[FOSDEM] Community DevRoom CFP is now announced!
laura.czajkowski at gmail.com
laura.czajkowski at gmail.com
Sat Dec 5 17:01:08 UTC 2020
Please see the following copy for the Community DevRoom CFP.
FOSDEM 2021 (Online) – Community DevRoom Call for Participation!
The twenty-first edition of FOSDEM will take place 6-7 February, 2021 –
online, and we’re happy to announce that there will be a virtual Community
DevRoom as part of the event.
Key dates / New updates
Conference dates 6-7 February, 2021 (online)
Community DevRoom date: Sunday, 7 February, 2021 (online)
Submission deadline: 22 December, 2020
Announcement of selected talks: 31 December, 2020
Submission of recorded talks: 17 January, 2021
Talks will be pre-recorded in advance, and streamed during the event
Q/A session will be taken live
A facility will be provided for people watching to chat between
A facility will be provided for people watching to submit questions
The reference time will be Brussels local time (CET)
Talk submissions should be 30/40 mins – please specify the duration in
== IN MORE DETAIL ==
The Community DevRoom will be back at FOSDEM 2021 (Online). Our goals in
running this DevRoom are to:
Educate those who are primarily software developers on
community-oriented topics that are vital in the process of software
development, e.g. effective collaboration
Provide concrete advice on dealing with squishy human problems
To unpack preconceived ideas of what community is and the role it plays
in human society, free software, and a corporate-dominated world in 2021
We are seeking proposals on all aspects of creating and nurturing
communities for free software projects
== TALK TOPICS ==
Here are some topics we are interested in hearing more about this year:
Creating sustainable communities in the midst of a pandemic
Community and engagement in a virtual world
Virtually overworked? Burnout is real, and even more so now.
How are communities changing in the face of a pandemic and how has it
Again, these are just suggestions. We welcome proposals on any aspect of
== HOW TO SUBMIT A TALK ==
Head to the FOSDEM 2021 Pentabarf <https://penta.fosdem.org/submission>
If you already have a Pentabarf account, please don’t create a new one.
If you forgot your password, reset it.
Otherwise, follow the instructions to create an account.
Once logged in, select, “Create Event” and click on “Show All” in the
top right corner to display the full form.
Your submission must include the following information:
First and last name / Nickname (optional)/ Image
Mobile phone number (this is a very hard requirement as there will be no
other reliable form of emergency communication on the day)
Title and subtitle of your talk (please be descriptive, as titles will
be listed with ~500 from other projects)
Track: Select “Community DevRoom” as the track
Event type: Lecture (talk)
Persons: Add yourself as the speaker with your bio
Description: Abstract (required)/ Full Description (optional)
Links to related websites / blogs etc.
Beyond giving us the above, let us know if there’s anything else you’d
like to share as part of your submission – Twitter handle, GitHub activity
history – whatever works for you. We especially welcome videos of you
speaking elsewhere, or even just a list of talks you have done previously.
First time speakers are, of course, welcome!
For issues with Pentabarf, please contact
community-devroom at lists.fosdem.org. Feel free to send a notification of
your submission to that email.
== FOR ACCEPTED TALKS ==
Once your talk is accepted, you will be assigned a volunteer to help you
with producing your pre-recorded content.
This volunteer will help review the content and ensure it has the
required quality, and ensure the content is entered into the system and
ready to broadcast.
You must be available for the Q/A session on the day your session is
FOSDEM website <https://fosdem.org/2021/>
FOSDEM code of conduct <https://fosdem.org/2021/practical/conduct/>
If you need to get in touch with the organizers or program committee of the
Community DevRoom, email us at community-devroom at lists.fosdem.org
Please let us know if you have any questions!
Leslie Hawthorn, Shirley Bailes and Laura Czajkowski
Community DevRoom Co-OrganizersCommunity
DevRoom Mailing List: community-devroom at lists.fosdem.org
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