[FOSDEM] Call for Participation: Translations Devroom 2023

Paulo Henrique de Lima Santana phls at debian.org
Wed Nov 9 12:08:04 UTC 2022

Hi all,

Web version available here: https://gitlab.com/translations-devroom/cfp

# FOSDEM 2023 In Person -- Translations DevRoom Call for Participation!

The twenty-third edition of FOSDEM [1] will take place Saturday 4th and 
Sunday 5th February 2023 in Brussels, Belgium.

## Key dates / New updates

* Conference dates 4-5 February, 2023 In person.
* Translations DevRoom [2] date: Sunday 5th February.
* Submission deadline: Sunday 4th December (23:59 UTC).
* Announcement of selected talks: Thursday 15th December.
* You must be available in person to present your talk.
* Talk submissions should be 30 mins and this should include Q&A time.


For the first time, FOSDEM will hold a devroom on all things related to 
translating FLOSS projects.

* Recruiting new people to translate your project.
* How it works in your project to translate softwares, websites, 
packages, manuals, tools, and so on.
* Which tools are used by translators.
* Exchange experiences between FLOSS projects.
* Rewarding volunteer contributors and keeping volunteers motivated.
* Showing which languages your project has been translated.

Again, these are just suggestions. We welcome proposals on any aspect of 


* Head to the FOSDEM 2023 Pentabarf website [3].
* 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.
     - Email address.
     - 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 “Translations 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 
<translations-devroom-manager at fosdem.org>. Feel free to send a 
notification of your submission to that email.

If you need to get in touch with the organisers or program committee of 
the Translations DevRoom, email us at 
<translations-devroom-manager at fosdem.org>

FOSDEM code of conduct [4]

Paulo Henrique de Lima Santana and Daniel Lenharo - Translations DevRoom 

[1] https://fosdem.org
[2] https://fosdem.org/2023/schedule/track/translations
[3] https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM23
[4] https://fosdem.org/2023/practical/conduct

Best regards,

Paulo Henrique de Lima Santana (phls)
Belo Horizonte - Brasil
Debian Developer
Associado do Instituto para Conservação de Tecnologias Livres
Site: http://phls.com.br
GPG ID: 0443C450
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