[kde-community] Fwd: [FOSDEM] FOSDEM 2016: Call for Participation

Riccardo Iaconelli riccardo at kde.org
Sat Oct 3 11:50:29 UTC 2015


Just FYI, I plan on submitting a talk... I am not sure what I could need
help with, but in case you have ideas, please reach to me :-)

-Riccardo
Il 28/set/2015 09:19 AM, "Lydia Pintscher" <lydia at kde.org> ha scritto:

> Hey folks :)
>
> Pau was awesome and already requested the devroom and stand for us for
> FOSDEM 2016. The call for maintrack speakers is also open now. If you
> can think of something cool please do submit a talk. It'd be great to
> have one of us on the main stage talking about a KDE-related topic. If
> you need help let me know.
>
>
> Cheers
> Lydia
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Alasdair G Kergon <agk at fosdem.org>
> Date: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 11:14 PM
> Subject: [FOSDEM] FOSDEM 2016: Call for Participation
> To: fosdem at lists.fosdem.org
>
>
> FOSDEM offers open source and free software developers a place to
> meet, share ideas and collaborate.  Renowned for being highly
> developer-oriented, the event brings together some 5000+ geeks from
> all over the world.
>
> The sixteenth edition will take place on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st
> January 2016 at the usual location: ULB Campus Solbosch in Brussels.
>
> We now invite proposals for main track presentations, developer rooms,
> stands and lightning talks.
>
> Main Tracks
> -----------
> Previous editions have featured main tracks centered around security,
> operating system development, community building, and many other
> topics.  Presentations are expected to be 50 minutes long and should
> cater to a varied technical audience.  The conference covers
> reasonable travel expenses agreed in advance and arranges
> accommodation for accepted main track speakers.
>
> Proposals for main track presentations should be submitted using
> Pentabarf:
>   https://fosdem.org/submit
>
> This year, submissions will be reviewed in two batches, beginning with
> those received by 16 October.
>
> Questions or remarks?  Contact us at program at fosdem.org.
>
> Key dates:
>     16 October
>        - deadline for first batch of main track proposals
>
>     30 October
>        - final deadline for main track proposals
>
>     2 November onwards
>        - main track talks announced (in batches)
>
> Developer Rooms
> ---------------
> Developer rooms are assigned to self-organising groups to work
> together on open source and free software projects, to discuss topics
> relevant to a broader subset of the community, etc.  Content may be
> scheduled in any format, subject to approval.  Popular formats include
> presentation tracks, hacking sessions and panel discussions.
> Proposals involving collaboration across project or domain boundaries
> are strongly encouraged.
>
> Developer room proposals should be submitted through the form at
>   https://fosdem.org/devroom
> which contains further information.
>
> Questions or remarks?  Contact us at devrooms at fosdem.org.
>
> Key dates:
>     9 October
>        - deadline for developer room proposals
>
>     19 October
>        - accepted developer rooms announced
>
>     2 November (or earlier)
>        - developer rooms issue Calls for Participation
>
>     18 December (or earlier)
>        - developer rooms publish complete schedules
>
> Stands
> ------
> FOSDEM offers open source and free software projects the opportunity
> to display their work during the event. At its stand, a project can
> share information, demo software, sell merchandise, give away goodies,
> and so on, and personally interact with the visitors.
>
> What we offer:
>
> - one 180x80cm table, positioned in one of the buildings with
>   developer rooms, for the entire duration of the conference. In some
>   cases, a second table may be possible, if you have a good reason to
>   need two.
> - two chairs per table
> - one power socket type C/E (if you require adapters or additional
>   sockets, please bring them yourself)
> - fast uplink shared wireless Internet access
>
> To apply, please fill out the form at:
>   https://fosdem.org/stands
> which contains further information.
>
> Questions or remarks?  Contact us at stands at fosdem.org.
>
> Key dates:
>     13 November
>        - deadline for stand proposals
>
>     30 November
>        - accepted stands announced
>
> Lightning talks
> ---------------
> Lighting talks are short - 15 minutes - talks on a wide variety of
> topics.  Anyone who has something interesting to say about an open
> source or free software topic can apply.  We particularly encourage
> topics that do not fit in any of the developer rooms.
>
> Proposals for lightning talks should be submitted using Pentabarf:
>
>   https://fosdem.org/submit
>
> Please select "Lightning Talks" in the "track" field.
>
> Questions or remarks?  Contact us at lightningtalks at fosdem.org.
>
> Key dates:
>     27 November
>        - deadline for lightning talk proposals
>
>     14 December
>        - accepted lightning talks announced
>
> All deadlines are at 23.59 UTC.
>
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>
> --
> Lydia Pintscher - http://about.me/lydia.pintscher
> KDE e.V. Board of Directors / KDE Community Working Group
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