Open Source Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit 2021
Opens Jun 3 2021 12:00 AM (PDT)
Deadline Aug 29 2021 11:59 PM (PDT)
Description

December 14-15 | Virtual

Open Source Summit Japan (OSS) is the leading conference in Japan connecting the open source ecosystem under one roof, providing a forum for technologists and open source industry leaders to collaborate and share information, learn about the latest in open source technologies and find out how to gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions.

Automotive Linux Summit (ALS) gathers the most innovative minds from automotive expertise and open-source excellence. The event connects the developer community driving the innovation in this area together with the vendors and users providing and using the code in order to drive the future of embedded devices in the automotive arena.

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Closes: Sunday, August 29 at 11:59pm PDT
  • CFP Notifications: Tuesday, October 19
  • Schedule Announcement: Thursday, October 21
  • Slide Due Date: Friday, December 10
  • Event Dates: Tuesday, December 14 - Wednesday, December 15

Tracks & Suggested Topics:

Linux Systems

  • Filesystems and Storage
  • Linux Kernel Development (Advanced & Beginner)
  • Mission-Critical, Real-Time, and Long Life Systems (Scientific & Medical)
  • Programming Languages and Toolchains
  • io_uring
  • Tracing
  • Scheduler
  • VFIO/IOMMU/PCI
  • Kernel Dependability (static analysis, kcov, kocv triggered fuzzing testing, fuzzing)
  • System Boot
  • Security
  • Live Patching
  • eBPF
  • RDMA
  • Power Management 
  • Containers
  • Checkpoint/Restart
  • Distribution Kernels & Distros Considerations for Servers, Desktops, etc.
  • Linux on the Desktop
  • Virtualization
  • Networking 

Automotive Linux Summit (ALS)

  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
  • AGL Distribution and Design Considerations
  • AGL Application Design, Application Framework
  • AGL Security
  • AGL Tools
  • AGL Long-team Support and Maintenance
  • AI and Machine Learning
  • Augmented Reality, Heads-Up Display
  • Autonomous Driving and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
  • Connected Car Technologies
  • Delivering Live Content  and Updates to Vehicles in Motion
  • Functional Safety and Open Source Software
  • In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI)
  • Legal and Compliance Issues
  • Mobility Services
  • Navigation and Mapping
  • Non-AGL Technical Projects (e.g. Smart Roads, Self-driving Vehicles)
  • Non-technical Subjects (e.g. Lifestyle, Productivity)
  • Over-the-Air (OTA) Software Updates
  • Security and Privacy
  • Telematics and Emergency Call Services
  • Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle-to-Cloud (V2C) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2X) Communications  
  • W3C for Automotive

Open Source Dependability

  • Testing and Hardening
    • Testability and stability of products based on open source projects
    • Best practices for verification for dependability
    • Best practices for update policies and practices
    • Maintainability of products based on open source projects
    • Automated regressions and management of test evidence
  • Cyber Security Considerations
    • Best practices for improving software transparency with SBOMs
    • Best practices for vulnerability classification, exploitability assessment, and mitigations
    • Best practices for vulnerability detection and reporting
    • Best practices for managing security incident responses (PSIRT teams, etc.)
  • Safety-Critical Considerations
    • Safety considerations when developing products based on open source projects
    • Sandboxing and Code Isolation techniques
    • Management of security issues in safety-critical applications
    • Best practices for working with certification authorities
    • Traceability between requirements, source, and testing evidence

AI & Data

  • Machine and Deep Learning (Framework, Libraries, Platform, Tools)
  • Reinforcement Learning 
  • Natural Language Processing
  • AI on the Edge
  • Model (Benchmarking, Training, Parameter, Format, Marketplace, Workflow, Inference, Tools)
  • Notebook Environments 
  • Data (Versioning, Format, Pipeline Management, Stream Processing, SQL Engines, Feature Engineering, Visualization, Governance, Labeling)
  • Security and Privacy
  • Trusted and Responsible AI (Explainability, Adversarial, Bias, Fairness)

Embedded & IoT

  • Audio, Video, Streaming Media and Graphics
  • System Size
  • Boot Speed
  • Embedded StorageTechnologies
  • Real-Time Linux - Performance, Tuning, and Mainlining
  • SDKs for Embedded Products
  • Flash Memory Devices and Filesystems
  • Build Systems, Embedded Distributions and Development Tools
  • Linux in Devices such as Mobile Phones, DVRs, TV, Cameras, etc.
  • Drones and Robots
  • Linux in the Internet of Things and Edge Computing
  • Practical Experiences and War Stories
  • Standards
  • Public Infrastructure
  • Outside World Meets IoT RTOSes
    • NTP and Synchronization
    • Connected Sensors
    • EMF/RFI Impact
    • Real-Time Considerations
    • Communication Technologies
  • Best practices Working with Resource Constraints
    • Code Footprint Minimization
    • Sensor Interaction
    • Power Usage
    • Open Hardware Support
    • Hardware/Software tradeoffs for Acceleration Technologies 
  • Cybersecurity & Safety Considerations for Systems not Based on Linux

Cloud Infrastructure

  • Open Cloud Infrastructure
  • Hybrid & Multicloud
  • Edge Cloud Computing
  • Container-Native Virtualization
  • Container and Infrastructure Security
  • Cloud Native Storage
  • Infrastructure-as-Code

Cloud Native Development

  • CI/CD, Configuration Management
  • Cloud-native Application Development
    • Architectures and Architectural Patterns
    • APIs
  • Cloud-native Developer and Operator Experience
  • Observability: Metrics, Logging, Tracing, Service Mesh
  • Serverless and Functions-as-a-Service
  • Security/Authentication
  • Data Flow Management

Leadership & Management

  • Community & Business Leadership
    • Incentivization and Engagement
    • Software Development Methodologies and Platforms
    • Building Internal Innersource Communities
    • Remote Team Management and Methods
    • Bug/Issue Management and Triage
    • Communication Platforms and Methods
    • Open Source Governance and Models
    • Mentoring and Training
    • Event Strategy
    • Content Management and Social Media
    • DevOps Culture
    • Community Management
    • Advocacy and Evangelism
  • Open Source Program Office Management
    • Creation and Best Practices of Open Source Program Offices (OSPOs)
    • Consuming and Contributing to Open Source
    • Managing Competing Corporate Interests while Driving Coherent Communities
    • How to Vet the Viability of OS Projects
    • Open Source + Startup Business Models
    • Internal vs External Developer Adoption
    • Handling License Obligations in Organizations

Wildcard

  • WebAssembly (Wasm)
  • Emerging Platforms (Software & Hardware)
  • Networking 
  • Blockchain
  • Public Health/COVID
  • Open Hardware
  • AR/VR with Cloud Native
Apply

Open Source Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit 2021


December 14-15 | Virtual

Open Source Summit Japan (OSS) is the leading conference in Japan connecting the open source ecosystem under one roof, providing a forum for technologists and open source industry leaders to collaborate and share information, learn about the latest in open source technologies and find out how to gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions.

Automotive Linux Summit (ALS) gathers the most innovative minds from automotive expertise and open-source excellence. The event connects the developer community driving the innovation in this area together with the vendors and users providing and using the code in order to drive the future of embedded devices in the automotive arena.

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Closes: Sunday, August 29 at 11:59pm PDT
  • CFP Notifications: Tuesday, October 19
  • Schedule Announcement: Thursday, October 21
  • Slide Due Date: Friday, December 10
  • Event Dates: Tuesday, December 14 - Wednesday, December 15

Tracks & Suggested Topics:

Linux Systems

  • Filesystems and Storage
  • Linux Kernel Development (Advanced & Beginner)
  • Mission-Critical, Real-Time, and Long Life Systems (Scientific & Medical)
  • Programming Languages and Toolchains
  • io_uring
  • Tracing
  • Scheduler
  • VFIO/IOMMU/PCI
  • Kernel Dependability (static analysis, kcov, kocv triggered fuzzing testing, fuzzing)
  • System Boot
  • Security
  • Live Patching
  • eBPF
  • RDMA
  • Power Management 
  • Containers
  • Checkpoint/Restart
  • Distribution Kernels & Distros Considerations for Servers, Desktops, etc.
  • Linux on the Desktop
  • Virtualization
  • Networking 

Automotive Linux Summit (ALS)

  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
  • AGL Distribution and Design Considerations
  • AGL Application Design, Application Framework
  • AGL Security
  • AGL Tools
  • AGL Long-team Support and Maintenance
  • AI and Machine Learning
  • Augmented Reality, Heads-Up Display
  • Autonomous Driving and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
  • Connected Car Technologies
  • Delivering Live Content  and Updates to Vehicles in Motion
  • Functional Safety and Open Source Software
  • In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI)
  • Legal and Compliance Issues
  • Mobility Services
  • Navigation and Mapping
  • Non-AGL Technical Projects (e.g. Smart Roads, Self-driving Vehicles)
  • Non-technical Subjects (e.g. Lifestyle, Productivity)
  • Over-the-Air (OTA) Software Updates
  • Security and Privacy
  • Telematics and Emergency Call Services
  • Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle-to-Cloud (V2C) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2X) Communications  
  • W3C for Automotive

Open Source Dependability

  • Testing and Hardening
    • Testability and stability of products based on open source projects
    • Best practices for verification for dependability
    • Best practices for update policies and practices
    • Maintainability of products based on open source projects
    • Automated regressions and management of test evidence
  • Cyber Security Considerations
    • Best practices for improving software transparency with SBOMs
    • Best practices for vulnerability classification, exploitability assessment, and mitigations
    • Best practices for vulnerability detection and reporting
    • Best practices for managing security incident responses (PSIRT teams, etc.)
  • Safety-Critical Considerations
    • Safety considerations when developing products based on open source projects
    • Sandboxing and Code Isolation techniques
    • Management of security issues in safety-critical applications
    • Best practices for working with certification authorities
    • Traceability between requirements, source, and testing evidence

AI & Data

  • Machine and Deep Learning (Framework, Libraries, Platform, Tools)
  • Reinforcement Learning 
  • Natural Language Processing
  • AI on the Edge
  • Model (Benchmarking, Training, Parameter, Format, Marketplace, Workflow, Inference, Tools)
  • Notebook Environments 
  • Data (Versioning, Format, Pipeline Management, Stream Processing, SQL Engines, Feature Engineering, Visualization, Governance, Labeling)
  • Security and Privacy
  • Trusted and Responsible AI (Explainability, Adversarial, Bias, Fairness)

Embedded & IoT

  • Audio, Video, Streaming Media and Graphics
  • System Size
  • Boot Speed
  • Embedded StorageTechnologies
  • Real-Time Linux - Performance, Tuning, and Mainlining
  • SDKs for Embedded Products
  • Flash Memory Devices and Filesystems
  • Build Systems, Embedded Distributions and Development Tools
  • Linux in Devices such as Mobile Phones, DVRs, TV, Cameras, etc.
  • Drones and Robots
  • Linux in the Internet of Things and Edge Computing
  • Practical Experiences and War Stories
  • Standards
  • Public Infrastructure
  • Outside World Meets IoT RTOSes
    • NTP and Synchronization
    • Connected Sensors
    • EMF/RFI Impact
    • Real-Time Considerations
    • Communication Technologies
  • Best practices Working with Resource Constraints
    • Code Footprint Minimization
    • Sensor Interaction
    • Power Usage
    • Open Hardware Support
    • Hardware/Software tradeoffs for Acceleration Technologies 
  • Cybersecurity & Safety Considerations for Systems not Based on Linux

Cloud Infrastructure

  • Open Cloud Infrastructure
  • Hybrid & Multicloud
  • Edge Cloud Computing
  • Container-Native Virtualization
  • Container and Infrastructure Security
  • Cloud Native Storage
  • Infrastructure-as-Code

Cloud Native Development

  • CI/CD, Configuration Management
  • Cloud-native Application Development
    • Architectures and Architectural Patterns
    • APIs
  • Cloud-native Developer and Operator Experience
  • Observability: Metrics, Logging, Tracing, Service Mesh
  • Serverless and Functions-as-a-Service
  • Security/Authentication
  • Data Flow Management

Leadership & Management

  • Community & Business Leadership
    • Incentivization and Engagement
    • Software Development Methodologies and Platforms
    • Building Internal Innersource Communities
    • Remote Team Management and Methods
    • Bug/Issue Management and Triage
    • Communication Platforms and Methods
    • Open Source Governance and Models
    • Mentoring and Training
    • Event Strategy
    • Content Management and Social Media
    • DevOps Culture
    • Community Management
    • Advocacy and Evangelism
  • Open Source Program Office Management
    • Creation and Best Practices of Open Source Program Offices (OSPOs)
    • Consuming and Contributing to Open Source
    • Managing Competing Corporate Interests while Driving Coherent Communities
    • How to Vet the Viability of OS Projects
    • Open Source + Startup Business Models
    • Internal vs External Developer Adoption
    • Handling License Obligations in Organizations

Wildcard

  • WebAssembly (Wasm)
  • Emerging Platforms (Software & Hardware)
  • Networking 
  • Blockchain
  • Public Health/COVID
  • Open Hardware
  • AR/VR with Cloud Native
Apply
Opens
Jun 3 2021 12:00 AM (PDT)
Deadline
Aug 29 2021 11:59 PM (PDT)