Fwd: FOSDEM Call for Participation: Software Defined Storage devroom

Niels de Vos ndevos at redhat.com
Mon Nov 5 10:41:52 UTC 2018


We're still short on proposed talks about Samba for the Software Defined
Storage devroom at FOSDEM next February. The CfP deadline is still a few
weeks out, but it helps the organizers if not everyone waits with
sending their proposals until the last day :)


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> Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:12:01 +0200
> From: Niels de Vos <ndevos at redhat.com>
> To: gluster-devel at gluster.org, gluster-users at gluster.org, lizardfs-users at lists.sourceforge.net, freenas-devel at lists.freenas.org, kubernetes-sig-storage at googlegroups.com
> Cc: fosdem at lists.fosdem.org, storage-devroom at lists.fosdem.org
> Subject: FOSDEM Call for Participation: Software Defined Storage devroom
> CfP for the Software Defined Storage devroom at FOSDEM 2019 (Brussels,
> Belgium, February 3rd).
> FOSDEM is a free software event that offers open source communities a
> place to meet, share ideas and collaborate. It is renown for being
> highly developer- oriented and brings together 8000+ participants from
> all over the world.  It is held in the city of Brussels (Belgium).
> FOSDEM 2019 will take place during the weekend of February 2nd-3rd 2019.
> More details about the event can be found at http://fosdem.org/
> ** Call For Participation
> The Software Defined Storage devroom will go into it's third round for
> talks around Open Source Software Defined Storage projects, management
> tools and real world deployments.
> Presentation topics could include but are not limited too:
> - Your work on a SDS project like Ceph, Gluster, OpenEBS or LizardFS
> - Your work on or with SDS related projects like SWIFT or Container
>   Storage Interface
> - Management tools for SDS deployments
> - Monitoring tools for SDS clusters
> ** Important dates:
> - Nov 25th 2018:  submission deadline for talk proposals
> - Dec 17th 2018:  announcement of the final schedule
> - Feb  3rd 2019:  Software Defined Storage dev room
> Talk proposals will be reviewed by a steering committee:
> - Niels de Vos (Gluster Developer - Red Hat)
> - Jan Fajerski (Ceph Developer - SUSE)
> - other volunteers TBA
> Use the FOSDEM 'pentabarf' tool to submit your proposal:
> https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM19
> - If necessary, create a Pentabarf account and activate it.
>   Please reuse your account from previous years if you have already
>   created it.
> - In the "Person" section, provide First name, Last name
>   (in the "General" tab), Email (in the "Contact" tab) and Bio
>   ("Abstract" field in the "Description" tab).
> - Submit a proposal by clicking on "Create event".
> - Important! Select the "Software Defined Storage devroom" track (on the
>   "General" tab).
> - Provide the title of your talk ("Event title" in the "General" tab).
> - Provide a description of the subject of the talk and the intended
>   audience (in the "Abstract" field of the "Description" tab)
> - Provide a rough outline of the talk or goals of the session (a short
>   list of bullet points covering topics that will be discussed) in the
>   "Full description" field in the "Description" tab
> - Provide an expected length of your talk in the "Duration" field. Please
>   count at least 10 minutes of discussion into your proposal plus allow
>   5 minutes for the handover to the next presenter.
>   Suggested talk length would be 20+10 and 45+15 minutes.
> ** Recording of talks
> The FOSDEM organizers plan to have live streaming and recording fully
> working, both for remote/later viewing of talks, and so that people can
> watch streams in the hallways when rooms are full. This requires
> speakers to consent to being recorded and streamed. If you plan to be a
> speaker, please understand that by doing so you implicitly give consent
> for your talk to be recorded and streamed. The recordings will be
> published under the same license as all FOSDEM content (CC-BY).
> Hope to hear from you soon! And please forward this announcement.
> If you have any further questions, please write to the mailinglist at
> storage-devroom at lists.fosdem.org and we will try to answer as soon as
> possible.
> Thanks!

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