[SR-Users] [CFP] FOSDEM 2018, RTC devroom, speakers, volunteers neeeded
lemenkov at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 13:29:42 CET 2017
Daniel, thanks for the heads up!
2017-11-29 9:51 GMT+01:00 Daniel-Constantin Mierla <miconda at gmail.com>:
> replying for a quick reminder -- if anyone is planning to present at
> FOSDEM RTC Dev room, be aware that is now less than two days time for
> submitting your proposal. Does not have to be SIP or Kamailio-related,
> anything cool you hack for VoIP, WebRTC, etc ...
> On 19.10.17 10:22, FOSDEM RTC Team wrote:
>> FOSDEM is one of the world's premier meetings of free software developers,
>> with over five thousand people attending each year. FOSDEM 2018
>> takes place 3-4 February 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. https://fosdem.org
>> This email contains information about:
>> - Real-Time Communications dev-room and lounge,
>> - speaking opportunities,
>> - volunteering in the dev-room and lounge,
>> - related events around FOSDEM, including the XMPP summit,
>> - social events (the legendary FOSDEM Beer Night and Saturday night dinners
>> provide endless networking opportunities),
>> - the Planet aggregation sites for RTC blogs
>> Call for participation - Real Time Communications (RTC)
>> The Real-Time dev-room and Real-Time lounge is about all things involving
>> real-time communication, including: XMPP, SIP, WebRTC, telephony,
>> mobile VoIP, codecs, peer-to-peer, privacy and encryption. The dev-room
>> is a successor to the previous XMPP and telephony dev-rooms.
>> We are looking for speakers for the dev-room and volunteers and
>> participants for the tables in the Real-Time lounge.
>> The dev-room is only on Sunday, 4th of February 2018. The lounge will
>> be present for both days.
>> To discuss the dev-room and lounge, please join the FSFE-sponsored
>> Free RTC mailing list: https://lists.fsfe.org/mailman/listinfo/free-rtc
>> To be kept aware of major developments in Free RTC, without being on the
>> discussion list, please join the Free-RTC Announce list:
>> Speaking opportunities
>> Note: if you used FOSDEM Pentabarf before, please use the same account/username
>> Real-Time Communications dev-room: deadline 23:59 UTC on 30th of November.
>> Please use the Pentabarf system to submit a talk proposal for the
>> dev-room. On the "General" tab, please look for the "Track" option and
>> choose "Real Time Communications devroom".
>> Other dev-rooms and lightning talks: some speakers may find their topic is
>> in the scope of more than one dev-room. It is encouraged to apply to more
>> than one dev-room and also consider proposing a lightning talk, but please
>> be kind enough to tell us if you do this by filling out the notes in the form.
>> You can find the full list of dev-rooms at
>> and apply for a lightning talk at https://fosdem.org/submit
>> Main track: the deadline for main track presentations is 23:59 UTC
>> 3rd of November. Leading developers in the Real-Time Communications
>> field are encouraged to consider submitting a presentation to
>> the main track at https://fosdem.org/submit
>> First-time speaking?
>> FOSDEM dev-rooms are a welcoming environment for people who have never
>> given a talk before. Please feel free to contact the dev-room administrators
>> personally if you would like to ask any questions about it.
>> Submission guidelines
>> The Pentabarf system will ask for many of the essential details. Please
>> remember to re-use your account from previous years if you have one.
>> In the "Submission notes", please tell us about:
>> - the purpose of your talk
>> - any other talk applications (dev-rooms, lightning talks, main track)
>> - availability constraints and special needs
>> You can use HTML and links in your bio, abstract and description.
>> If you maintain a blog, please consider providing us with the
>> URL of a feed with posts tagged for your RTC-related work.
>> We will be looking for relevance to the conference and dev-room themes,
>> presentations aimed at developers of free and open source software about
>> RTC-related topics.
>> Please feel free to suggest a duration between 20 minutes and 55 minutes
>> but note that the final decision on talk durations will be made by the
>> dev-room administrators based on the number of received proposals.
>> As the two previous dev-rooms have been combined into one, we may decide to
>> give shorter slots than in previous years so that more speakers can
>> Please note FOSDEM aims to record and live-stream all talks.
>> The CC-BY license is used.
>> Volunteers needed
>> To make the dev-room and lounge run successfully, we are looking for
>> - FOSDEM provides video recording equipment and live streaming,
>> volunteers are needed to assist in this
>> - organizing one or more restaurant bookings (dependending upon number of
>> participants) for the evening of Saturday, 3rd of February
>> - participation in the Real-Time lounge
>> - helping attract sponsorship funds for the dev-room to pay for the
>> Saturday night dinner and any other expenses
>> - circulating this Call for Participation to other mailing lists
>> Related events - XMPP and RTC summits
>> The XMPP Standards Foundation (XSF) has traditionally held a summit
>> in the days before FOSDEM. There is discussion about a similar
>> summit taking place on the 2nd of February 2018
>> http://wiki.xmpp.org/web/Summit_22 - please join the mailing
>> list for details: http://mail.jabber.org/mailman/listinfo/summit
>> Social events and dinners
>> The traditional FOSDEM beer night occurs on Friday, 2nd of February.
>> On Saturday night, there are usually dinners associated with
>> each of the dev-rooms. Most restaurants in Brussels are not so
>> large so these dinners have space constraints and reservations are
>> essential. Please subscribe to the Free-RTC mailing list for
>> further details about the Saturday night dinner options and how
>> you can register for a seat: https://lists.fsfe.org/mailman/listinfo/free-rtc
>> Spread the word and discuss
>> If you know of any mailing lists where this CfP would be relevant, please
>> forward this email. If this dev-room excites you, please blog or microblog
>> about it, especially if you are submitting a talk.
>> If you regularly blog about RTC topics, please send details about your
>> blog to the planet site administrators:
>> All projects http://planet.freertc.org planet at freertc.org
>> XMPP http://planet.jabber.org ralphm at ik.nu
>> SIP http://planet.sip5060.net planet at sip5060.net
>> (Español) http://planet.sip5060.net/es/ planet at sip5060.net
>> Please also link to the Planet sites from your own blog or web site as
>> this helps everybody in the free real-time communications community.
>> For any private queries, contact us directly using the address
>> fosdem-rtc-admin at freertc.org and for any other queries please ask on
>> the Free-RTC mailing list:
>> The dev-room administration team:
>> Saúl Ibarra Corretgé <saghul at gmail.com>
>> Iain R. Learmonth <irl at debian.org>
>> Ralph Meijer <ralphm at ik.nu>
>> Daniel-Constantin Mierla <miconda at gmail.com>
>> Daniel Pocock <daniel at pocock.pro>
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With best regards, Peter Lemenkov.
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