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Re: [libvirt] KVM Forum 2015 Call for Participation



A friendly reminder that KVM Forum 2015 accepts proposal submissions
until next Friday.

Thanks on behalf of the KVM Forum 2015 Program Committee.

Paolo


On 11/03/2015 18:53, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> =================================================================
> KVM Forum 2015: Call For Participation
> August 19-21, 2015 - Sheraton Seattle - Seattle, WA
> 
> (All submissions must be received before midnight May 1, 2015)
> =================================================================
> 
> KVM is an industry leading open source hypervisor that provides an ideal
> platform for datacenter virtualization, virtual desktop infrastructure,
> and cloud computing.  Once again, it's time to bring together the
> community of developers and users that define the KVM ecosystem for
> our annual technical conference.  We will discuss the current state of
> affairs and plan for the future of KVM, its surrounding infrastructure,
> and management tools.  Mark your calendar and join us in advancing KVM.
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/kvm-forum/
> 
> This year, the KVM Forum is moving back to North America.  We will be
> colocated with the Linux Foundation's LinuxCon North America, CloudOpen
> North America, ContainerCon and Linux Plumbers Conference events.
> Attendees of KVM Forum will also be able to attend a shared hackathon
> event with Xen Project Developer Summit on August 18, 2015.
> 
> We invite you to lead part of the discussion by submitting a speaking
> proposal for KVM Forum 2015.
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp
> 
> 
> Suggested topics:
> 
> KVM/Kernel
> * Scaling and optimizations
> * Nested virtualization
> * Linux kernel performance improvements
> * Resource management (CPU, I/O, memory)
> * Hardening and security
> * VFIO: SR-IOV, GPU, platform device assignment
> * Architecture ports
> 
> QEMU
> 
> * Management interfaces: QOM and QMP
> * New devices, new boards, new architectures
> * Scaling and optimizations
> * Desktop virtualization and SPICE
> * Virtual GPU
> * virtio and vhost, including non-Linux or non-virtualized uses
> * Hardening and security
> * New storage features
> * Live migration and fault tolerance
> * High availability and continuous backup
> * Real-time guest support
> * Emulation and TCG
> * Firmware: ACPI, UEFI, coreboot, u-Boot, etc.
> * Testing
> 
> Management and infrastructure
> 
> * Managing KVM: Libvirt, OpenStack, oVirt, etc.
> * Storage: glusterfs, Ceph, etc.
> * Software defined networking: Open vSwitch, OpenDaylight, etc.
> * Network Function Virtualization
> * Security
> * Provisioning
> * Performance tuning
> 
> 
> ===============
> SUBMITTING YOUR PROPOSAL
> ===============
> Abstracts due: May 1, 2015
> 
> Please submit a short abstract (~150 words) describing your presentation
> proposal.  Slots vary in length up to 45 minutes.  Also include in your
> proposal
> the proposal type -- one of:
> - technical talk
> - end-user talk
> 
> Submit your proposal here:
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp
> Please only use the categories "presentation" and "panel discussion"
> 
> You will receive a notification whether or not your presentation proposal
> was accepted by May 29, 2015.
> 
> Speakers will receive a complimentary pass for the event.  In the instance
> that your submission has multiple presenters, only the primary speaker for a
> proposal will receive a complementary event pass.  For panel
> discussions, all
> panelists will receive a complimentary event pass.
> 
> TECHNICAL TALKS
> 
> A good technical talk should not just report on what has happened over
> the last year; it should present a concrete problem and how it impacts
> the user and/or developer community.  Whenever applicable, focus on
> work that needs to be done, difficulties that haven't yet been solved,
> and on decisions that other developers should be aware of.  Summarizing
> recent developments is okay but it should not be more than a small
> portion of the overall talk.
> 
> END-USER TALKS
> 
> One of the big challenges as developers is to know what, where and how
> people actually use our software.  We will reserve a few slots for end
> users talking about their deployment challenges and achievements.
> 
> If you are using KVM in production you are encouraged submit a speaking
> proposal.  Simply mark it as an end-user talk.  As an end user, this is a
> unique opportunity to get your input to developers.
> 
> HANDS-ON / BOF SESSIONS
> 
> We will reserve some time for people to get together and discuss
> strategic decisions as well as other topics that are best solved within
> smaller groups.
> 
> These sessions will be announced during the event.  If you are interested
> in organizing such a session, please add it to the list at
> 
>    http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/KVM_Forum_2015_BOF
> 
> Let people you think might be interested know about it, and encourage
> them to add their names to the wiki page as well.  Please try to
> add your ideas to the list before KVM Forum starts.
> 
> 
> PANEL DISCUSSIONS
> 
> If you are proposing a panel discussion, please make sure that you list
> all of your potential panelists in your abstract.  We will request full
> biographies if a panel is accepted.
> 
> 
> ===============
> HOTEL / TRAVEL
> ===============
> KVM Forum 2015 will be taking place at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.  We
> are pleased to offer attendees a discounted room rate of US$199/night
> (plus applicable taxes) which includes wifi in your guest room.
> 
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/kvm-forum/attend/hotel-and-travel
> includes further information on the Sheraton Seattle and the discounted
> room rate, as well as on transportation and parking options for the hotel.
> 
> ===============
> IMPORTANT DATES
> ===============
> Notification: May 29, 2015
> Schedule announced: June 3, 2015
> Event dates: August 19-21, 2015
> 
> 
> Thank you for your interest in KVM.  We're looking forward to your
> submissions and seeing you at the KVM Forum 2015 in August!
> 
> -your KVM Forum 2015 Program Committee
> 
> Please contact us with any questions or comments.
> 
> 


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