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The LinuxChix miniconfs (2007–2009) and Haecksen miniconfs (2010–present) have been one-day events focusing on women who use and contribute to Linux and other free and open source software. It is held as part of linux.conf.au, which has a tradition of providing venues for one or two day community organised miniconferences in a variety of areas.

OWOOT volunteers (and those of its predecessor organisations) organise and run the miniconf.

2007 LinuxChix miniconference Edit

The first LinuxChix miniconference was held on 16th January 2007 in Sydney, Australia. It was organised by Mary Gardiner with assistance from Sara Falamaki and Stephanie Miller.

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Speakers at the miniconference were:

The miniconference was credited with being part of the cause of record numbers of women attending linux.conf.au in 2007 (10% of total attendees, as opposed to 10 women in some previous years).

See also: 2007 miniconf webpage

2008 LinuxChix miniconference Edit

The 2008 LinuxChix miniconference was held on 29th January 2008 as part of linux.conf.au 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. It was organised by Robyn Willison, Mary Gardiner and Melissa Draper.

Speakers at the miniconference were:

See also: Women at linux.conf.au 2008 and 2008 miniconf webpage

2009 LinuxChix miniconference Edit

A LinuxChix miniconference was held at linux.conf.au 2009 in Hobart, Australia. It was organised by Sarah Stokely and Robyn Willison.

Speakers were:

Donna Benjamin and Pia Waugh held a workshop on  how to evangelise IT to girls. Bdale Garbee, Silvia Pfeiffer, Andrew McMillan and Casey Schaufler spoke at a Geek Parenting Panel.

See also: Women at linux.conf.au 2009.

2010 Haecksen and Linuxchix miniconference Edit

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The 2010 Haecksen and Linuxchix miniconf was held on 18th January 2010 at LCA2010 in Wellington, New Zealand. It was organised by Joh Clarke and ...

Speakers at the miniconference were:

See also: Women at linux.conf.au 2010 and 2010 miniconf webpage

2011 Haecksen miniconference Edit

A miniconference was organised for linux.conf.au 2011 by Lana Brindley. Speakers were:

See miniconf webpage.

2012 Haecksen miniconference Edit

A miniconference was organised for linux.conf.au 2012 by Lana Brindley and Mary Gardiner.

Speakers were:

See miniconf schedule.

2013 Haecksen miniconferenceEdit

A Haecksen miniconference for linux.conf.au 2013 was being organised by Bianca Gibson and Robyn Willison.

Speakers:

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