FOSDEM 2017 - Call for Papers

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Stefania Ioana Chiorean

Oct 25, 2016, 2:57:27 AM10/25/16
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Bună tuturor!
Și pentru această viitoare ediție de FOSDEM Mozilla va avea o sală dedicată. Găsiți mai jos detalii despre subiectele de interes pentru prezentări. Dacă vi se potrivește vreunul, nu ezitați să vă propuneți ca speaker!


Stefania Ioana Chiorean
Mozilla Reps Module Owner

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From: Francisco Picolini <>
Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 9:24 PM
Subject: FOSDEM 2017 - Call for Papers

Hi fellow mozillians,

One more year FOSDEM is coming. The biggest FLOSS event in Europe will be held as usual at Brussels on February 4th-5th 2017.
Mozilla has presence since 2003, and next year we will have a Mozilla Room again.

This is a call for all mozillians (staff and volunteers) to propose your talks for FOSDEM.

If you want, you can propose a talk for the other dev-rooms in pentabarf.

The topics that we want to cover for this next edition are:
* Rust/Servo
* Privacy tools
* Diversity & Inclusion
* IoT/Connected Devices
* WebVR
* WebCompat
* Addons
* Firefox for Android / iOS
* HTML5 games
* Firefox

However, we will accept any other topic, but ideally these are the suggested ones.

Important Information
Duration of the talks: 30 minutes including Q&A
Deadline: December 1st.
Acceptance notifications: December 15th.

Presentations will be recorded and streamed, so sending your proposal it will imply that you accept and give permission for this. Note that recording will be published under the same license as all FOSDEM content (cc-by), however, exceptions could be requested.

To submit your proposal, visit :

If you have previously sent a proposal for FOSDEM, you should probably have a pentabarf account. So we kindly suggest you to not create a new one. If you forgot your password, please reset it. If this is your first time using pentabarf, go ahead and create an account.

After you have your account configured (you will receive a confirmation email), create the event, and click on "Show all" in the top right corner to display the full form. When submitting your talk in pentabarf, make sure to select "Mozilla DevRoom" as track, and include the following information:

  • The title and subtitle of your talk
  • A short abstract of one paragraph
  • A longer description if you wish to do so
  • Links to related websites/blogs etc

All contributors who will be selected for a talk, will be sponsored for travel and accommodation.


Francisco Picolini
Community Events Coordinator

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