We got word a couple of days ago that the [Sysadmin Miniconf](http://sysadmin.miniconf.org) had been accepted
for [Linux.conf.au 2009](http://linux.conf.au/) and [the media have been informed](http://www.techworld.com.au/article/260982/linux_conf_au_lineup_ready_go)
so I can can say so publicly.
It looks like the following Miniconfs have been accepted:
* Open Source databases
* Myth TV
* Free As In Freedom
* The business of open source software
I guess the main differences from previous years are the MySQL and PostgreSQL
miniconfs have been merged. There is no Debian, Education or Gnome miniconfs
and I guess Mobile has replaced Embedded. It’s interesting to see the loss of the regulars, I guess
in some cases it is because they have their own regular conferences.
The last two miniconfs ( “Free As In Freedom” and “The business of open source software” )
are also new, I guess they will be fleshed out.
We’ll be updated the Sysadmin Miniconf [website](http://sysadmin.miniconf.org) over the next few days
and the call for papers should be out next week sometime.
I also posted an [email to the NZNOG list](http://list.waikato.ac.nz/pipermail/nznog/2008-September/014444.html)
asking about interest in a Sysadmin thing at NZNOG 09 ( in Auckland the week after LCA 09 ).
have a quick look and pop me an email if you are interested.