[FOSDEM] Network management and SDN – call for participation extended

Pavel Simerda psimerda at redhat.com
Fri Dec 5 11:19:43 CET 2014

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Hello everyone,

we are extending the call for participation for to gather more
interesting submissions! Please join us for this great event!

 * Dec 10: Deadline for submissions
 * Dec 17: Speakers notified of acceptance

Schedule will be published as soon as possible. If anyone feels the
notification date is too late, please contact us.

The Networking DevRoom 2015 Organization Team

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave Neary" <dneary at redhat.com>
> To: "Pavel Simerda" <psimerda at redhat.com>, fosdem at lists.fosdem.org
> Sent: Friday, October 31, 2014 10:36:43 PM
> Subject: Network devroom call for participation
> Hi everyone,
> We are pleased to announce the Call for Participation in the FOSDEM
> 2015 Networking DevRoom!
> Important dates:
> * Nov 25: Deadline for submissions
> * Dec  1: Speakers notified of acceptance
> * Dec  5: Schedule published
> This is the first time that networking has been included as a
> stand-alone DevRoom, and this year the topics will cover two distinct
> fields:
> * Software Defined Networking (SDN), covering virtual switching, open
> source SDN controllers, virtual routing
> * Network management, covering host-level networking - NetworkManager,
> ConnMan, systemd, wicked, kernel network services, network security, etc
> We are now inviting proposals for talks about Free/Libre/Open-source
> Software on the topics of SDN and network management. This is an
> exciting and growing field, and this is a unique opportunity to show
> novel ideas and developments to a very knowledgeable technical audience.
> Topics accepted include, but are not limited to:
> SDN:
> * SDN controllers - OpenDaylight, OpenContrail, OpenStack Neutron
> * Dataplane processing: DPDK, OpenDataplane, netdev, netfilter
> * Virtual switches: Open vSwitch, Snabb Switch, VDE
> * Open network protocols: OpenFlow, NETCONF, OpenLISP
> Network management:
> * Network management: NetworkManager, ConnMan, systemd-networkd,
> interoperability among these projects
> * Common code infrastructure: libnl, libmnl, libsystemd, ell, pyroute2
> * Network services: DHCP, DNS, DNSSEC, PPP
> * Connection management: Wifi, tethering, connection sharing, metric and
> source based routing,
> Talks should be aimed at a technical audience, but should not assume
> that attendees are already familiar with your project or how it solves a
> general problem. Talk proposals can be very specific solutions to a
> problem, or can be higher level project overviews for lesser known projects.
> Please include the following information when submitting a proposal:
>     Your name
>     The title of your talk (please be descriptive, as titles will be
> listed with around 250 from other projects)
>     Short abstract of one or two paragraphs
>     Short bio (with photo)
> The deadline for submissions is November 25th 2014. FOSDEM will be held
> on the weekend of January 31st-February 1st 2015 and the Networking
> DevRoom will take place on Saturday, January 31st 2015. Please use the
> following website to submit your proposals:
> https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM15 (you do not need to create
> a new Pentabarf account if you already have one from past years).
> You can also join the devroom’s mailing list, which is the official
> communication channel for the DevRoom: network-devroom at lists.fosdem.org
> (subscription page: https://lists.fosdem.org/listinfo/network-devroom)
> – The Networking DevRoom 2015 Organization Team
> --
> Dave Neary - NFV/SDN Community Strategy
> Open Source and Standards, Red Hat - http://community.redhat.com
> Ph: +1-978-399-2182 / Cell: +1-978-799-3338

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