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Re: [Qemu-devel] KVM Forum 2018: Call For Participation
Daniel P . Berrangé
Re: [Qemu-devel] KVM Forum 2018: Call For Participation
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:19:50 +0100
A friendly reminder that the deadline for abstract submission is end
of day this Thursday, June 14th.
On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 12:52:35PM +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> KVM Forum 2018: Call For Participation
> October 24-26, 2018 - Edinburgh International Conference Centre - Edinburgh,
> (All submissions must be received before midnight June 14, 2018)
> KVM Forum is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity
> for developers and users to meet, discuss the state of Linux
> virtualization technology, and plan for the challenges ahead.
> We invite you to lead part of the discussion by submitting a speaking
> proposal for KVM Forum 2018.
> At this highly technical conference, developers driving innovation
> in the KVM virtualization stack (Linux, KVM, QEMU, libvirt) can
> meet users who depend on KVM as part of their offerings, or to
> power their data centers and clouds.
> KVM Forum will include sessions on the state of the KVM
> virtualization stack, planning for the future, and many
> opportunities for attendees to collaborate. After more than ten
> years of development in the Linux kernel, KVM continues to be a
> critical part of the FOSS cloud infrastructure.
> This year, KVM Forum is joining Open Source Summit in Edinburgh, UK. Selected
> talks from KVM Forum will be presented on Wednesday October 24 to the full
> audience of the Open Source Summit. Also, attendees of KVM Forum will have
> access to all of the talks from Open Source Summit on Wednesday.
> Suggested topics:
> * Scaling, latency optimizations, performance tuning, real-time guests
> * Hardening and security
> * New features
> * Testing
> KVM and the Linux kernel:
> * Nested virtualization
> * Resource management (CPU, I/O, memory) and scheduling
> * VFIO: IOMMU, SR-IOV, virtual GPU, etc.
> * Networking: Open vSwitch, XDP, etc.
> * virtio and vhost
> * Architecture ports and new processor features
> * Management interfaces: QOM and QMP
> * New devices, new boards, new architectures
> * Graphics, desktop virtualization and virtual GPU
> * New storage features
> * High availability, live migration and fault tolerance
> * Emulation and TCG
> * Firmware: ACPI, UEFI, coreboot, U-Boot, etc.
> Management and infrastructure
> * Managing KVM: Libvirt, OpenStack, oVirt, etc.
> * Storage: Ceph, Gluster, SPDK, etc.r
> * Network Function Virtualization: DPDK, OPNFV, OVN, etc.
> * Provisioning
> SUBMITTING YOUR PROPOSAL
> Abstracts due: June 14, 2018
> Please submit a short abstract (~150 words) describing your presentation
> proposal. Slots vary in length up to 45 minutes. Also include 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 August 10, 2018.
> Speakers will receive a complimentary pass for the event. In the instance
> that case your submission has multiple presenters, only the primary speaker
> for a
> proposal will receive a complimentary 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
> Let people you think who might be interested know about your BOF, and
> 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 the abstract. We will request full
> biographies if a panel is acceped.
> HOTEL / TRAVEL
> This year's event will take place at the Edinburgh International Conference
> For information about discounted hotel room rate for conference attendees
> at the nearby Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh, please visit
> IMPORTANT DATES
> Submission deadline: June 14, 2018
> Notification: August 10, 2018
> Schedule announced: August 16, 2018
> Event dates: October 24-26, 2018
> Thank you for your interest in KVM. We're looking forward to your
> submissions and seeing you at the KVM Forum 2018 in October!
> -your KVM Forum 2018 Program Committee
> Please contact us with any questions or comments at
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