There are few user groups and conferences, that Atlassian is involved with, coming up over the next few months that may be of interest to those Down Under.

Web Standards Group

wSG.pngWhen: Wednesday, 19th August 2009
Time: 6:30pm for 7pm start
Where: Australian Museum, 6 College Street Sydney – Ground floor theatre
Cost: free (we’re sponsoring food and drinks on the night)
Who: Lachlan Hardy will be presenting on “The Open Web”, Craig Sharkie will be presenting on “CSS: Configuring Simple Solutions”.
Website: Web Standards Group

Sydney Java User Group (SJUG)

SJUG logo.pngWhen: Thursday, 20th August 2009
Time: 6:00pm for 6:30 start
Where: Atlassian HQ, 173-185 Sussex St
Who: Dhanji R. Prasanna from Google presenting on “Guice, GWT and
other goodies used when building Google Wave”
Cost: free (we’re sponsoring beer and pizza on the night, as usual)
Website: SJUG

Agile Australia 2009

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be at Agile Australia later this year. They’re running an early bird rate for the next month, so try and get in quick.
When: Thursday 15th – Friday 16th October, 2009
Time: 8am-6pm
Where: Four Seasons Hotel, 199 George St, Sydney
Cost: early bird rate $600 for both days by Monday 31st of August, 2009
If you’re craving some agile action now, and let’s face it October is a little while away, here’s one of my favourite agile@atlassian videos:

Want more local Oz tech events?

Startup Australia has a great google calendar listing of tech events happening around Australia.

Oz News: Web Standards Group, SJUG, Agile Australia