[FOSDEM] FOSDEM 2019 Software Defined Networking Devroom CFP

Ray Kinsella mdr at ashroe.eu
Mon Nov 19 17:53:23 CET 2018


Hi folks,

Just a quick reminder that the FOSDEM 2019 CFP closes on November 25th.

If you know engineers working on Networking open source in Europe, this 
is a great opportunity for them to promote their work. Would love to see 
an abstract from you or your colleagues.

Thanks,

Ray Kinsella
FD.io TSC Member

Call For Papers @ 
http://mdr78.github.io/fosdem/2018/10/15/fosdem-2019-cfp.html

On 15/10/2018 18:07, Ray Kinsella wrote:
> 
> (posted at http://mdr78.github.io/fosdem/2018/10/15/fosdem-2019-cfp.html )
> 
> We are pleased to announce the Call for Participation for the FOSDEM 
> 2019 Software Defined Networking devroom!
> 
> **Important dates:**
> * Nov 25th 2018:  Submission deadline for talk proposals
> * Dec 17th 2018:  Announcement of the final schedule
> * Feb  2rd 2019:  Software Defined Networking dev room
> 
> We are now inviting proposals for talks about Open Source Software on 
> the topic of Software Defined Networking. This is an exciting and 
> growing field, and FOSDEM gives an opportunity to reach a unique 
> audience of very knowledgeable and highly technical, free and open 
> source software activists.
> 
> **Topics:**
> 
> This year the DevRoom topics will include the following Software Defined 
> Networking fields.
> 
> - Infrastructure: virtual switches & routers, routing daemons, firewall, 
> security, etc.
> - Virtual Network Functions: open source network functions, user-space 
> networking stacks, kernel-space networking innovations.
> - Tooling: Networking SDK's, libraries, frameworks, debuggers, counters 
> & statistics, domain specific languages & extensions, etc.
> - Validation: Testing tools & frameworks, traffic generators etc
> - Orchestration: NFV management, ML2 plugins, CNI plugins, SDN 
> Controllers, etc.
> 
> This year, the DevRoom will focus on low-level networking and high 
> performance packet processing, network automation of containers, virtual 
> machines and private cloud, and the management of networking 
> applications to maintain very high availability and performance 
> independent of whatever the world can throw at their infrastructure 
> (datacenter outages, fires, broken servers, you name it).
> 
> **Suggested Projects:**
> 
> A representative list of the projects and topics we would like to see on 
> the schedule are:
> 
> * Low-level networking and switching: DPDK, IOvisor, eBPF, XDP, Snabb, 
> Open vSwitch, Tungsten Fabric, OpenDataplane …
> * Networking Stacks: FD.io, F-Stack, DMM, mTCP,  …
> * SDN controllers and overlay networking: OpenStack Neutron, Kubernetes 
> CNI, Canal, OpenDaylight, ONOS, Plumgrid, OVN, OpenContrail, Midonet, …
> * Network management; FRRouting, Quagga, BIRD, Netopeer, Go-BGP, …
> * NFV management and orchestration: Open-O, ManageIQ, Juju, OpenBaton, 
> Tacker, OSM, Ganglia, NetSNMP, PNDA.io, …
> * Supporting tooling: VSPerf, CSIT, TRex, Moongen, Scapy, DPDK Packet Gen …
> * NFV related features: Service Function Chaining, fault management, 
> dataplane acceleration, security, …
> 
> 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.
> 
> **Proposals:**
> 
> 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, 2018. FOSDEM will be 
> held on the weekend of February 2-3, 2019 and the Software Defined 
> Networking DevRoom will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
> * Please use the FOSDEM Pentabarf website 
> (https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM19) to submit your 
> proposals.(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)
> 
> **Steering Committee:**
> 
> * Ray Kinsella
> * Thomas Monjalon
> * Emma Foley
> * Chris Price
> * Charles Eckel


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