[FOSDEM] FOSDEM'22 Open Source Firmware, BMC and Bootloader devroom CFP

Michał Żygowski michal.zygowski at 3mdeb.com
Mon Dec 6 14:02:00 UTC 2021

FOSDEM'22 Open Source Firmware, BMC and Bootloader devroom

The Open Source Firmware, BMC and Bootloader devroom will take place on 
Saturday, 5th February 2022 at FOSDEM, virtual.

Call for Participation

We are opening the call for participation to our devroom, with the 
deadline for talk proposals set on Thursday, 23th December 2021 23:59:59 

Devroom Scope

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 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 technologies.

Ideal submissions are actionable and opinionated. Submissions may be in 
the form of 25 or 45 minutes talks, panel sessions or round-table 


Submission Deadline:     23-Dec-2021 @ 23:59:59 UTC

Acceptance Notification: 5-Jan-2020

Final Schedule Posted:   5-Jan-2020

Recording and uploading presentations: 06-Jan-2022 - 16-Jan-2022

Processing, reviewing, fixing videos:  17-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2022

How to submit

Visit https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM22

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

- 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

Since the FOSDEM22 is going virtual, the talks will be prerecorded. We 
will be streaming the recordings and performing live Q&A of 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

   Michał Żygowski (michal.zygowski at 3mdeb.com).

Daniel & Michał

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