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=Invitation letter=
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==Presentations from the 2016 coreboot conference in San Francisco, CA, USA ==
Dear vendors, developers, users and interested parties,
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EvTcfcYfMY Verified Boot: Surviving in the Internet of Insecure Things: Randall Spangler] ( [https://www.coreboot.org/images/c/ce/Verified_Boot_-_Surviving_in_the_Internet_of_Insecure_Things.pdf slides] )
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* [https://youtu.be/Bhwd5i6pGfg Talos, Openpower, and the World Beyond X86: Timothy Pearson] ( [https://www.coreboot.org/images/d/de/The_World_Beyond_X86.pdf slides] )
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I08NHJLu6Us EDK-II & CorebootPayloadPackage: Lee Leahy & Vincent Zimmer]
  
the coreboot project would like to invite you to the coreboot conference and developer meeting on Monday, June 13 to Thursday June 16, 2016
 
  
 
==Date and time==
 
==Date and time==
The date of the coreboot conference is '''Monday, June 13 to Thursday June 16, 2016'''.
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The date of the coreboot conference was '''Monday, June 13 to Thursday June 16, 2016'''.
Summary:
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* Monday: 8:00 - 19:00 (Talks start at 8:45)
 
* Tuesday: 8:00 - 19:00 (Talks start at 9:00)
 
* Wednesday: 8:00 - 19:00 (Classes and discussion topics start at 9:00)
 
* Thursday: 8:00 - 3:30 (Classes and discussion topics start at 9:00)
 
 
[https://goo.gl/WF9al6 The official schedule]
 
[https://goo.gl/WF9al6 The official schedule]
  
 
==Conference location==
 
==Conference location==
This conference is being hosted by the coreboot project and will be held in San Francisco, CA, USA at the Google office at [https://goo.gl/maps/hAoF9uYhbNK2 345 Spear St]. Google has been a significant contributor to the coreboot project, and several key members of the community work for Google.  Google's chromebooks and chromeboxes use coreboot as a significant piece of their verified boot security model.
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This conference was hosted by the coreboot project and held in San Francisco, CA, USA at the Google office at [https://goo.gl/maps/hAoF9uYhbNK2 345 Spear St]. Google has been a significant contributor to the coreboot project, and several key members of the community work for Google.  Google's chromebooks and chromeboxes use coreboot as a significant piece of their verified boot security model.
 
 
==Target audience==
 
This conference and developer meeting is geared towards manufacturers of hardware (processors, chipsets, mainboards and servers / laptops / tablets / desktops / appliances) as well as developers of firmware with an interest in coreboot and the possibilities it offers as well as (potential) coreboot users. Both professionals and hobbyists are invited.
 
 
 
==When should you attend==
 
We're hoping that many people will choose to attend for all four days of the conference, but we understand that many people can't take that much time away. 
 
 
 
If your main interest is forging business relationships and/or strategic coordination and you want to skip the technical workshops, Monday and Tuesday will be the days for talks, presentations and discussions.
 
 
 
If you are more interested in learning about coreboot development, there will be classes, workshops, and informal discussions on Wednesday and Thursday.
 
 
 
If your main interest is doing development, there will be a separate developer room next to the presentation room all four days of the conference.  We will have various development tools available as well as monitors, power, and wireless network access.
 
 
 
===Getting to the convention===
 
There are two airports with a reasonable distance of the San Francisco office:  SFO and SJC
 
 
 
If you are traveling from outside of the US and have a passport from a country participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), you may apply for an [https://www.usavisaonline.com/esta.html 'ESTA' Travel Authorization].
 
 
 
==Spare time activities==
 
We have arranged dinner and a presentation at the [http://longnow.org/ Long Now Foundation] on Tuesday evening.  Because space is limited, only the first 40 people to sign up will be guaranteed seats.
 
 
 
==Food and drinks==
 
Breakfast and Lunch will be supplied at the Google cafe for all four days of the convention.
 
 
 
Tuesday Dinner will be at Long Now as mentioned above.  The cost for this is included in the conference fees.
 
Dinner on Wednesday will be at [http://www.palomino.com/ Palomino Urban Italian Restaurant & Bar] at your own expense.
 
 
 
Additional snacks and drinks will be available in the conference rooms.
 
 
 
==Goodies==
 
We will have an assortment of coreboot items available.  The list is not yet set, but we will definitely have the following items available.
 
 
 
- Stickers
 
- T-Shirts
 
- Backpacks
 
- Glassware
 
  
 
[[Category:Meetings]]
 
[[Category:Meetings]]

Revision as of 21:10, 28 June 2016

Presentations from the 2016 coreboot conference in San Francisco, CA, USA


Date and time

The date of the coreboot conference was Monday, June 13 to Thursday June 16, 2016.

The official schedule

Conference location

This conference was hosted by the coreboot project and held in San Francisco, CA, USA at the Google office at 345 Spear St. Google has been a significant contributor to the coreboot project, and several key members of the community work for Google. Google's chromebooks and chromeboxes use coreboot as a significant piece of their verified boot security model.