LUV Main February Meeting: Gamification and Samba4

Feb 5 2013 19:00
Feb 5 2013 21:00

The Buzzard Lecture Theatre. Evan Burge Building, Trinity College, Melbourne University Main Campus, Parkville.

* Mike King, "Gamification - the process of applying gaming techniques to business applications"

Mike King, CIO of Horizon Consumer Science will speak on "Gamification - the process of applying gaming techniques to business applications". Horizon Consumer Science is an international market research companies with offices in Melbourne, Los Angeles and London. Mike has B.Sc. in Engineering Science from Warwick University in the UK, and has 30 years of experience in software development, including real time monitoring systems, communications protocols and web and database technologies.

* Andrew Bartlett, "The Samba 4.0 Release"

Andrew Bartlett has been a Samba developer for over 12 years, working particularly on authentication systems. He is incredibly proad of the recent release of Samba 4.0, the world's first Free Software Active Directory Domain Controller. Andrew will talk about the Samba 4.0 release, what it contains, what it can do and what it means for users. Andrew will then encourage a discussion about potential ways it might be used by Linux users in Victoria.

The Buzzard Lecture Theatre, Evan Burge Building, Trinity College Main Campus Parkville Melways Map: 2B C5

Notes: Trinity College's Main Campus is located off Royal Parade. The Evan Burge Building is located near the Tennis Courts. See our Map of Trinity College. Additional maps of Trinity and the surrounding area (including its relation to the city) can be found at

Parking can be found along or near Royal Parade, Grattan Street, Swanston Street and College Crescent. Parking within Trinity College is unfortunately only available to staff.

For those coming via Public Transport, the number 19 tram (North Coburg - City) passes by the main entrance of Trinity College (Get off at Morrah St, Stop 12). This tram departs from the Elizabeth Street tram terminus (Flinders Street end) and goes past Melbourne Central Timetables can be found on-line at:

Before and/or after each meeting those who are interested are welcome to join other members for dinner. We are open to suggestions for a good place to eat near our venue. Maria's on Peel Street in North Melbourne is currently the most popular place to eat after meetings.

LUV would like to acknowledge Red Hat for their help in obtaining the Buzzard Lecture Theatre venue and VPAC for hosting, and BENK Open Systems for their financial support of the Beginners Workshops

Linux Users of Victoria Inc., is an incorporated association, registration number A0040056C.


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