Yocto Project Virtual Summit 2020 - CFP Open

Reyna, David

Hello all!
Yocto Project is pleased to announce the Yocto Project Virtual Summit 2020, a technical conference for engineers, open source technologists, students and academia in the OSS space. 
Organized in conjunction with ELCE 2020, this 2-day event is where individuals will learn about Yocto Project’s direction — including, but not limited to, new releases, development tools, features — get training on the next wave of embedded Linux technologies, and network with their industry peers, Yocto Project maintainers and experts.
FORMAT: The class will be presented in Zoom. It will be highly interactive with experienced teachers from around the world, and includes chat sessions, side rooms, teaching assistants, and hands-on exercises with live class accounts.
1)  Yocto Project Virtual Summit
DATE: Thursday, October 29 and Friday, October 30, 2020
TIME: 12.00PM-GMT to 8.00PM-GMT (5AM to 1PM in PST time, 8AM-4PM in EDT time, 5.30PM-1.30AM in India), as per ELCE
REGISTRATION: Go to the ELCE registration site and add Yocto Project Summit as part of your registration (when the extra events become available)
2) Yocto Project Virtual Summit - Call For Papers (CFP)
The CFP is now open. Become a presenter yourself and share your expertise!
CFP Closes: 11:59 PM PST on Monday, September 21, 2020
CFP Notifications: Monday, September 28, 2020
Slide Due Date: Monday, October 26, 2020
CFP list of sample topics:
  • DevTool
  • Layer quality: e.g. creating robust layers, safely using existing layers
  • Future languages (e.g. Rust)
  • Productivity tricks and tools, Best Practices
  • VS Code integration
  • Security
  • Reproducibility
  • Init systems: pros and cons, selection, configuration
  • Leveraging the new runqueue optimizations for mirrors, reproducible builds
  • Supporting the Application Developer
  • DevOps, CI/CD
  • Containers, VMs
  • Working with/creating BSPs
  • Practical use of the Yocto Project
Best regards,
Yocto Project Advocacy Team
If you have any questions or issues, contact us at: conferences@...

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