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Call for Papers: Eurobsdcon2008 in Strasbourg, France

Subject: Call for Papers: Eurobsdcon2008 in Strasbourg, France
From: Mathieu Arnold
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 22:15:06 UTC
Newsgroups: fa.openbsd.announce

                       EuroBSDcon 2008: Family Meeting

    The European BSD Conference, October 18-19th 2008, Strasbourg, France

FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, MacOS X, DragonFlyBSD, PC-BSD, DesktopBSD: Are you
doing interesting things with one of these BSD based operating system?

Anything hot you are working on?  Come to Strasbourg and talk about it!

EuroBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems.  We
are looking for papers about all aspects of BSD based operating systems
especially if you can tell our audience something new about:

    * Products embedding BSD systems
    * Desktop computing with BSD systems
    * BSD based products, how, why, what
    * How you are reworking ports pkgsrc
    * What are the BSD developers working on now
    * Virtualizing BSD based systems
    * Installing BSD system on your coffee machine
    * File systems, networking, security, and general kernel  
    * Tools for monitoring, measuring, debugging, and optimizing BSD systems
    * The science and art of open source programming

Extended abstract (two A4 pages) in English, with an outline of your proposed
talk, a few keywords and a bit about yourself should be sent to us by email at
[email protected] before June 1st 2008.

If you are interested in presenting a tutorial, please let us know.

Practical Information

Speakers attend the conference for free and we will reimburse speakers travel
and lodging if nobody else will pay for it.  We will aim to finalize the
program and notify the selected speakers by July 1st 2008.  All speakers will
be expected to produce a final paper and electronic files for the conference
web site by September 15th, 2008.

We will not waste money and trees on printed proceedings but will distribute
the conference material electronically and expect to receive your final slides
no later than 4 weeks before the conference.  Please let us know if you want
to include other materials (articles, HOWTO etc).  All papers should be
considered 'open source', and as such, non-disclosure agreements and other
limits will require us to return the paper.

If you want to give a short talk about recent developments, early projects or
a new idea not yet ready to be published, a ?Works In Progress?  session can
be organized during the conference.  We are particularly interested in
presentation of student work.

The language of the conference is English.  If we can arrange it, all talks
will be videotaped (unless the speaker objects).

Find more info about the conference, travel, accommodation and more, at the
conference website http://2008.euroBSDCon.org/.

The conference program is in the capable hands of:

    * Mathieu Arnold
    * Emmanuel Dreyfus
    * Philip Paeps
    * Ollivier Robert
    * Thierry Thomas
    * Wim Vandeputte
    * Robert Watson

Mathieu Arnold

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