[FOSDEM] Call for Participation: Software Defined Radio Devroom at FOSDEM 2016

Martin Braun martin.braun at ettus.com
Thu Oct 22 19:30:52 CEST 2015


Dear friends and colleagues,

next year's FOSDEM (the free and open source developer's meeting in
Brussels, Europe) will, once again, feature a  track on Software Defined
Radio.
Therefore, we invite developers and users from the free software radio
community to join us for this track and present your talks or demos.

Software Radio has become an important tool to allow anyone access the
EM spectrum. Using free software radio libraries and applications and
cheap  hardware, anyone can now start hacking on wireless
communications, remote sensing, radar or other applications. At FOSDEM,
we hope to network all these projects and improve collaboration, bring
new ideas forward and get more people involved.

The track's web site resides at:
http://gnuradio.org/redmine/projects/gnuradio/wiki/FOSDEM

Here, we will publish updates and announcements. The final schedule will
be available through Pentabarf and the official FOSDEM website.

** Submit your presentations

To suggest a talk, go to https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM16
and follow the instructions (you need an account, but can use your
account from last year if you have one). You need to create an 'Event';
make sure it's in the Software Defined Radio track! Lengths aren't
fixed, but give a realistic estimate and please don't exceed 30 minutes
unless you have something special planned (in that case, contact one of
us). Also, don't forget to include time for Q&A.
Typical slot lengths would be 30 Minutes including QA.

You aren't limited to slide presentations, of course. Be creative.
However, FOSDEM is an open source conference, therefore we ask you to
stay clear of marketing presentations. Of course, we like nitty-gritty
technical stuff.

We will reserve time for interactiveness, it won't all be talks.

** Important Dates

FOSDEM is January 30th & 31st 2016.

* December 4th 2015: Submission Deadline
* December 18th 2016: Announcement of final schedule
* January 31st 2016: SDR Track (Sunday)

** Steering Committee

The track committee consists of:
* Philipp Balllister (OpenEmbedded / OpenSDR)
* Martin Braun (GNU Radio)
* Sylvain Munaut (OsmoCom)

Hope to hear from you soon! And please forward this announcement.

Martin


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