Linux 2004 Conference Questionnaire


1. Where did you first hear about the Conference?

UKUUG Newsletter
UKUUG Direct Mailing
UKUUG Website
From a Colleague
From a Magazine (please give name below)
Elsewhere (please state below)

2. What was the deciding factor in your decision to attend?

2b. How did you travel to Leeds for the Conference?

Live locally
Train
Drove own/borrowed car
Lift in car with someone else
Air
Coach
Drove Commerically hired car
Other

3. Do you have any comments on the decision to split into two streams for part of the programme?

4. Presentations

Please rate each presentation given on a scale of 0-5 on the grounds of content, relevance to you and presentation.
Content and Relevant to you: 0 = non-relevance to me; 5 = extremely relevant
Presentation Style: (0 = poor style, technique, materials; 5= excellent style, technique and materials).
These comments may be passed anonymously to the speaker concerned
Speaker Content and Relevance Presentation Style Comments
Martin Michlmayr (Quality Issues in Free Software Projects) 0 5 0 5
Ian Naylor (WORKSHOP: Building your own Live CD based on Knoppix) 0 5 0 5
Matthew Garrett (Debian: The Kernel-neutral OS) 0 5 0 5
Jon Masters (The business case for Embedded Linux) 0 5 0 5
Paul Sladen (PDF - Editing the uneditable) 0 5 0 5
Philippe De Swert (Emdebian: Embedded development the Debian way.) 0 5 0 5
John Masters (High-performance 3D Graphics: How Linux will overtake Windows) 0 5 0 5
Shigeki Ouchi (Porting Linux onto a Digital Camera) 0 5 0 5
John Hearns (Clustering) 0 5 0 5
Alex Perry (Eddy-current Detection with Linux: Finding nails in your Walls and Cracks in your Aircraft) 0 5 0 5
Siu-wai Leung (Generating ideas for software integration and against non-inventive patents) 0 5 0 5
Simon Myers (Power 'Vim' Usage: Tips & Tricks for Everyday Editing) 0 5 0 5
Richard J Moore (Diagnosing System Hangs and Crashes using lkcd and dprobes) 0 5 0 5
Paul Nasrat (RPM Python (and friends)) 0 5 0 5
Ruediger Berlich (Grids for e-Science in Europe) 0 5 0 5
Jesper K. Pedersen (Developing a Plug-In structure for your KDE application) 0 5 0 5
Christoph Hellwig (Linux Filesystems) 0 5 0 5
Michael Meeks (Gnome 2.6: the Linux Desktop) 0 5 0 5
Jos van Wezel (Storage area network and parallel file systems: high throughput file access for your cluster) 0 5 0 5
Aaron Crane (The 糞▯ Fonts Don't Work: A Practical Guide to Unicode on Unix) 0 5 0 5
Steve Whitehouse (The GFS Cluster Filesystem) 0 5 0 5
Michael Meeks (OpenOffice.org) 0 5 0 5
Wookey (YAFFS - A filesystem designed for NAND flash) 0 5 0 5
Alex Perry (The FlightGear Flight Simulator) 0 5 0 5
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton (Porting Linux to the XDA-2 PDA) 0 5 0 5
Jesper K. Pedersen (Managing your digital images with KimDaBa) 0 5 0 5
Matthew Wilcox (PCI: Past, Present and Future) 0 5 0 5
Robert L Warrender (UoSLinux: A Linux LiveCD distribution for use in Higher Education) 0 5 0 5
Antony Stone (Network Security Firewalls) 0 5 0 5
Fabian Franz (FreeNX - Taking X Connections to the Next Level) 0 5 0 5
Simon Myers (Giving Presentations Using Linux: Being User-Friendly - and avoiding 'Powerpoint') 0 5 0 5
Dave Coombs (WvStreams: An Easier Way to World Domination) 0 5 0 5
John Pinner (An EMC Vehicle Testing System using Open Source on Linux) 0 5 0 5
Jim Jackson (100 things to do with a VPN server) 0 5 0 5
Mathias Brossard (Cryptonit) 0 5 0 5
Julian Field (MailScanner) 0 5 0 5
Nils Magnus and Kester Habermann (A 3-tier web application: the LinuxTag conference centre) 0 5 0 5
Owen LeBlanc (Thousands of Linux installations - and only one administrator) 0 5 0 5
John Pinner (Commercial Wide Area Deployment of Linux) 0 5 0 5
Dave Coombs (Tea, Earl Grey, Hot: Replication with WvSync) 0 5 0 5
Paul Cooper (Bringing Open Source to the West Midlands) 0 5 0 5
David Chan (Report Writing using OpenOffice.org) 0 5 0 5
Antony Stone (Wardriving with Kismet and GPSdrive) 0 5 0 5
Nils Magnus (Hacking Contest) 0 5 0 5

5. Overall, did you feel that the Conference lived up to your expectations?

Definitely not Exceeded my expectations

6. How did you rate the Chinese Dinner on Friday (if applicable)?

Terrible Excellent

7. Who picks up most of the costs you incur in attending this conference?

I do personally
Somebody else does (e.g. employer, sponsor)

8. Which is your conference registration category?

A Student Rate
Early Bird Rate £45
Standard Conference Rate £90
Commercial Rate £141
Other (e.g. Speaker)
Unsure

9. Was the meeting good value for money?

Definitely Not Exceedingly Good Value

10. Did you attend any of the following UKUUG Conferences?

Linux 98 (Manchester)
Linux 99 (Aston)
Linux 2000 (London)
Winter Conference 2001 (Newcastle)
Linux 2001 (Manchester)
Winter Conference 2002 (SOAS)
Linux 2002 (Bristol)
Winter Conference 2003 (Institute of Physics)
Linux 2003 (Edinburgh)
Winter Conference 2004 (Bournemouth)

11. If you attended any of the previous UKUUG Linux conferences, how did this year's compare?

12. Did you attend any of the following?

Ottawa Linux Symposium
Debconf
FOSDEM (Brussels)
LinuxTag
SANE (Maastricht)
YAPC::Europe
LSM (France)

13. What type of Events would you like to see organised in the future?

14. Any other comments you would like to make about the meeting - either regarding the content or organisational?

Statements may be used (anonymously) in advertising material to promote future events

15. Would you like to get involved with the UKUUG either by standing for Council or joining one of the sub-committees? (Newsletter, email and website, events, CD production) -- if yes, please remember to give your details below).

Yes
No

16. Contact Details (optional)

Name:
Email Address:
Tel No:

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