[FOSDEM] [USRP-users] Deadline extended: FOSDEM 2017: SDR Track CfP

Martin Braun martin at gnuradio.org
Sun Dec 11 20:29:37 CET 2016

Apologies for the double-post, but I completely forgot to give the new
dates: We have extended the CfP by one week, until December 16th.
However, we are alrady rating prior submissions, so early submitters get
a preference. There are still some slots available though!


On 12/10/2016 11:25 AM, Martin Braun via USRP-users wrote:
> 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
> presentation!
> If you have anything related to field of free software radio, please
> head to:
> https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM17
> and submit your short abstract! We're looking very much forward to your
> submission.
> 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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