Call for participation -- FOSDEM 2017 embedded, mobile and automotive devroom

Jeremiah Foster jeremiah.foster at
Wed Oct 19 09:33:58 PDT 2016


This email is a Call For Participation in the embedded, mobile and
automotive devroom FOSDEM 201

Devroom date: Saturday
​February 4th​
 and Sunday
 in Brussels, Belgium
CFP deadline: Monday, December

Final speaker confirmation on Friday, December 1
th 201

CFP Introduction

Embedded software is transforming the world, and FOSS embedded software
is leading the way. From automotive to the Internet of Things,
launching rockets, messing with your phone or automating your toaster,
small devices, embedded systems, and automatons are everywhere
Join in and tell the world about your project!

NB: This year FOSDEM plans to record all presentations, no exceptions.
Please only propose a talk that you're really able and willing to share.

Topics Sought

The embedded devroom seeks topics related to automotive, mobile,
autonomous, and generally small systems. Related areas are of course of
interest as
​ ​
well and our definition of "embedded" is elastic.

CFP Schedule And Submission Details

Please submit proposals no later than the
th of December.

Please use the following URL to submit your talk to FOSDEM 201


and follow the following rules:

     * If you do not have an account yet
​, please​
 create one, if you have submitted
       a talk in one of the previous years
​, please​
 re-use your old account.

     * Select as the Track "embedded devroom".

     * Select as the Event Type "Lecture"
     * Include a title.  (Note that "Subtitle" entry doesn't appear on
       all conference documents, so make sure "Title" can stand on its
       own without "Subtitle" present.)

     * Include an Abstract of about 500 characters and a full description
       of any length you wish, but in both fields, please be concise, but
       clear and descriptive.

     * Indicate whether you seek a 25, or 50 minute slot.

     * Use the "Links" sub-area to your past work in the field you'd like
       to share.

     * Also in the notes field, confirmation your availability to speak on
       Saturday 30 January or 31 February 2016 in Brussels.

     * Last but not least, make sure you have up to date contact info.

Feel free to send an email to the embedded mailing list should you have
any questions with the conference system.
Subscribe here:

About the devroom organizers

The co-organizers of the FOSDEM 2016 Embedded devroom are
(in alphabetical order by surname):

   - Peter De Schrijver, Kernel engineer at Nvidia

   - Philippe De Swert, HW adaptation engineer at Nomovok

   - Jeremiah C. Foster, GENIVI Community Manager

   - Thomas Petazzoni, CTO Free Electrons

   - Geert Uytterhoeven, Glider bvba
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