[openstack-dev] Vancouver Summit CFP is open - what’s new

Matt Riedemann mriedemos at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 23:07:44 UTC 2018

On 1/12/2018 2:59 PM, Lauren Sell wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Today, we opened the Call for Presentations 
> <https://www.openstack.org/summit/vancouver-2018/call-for-presentations/>for 
> the Vancouver Summit <https://www.openstack.org/summit/vancouver-2018/>, 
> which will take place May 21-24. The deadline to submit your proposal is 
> February 8th.
> What’s New?
> We’re focused on open infrastructure integration. The Summit has evolved 
> over the years to cover more than just OpenStack, but we’re making an 
> even bigger effort to attract speakers across the open infrastructure 
> ecosystem. In addition to OpenStack-related sessions, we’ll be featuring 
> the newest project at the Foundation -- Kata Containers -- as well as 
> recruiting many others from projects like Ansible, Ceph, Kubernetes, 
> ONAP and many more.
> We’ve also organized Tracks around specific problem domains. We 
> encourage you to submit proposals covering OpenStack and the “open 
> infrastructure” tools you’re using, as well as the integration work 
> needed to address these problem domains. We also encourage you to invite 
> peers from other open source communities to come speak and collaborate.
> The Tracks are:
>   *
>     CI/CD
>   *
>     Container Infrastructure
>   *
>     Edge Computing
>   *
>     HPC / GPU / AI
>   *
>     Open Source Community
>   *
>     Private & Hybrid Cloud
>   *
>     Public Cloud
>   *
>     Telecom & NFV
> Where previously we had Track Chairs, we now have Programming Committees 
> <https://www.openstack.org/summit/vancouver-2018/call-for-presentations/selection-process>for 
> each Track, made up of both Members and a Chair (or co-chairs). We’re 
> also recruiting members and chairs from many different open source 
> communities working in open infrastructure, in addition to the many 
> familiar faces in the OpenStack community who will lead the effort. If 
> you’re interested in nominating yourself or someone else to be a member 
> of the Summit Programming Committee for a specific Track, please fill 
> out the nomination form 
> <https://openstackfoundation.formstack.com/forms/openstackvancouver2018_programmingcommitteenom>. 
> Nominations will close on January 26, 2018.
> Again, the deadline to submit proposals 
> <https://www.openstack.org/summit/vancouver-2018/call-for-presentations/>is 
> February 8, 2018. Please note topic submissions for the OpenStack Forum 
> (planning/working sessions with OpenStack devs and operators) will open 
> at a later date.
> We can’t wait to see you in Vancouver! We’re working hard to make it the 
> best Summit yet, and look forward to bringing together different open 
> infrastructure communities to solve these hard problems together!
> Want to provide feedback on this process? Please focus discussion on the 
> openstack-community mailing list, or contact me or the OpenStack 
> Foundation Summit Team directly at summit at openstack.org 
> <mailto:summit at openstack.org>.
> Thank you,
> Lauren

Will there be the usual project updates like in the last few summits, or 
do we need to specifically submit those as talks now?




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