[FOSDEM] FOSDEM 2020 Open Source Firmware, BMC and Bootloader Devroom Call for Participation

Daniel Kiper daniel.kiper at oracle.com
Mon Oct 21 10:25:30 CET 2019


Hi,

The Open Source Firmware, BMC and Bootloader devroom will take place
on Saturday, 1st February 2020 at FOSDEM, in Brussels, Belgium at the
Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Call for Participation
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We are opening the call for participation to our devroom, with the deadline
for talk proposals set to Saturday, 1st December 2019 23:59:59 UTC.

Devroom Scope
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The devroom will focus on various topics related to the open source firmware,
BMC and bootloaders including security issues. It will help to get together
all interested people in one room, present and discuss current developments
and issues haunting the community. Additionally, it will foster awareness
among attendees about pre-OS topics.

Possible topics: GRUB, TrustedGRUB, iPXE, TrenchBoot, coreboot, LinuxBoot,
SeaBIOS, UEFI, OVMF, TianoCore, IPMI, OpenBMC, u-bmc, TPM, attestation,
security of firmware, BMC, bootloaders and related topics and technologies.

Ideal submissions are actionable and opinionated. Submissions may be in the
form of 25 minutes talks, panel sessions, round-table discussions, or Birds
of a Feather (BoF) sessions.

Dates
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Submission Deadline:     01-Dec-2019 @ 23:59:59 UTC
Acceptance Notification: 08-Dec-2019
Final Schedule Posted:   15-Dec-2019

How to submit
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Visit https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM20

1) If you do not have an account, create one here
2) Click "Create Event"
3) Enter your presentation details
4) Be sure to select the Open Source Firmware,
   BMC and Bootloader devroom track!
5) Submit

What to include
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- The title of your submission
- A 1-paragraph abstract
- A longer description including the benefit of your talk to your target
  audience, including a definition of your target audience
- Approximate length/type of submission (talk, BoF, ...)
- Links to related websites/blogs/talk material (if any)

Administrative Notes
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We will be live-streaming and recording the Open Source Firmware, BMC and
Bootloader devroom. Presenting at FOSDEM implies permission to record your
session and distribute the recording afterwards. All videos will be made
available under the standard FOSDEM content license (CC-BY).

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the devroom organizers:
  Daniel Kiper (daniel.kiper at oracle.com) and
  Piotr Król (piotr.krol at 3mdeb.com).

Daniel & Piotr


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