[FOSDEM] [Announcement] Desktops DevRoom 2016 CfP

Pau Garcia i Quiles pgquiles at elpauer.org
Thu Oct 20 01:52:35 CEST 2016


It's "Desktops DevRoom 2017 CfP" and "Sunday, February 5th 2017", of course

On Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 1:35 AM, Pau Garcia i Quiles <pgquiles at elpauer.org>
wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Here is the Call for Participation for the Desktops DevRoom 2017
>
> -8<--
>
> FOSDEM <https://fosdem.org/2017/> is one of the largest (5,000+ hackers!)
> gatherings of Free Software contributors in the world and happens each
> February in Brussels (Belgium, Europe). Once again, one of the tracks will
> be the Desktops DevRoom (formerly known as “CrossDesktop DevRoom”), which
> will host Desktop-related talks.
>
> We are now inviting proposals for talks about Free/Libre/Open-source
> Software on the topics of Desktop development, Desktop applications and
> interoperability amongst Desktop Environments. This is a unique opportunity
> to show novel ideas and developments to a wide technical audience.
>
> Topics accepted include, but are not limited to:
>
>    - Open Desktops: Gnome, KDE, Unity, Enlightenment, XFCE, Razor, MATE,
>    Cinnamon, ReactOS, CDE etc
>    - Closed desktops: Windows, Mac OS X, MorphOS, etc (when talking about
>    a FLOSS topic)
>    - Software development for the desktop
>    - Development tools
>    - Applications that enhance desktops
>    - General desktop matters
>    - Cross-platform software development
>    - Web
>    - Thin clients, desktop virtualiation, etc
>
> Talks can be very specific, such as the advantages/disadvantages of
> distributing a desktop application with snap vs flatpak, or as general as
> using HTML5 technologies to develop native applications.
>
> Topics that are of interest to the users and developers of all desktop
> environments are especially welcome. The FOSDEM 2016 schedule
> <https://archive.fosdem.org/2016/schedule/track/desktops/> might give you
> some inspiration.
>
>
> Submissions
>
> 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 400 from other projects)
>    - Short abstract of one or two paragraphs
>    - Short bio (with photo)
>    - Requested time: from 15 to 45 minutes. Normal duration is 30
>    minutes. Longer duration requests must be properly justified. You may be
>    assigned LESS time than you request.
>    -
>
> How to submit
>
> All submissions are made in the Pentabarf event planning tool:
> https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM17
>
> To submit your talk, click on "Create Event", then make sure to select the
> “Desktops” devroom as the “Track”. Otherwise your talk will not be even
> considered for any devroom at all.
>
> If you already have a Pentabarf account from a previous year, even if your
> talk was not accepted, please reuse it. Create an account if, and only if,
> you don’t have one from a previous year. If you have any issues with
> Pentabarf, please contact desktops-devroom AT lists DOT fosdem DOT org.
>
>
> Deadline
>
> The deadline for submissions is December 5th 2016.
>
> FOSDEM will be held on the weekend of 4 & 5 February 2017 and the Desktops
> DevRoom will take place on Sunday, February 4th 2017.
>
> We will contact every submitter with a “yes” or “no” before December 11th
> 2016.
>
> Recording permission
>
> The talks in the Desktops DevRoom will be audio and video recorded, and
> possibly streamed live too.
>
> In the "Submission notes" field, please indicate that you agree that your
> presentation will be licensed under the CC-By-SA-4.0 or CC-By-4.0 license
> and that you agree to have your presentation recorded. For example:
>
> "If my presentation is accepted for FOSDEM, I hereby agree to license all
> recordings, slides, and other associated materials under the Creative
> Commons Attribution Share-Alike 4.0 International License. Sincerely,
> <NAME>."
>
> If you want us to stop the recording in the Q & A part (should you have
> one), please tell us. We can do that but only for the Q & A part.
>
> More information
>
> The official communication channel for the Desktops DevRoom is its mailing
> list desktops-devroom at lists.fosdem.org.
>
> Use this page to manage your subscription: https://lists.fosdem.org/
> listinfo/desktops-devroom
>
>
> <https://lists.fosdem.org/listinfo/desktops-devroom>
> Organization
>
> The Desktops DevRoom 2017 is managed by a team representing the most
> notable open desktops:
>
>    - Pau Garcia i Quiles, KDE
>    - Christophe Fergeau, Gnome
>    - Michael Zanetti, Unity
>    - Philippe Caseiro, Enlightenment
>    - Jérome Leclanche, Razor
>
> If you want to join the team, please contact desktops-devroom AT lists DOT
> fosdem DOT org.
>
>
> --
> Pau Garcia i Quiles
> http://www.elpauer.org
>



-- 
Pau Garcia i Quiles
http://www.elpauer.org
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