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==Date and time==
 
==Date and time==
The date of the coreboot conference is '''Monday, June 5 to Tuesday June 6, 2017'''.
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The coreboot conference is '''Monday, June 5 and Tuesday June 6, 2017'''.
  
An optional day of hacking will follow on '''Wednesday June 7, 2017'''.
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An optional hacking day will follow on '''Wednesday June 7, 2017'''.
  
 
Summary:
 
Summary:
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==Conference location==
 
==Conference location==
This conference is being hosted by the coreboot project and will be held in Denver CO, USA at [https://goo.gl/maps/3NFf389aH972 1536 Wynkoop Street, Suite 100]. This is in Denver's LoDo neighorhood, which has an incredible amount to do and see, so people are encouraged to come early to experience more of both Denver and Colorado in general.
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This conference is being hosted by the coreboot project and will be held in '''Denver CO, USA''' at:<br/>
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[http://www.sustainablecolorado.org/ The Alliance Center]<br/>
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[https://goo.gl/maps/3NFf389aH972 1536 Wynkoop Street, Suite 100].<br/>
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This is in Denver's LoDo neighborhood, which has an incredible amount to do and see, so people are encouraged to come early to experience more of both Denver and Colorado in general.
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==Signing up / Registration==
 
==Signing up / Registration==
 
Please sign up using [https://goo.gl/o2j4gX this form].  If you have any trouble signing up, email [mailto:convention@coreboot.org convention@coreboot.org]
 
Please sign up using [https://goo.gl/o2j4gX this form].  If you have any trouble signing up, email [mailto:convention@coreboot.org convention@coreboot.org]
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==Fees==
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===Fees===
 
Early Registration:
 
Early Registration:
 
* $250 for corporate conference attendees.
 
* $250 for corporate conference attendees.
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After May 5, these fees go up $50 each, so please book early.
 
After May 5, these fees go up $50 each, so please book early.
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==Call for presentations==
 
==Call for presentations==
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=== Presentation Deadlines===
 
=== Presentation Deadlines===
 
Submission: Please send the title, a brief summary, the expected duration and name/organization of the speaker to [mailto:convention@coreboot.org convention@coreboot.org] until '''May 5'''. We will notify you of acceptance by '''May 13'''.
 
Submission: Please send the title, a brief summary, the expected duration and name/organization of the speaker to [mailto:convention@coreboot.org convention@coreboot.org] until '''May 5'''. We will notify you of acceptance by '''May 13'''.
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==Call for discussion topics and development suggestions==
 
==Call for discussion topics and development suggestions==
 
We hope to stimulate discussion and foster new ideas as well as explore ways to improve code, testing, documentation, development and deployment. The format for this will be a few minutes (5-10) of presenting your idea/topic followed by discussing it with the audience for approximately 5-20 minutes.
 
We hope to stimulate discussion and foster new ideas as well as explore ways to improve code, testing, documentation, development and deployment. The format for this will be a few minutes (5-10) of presenting your idea/topic followed by discussing it with the audience for approximately 5-20 minutes.
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<br/><br/>
  
 
===Discussion topic Deadlines===
 
===Discussion topic Deadlines===
 
While there is no formal deadline for submission, we'd appreciate a submission to [mailto:convention@coreboot.org convention@coreboot.org] before '''May 27''' to be able to list the topic on the agenda to allow others to think about the topic in advance.
 
While there is no formal deadline for submission, we'd appreciate a submission to [mailto:convention@coreboot.org convention@coreboot.org] before '''May 27''' to be able to list the topic on the agenda to allow others to think about the topic in advance.
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<br/><br/>
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==Call for developers==
 
==Call for developers==
 
If you want to do development all day, every day, sign up to come and do it. We have power, networking, development tools and some spare hardware - please tell us in advance if you need something specific.
 
If you want to do development all day, every day, sign up to come and do it. We have power, networking, development tools and some spare hardware - please tell us in advance if you need something specific.
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<br/><br/>
  
===Getting to the convention===
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==Getting to the convention==
It's expected that most people will fly into Denver International Airport (DEN).  From there, there are a number of services that will take you to the downtown area.
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It's expected that most people will fly into [https://www.flydenver.com/ Denver International Airport (DEN)].   
[http://www.denver.org/about-denver/transportation/airport-rail/ The A Line] costs $9 to take you from the airport to Union station.
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From there, there are a number of [https://www.flydenver.com/parking_transit/transportation_den services] that will take you to the downtown area:
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* [http://www.denver.org/about-denver/transportation/airport-rail/ The A Line] costs $9 to take you from the airport to Union station, where you can walk to your hotel
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* [https://www.lyft.com/ Lyft] or [https://www.uber.com/ Uber] ride service cost about $45 to downtown
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* Taxi $60
  
 
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].
 
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].
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==Accommodation==
 
==Accommodation==
From cheapest to most expensive
 
 
* $50+ [https://hostelfish.com/ Hostel Fish]
 
* $50+ [https://hostelfish.com/ Hostel Fish]
 
* $185+ [http://www.springhillsuitesdenver.com/ Springhill Suites]
 
* $185+ [http://www.springhillsuitesdenver.com/ Springhill Suites]
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* $339+ [http://www.thecrawfordhotel.com/ Crawford Hotel]
 
* $339+ [http://www.thecrawfordhotel.com/ Crawford Hotel]
 
* [https://www.airbnb.com/s/lodo--denver-co?source=hdr airbnb] also has a number of listings in the area.
 
* [https://www.airbnb.com/s/lodo--denver-co?source=hdr airbnb] also has a number of listings in the area.
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==Food and drinks==
 
==Food and drinks==
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Breakfast will '''not''' be provided, so eat at your hotel or in one of the many fantastic restaurants in the area.
 
Breakfast will '''not''' be provided, so eat at your hotel or in one of the many fantastic restaurants in the area.
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==Goodies==
 
==Goodies==
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* T-Shirts
 
* T-Shirts
 
* Backpacks
 
* Backpacks
 
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[[Category:Meetings]]
 
[[Category:Meetings]]

Revision as of 21:47, 31 January 2017

Date and time

The coreboot conference is Monday, June 5 and Tuesday June 6, 2017.

An optional hacking day will follow on Wednesday June 7, 2017.

Summary:

  • Monday - Presentations: 8:30 - 19:00
  • Tuesday - Presentations & Discussions: 8:30 - 19:00
  • Wednesday - Hacking: 8:30 - 19:00

Full Schedule

Conference location

This conference is being hosted by the coreboot project and will be held in Denver CO, USA at:

The Alliance Center
1536 Wynkoop Street, Suite 100.

This is in Denver's LoDo neighborhood, which has an incredible amount to do and see, so people are encouraged to come early to experience more of both Denver and Colorado in general.

Signing up / Registration

Please sign up using this form. If you have any trouble signing up, email convention@coreboot.org

Fees

Early Registration:

  • $250 for corporate conference attendees.
  • $100 for non-corporate contributors.
  • $25 for students

After May 5, these fees go up $50 each, so please book early.

Call for presentations

We are looking for interesting talks/presentations about coreboot related topics for the first and seconds day of the conference. Please note that those presentations are not intended to be advertisements or company portfolio presentations. Expected duration is between 15 and 60 minutes.

Presentation Deadlines

Submission: Please send the title, a brief summary, the expected duration and name/organization of the speaker to convention@coreboot.org until May 5. We will notify you of acceptance by May 13.

Call for discussion topics and development suggestions

We hope to stimulate discussion and foster new ideas as well as explore ways to improve code, testing, documentation, development and deployment. The format for this will be a few minutes (5-10) of presenting your idea/topic followed by discussing it with the audience for approximately 5-20 minutes.

Discussion topic Deadlines

While there is no formal deadline for submission, we'd appreciate a submission to convention@coreboot.org before May 27 to be able to list the topic on the agenda to allow others to think about the topic in advance.


Call for developers

If you want to do development all day, every day, sign up to come and do it. We have power, networking, development tools and some spare hardware - please tell us in advance if you need something specific.

Getting to the convention

It's expected that most people will fly into Denver International Airport (DEN).

From there, there are a number of services that will take you to the downtown area:

  • The A Line costs $9 to take you from the airport to Union station, where you can walk to your hotel
  • Lyft or Uber ride service cost about $45 to downtown
  • Taxi $60

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 'ESTA' Travel Authorization.

Accommodation



Food and drinks

We will be supplying lunch as well as a variety of snacks and drinks throughout the convention.

We plan to go out for group dinners after each day's events are finished.

Breakfast will not be provided, so eat at your hotel or in one of the many fantastic restaurants in the area.

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