Linux.conf.au 2011 kicks off: photos Summary: This year's Linux.conf.au kicked off with a bang yesterday, with hundreds of delegates from all over the world converging on Queensland University of Technology, despite the flood crisis which threatened to can the annual conference. By Luke Hopewell | January 25, 2011 -- 04:07 GMT (20:07 PST) Follow @lukehopewell Previous | Next Image 6 of 11 (LCA2011 opening image by Andrew McMillan, CC2.0) The open-source faithful gather for the opening keynote. (Networking happens image by Andrew McMillan, CC2.0) Networking between sessions. (Christian Reis image by Andrew McMillan, CC2.0) Christian Reis presents at the conference. Topics: Open Source, Emerging Tech Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.