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OpenStack & Open Source

Open Source: Call for Papers for the CeBIT Open Source Forum

Over the past few years, the Open Source Forum at the CeBIT has become a highly popular event. The last forum, held in spring 2016, featured over 60 talks, providing visitors with information about Open Source, Linux, and free software.

10 Dec. 2016
Open Source Forum
CeBIT Open Source Forum (Photo: CeBIT/Marc Winkel)

Hanover is now once again calling for experts from the field to report on their experiences in the development and use of free software at the 2017 session.

In addition to the cloud, virtualization, OpenStack, and the Internet of Things (IoT), the focus this session will be on embedded systems and system administration/automation. Talks, including a Q&A session at the end, should last between 20 and 40 minutes. Applications can be submitted via the relevant form on the Linux Magazine Website. Alternatively, those interested can also send an e-mail with a brief description of their topic and cell phone number to . An international jury will then select the successful proposals from among the applications. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2017.

The CeBit Open Source Forum will take place at the Hanover Exhibition Center, Hall 3, Stand D35. Adjacent to the forum, SMEs will be presenting Linux and Open Source solutions at the Open Source Park group stand pavilion. The CeBit runs from March 20-24, 2017.