[FOSDEM] Open Source Firmware, BMC and Bootloader devroom CFP
michal.zygowski at 3mdeb.com
Tue Dec 8 15:42:43 UTC 2020
The Open Source Firmware, BMC and Bootloader devroom will take place
on Sunday, 7th February 2021 at FOSDEM, virtual.
Call for Participation
We are opening the call for participation to our devroom, with the deadline
for talk proposals set to Sunday, 20th December 2020 23:59:59 UTC.
The devroom will focus on various topics related to the open source
BMC and bootloaders including security issues. It will help to get together
all interested people in one place, 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, hostboot, IPMI, OpenBMC, u-bmc, TPM,
attestation, security of firmware, BMC, bootloaders and related topics and
Ideal submissions are actionable and opinionated. Submissions may be in the
form of 25 or 45 minutes talks, panel sessions or round-table discussions.
Submission Deadline: 20-Dec-2020 @ 23:59:59 UTC
Acceptance Notification: 31-Dec-2020
Final Schedule Posted: 31-Dec-2020
Recording and uploading presentations: 04-Jan-2021 - 16-Jan-2021
Processing, reviewing, fixing videos: 17-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2021
How to submit
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!
What to include
- 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)
Since the FOSDEM21 is going virtual, the talks will be prerecorded. We
streaming the recordings and performing live Q&A of the Open Source
BMC and Bootloader devroom. Presenting at FOSDEM implies permission to
your session and distribute the recording afterwards. All videos will be
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
Michał Żygowski (michal.zygowski at 3mdeb.com).
Daniel & Michał
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