[FOSDEM] Deadline extended: FOSDEM 2017: SDR Track CfP

Martin Braun martin at gnuradio.org
Sat Dec 10 20:25:40 CET 2016

Dear friends and fans of software defined radio,

the SDR track at next year's FOSDEM still has some slots left! We
already have a good mix of topics, but we still have some time for YOUR

If you have anything related to field of free software radio, please
head to:


and submit your short abstract! We're looking very much forward to your

For the committee,

Martin Braun

On 10/18/2016 03:27 PM, Martin Braun wrote:
> Dear friends and fans of software defined radio,
> 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.
> 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.
> Here's a list of topics that will most likely be included:
> - SDR Frameworks + Tools
> - Wireless security
> - Radio hardware
> - Telecommunications
> - Random fun wireless hacks
> We will reserve time for interactiveness, it won't all be talks.
> ** Important Dates
> FOSDEM is February 4th and 5th, 2017.
> * December 9th 2016: Submission Deadline
> * January 2nd 2017: Announcement of final schedule
> * February 4th 2017: SDR Track (Saturday)
> These dates are not set in stone. However, the least years we were
> always full to the brim with presentations, so if you want to present,
> please make sure to submit your abstracts soon!
> ** Steering Committee
> The track committee consists of:
> * Phil "catvideos" Balister (OpenEmbedded / OpenSDR)
> * Martin "mbr0wn" Braun (GNU Radio)
> * Sylvain "tnt" Munaut (OsmoCom)
> Hope to hear from you soon! And please forward this announcement.
> Martin

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