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Re: [libvirt] KVM Forum 2011: Call For Participation

The abstract submission deadline was originally set for today.
The forum committee agreed to extend the deadline period until next Sunday, May 22.

The notification date remains the same (May 31).

 your KVM Forum 2011 Program Committee

On 04/21/2011 08:21 PM, KVM-Forum-2011-PC redhat com wrote:
KVM Forum 2011: Call For Participation
August 15-16, 2011 - Hyatt Regency Vancouver - Vancouver, Canada

KVM is an industry leading open source hypervisor that provides an ideal
platform for datacenter virtualization, virtual desktop infrastructure,
and cloud computing.  Once again, it's time to bring together the
community of developers and users that define the KVM ecosystem for
our annual technical conference.  We will discuss the current state of
affairs and plan for the future of KVM, its surrounding infrastructure,
and management tools.  So mark your calendar and join us in advancing KVM.


We are colocated with The Linux Foundation's LinuxCon again this year.
KVM Forum attendees will be eligible to attend LinuxCon for a discounted


We invite you to lead part of the discussion by submitting a speaking
proposal for KVM Forum 2011.


Suggested topics:

  - Scaling and performance
  - Nested virtualization
  - I/O improvements
  - PCI device assignment
  - Driver domains
  - Time keeping
  - Resource management (cpu, memory, i/o)
  - Memory management (page sharing, swapping, huge pages, etc)
  - Fault tolerance
  - VEPA, VN-Link, vswitch
  - Security

  - Device model improvements
  - New devices
  - Scaling and performance
  - Desktop virtualization
  - Spice
  - Increasing robustness and hardening
  - Security model
  - Management interfaces
  - QMP protocol and implementation
  - Image formats
  - Live migration
  - Live snapshots and merging

  - Speeding up existing devices
  - Alternatives
  - Virtio on non-Linux

  Management infrastructure
  - Libvirt
  - KVM autotest
  - OpenStack
  - Network virtualization management
  - Enterprise storage management

  Cloud computing
  - Scalable storage
  - Virtual networking
  - Security
  - Provisioning
  - Hybrid


Abstracts due: May 16th, 2011
Notification: May 31th, 2011

Please submit a short abstract (~150 words) describing your presentation
proposal.  In your submission please note how long your talk will take.
Slots vary in length up to 45 minutes.  Also include in your proposal
the proposal type -- one of:

- technical talk
- end-user talk
- BOF (birds of a feather) session

Sumbit your proposal here:


You will receive a notification whether or not your presentation proposal
was accepted by May 31st.


One of the big challenges as developers is to know what, where and how
people actually use our software.  We will reserve a few slots for end
users talking about their deployment challenges and achievements.

If you are using KVM in production you are encouraged submit a speaking
proposal.  Simply mark it as an end-user collaboration proposal.  As and
end user, this is a unique opportunity to get your input to developers.


We will reserve some slots in the evening after the main conference
tracks, for birds of a feather sessions. These sessions will be less
formal than presentation tracks and targetted for people who would
like to discuss specific issues with other developers and/or users.
If you are interested in getting developers and/or uses together to
discuss a specific problem, please submit a BOF proposal.


In addition to submitted talks we will also have some room for lightning
talks. These are short (5 minute) discussions to highlight new work or
ideas that aren't complete enough to warrant a full presentation slot.
Lightning talk submissions and scheduling will be handled on-site at
KVM Forum.


The KVM Forum 2011 will be held in Vancouver BC at the Hyatt Regency


Thank you for your interest in KVM.  We're looking forward to your
submissions and seeing you at the KVM Forum 2011 in August!

your KVM Forum 2011 Program Commitee

Please contact us with any questions or comments.
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