Conference Programme

The conference starts out with 12 Miniconfs spread over 2 days.

The final 3 days of the conference has 80 talks and 8 tutorials spread over 6 parallel tracks.

Week Overview

Day Start of Day Daytime Evening
Monday Conference Welcome Miniconfs
Tuesday Keynote #1 Miniconfs
Wednesday Keynote #2 Main Conference Penguin Dinner
Thursday Keynote #3 Main Conference
Friday Keynote #4 Main Conference
Lightning talks and Conference Close

Daily Schedule

Time Activity
9.00am Start of day and housekeeping
9.10am Welcoming remarks and/or keynote
10.10am Morning tea (catered)
10.45am Talks
12.25pm Lunch (un-catered)
13.40pm Talks
15.20pm Afternoon team (catered)
15.45pm Talks
17.25pm Sessions end
17.30pm BoF sessions and evening events


Welcome Address

The conference organisers start the week by welcoming everyone and letting everyone know the general housekeeping requirements of the conference.


From Tuesday through to Friday the day starts off with a Keynote presentation. We are really excited by our invited guests this year and will be making announcements very soon.

Lightning Talks and Conference Close

On Friday afternoon the now traditional lightning talks (3-5 minutes each) take place. Followed by the raffle draw, announcement of the next year's LCA location and formal closing.