Open Source Summit & Embedded Linux Conference North America 2020
Opens Dec 17 2019 09:00 AM (PST)
Deadline Feb 16 2020 11:59 PM (PST)
Description

June 22 - 24 | Austin, Texas

Open Source Summit North America (OSS NA) is the leading conference for developers, architects, and other technologists – as well as open source community and industry leaders – to collaborate, share information, learn about the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions.

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. Join 800+ technical experts that are paving the way for transformation in these key areas from across the globe for education, collaboration, and deep dive learning opportunities.

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Closes: 11:59 PM PST on Sunday, February 16
  • CFP Notifications: Monday, March 23
  • Schedule Announcement: Thursday, March 26
  • Slide Due Date: Monday, June 15
  • Event Dates: Monday, June 22 - Wednesday, June 24

Tracks & Suggested Topics:

Linux Systems

  • Filesystems and Storage
  • Linux Kernel Development (Advanced & Beginner)
  • Mission-Critical, Real-Time Operating Systems, Real-Time, and Long Life Systems, Scientific & Medical
  • Programming Languages and Toolchains
  • Networking
  • RISC-V
  • Tracing
  • Scheduler
  • VFIO/IOMMU/PCI
  • Testing & Fuzzing
  • System Boot and Security
  • Live Patching
  • BPF
  • RDMA
  • Power Management 
  • Containers and Checkpoint/Restore
  • Distribution Kernels & Distros Considerations for Servers, Desktops, etc.
  • Linux on the Desktop

Open Source Databases

  • Deployment Strategies in Enterprise Environments
  • Open Source Databases in Microservice Architectures
  • Federating Queries Across External Sources
  • Migrating from Proprietary to Open Source Databases
  • SQL vs. No-SQL vs. Graph Databases
  • Database as a Service
  • Disaster Recovery
  • High Availability & Replication
  • Backup and Restore
  • Scale out Architectures - Horizontal Scalability
  • HTAP: Operational and Analytic Convergence
  • SQL for Data Science
  • High-performance Databases

Embedded Linux Conference (ELC)

  • Audio, Video, Streaming Media and Graphics
  • 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
  • Drones and Robots
  • Linux in the Internet of Things and Edge Computing
  • Practical Experiences and War Stories
  • Standards
  • Public Infrastructure
  • Industrial Automation
  • Security

IoT

  • Outside World Meets IoT RTOSes
    • NTP and Synchronization
    • Sensor Interaction
    • Connected Sensors
    • EMF/RFI Impact
    • Power and Other Resource Constraints 
    • Code Footprint Minimization
  • Open Source Firmware
    • Secure Bootloaders & Firmware
    • Trusted Update Support
    • Open Hardware Support
  • Power, Footprint & Configuration Management
  • Communication Technologies and Secure Communication to the Edge
  • Considerations for Use in Sandboxes and Non-Linux Virtualization
  • Edge Computing Considerations

Open Source Dependability

  • Safety Considerations when Developing Products Based on Open Source
  • Handling Security Issues in Safety-Critical Applications
  • Certifications - Lessons Learned Applying to Open Source Projects 
  • Hardening and Maintainability of Products Based on Open Source Software
  • Testability and Stability of Products Based on Open Source
  • Best Practices for Handling Vulnerabilities in Open Source Projects
  • Security Vulnerability Scanning Techniques 
  • Vulnerability Classification and Mitigations
  • Sandboxing and Code Isolation

Cloud Infrastructure

  • Open Cloud Infrastructure
  • Multi-cloud
  • Containers and Distributed Edge
  • Virtualization
  • Container and Infrastructure Security

Cloud App Developer Experience

  • CI/CD, Configuration Management
  • Cloud-native Application Development
  • Cloud-native Developer and Operator Experience
  • Observability: Metrics, Logging, Tracing, Service Mesh
  • Serverless and Functions-as-a-Service

AI/ML/DL

  • 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)

Introductory/101 Level Technical Training

  • Embedded Essentials
    • Kernel Basics
    • Working with Bootloaders
    • Driver Models & Device Trees
    • Embedded Drivers
    • GDB Debugging
    • Root Filesystem Builders
    • Embedded User Spaces
    • Introduction to IoT
  • Linux Administration Essentials
    • Introduction to Working with Open Source Software
    • Achieving Bash Mastery
    • Troubleshooting the Network
    • Monitoring Your System 
    • Tracing
    • Networking Basics
    • Understanding Linux Security
    • Overcoming Scaling Challenges
  • Cloud Administration Essentials
    • Cloud Infrastructure 101
    • Cloud-native App Developer 101
    • Serverless 101
    • 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

Diversity Empowerment Summit (Sunday, June 21)

  • Strategies for Inclusiveness
  • Diversity Research & Metrics
  • Team Dynamics & Case Studies of Positive Outcomes from Diverse Teams
  • How to be an Ally
  • Mentorship
  • Retaining Diverse Talent

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

  • Open Source Project Updates
  • WebAssembly (Wasm)
  • Emerging Platforms (Software & Hardware)
  • Networking & Orchestration
  • Blockchain
  • Open Hardware
Apply

Open Source Summit & Embedded Linux Conference North America 2020


June 22 - 24 | Austin, Texas

Open Source Summit North America (OSS NA) is the leading conference for developers, architects, and other technologists – as well as open source community and industry leaders – to collaborate, share information, learn about the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions.

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. Join 800+ technical experts that are paving the way for transformation in these key areas from across the globe for education, collaboration, and deep dive learning opportunities.

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Closes: 11:59 PM PST on Sunday, February 16
  • CFP Notifications: Monday, March 23
  • Schedule Announcement: Thursday, March 26
  • Slide Due Date: Monday, June 15
  • Event Dates: Monday, June 22 - Wednesday, June 24

Tracks & Suggested Topics:

Linux Systems

  • Filesystems and Storage
  • Linux Kernel Development (Advanced & Beginner)
  • Mission-Critical, Real-Time Operating Systems, Real-Time, and Long Life Systems, Scientific & Medical
  • Programming Languages and Toolchains
  • Networking
  • RISC-V
  • Tracing
  • Scheduler
  • VFIO/IOMMU/PCI
  • Testing & Fuzzing
  • System Boot and Security
  • Live Patching
  • BPF
  • RDMA
  • Power Management 
  • Containers and Checkpoint/Restore
  • Distribution Kernels & Distros Considerations for Servers, Desktops, etc.
  • Linux on the Desktop

Open Source Databases

  • Deployment Strategies in Enterprise Environments
  • Open Source Databases in Microservice Architectures
  • Federating Queries Across External Sources
  • Migrating from Proprietary to Open Source Databases
  • SQL vs. No-SQL vs. Graph Databases
  • Database as a Service
  • Disaster Recovery
  • High Availability & Replication
  • Backup and Restore
  • Scale out Architectures - Horizontal Scalability
  • HTAP: Operational and Analytic Convergence
  • SQL for Data Science
  • High-performance Databases

Embedded Linux Conference (ELC)

  • Audio, Video, Streaming Media and Graphics
  • 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
  • Drones and Robots
  • Linux in the Internet of Things and Edge Computing
  • Practical Experiences and War Stories
  • Standards
  • Public Infrastructure
  • Industrial Automation
  • Security

IoT

  • Outside World Meets IoT RTOSes
    • NTP and Synchronization
    • Sensor Interaction
    • Connected Sensors
    • EMF/RFI Impact
    • Power and Other Resource Constraints 
    • Code Footprint Minimization
  • Open Source Firmware
    • Secure Bootloaders & Firmware
    • Trusted Update Support
    • Open Hardware Support
  • Power, Footprint & Configuration Management
  • Communication Technologies and Secure Communication to the Edge
  • Considerations for Use in Sandboxes and Non-Linux Virtualization
  • Edge Computing Considerations

Open Source Dependability

  • Safety Considerations when Developing Products Based on Open Source
  • Handling Security Issues in Safety-Critical Applications
  • Certifications - Lessons Learned Applying to Open Source Projects 
  • Hardening and Maintainability of Products Based on Open Source Software
  • Testability and Stability of Products Based on Open Source
  • Best Practices for Handling Vulnerabilities in Open Source Projects
  • Security Vulnerability Scanning Techniques 
  • Vulnerability Classification and Mitigations
  • Sandboxing and Code Isolation

Cloud Infrastructure

  • Open Cloud Infrastructure
  • Multi-cloud
  • Containers and Distributed Edge
  • Virtualization
  • Container and Infrastructure Security

Cloud App Developer Experience

  • CI/CD, Configuration Management
  • Cloud-native Application Development
  • Cloud-native Developer and Operator Experience
  • Observability: Metrics, Logging, Tracing, Service Mesh
  • Serverless and Functions-as-a-Service

AI/ML/DL

  • 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)

Introductory/101 Level Technical Training

  • Embedded Essentials
    • Kernel Basics
    • Working with Bootloaders
    • Driver Models & Device Trees
    • Embedded Drivers
    • GDB Debugging
    • Root Filesystem Builders
    • Embedded User Spaces
    • Introduction to IoT
  • Linux Administration Essentials
    • Introduction to Working with Open Source Software
    • Achieving Bash Mastery
    • Troubleshooting the Network
    • Monitoring Your System 
    • Tracing
    • Networking Basics
    • Understanding Linux Security
    • Overcoming Scaling Challenges
  • Cloud Administration Essentials
    • Cloud Infrastructure 101
    • Cloud-native App Developer 101
    • Serverless 101
    • 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

Diversity Empowerment Summit (Sunday, June 21)

  • Strategies for Inclusiveness
  • Diversity Research & Metrics
  • Team Dynamics & Case Studies of Positive Outcomes from Diverse Teams
  • How to be an Ally
  • Mentorship
  • Retaining Diverse Talent

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

  • Open Source Project Updates
  • WebAssembly (Wasm)
  • Emerging Platforms (Software & Hardware)
  • Networking & Orchestration
  • Blockchain
  • Open Hardware
Apply
Opens
Dec 17 2019 09:00 AM (PST)
Deadline
Feb 16 2020 11:59 PM (PST)