Gran Canaria Desktop Summit Call for Participation
- From: Stormy Peters <stormy gnome org>
- To: foundation-announce <foundation-announce gnome org>, foundation-list <foundation-list gnome org>, GNOME Developer Announcements <devel-announce-list gnome org>, gnome-hackers <gnome-hackers gnome org>, GNOME Desktop Hackers <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Gran Canaria Desktop Summit Call for Participation
- Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 07:45:08 -0600
The Gran Canaria Desktop Summit, co-hosting GUADEC, the GNOME Conference, and Akademy, the KDE conference, invite you to participate in the inaugural Desktop Summit, from July 4th to July 10th 2009, in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain.
This year's conference represents the first time that Akademy and GUADEC will be co-hosted, the core theme of the conference is "the Free Software desktop". The GUADEC planners invite talks from developers on core technologies which enable new ground breaking functionality, application developers building cross-desktop applications for
Linux, and GNOME visionaries plotting the future of the computing user interface. We also welcome presentations by people from GNOME related projects, users of GNOME technologies and from our partner projects.
We are asking for
four types of submissions:
- 30 minutes presentations on GNOME topics
- 30 minutes presentations on cross-desktop topics
- 5 minutes lightning talks
- BOF and workgroup proposals
We invite people to submit abstracts for
30 minute presentations about GNOME or cross-desktop topics to guadec-papers gnome org
, including your name, biographical information, and a photo suitable for
the web, and a title and description of your presentation, of under 400 words.
We also welcome informal proposals for
5 minute lightening talks to be held on Saturday July 5th and proposals for
BOFs and workgroups which will be held from Tuesday July 7th until Friday July 10th. Proposals for
lightning talks and BOFs will be accepted on a first-come-first-served
basis, in the limits of available space. Please send your proposals to guadec-papers gnome org
The deadline for
submissions is Friday April 10th, 2009.
Successful candidates will be selected and notified by the organizing committee by April 24th, 2009.
More information at http://www.grancanariadesktopsummit.org/callforpapers
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