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barbie (2653)

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Monday May 12, 2008
07:34 AM

BWT - Birmingham LUG - 15/05/2008

[ #36390 ] World Tour 2008 - Birmingham LUG - 15th May 2008

The next date on the Birmingham Perl Mongers World Tour gets a bit more local, with the crew visiting our friends at Birmingham LUG. Barbie and JJ will be along to present a couple of talks that seem to have gone down very well with previous tour attendees. Talk schedule looks as follows:

  • Photo Tools (Perl scripts for digital photography) [JJ]
  • Understanding Malware [Barbie]

Attendance is free, and will be held in Seminar room G40 of the School of Computer Science at The Univeristy of Birmingham (B15 2TT), which is just outside of the city centre, a short walk from University station and several bus routes. For further directions see also the LUG's own directions page. The event starts at 7.30pm.

Feel free to come along and support and/or heckle.


School of Computer Science
The University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Future Tour Dates

Thu 15 May - Birmingham LUG
Wed 28 May -
Mon 9 Jun - Rugby LUG
16-18 Jun - YAPC::NA, Chicago, USA
Wed 25 Jun -
19-20 Jul - LUGRadio Live, Wolverhampton
Wed 23 Jul -
13-15 Jun - YAPC::Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
Wed 27 Aug -

We're hoping to arrange more dates with,, on the list, as well as return trips to and Coventry LUG. Please feel free to get in touch if you would like us to visit your group, and whether you would like us to present a few talks, or just share a drink.

See the website for more details.


In early 2006 Birmingham Perl Mongers took to the road to promote the 2006 YAPC::Europe Perl Conference, which we hosted at the end of August 2006. We took it upon ourselves to visit several Perl Monger groups around the UK, and proved extremely popular, with several groups asked to come back again, and others asking us to visit them too. In 2007 we visited both Perl Monger and Linux user groups, this time presenting at each groups technical meeting. For 2008 we hope to include several groups we never previous got to as well visiting some old friends.

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