linuxsymposium 2008, Ottawa, Canada, July 23 – July 26, 2008 http://www.linuxsymposium.org
The intent of
the Virtualization MiniSummit is to provide a forum for attendees to explore
all aspects of Linux virtualization. Whether that be the underlying technology,
application of the technology in their environment or new tools for managing
and doing interesting and new things with virtualized servers.
Attendees can range from those developing virtualization technologies, using
virtualization, managing virtualized environments to wanting to learn more
A potential list of topics:
* Review and/or provide deep insight into the fundamentals of specific
* Exploration of project development opportunities
* Discussion of ideas to improve virtualization technologies
* How virtualized environments can be made manageable
* What’s worked and what has not worked
* New and emerging ideas for virtualizing Linux systems
Presentation time slots will be on the order of 50 minutes and should
include time for questions (10-15 minutes).
The proposal submission process requires that you submit a proposal and a
personal biography that will be displayed on the Virtualization Mini Summit web
site at: http://virtminisummit.linux.hp.com.
Proposal submissions will be accepted until June 20, 2008. Early submitters
will be given preferential consideration.
The proposal is your opportunity to show that your topic has merit and that
you have the background to provide an excellent presentation at the
virtualization Mini Summit.
# Maximum of 200 words
# Two paragraphs: The first should describe the topic you will be presenting in
concise detail; The second should explain why your topic will be of interest to
the attendees of the Virtualization Mini Summit.
# Maximum of 100 words
# Written in 3rd person
# One paragraph describing your professional work experience, and related
projects you are currently or have been involved in.
Submission of a paper is not required, but would be greatly appreciated be the
Virtualization Mini Summit attendees. Papers and/or Presentations must be
submitted by July 16, 2008 so that they can be posted to the Virtualization
Mini Summit in time for the event.
Accepted presenters will be provided instructions on submission of
presentation, and paper upon notification.
Please login to http://virtminiconf.linux.hp.com
and submit to the Virtualization Mini Summit. Please create a login account via
the “new user?” link located in the login box on the main page.
Login and navigate to the “Call for Presentations” ->
“Submit Here” folder. In the upper right drop-down menu “add
to folder” your “file” or new “page” with your
submittal (see the example template). In the same upper right menu bar, ensure
that the content is the state of “private”, only the admin will
have access to review the proposal. Please include the following information in
Email Address (will be
obscured in posting):
Title of Proposal:
Abstract: (200 words)
Short Biography: (100
submission deadline: Friday, June 20, 2008
acceptance notification before: Wednesday, June 27, 2008
schedule and abstracts posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2008
submission: Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Virtualization mini summit: Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Program Manager, Xen.org