LUV Main March 2014 Meeting: Whistleblowers + Vagrant

Mar 4 2014 19:00
Mar 4 2014 21:00

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

Suelette Dreyfus: Whistleblowers

Colby Swandale: Vagrant

Suelette Dreyfus is a Research Fellow in the Department of Computing and Information Systems at the University of
Melbourne. Her research interests include: Digital whistleblowing; Health informatics; Computer security and hacking; Organisational change; Social media for school education. See She was a keynote speaker at this year's Linux Conference

From "Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments. With an easy-to-use workflow and focus on automation, Vagrant lowers development environment setup time, increases development/production parity, and makes the 'works on my machine' excuse a relic of the past."

From Colby Swandale's Linkedin bio: "I currently focus on all aspects of web development from front to backend, server
administration and infrastructure design. I love working with technologies such as Linux, BSD, PHP, Ruby, Go-Lang, Perl, Python, Javascript, HTML and CSS for application development and often use frameworks/CMS such as Wordpress, Joomla, Express, Laravel, Codeigniter, Symphony and Ruby on Rails.

I regularly attend PHPMelb and given talks about Vagrant, Codeception and PHP 5.5's password hash api. Often you will also find me browsing Reddit reading whats the latest r/programming or what new exploit has been posted on r/netsec whilst listening to podcasts such as BSD Now, Techsnap and The Vergecast. "

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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