Call for Papers

The Australian Delphi User Group (ADUG) is looking for presenters for the annual Symposium (March 2019 and future years) and also our monthly meetings in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney

* Presentations at the monthly meetings can be in person or remote via Skype / GoTo Meeting etc
* For the 2019 Symposium, we have already have an international presenter in mind and are looking for additional presenters who are based in Australia or are prepared to travel to Australia at their own expense.
We will also consider remote presentations from outside of Australia.

* Canberra Symposium Thursday 21st March 2019
* Melbourne Symposium Friday 22nd March 2019

Presentations range from 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on the meeting and other items on the agenda.

Presentations from software vendors are ok for most branch meetings, at the discretion of the meeting organizers.
In addition to displaying what your software can do, we also ask that you discuss some interesting behind the scenes technical aspects such as technical challenges that you had to deal with and design decisions.

If you are filling in this form again for additional presentations, you can skip the repeat details such as your experience as we can get them from the prior submission

Submit your Presentation Idea(s)

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Melbourne Meeting – December 2018

Monday 17th December.

Roger Plant gave an overview of Git, Git workflows and tools that work with Git.
Then Brian Watson gave a presentation on GitKraken, a graphical interface to Git.

Slides for Roger’s presentation can be downloaded here…. Read more ›

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Melbourne Meeting – November 2018

Monday 19th November.

Geoffrey Smith spoke on the Delphi MVC Framework, an open source framework developed by Daniele Teti, used to create RESTful services with Delphi..
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Perth Meeting – October 2018

Tuesday 16th October 2018 at 6 for 6:15pm start.

* Clayton Johnson – MS Word documents as report templates
* Peter Thönell – Design Pattern – A practical application of design patterns
* Rod Grasso – Rod’s commercial software for processing metal sheets

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Melbourne Meeting – October 2018

Monday 15th October.

The theme of this meeting was Delphi IDE extensions.
We had several short presentations:
Geoffrey Smith on Project Magician
John McDonald on Documentation Insight
Peter Magor on GExperts
Tony Bryer on MMX Code Explorer
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Melbourne Meeting – September 2018

Monday 17th September.

The meeting started with the Annual General Meeting

Then Brian Watson and Peter Postmus presented on Virtual TreeView

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Australian Delphi User Group Inc Annual General Meeting 2018

The Annual General Meeting of the
“Australian Delphi User Group Inc. No A0038181F”
(aka ADUG) will be held at 6:15 pm AEST on Monday 17 September 2018
at the Melbourne Men’s Shed
Adjacent to the Level 1 Car Park, Federation Square
Corner Flinders and Russell Streets, Melbourne

The ordinary business of the annual general meeting shall be:
(a) to confirm the minutes of the previous annual general meeting and of any special general meeting held since that meeting;
(b) to receive and consider –
(i) the annual report of the Committee on the activities of the Association during the preceding financial year; and
(ii) the financial statements of the Association for the preceding financial year submitted by the Committee in accordance with Part 7 of the Act;
(c) to elect the members of the Committee;

Current financial members of ADUG are eligible to vote and nominate for the Committee which comprises the officers of the Association:
National Secretary
and up to five Ordinary Committee Members.

Nominations of candidates for election to positions on the committee must be made in writing, specifying the position for which the candidate is nominated, signed by two members of the Association and accompanied by the written consent of the candidate (which may be endorsed on the form of nomination).

An eligible member of the Association may nominate themselves; or, with the member’s consent, be nominated by another member.

Nominations must be delivered to the National Secretary of the Association not less than 7 days before the date fixed for the holding of the Annual General Meeting, by email

If there is only one nomination for a position by the cut-off date that nominee will be deemed elected without a ballot. Any positions without nominations by the cut-off date will be open to nominations at the AGM.

A nomination form may be downloaded here:

If you wish to vote, but won’t be present at the AGM, you may submit a proxy as described in rule 34 of the ADUG rules.
Proxies need to be with the secretary by 5 pm on the day before the AGM. They may be lodged by email to or as hard copy.

Candidates are also welcome to advise the ADUG membership of their nomination and provide a brief statement of purpose to the ADUG members list

The Nominations received are as follows:

  • Geoffrey Smith – President (VIC)
  • Frank Malcom – Treasurer (NSW)
  • Scott Hollows – Ordinary Committee Member (WA)
  • Eivind Bakkestuen – Ordinary Committee Member (QLD)
  • Adam Webb – Ordinary Committee Member (SA)
  • Steve Corbett – Ordinary Committee Member (ACT)

The following positions are still available

  • Vice-President
  • National Secretary
  • 1 Ordinary Committee Member

I encourage any member who would like to make a contribution to the group, to nominate for the Committee. It is due to those who have contributed, that ADUG is in its present state of good health.

The Rules of the ADUG are available on the web site:

Documents for the AGM

Geoffrey Smith
National Secretary
The AGM will be followed by a normal Melbourne meeting:

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