[lldb-dev] [CFP] LLVM devroom @ FOSDEM 2017

Renato Golin via lldb-dev lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Nov 30 08:03:59 PST 2016

Gentle reminder, the deadline is tomorrow, but we may extend to the
end of the week.

Keep your proposals coming. Thanks!


On 11 October 2016 at 14:25, Renato Golin <renato.golin at linaro.org> wrote:
> At FOSDEM 2017, LLVM will again participate with a dedicated devroom.
> Complementing the upcoming Euro LLVM 2017, the devroom at FOSDEM
> provides a great opportunity for 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,
> academic, hobbyist and other projects.
>   4. Tutorials.
>   5. Lightning talks (5 minutes).
> The deadline for receiving submissions is December 1st, 2016.
> 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/FOSDEM17 ). 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, a large crowd must be expected. We have
> had to refuse entry to the room every year due to health and safety
> reasons (a hard requirement from the organisers), with the room
> already packed with people standing.
> = Organization =
> The mailing list llvm-devroom at lists.fosdem.org can be used to
> discuss issues of general interest related to the conference
> organization. Please, do not reply to this email, as it is cross
> posted to many lists.
> = 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/2017-02/
> Best regards,
> LLVM @ FOSDEM organisers

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