* workshop...@ovirt.org (workshop...@ovirt.org) wrote:
> oVirt Workshop Europe 2012: Call For Participation
> November 7-9, 2012 - Hotel Fira Palace - Barcelona, Spain
> (All submissions must be received before midnight Sep 14th, 2012)
The submission deadline is being pushed out one week to Sep 21st, 2012.
There was a glitch in the CFP system causing the oVirt Workshop option
during CFP submission to disappear. It has been fixed and we're going
to extend the submission deadline by one week to accommodate. If you
were having trouble submitting a proposal, please try again. Sorry for
> The oVirt Project is an open virtualization project for anyone who cares
> about Linux-based KVM virtualization. Providing a feature-rich server
> virtualization management system with advanced capabilities for hosts
> and guests, including high availability, live migration, storage
> management, system scheduler, and more. By open we mean open source &
> open governance, done right.
> During this workshop you’ll learn about the technical background and
> direction of the oVirt project. You’ll meet the developers, and have an
> opportunity to see and dive into the code right away. The workshop is
> open to all who want to use, get involved with, or learn about the
> comprehensive open virtualization management platform, oVirt. The
> sessions cover the technical projects details, governance, getting
> involved, usage, and much more. If you have any interest in an Open
> Virtualization Management platform, this workshop is for you!
> We are excited to announce that this oVirt Workshop will be held in
> conjunction with the KVM Forum.
> The KVM Forum and oVirt Workshop are co-located with the Linux
> Foundation's 2012 LinuxCon Europe in Barcelona, Spain.
> oVirt Workshop attendees will be able to attend KVM Forum sessions and
> are eligible to attend LinuxCon Europe for a discounted rate.
> We invite you to lead part of the discussion by submitting a speaking
> proposal for oVirt Workshop 2012.
> Suggested topics:
> - community use case/stories
> - roadmaps
> - deep dives into features/areas
> - deep dives into code/debugging/tuning
> - integration and extensions
> - components: engine, vdsm, node, sdk/cli, reports, mom, guest agent, etc.
> - subjects: network, storage, vm life cycle, scheduling & sla, gluster, etc.
> - packaging, installation and distributions
> - community infrastructure and services
> SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
> Abstracts due: Sep 14th, 2012
> Notification: Sep 28th, 2012
> Please submit a short abstract (~150 words) describing your presentation
> proposal. In your submission please note how long your talk will take.
> Slots vary in length up to 45 minutes. Also include in your proposal
> the proposal type -- one of:
> - technical talk
> - end-user talk
> - birds of a feather (BOF) session
> Submit your proposal here:
> You will receive a notification whether or not your presentation proposal
> was accepted by Sep 14th.
> END-USER COLLABORATION
> One of the big challenges as developers is to know what, where and how
> people actually use our software. We will reserve a few slots for end
> users talking about their deployment challenges and achievements.
> If you are using oVirt in production you are encouraged submit a speaking
> proposal. Simply mark it as an end-user collaboration proposal. As an
> end user, this is a unique opportunity to get your input to developers.
> BOF SESSION
> We will reserve some slots in the evening after the main conference
> tracks, for birds of a feather (BOF) sessions. These sessions will be
> less formal than presentation tracks and targetted for people who would
> like to discuss specific issues with other developers and/or users.
> If you are interested in getting developers and/or uses together to
> discuss a specific problem, please submit a BOF proposal.
> LIGHTNING TALKS
> In addition to submitted talks we will also have some room for lightning
> talks. These are short (5 minute) discussions to highlight new work or
> ideas that aren't complete enough to warrant a full presentation slot.
> Lightning talk submissions and scheduling will be handled on-site at
> oVirt Workshop.
> HOTEL / TRAVEL
> The oVirt Workshop Europe 2012 will be held in Barcelona, Spain at the
> Hotel Fira Palace.
> Thank you for your interest in oVirt. We're looking forward to your
> submissions and seeing you at the oVirt Workshop Europe 2012 in November!
> your oVirt Workshop Europe 2012 Program Commitee
> Please contact us with any questions or comments.
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