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FOSDEM CrossDesktop DevRoom 2013 - Call for Talks



The Call for Talks for the CrossDesktop DevRoom at FOSDEM 2013 is now
officially open. Please do not wait till the last minute!



FOSDEM is one of the largest gatherings of Free Software contributors in
the world and happens each February in Brussels (Belgium). One of the
tracks will be the CrossDesktop DevRoom, which will host Desktop-related

We are now inviting proposals for talks about Free/Libre/Open-source
Software on the topics of Desktop development, Desktop applications and
interoperativity amongst Desktop Environments. This is a unique opportunity
to show novel ideas and developments to a wide technical audience.

Topics accepted include, but are not limited to: Enlightenment, Gnome, KDE,
Unity, XFCE, Windows, Mac OS X, general desktop matters, applications that
enhance desktops and web (when related to desktop).

Talks can be very specific, such as developing mobile applications with Qt
Quick; or as general as predictions for the fusion of Desktop and web in 5
years time. Topics that are of interest to the users and developers of all
desktop environments are especially welcome. The FOSDEM 2012 schedule might
give you some inspiration:


Please include the following information when submitting a proposal:


   Your name

   The title of your talk (please be descriptive, as titles will be listed
   with around 250 from other projects)

   Short abstract of one or two paragraphs

   Short bio

   Requested time: from 15 to 45 minutes. Normal duration is 30 minutes.
   Longer duration requests must be properly justified.

The deadline for submissions is December 14th 2012. FOSDEM will be held on
the weekend of 2-3 February 2013. Please submit your proposals to
crossdesktop-devroom@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (subscribtion page for the mailing
list: https://lists.fosdem.org/listinfo/crossdesktop-devroom )

-- The CrossDesktop DevRoom 2013 Organization Team*


Pau Garcia i Quiles
(Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)