[openstack-dev] KVM Forum 2016: Call For Participation
Daniel P. Berrange
berrange at redhat.com
Wed Apr 27 11:07:29 UTC 2016
This is just a followup to remind people that the KVM Forum
CFP deadline of May 1st is rapidly approaching.
All the CFP information is here:
Daniel (on behalf of the KVM Forum 2016 Program Committee)
On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 06:19:36PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> KVM Forum 2016: Call For Participation
> August 24-26, 2016 - Westin Harbor Castle - Toronto, Canada
> (All submissions must be received before midnight May 1, 2016)
> 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 2016.
> 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. As we celebrate ten years
> of KVM development in the Linux kernel, KVM continues to be a
> critical part of the FOSS cloud infrastructure.
> This year, KVM Forum is joining LinuxCon and ContainerCon in Toronto,
> Canada. Selected talks from KVM Forum will be presented on Wednesday
> August 24 to the full audience of LinuxCon and ContainerCon. Also,
> attendees of KVM Forum will have access to all of the LinuxCon and
> ContainerCon talks on Wednesday.
> Suggested topics:
> KVM and Linux
> * 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
> * 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, 2016
> 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:
> Please only use the categories "presentation" and "panel discussion"
> You will receive a notification whether or not your presentation proposal
> was accepted by May 27, 2016.
> 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
> 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
> This year's event will take place at the Westin Harbour Castle Toronto.
> For information on discounted room rates for conference attendees
> and on other hotels close to the conference, please visit
> As of March 15, 2016, non-US citizens need either a visa or an Electronic
> Travel Authorization (eTA) in order to enter Canada. Detailed information
> on the travel documentation required for your country of origin can
> be found at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp and
> ** We urge you to start this process as quickly as possible to ensure
> ** receipt of appropriate travel documentation in time for your conference
> ** travel to Canada. For processing times for visa applications, please visit
> ** http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/times/.
> IMPORTANT DATES
> Notification: May 27, 2015
> Schedule announced: June 3, 2015
> Event dates: August 24-26, 2016
> Thank you for your interest in KVM. We're looking forward to your
> submissions and seeing you at the KVM Forum 2016 in August!
> -your KVM Forum 2016 Program Committee
> Please contact us with any questions or comments at
> kvm-forum-2016-pc at redhat.com
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