OpenPOWER DevRoom at FOSDEM 2021 Online

Call for Participation for OpenPOWER DevRoom

The devroom will normally run on Saturday 6 February 2021.

Code of Conduct

FOSDEM 2021 Online - Rules

For obvious reasons, this year the event will not take place in a physical location but online.
The reference time will be Brussels local lime (CET).
Talks will be pre-recorded in advance , and streamed during the event
Q/A session will be take live
A facility will be provided for people watching to chat between themselves
A facility will be provided for people watching to submit questions

What are we looking for

We are looking for any open source topic relating to OpenPOWER, including but not limited to :
- Chip Design
- Hardware Design
- ISA usage
- Open Source Software


General details

  • The default duration for talks is about 30 minutes including discussion.
  • If you plan to register your proposal in several tracks to increase your chances, don’t ! Register your talk once, in the most accurate track.
  • If the OpenPOWER DevRoom is not your first choice, just let us know, and give us a chance to save you a slot.
  • Presentations have to be pre-recorded and streamed before the event.
  • Multiple entries are welcome
  • Submissions must be made by one of the presenters; we do not accept proposals submitted on behalf of others.

For accepted talks

Once your talk was accepted, we will assign you a deputy to help you to produce the pre-recorded content.
The deputy will review the content and ensure it has the required quality.
The deputy is also responsible to ensure the content is into the system and ready to broadcast.
During the stream of your talk, you must be available online for the Q/A session

Submit a talk

We use Pretalx for submission and evaluation of all talks on
FOSDEM uses pentabarf on, your data will be exported and inserted from our Pretalx system into the FOSDEM Pentabarf.
If you have a talk submitted in pentabarf, please email so we copy the data over to evaluation.

This Call for Papers closed on 2021-01-25 23:00 (Europe/Brussels).