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Welcome to 2016!

Geelong, 1st-5th February 2016

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LCA By the Bay – was held in Geelong, Victoria, Australia in 2016, between 1st-5th February 2016 at Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus. is the largest linux and open source conference in the Asia-Pacific region. Run annually since 1999, it brings together the Australian, New Zealand and international community for standout presentations, demonstrations and relationship building. It is a deeply technical conference and pre-emininent practitioners in the field, both professionals and hobbyists, are expected to attend. attracts between 500 to 800 delegates annually.

For a taste of what is all about, check out the videos from 2016 on YouTube. 2017

Hobart, 16th-20th January 2017, Wrest Point Convention Centre

It's been a few years since last came to Hobart. When one of the world’s greatest Free and Open Source Software conferences returns in January 2017, you'll find an LCA shaped by a small city growing a global reputation for art and innovation.

For more information about 2017 visit

Geelong 2016

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About Geelong

Geelong is Victoria's second largest city, located on Corio Bay, and within a short drive from popular beach-front communities on the Bellarine Peninsula as well as being the gateway to the famous Great Ocean Road

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