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[opensuse-project] [Fwd: [Fest-list] LinuxFest 2016 Call for Papers is open!]
FYI if you'd like to come out and present to a big, fun community

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From: Jakob Perry <japerry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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To: LinuxFest Northwest Discussion <fest-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
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Subject: [Fest-list] LinuxFest 2016 Call for Papers is open!
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2015 10:13:05 -0800

LinuxFest Northwest is celebrating 17 years of service to the Free and
Open Source community. Please join us by presenting at the largest,
technically diverse, educational, and fun open source conferences in
the Pacific Northwest. The conference had 1850 attendees last year, and
this year promises to be even bigger.
When & Where
April 23rd and 24th 2015 - 9:00am-5pm
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225
Call For Papers
Presentations can cover anything that qualifies as Free/Open Source
software or surrounding communities including popular topics such as
makerspace, robotics, sustainable technology, Linux and complimentary
communities such as Databases, DevOps, Web Development, Programming and
Community building. See the track details on the present page for
specifics. The presentation formats include 60 minute, 90 minute and
the ever popular 5 minute lightning talk. http://www.linuxfestnorthwest
Tutorials Track
New this year is a tutorials track, aimed at beginners. They can run 90
minutes or two and a half hours, and be held in the tutorium, a
computer lab with capacity for 30 people.
Papers Submission Deadline: February 10th, 2016 @ 7pm PST.
Acceptance Notification: February 23rd, 2016
Open Source Project Collaboration Space
If your project is interested in hosting a sprint or other mini-
conference at Linuxfest Northwest there is very limited space to host
projects. Please include as much information about your project, how
you plan to advertise the sprint, and expected attendance.
Previous examples for these spaces have been PostgreSQL track, Drupal
code sprints, KDE days, LibreOffice dev sprints, and a Fedora user
track. You can reserve a room for sessions, code sprints, or

Community Tracks Deadline: February 1st, 2016 @ 7pm PST.
We are also seeking sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring this
fantastic event and reaching nearly 2000 technically minded individuals
please visit:
Visit the 2016 site to submit your session or
community collaboration track. If you've attended in the past, your
existing user details should work.
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James Mason
Technical Architect, Public Cloud
openSUSE Member
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