in the raffle.

The final agenda is still being decided, please come back closer to the day and you will be nicely edified.

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18:00 Doors open

18:15 Everyone seated.

18:25 Introduction to Linuxing In London

18:35 A retrospective on Linuxing In London with Brian Byrne

18:55 Mince pies and the first quiz - general knowledge

19:20 Main talk David Spurway

19:50 Q&A

20:00 Mince pies and the second quiz – tech knowledge

20:20 Second talk - TDB

20:40 Q&A

20:45 Community slot and free raffle.

20:50 Off to the Skills Matter bar for a soft drink.

[The agenda is subject to change and revision, precise timings may change.]
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You MUST sign up at Skills Matter for health and safety too and get a Skills Matter code:

Link TDB

[Please do read our code of conduct, by attending you are agreeing to be bound by it.

https://linuxinginlondon.wordpress.com/code-of-conduct-2017/ ]

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Speakers' details and partial abstract:

1. Brian Byrne is a veteran IT Manager, who remembers Mainframes, FORTRAN, COBOL as if it were like yesterday.

When not planning community events on Linux, Raspberry Pi and IoT device he speaks in paragraphs and drinks a lot of tea. Brian doesn’t take himself or others too seriously.

He does a lot, a lot of Linux, but not exclusively so. Linux was his ~15th+ operating system in the early 1990s.

2. David Spurway has over 23 years of experience within IBM Systems. He started work with IBM in 1995.

David has worked in a variety of roles, including Support, Technical Sales, Implementation, Management and Systems Architecture. He now works as the IBM Power Systems CTO for the UK and Ireland.

He has been certified as an Advanced Technical Expert in AIX, and has also been Technically Certified for IBM Power Systems, IBM System z and IBM System x. Over the years, he has presented at a range of internal and external conferences, including those run by the IBM Academy of Technology.

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    Linuxing in London is about celebrating Linux, open source software and clever technologies. Our aim is to bring together vendors, suppliers, enthusiasts and IT professionals, and anyone who's just curious concerning Linux and open source software, its strengths, its capacity and its mysteries. We make every effort to be an inclusive group. Please be sure to familiarise yourself with our code of conduct. Everyday we use Linux and open source software without even knowing it. It powers Google, Facebook, Do

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