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Re: DebConf16 Call for Proposals deadline extended to 15 May 2016


Would there be enough interest for s390x BoF session and/or mini-track
with talks at Debconf 2016?

I would like to present some of the work that was done on Ubuntu s390x
port and discuss things we could improve in the Debian s390x port.



On 1 May 2016 at 22:28, Stefano Rivera <stefanor@debian.org> wrote:
> DebConf16: Call for Proposals (Reminder and Extension)
> The DebConf Content team would like to remind you about the Call for
> Proposals for the DebConf16 conference [0], to be held in Cape Town,
> South Africa from 2 through 9 July 2016.
> [0]: <https://debconf16.debconf.org/>
> The CfP has been extended by two weeks. All proposals must be submitted
> before Sunday 15 May 2016 to be evaluated for the official schedule.
> Submitting an Event
> ===================
> Submit a talk [1] and describe your proposal. Please note, events are
> not limited to traditional presentations or informal sessions (BoFs). We
> welcome submissions of tutorials, performances, art installations,
> debates, or any other format of event that you think would be beneficial
> to the Debian community.
> [1]: <https://debconf16.debconf.org/talks/new/>
> Please include a short title, suitable for a compact schedule, and an
> engaging description of the event. You should use the field "Notes" to
> provide us information such as additional speakers, scheduling
> restrictions, or any special requirements we should consider for your
> event.
> Regular sessions may either be 20 or 45 minutes long (including time for
> questions), other kinds of sessions (like workshops) could have
> different durations. Please choose the most suitable duration for your
> event and explain any special requests.
> Topics and Tracks
> =================
> Though we invite proposals on any Debian or FLOSS related subject, we
> have some broad topics on which we encourage people to submit proposals,
> including:
> - Debian Packaging, Policy, and Infrastructure
> - Security, Safety, and Hacking
> - Debian System Administration, Automation and Orchestration
> - Containers and Cloud Computing with Debian
> - Debian Success Stories
> - Debian in the Social, Ethical, Legal, and Political Context
> - Blends, Subprojects, Derivatives, and Projects using Debian
> - Embedded Debian and Hardware-Level Systems
> Video Coverage
> ==============
> Providing video of sessions amplifies DebConf achievements and is one of
> the conference goals [2]. Unless speakers opt-out, official events will
> be streamed live over the Internet to promote remote participation.
> Recordings will be published later under the DebConf license [3], as
> well as presentation slides and papers whenever available.
> [2]: <http://debconf.org/goals.shtml>
> [3]: <http://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/LICENSE>
> Contact and Thanks to Sponsors
> ==============================
> DebConf would not be possible without the generous support of all our
> sponsors, especially our platinum sponsor HPE [4]. DebConf16 is still
> accepting sponsors; if you are interested, or think you know of others
> who would be willing to help, please get in touch [5]!
> [4]: <http://www.hpe.com/engage/opensource>
> [5]: <https://debconf16.debconf.org/get-involved/>
> You are welcome to contact the Content Team with any concerns about your
> event, or with any ideas or questions about DebConf events in general.
> You can reach us at <content@debconf.org>.
> Registration Reminder
> =====================
> We remind you that registration for DebConf is open. Please log into the
> DebConf16 website and register from your profile page. [6]
> [6]: <https://debconf16.debconf.org/accounts/profile/>
> To request bursaries (sponsorship) for food, accommodation, or travel,
> you had to be registered by Sunday, 10 April 2016.
> Registration is still accepted in any of the basic, professional, and
> corporate categories. However, accommodation on the campus will no
> longer be guaranteed, and requests for bursaries for Debian contributors
> are no longer accepted. There are still diversity bursaries available.
> Even if you are not certain you will be able to attend, we recommend
> registering now. You can always cancel your registration, before the
> deadline.  We do suggest that attendees begin making travel arrangements
> as soon as possible, of course.
> We hope to see you all in Cape Town!
> The DebConf 16 team



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