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Date:   Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:49:13 +1100
From:   Andrew Donnellan <andrew.donnellan@....ibm.com>
To:     LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Cc:     lwn@....net
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Call for Papers - linux.conf.au Kernel Miniconf,
 Sydney, 22 January 2018

On 18/10/17 15:34, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> Greetings,
> 
> *****
> 
> TL;DR
> 
>      - LCA Kernel Miniconf, Sydney, Australia, 22 Jan 2018
> 
>      - Submissions by 30 November 2017, 23:59 (AEDT/UTC+11)
> 
>      - Wanted: anything interesting to kernel hackers! Speakers from
>        diverse backgrounds encouraged!
> 
>      - Form: https://rego.linux.conf.au/proposals/submit/kernel-miniconf/
> 
> *****

Submissions close in just over 32 hours.


Andrew


> 
> linux.conf.au 2018 will be held at the University of Technology Sydney 
> from 22-26 January 2018.
> 
> The Kernel Miniconf is returning once again and the CFP is now open!
> 
> 
> What is the Kernel Miniconf?
> ----------------------------
> 
> LCA's miniconfs are one-day special interest streams that allow in depth 
> discussion of particular topics.
> 
> The Kernel Miniconf will feature a variety of talks and discussions on 
> kernel and systems programming topics, including technical talks on 
> current kernel developments and kernel community/process. Past Kernel 
> Miniconfs have included talks on various aspects of the kernel such as 
> networking, filesystems, power management, and so on, as well as 
> community issues such as licensing.
> 
> The focus of the miniconf will primarily be on the Linux kernel, however 
> interesting submissions about other Free Software kernels are welcome 
> and encouraged. It's anticipated that most talks will be aimed at people 
> with existing kernel and low-level programming experience, however 
> anyone is welcome no matter what their level of experience. There will 
> be a lightning talks/open discussion session at the end of the day.
> 
> 
> Who can attend?
> ---------------
> 
> Anyone with an LCA ticket can attend. A limited number of miniconf-only 
> day tickets may be available - contact me for further details.
> 
> 
> Who can speak?
> --------------
> 
> Anyone with something interesting and kernel-related to say! You will 
> need to have an LCA ticket though - unfortunately miniconf speakers 
> don't qualify for speakers' tickets. (Please contact me if that's a 
> problem for you and we may be able to find some options.)
> 
> We strongly encourage both first-time and seasoned speakers from all 
> backgrounds, ages, genders, nationalities, ethnicities, religions and 
> abilities. Like the main LCA conference itself, we respect and encourage 
> diversity at our miniconf. If you would like any assistance with 
> creating a proposal, don't hesitate to ask!
> 
> 
> Submission process
> ------------------
> 
> To submit a proposal, go to 
> https://rego.linux.conf.au/proposals/submit/kernel-miniconf/.
> 
> Talks should be 25 minutes or 45 minutes. Please indicate your preferred 
> timeslot length in your submission.
> 
> 
> Dates and deadlines
> -------------------
> 
> * Right Now - CFP opens
> 
> * 30 November 2017, 23:59 (AEDT/UTC+11) - CFP closes
> 
> * by 7 December 2017 - Confirmation
> 
> * 22 January 2018 - conference!
> 
> Please indicate in your submission if you require earlier confirmation 
> to assist in arranging travel/funding.
> 
> 
> Questions?
> ----------
> 
> If you've got any other questions about the Kernel Miniconf that I 
> haven't covered here, ping me at andrew.donnellan@....ibm.com.
> 
> For general LCA questions, ask team@...2018.org or @linuxconfau on Twitter.
> 
> 
> - Andrew
> 

-- 
Andrew Donnellan              OzLabs, ADL Canberra
andrew.donnellan@....ibm.com  IBM Australia Limited

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