Open Source Summit & Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2019
Opens Jan 15 2019 12:00 AM (PST)
Deadline Jul 1 2019 11:59 PM (PDT)
Description

October 28-30, Lyon, France

Open Source Summit Europe connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It’s a unique environment for cross-collaboration between developers, sysadmins, devops, architects and others who are driving technology forward.

Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) is the premier vendor-neutral technical conference where developers working on embedded Linux and industrial IoT products and deployments gather for education and collaboration, paving the way for innovation. 

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Opens: Tuesday, January 15 
  • CFP Closes: Monday, July 1 at 11:59 PM PST 
  • CFP Notifications: Monday, August 5
  • Schedule Announcement: Thursday, August 8
  • Slide Due Date: Monday, October 21
  • Event Dates: Monday, October 28 - Wednesday, October 30

Suggested Topics for Embedded Linux Conference 

  • Audio, Video, Streaming Media and Graphics
  • Security
  • System Size, Boot Speed
  • 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
  • Use of Linux in Automotive
  • Drone, Automotive, Auto, Maker, Drivers, Bus, Frameworks, Robotics, etc.
  • Linux in the Internet of Things
  • Practical Experiences and War Stories
  • Standards
  • Public Infrastructure
  • Industrial Automation

Suggested Topics for OpenIoT

  • Physical World Meets IoT (Sensor Interaction,  Connected Sensors, EMF/RFI Impact)
  • Bootloaders, Firmware & Updates in Constrained Environments
  • Securely Connecting IoT Devices to the Cloud
  • Device Configuration, Restricted Memory Footprints and Power Management
  • Obtaining Formal Certifications (Security, Safety, Export) for Devices Running Open Source

These lists are not meant to preclude other topics.  Feel free to propose other topics related to Embedded Linux and OpenIoT.  

Open Source Summit Tracks & Suggested Topics

Linux Systems 

  • Filesystems And Storage (Long-Term Archiving, Client-Server Filesystems, Compression, Deduplication, Distributed Storage, NVMe, etc.)
  • Linux Kernel Development (Advanced & Beginner)
  • Linux On The Desktop (Gaming, Porting Proprietary Software, Hardware With Linux Preinstalled, Wine and Emulators, Influencing Closed-Source Companies)
  • Mission-Critical, Real-Time Operating Systems, Real-Time, and Long Life Systems; Security & Safety

Infrastructure & Automation

  • Cloud
  • DevOps
    • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
    • Configuration Management
    • Lean IT
    • Moving at Cloud-speed
  • Containers
  • Service Mesh
  • Observability: Metrics, Logging, Tracing
  • Virtualization
  • Serverless/FaaS

AI / ML / DL

  • Machine Learning  (Frameworks, Libraries, Platforms, Algorithms, Toolkits, Systems, etc.)
  • Deep learning (Frameworks, Libraries, etc.)
  • Models (Creation, Representation, Training, Learning, Marketplaces)
  • AI Ethics, Fairness, Human Rights (Principles, Best Practices, Toolkits, Libraries, etc.)
  • Workflow Management
  • Streaming Processing
  • Pipeline Management

Emerging Open Technologies / Wildcards / Project Highlights

  • Networking & Orchestration
  • Blockchain
  • Edge Computing
  • Open Hardware

Compliance Automation & Tooling

  • Generation of Accurate Software Bill of Materials
  • Support OSS License Compliance During OSS Development
  • Automation to Support Certifications and Audits
  • Tooling to Support GDPR and Export Compliance

Open Source Security & Safety

  • Safety Considerations When Developing Open Source
  • Handling Security Issues in Safety-Critical Applications
  • Certifications - Lessons Learned Going to Products
  • Best Practices for Handling Vulnerabilities in Open Source Projects

Diversity Empowerment Summit

  • Metrics- metrics focused on diversity & inclusion
  • Representation of marginalized populations, e.g. Black, Hispanic, Native American
  • Retention of underrepresented minorities in tech -- why are folks leaving & what can we all do to keep them, e.g. training for managers, the importance of grassroots communities, etc.
  • How to normalize diversity & inclusion across communities
  • Role of allies & advocates --  importance of allies & advocates, what can allies & advocates do?, inspiring youth, mentorship etc. 

TODO / Open Source Program Management 

  • Lessons Learned
  • Starting a New Open Source Program Office

Open Collaboration Conference

  • 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

Urban Computing 
Urban computing combines acquisition, integration, and analysis of big data generated in urban spaces to provide insight into the major issues that cities face around environment, human life quality, and city operation systems.  Sessions in this track are aimed at Engineers, Data Scientists, and Urban Planners interested in applying open source tools and techniques to urban computing and smart city applications.

  • Urban Sensing and City Dynamics Sensing
  • Mining Data from the Internet of Things in Urban Areas
  • Managing Urban Big Data on the Cloud
  • Interactive Visual Data Analytics for Urban Computing
  • City-wide Traffic Modeling, Visualization, Analysis, Simulation, and Prediction
  • Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data for Saving Energy and Resources
  • Intelligent Delivery Services and Logistics Industries in Cities
  • Machine Learning Algorithms Applied to Spatial and Spatio-temporal Data

*Feel free to propose other topics related to urban planning, smart infrastructure, and environmental computing.*

Open Source Training Fundamentals Tracks & Suggested Topics

Linux Administration Essentials

Sessions in this track are aimed at Engineers and Administrators who are relatively new to Linux. Each talk should focus on one area of interest to the target audience and combine a lecture portion with a hands-on 'lab' exercise to help reinforce the learning. Past topics have included: achieving bash mastery, network troubleshooting and tips for scaling your system.

  • Introduction to Working with Open Source Software
  • Achieving Bash Mastery
  • Troubleshooting the Network
  • Monitoring Your System
  • Networking Basics
  • Understanding Linux Security
  • Overcoming Scaling Challenges

Embedded Development Essentials 

Sessions in this track are aimed at Embedded Engineers who are new to using Linux. Each talk should cover one key topic relevant to Engineers new to Embedded Linux. Each session should combine a lecture/presentation on one subject with lab time to practice the relevant learned skills. Conference organizers will provide a HW kit for use by participants. Past topics have included: working with bootloaders, embedded drivers and embedded user spaces.

  • Kernel Basics
  • Working with Bootloaders
  • Driver Models & Device Trees
  • Embedded Drivers
  • GDB Debugging
  • Root Filesystem Builders
  • Embedded User Spaces

Cloud Administration Essentials 

Sessions in this track are aimed at Engineers and Administrators who are relatively new to working in Cloud environments. Each talk should cover one key topic of interest to the target audience and combine a lecture portion with a hands on 'lab' exercise. Past topics have included: Introduction to KVM, Introduction to Kubernetes and Overview of Cloud Infrastructure.

  • Container/Cloud Overview
  • Introduction to Xen
  • Introduction to KVM
  • Introduction to LXD and System Containers
  • Introduction to Docker containers
  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • Introduction to Software Defined Networking
  • Introduction to Cloud Foundry
Apply

Open Source Summit & Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2019


October 28-30, Lyon, France

Open Source Summit Europe connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It’s a unique environment for cross-collaboration between developers, sysadmins, devops, architects and others who are driving technology forward.

Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) is the premier vendor-neutral technical conference where developers working on embedded Linux and industrial IoT products and deployments gather for education and collaboration, paving the way for innovation. 

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Opens: Tuesday, January 15 
  • CFP Closes: Monday, July 1 at 11:59 PM PST 
  • CFP Notifications: Monday, August 5
  • Schedule Announcement: Thursday, August 8
  • Slide Due Date: Monday, October 21
  • Event Dates: Monday, October 28 - Wednesday, October 30

Suggested Topics for Embedded Linux Conference 

  • Audio, Video, Streaming Media and Graphics
  • Security
  • System Size, Boot Speed
  • 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
  • Use of Linux in Automotive
  • Drone, Automotive, Auto, Maker, Drivers, Bus, Frameworks, Robotics, etc.
  • Linux in the Internet of Things
  • Practical Experiences and War Stories
  • Standards
  • Public Infrastructure
  • Industrial Automation

Suggested Topics for OpenIoT

  • Physical World Meets IoT (Sensor Interaction,  Connected Sensors, EMF/RFI Impact)
  • Bootloaders, Firmware & Updates in Constrained Environments
  • Securely Connecting IoT Devices to the Cloud
  • Device Configuration, Restricted Memory Footprints and Power Management
  • Obtaining Formal Certifications (Security, Safety, Export) for Devices Running Open Source

These lists are not meant to preclude other topics.  Feel free to propose other topics related to Embedded Linux and OpenIoT.  

Open Source Summit Tracks & Suggested Topics

Linux Systems 

  • Filesystems And Storage (Long-Term Archiving, Client-Server Filesystems, Compression, Deduplication, Distributed Storage, NVMe, etc.)
  • Linux Kernel Development (Advanced & Beginner)
  • Linux On The Desktop (Gaming, Porting Proprietary Software, Hardware With Linux Preinstalled, Wine and Emulators, Influencing Closed-Source Companies)
  • Mission-Critical, Real-Time Operating Systems, Real-Time, and Long Life Systems; Security & Safety

Infrastructure & Automation

  • Cloud
  • DevOps
    • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
    • Configuration Management
    • Lean IT
    • Moving at Cloud-speed
  • Containers
  • Service Mesh
  • Observability: Metrics, Logging, Tracing
  • Virtualization
  • Serverless/FaaS

AI / ML / DL

  • Machine Learning  (Frameworks, Libraries, Platforms, Algorithms, Toolkits, Systems, etc.)
  • Deep learning (Frameworks, Libraries, etc.)
  • Models (Creation, Representation, Training, Learning, Marketplaces)
  • AI Ethics, Fairness, Human Rights (Principles, Best Practices, Toolkits, Libraries, etc.)
  • Workflow Management
  • Streaming Processing
  • Pipeline Management

Emerging Open Technologies / Wildcards / Project Highlights

  • Networking & Orchestration
  • Blockchain
  • Edge Computing
  • Open Hardware

Compliance Automation & Tooling

  • Generation of Accurate Software Bill of Materials
  • Support OSS License Compliance During OSS Development
  • Automation to Support Certifications and Audits
  • Tooling to Support GDPR and Export Compliance

Open Source Security & Safety

  • Safety Considerations When Developing Open Source
  • Handling Security Issues in Safety-Critical Applications
  • Certifications - Lessons Learned Going to Products
  • Best Practices for Handling Vulnerabilities in Open Source Projects

Diversity Empowerment Summit

  • Metrics- metrics focused on diversity & inclusion
  • Representation of marginalized populations, e.g. Black, Hispanic, Native American
  • Retention of underrepresented minorities in tech -- why are folks leaving & what can we all do to keep them, e.g. training for managers, the importance of grassroots communities, etc.
  • How to normalize diversity & inclusion across communities
  • Role of allies & advocates --  importance of allies & advocates, what can allies & advocates do?, inspiring youth, mentorship etc. 

TODO / Open Source Program Management 

  • Lessons Learned
  • Starting a New Open Source Program Office

Open Collaboration Conference

  • 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

Urban Computing 
Urban computing combines acquisition, integration, and analysis of big data generated in urban spaces to provide insight into the major issues that cities face around environment, human life quality, and city operation systems.  Sessions in this track are aimed at Engineers, Data Scientists, and Urban Planners interested in applying open source tools and techniques to urban computing and smart city applications.

  • Urban Sensing and City Dynamics Sensing
  • Mining Data from the Internet of Things in Urban Areas
  • Managing Urban Big Data on the Cloud
  • Interactive Visual Data Analytics for Urban Computing
  • City-wide Traffic Modeling, Visualization, Analysis, Simulation, and Prediction
  • Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data for Saving Energy and Resources
  • Intelligent Delivery Services and Logistics Industries in Cities
  • Machine Learning Algorithms Applied to Spatial and Spatio-temporal Data

*Feel free to propose other topics related to urban planning, smart infrastructure, and environmental computing.*

Open Source Training Fundamentals Tracks & Suggested Topics

Linux Administration Essentials

Sessions in this track are aimed at Engineers and Administrators who are relatively new to Linux. Each talk should focus on one area of interest to the target audience and combine a lecture portion with a hands-on 'lab' exercise to help reinforce the learning. Past topics have included: achieving bash mastery, network troubleshooting and tips for scaling your system.

  • Introduction to Working with Open Source Software
  • Achieving Bash Mastery
  • Troubleshooting the Network
  • Monitoring Your System
  • Networking Basics
  • Understanding Linux Security
  • Overcoming Scaling Challenges

Embedded Development Essentials 

Sessions in this track are aimed at Embedded Engineers who are new to using Linux. Each talk should cover one key topic relevant to Engineers new to Embedded Linux. Each session should combine a lecture/presentation on one subject with lab time to practice the relevant learned skills. Conference organizers will provide a HW kit for use by participants. Past topics have included: working with bootloaders, embedded drivers and embedded user spaces.

  • Kernel Basics
  • Working with Bootloaders
  • Driver Models & Device Trees
  • Embedded Drivers
  • GDB Debugging
  • Root Filesystem Builders
  • Embedded User Spaces

Cloud Administration Essentials 

Sessions in this track are aimed at Engineers and Administrators who are relatively new to working in Cloud environments. Each talk should cover one key topic of interest to the target audience and combine a lecture portion with a hands on 'lab' exercise. Past topics have included: Introduction to KVM, Introduction to Kubernetes and Overview of Cloud Infrastructure.

  • Container/Cloud Overview
  • Introduction to Xen
  • Introduction to KVM
  • Introduction to LXD and System Containers
  • Introduction to Docker containers
  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • Introduction to Software Defined Networking
  • Introduction to Cloud Foundry
Apply
Opens
Jan 15 2019 12:00 AM (PST)
Deadline
Jul 1 2019 11:59 PM (PDT)