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==Getting to the convention==
==Getting to the convention==
Revision as of 18:19, 25 May 2017
- 1 Date and time
- 2 Conference location
- 3 Signing up / Registration
- 4 Getting to the convention
- 5 Accommodation
- 6 Food and drinks
- 7 Goodies
- 8 Things To Do
- 9 Call for presentations
- 10 Call for discussion topics and development suggestions
- 11 Call for developers
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.
- Monday - Presentations: 9:00 - 17:00
- Tuesday - Presentations & Discussions: 9:00 - 17:00
- Wednesday - Hacking: 9:00 - 17:00
This conference is being hosted by the coreboot project and will be held in Denver CO, USA at:
Conference Days - June 5, 6
The Alliance Center is in Denver's LoDo (Lower Downtown) 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.
Hacking Day - June 7
The Denver Central Library is located in Downtown Denver. It is a short free Mall Shuttle ride from the conference location and hotels in LoDo. We have a room reserved and may have access the the IdeaLab.
Signing up / Registration
- $300 for corporate conference attendees.
- $150 for non-corporate contributors.
- $75 for students
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.
Getting Around Denver
- $50+ Hostel Fish
- $185+ Springhill Suites
- $200+ Nativ Hotel
- $325+ Oxford Hotel
- $339+ Crawford Hotel
- airbnb also has a number of listings in the area.
Food and drinks
We will be supplying coffee, lunch, and 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. There is a coffee shop at the Alliance Center for all your caffeine needs.
We will have an assortment of coreboot items available. The list is not yet set, but we will definitely have the following items available.
Things To Do
- Visit Denver
- Denver Breweries - open source + beer == awesome!
- RiNo Art District - Just North of LoDo
- Day Hikes Near Denver
- Red Rocks Amphitheater
- Eater- Denver - for foodies
- Pot, yes it is legal in CO. Dont' eat the entire edible.
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.
Submission: Please send the title, a brief summary, the expected duration and name/organization of the speaker to firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com 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.