[llvm-dev] LLVM at FOSDEM 2016 - Call for papers and participation

Renato Golin via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Dec 1 12:53:41 PST 2015

Good news, folks!

Following FOSDEM's own delay on their schedule, we'll extend the
deadline until next Friday, 11th December.


On 2 November 2015 at 13:32, Renato Golin <renato.golin at linaro.org> wrote:
> At FOSDEM 2016, LLVM will for the first time participate with a
> dedicated devroom. Complementing the upcoming Euro LLVM 2015, the
> devroom at FOSDEM provides a great opportunity for core LLVM developers
> and the wider open source community to get together, connect and discuss.
> As possibly the largest European Open Source Conference, FOSDEM takes
> place in Brussels and attracts with more than 400 lectures every year
> over 5000 hackers - many core contributors of the worlds leading open
> source projects.
> = Call for Speakers, Posters, Demos =
> We invite academic, industrial and hobbyist speakers to present their
> work on developing or using LLVM, Clang, LLDB, Polly, Compiler-RT, etc.
> We are looking for:
>   1. Keynote speakers.
>   2. Technical presentations (30 minutes plus questions and discussion)
>      related to development of LLVM, Clang etc.
>   3. Presentations about the use of LLVM, Clang in commercial or
>      academic projects as well as in the open source world.
>   4. Tutorials
>   5. Lightning talks (5 minutes)
> The deadline for receiving submissions is December 1st, 2015.  Speakers
> will be notified of acceptance or rejection by the 15th of December.
> Proposals that are not sufficiently detailed (talks lacking a
> comprehensive abstract for example) are likely to be rejected.
> Please create an account on the FOSDEM interface (
> https://penta.fosdem.org/user/new_account ) and submit your proposal
> ( https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM16/event/new ).
> Please make sure you select "LLVM devroom" as the "Track".
> = Registration =
> FOSDEM does not require any registration and is free of charge. However,
> just like last year, an important crowd must be expected.
> = Organization =
> The mailing list llvm-devroom at lists.fosdem.org can be used to discuss
> issues of general interest related to the conference organization.
> = Financial Support =
> There may be a possibility of limited funding to help students or
> contributors who could not otherwise attend the conference. This will
> depend on overall sponsorship and companies' interest in supporting the
> event.
> If you need funding to attend the meeting, or can help sponsor, please
> tell us on llvm-devroom at lists.fosdem.org.
> = About LLVM =
> LLVM is a collection of libraries and tools that make it easy to build
> compilers, optimizers, Just-In-Time code generators, and many other
> compiler-related programs.  LLVM uses a single, language-independent
> virtual instruction set both as an offline code representation (to
> communicate code between compiler phases and to run-time systems) and as
> the compiler internal  representation (to analyse and transform
> programs). This persistent code representation allows a common set of
> sophisticated compiler techniques to be applied at compile-time,
> link-time, install-time, run-time, or "idle-time" (between program runs).
> The strengths of the LLVM infrastructure are its extremely simple design
> (which makes it easy to understand and use), source-language
> independence, powerful mid-level optimizer, automated compiler debugging
> support, extensibility, and its stability and reliability. LLVM is
> currently being used to host a wide variety of academic research
> projects and commercial projects.
> Besides LLVM, several projects have been developed on top of it like
> Clang, LLDB, LLD or Polly.
> For more information, please visit http://llvm.org/ or the conference
> webpage at http://llvm.org/devmtg/2016-01/
> Tobias Grosser, Sylvestre Ledru & Renato Golin

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