[USRP-users] FOSDEM 2018: SDR Track CfP

Martin Braun martin at gnuradio.org
Sat Oct 7 01:09:04 EDT 2017

My apologies -- the SDR devroom is Sunday the 4th, not Saturday.


On 10/06/2017 10:00 PM, Martin Braun wrote:
> Dear friends and fans of software defined radio and free/open source
> radio topics in general,
> next year's FOSDEM (the free and open source developer's meeting in
> Brussels, Europe) will, once again, feature a  track on Software Defined
> Radio and other radio-related topics.
> Therefore, we invite developers and users from the free software radio
> community to join us for this track and present your talks or demos.
> Software Radio has become an important tool to allow anyone access the
> EM spectrum. Using free software radio libraries and applications and
> cheap  hardware, anyone can now start hacking on wireless
> communications, remote sensing, radar or other applications. At FOSDEM,
> we hope to network all these projects and improve collaboration, bring
> new ideas forward and get more people involved.
> The track's web site resides at:
> http://gnuradio.org/redmine/projects/gnuradio/wiki/FOSDEM
> Here, we will publish updates and announcements. The final schedule will
> be available through Pentabarf and the official FOSDEM website.
> ** Submit your presentations
> To suggest a talk, go to https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM18
> and follow the instructions (you need an account, but can use your
> account from last year if you have one). You need to create an 'Event';
> make sure it's in the Software Defined Radio track! Lengths aren't
> fixed, but give a realistic estimate and please don't exceed 30 minutes
> unless you have something special planned (in that case, contact one of
> us). Also, don't forget to include time for Q&A.
> We will typically go for 30-minute slots -- shorter talks, unless
> they're really short, usually tend to screw up the schedule too much.
> You aren't limited to slide presentations, of course. Be creative.
> However, FOSDEM is an open source conference, therefore we ask you to
> stay clear of marketing presentations. We like nitty-gritty
> technical stuff.
> Here's a list of topics that will most likely be included:
> - SDR Frameworks + Tools
> - Wireless security
> - Radio hardware
> - Ham radio related topics
> - Telecommunications
> - Random fun wireless hacks
> We will reserve time for interactiveness, it won't all be talks.
> ** Important Dates
> FOSDEM is February 3rd and 4th, 2018.
> * December 8th 2017: Submission Deadline
> * December 18th 2017: Announcement of final schedule
> * February 4th 2018: SDR Track (Sunday)
> These dates are not set in stone. However, the least years we were
> always full to the brim with presentations, so if you want to present,
> please make sure to submit your abstracts soon!
> ** Steering Committee
> The track committee consists of:
> * Phil "Crofton" Balister (OpenEmbedded / OpenSDR)
> * Martin "mbr0wn" Braun (GNU Radio)
> * Sylvain "tnt" Munaut (OsmoCom)
> Hope to hear from you soon! And please forward this announcement.
> Martin

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