Re: Linux Plumbers 2016 Call for Organizers

From: Grant Likely
Date: Sat Nov 21 2015 - 16:06:14 EST

Hi all,

On behalf of the TAB, I'm happy to announce the planning committee for
the Linux Plumbers conference on the week of October 31st to November
4th in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

Jes Sorensen - Chair
James Bottomley - Treasurer
Paul McKenney - Program Committee Chair
Guy Lunardi - Events Coordinator
David Woodhouse
Theodore Ts'o - TAB representative
Kate Stewart
Jake Edge
Jon Corbet - TAB representative

Planning for the event has begun, and the team will start sending out
updates in the near future. Keep an eye on the Linux Plumbers
Conference web site for more information.

Congratulations to the whole team.


On Sat, Sep 5, 2015 at 12:35 AM, Grant Likely <grant.likely@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Each year, the Linux Foundation's Technical Advisory Board (TAB) seeks
> an organizing committee for the annual Linux Plumbers Conference; that
> process has now begun for the 2016 event. This is your chance to put
> your stamp on one of our community's most important gatherings in a
> year when we will be celebrating 25 years of the Linux kernel.
> In a change from recent years, the Linux Plumbers Conference will not
> be colocated with a LinuxCon event; instead, it will be held alongside
> the annual Kernel Summit in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. The timing of
> the event is expected to be the week of October 31st to November 4th,
> and we have selected a suitable venue.
> Interested groups should have, at a minimum, an events coordinator, a
> treasurer, a program committee chair and a chairperson. This group
> must be able to take the initiative to handle conference-specific
> details (including social events, the miniconf program, and more)
> while working with the Linux Foundation to ensure that logistics work
> smoothly.
> The process for putting in an application to run the Linux Plumbers
> Conference is documented here:
> Applications should be in by October 5th; the TAB then will announce a
> decision by (at the latest) October 26th.
> If you're interested in submitting a proposal, but are concerned that
> you don't know enough about how previous Plumbers has been run, then
> fear not! The TAB will support the selected organizing committee with
> additional volunteers with past Plumbers organizing experience. Above
> all we are looking for a capable and enthusiastic group who we can
> work with to make the 2016 Linux Plumbers Conference a great success.
> If you have any questions about the submission process, please email
> the TAB at tech-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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