Call for Participation, EuroBSDcon 2014: September 25-28 in Sofia, Bulgaria

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EuroBSDcon 2014: September 25-28 in Sofia, Bulgaria

EuroBSDcon is the European technical conference for users and developers of BSD-based systems. The conference will take place September 25 to 28 at InterExpo Congress Center in Sofia (see  Tutorials will be held on thursday and friday, while the shorter talks and papers program is on saturday and sunday.

Call for Talk and Presentation Proposals (CFP)

The EuroBSDcon program committee is inviting BSD developers and users to submit innovative and original talk proposals not previously presented at other European conferences. Topics of interest to the conference include, but are not limited to applications, architecture, implementation, performance and security of BSD-based operating systems, as well as topics concerning the economic or organizational aspects of BSD use. Presentations are expected to be 45 minutes and are to be delivered in English.

Call for Tutorial Proposals

The EuroBSDcon program committee is also inviting qualified practitioners in their field to submit proposals for half or full day tutorials on topics relevant to development, implementation and use of BSD-based systems.

Half-day tutorials are expected to be 2.5 to 3 hours and full-day tutorials 5 to 6 hours. Tutorials are to be held in English.


Proposals should be sent by email to submission at

They should contain a short and concise text description in about 100 words. The submission should also include a short CV of the speaker and an estimate of the expected travel expenses. Please submit each proposal as a separate email. 

Important dates

The EuroBSDcon program committee is accepting talk and tutorial proposals until May 19th, 2014. Speakers will be informed of acceptance status by June 10th, 2014. Other important dates will be announced soon at the conference website .

Program Committee

This year's program committee is

Peter Hansteen (Chair, representing OpenBSD, peter at bsdly dot net)
Janne Johansson (representing OpenBSD, jj at OpenBSD dot org)
Vasil Dimov (representing FreeBSD, vd at FreeBSD dot org)
Ollivier Robert (representing FreeBSD, roberto at FreeBSD dot net)
Martin Husemann (representing NetBSD, martin at NetBSD dot org)
Marc Balmer (representing NetBSD, mbalmer at NetBSD dot org)
Shteryana Shopova (OC liaison, syrinx at FreeBSD dot org)

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