Developer Summit 2009/CFP

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The call for participation for the 2009 SELinux Developer Summit is now open. The summit will be held Sunday September 20th in Portland as part of LinuxCon. Note that all attendees must be registered as attendees of LinuxCon.

Primary topics for this year's summit will be extensibility and usability, with a flexible format to include interactive talks and development sessions.

Extensibility topics of interest include (but are not limited to) storage, virtualization, databases, web applications, and the desktop environment.

Usability topics of interest include (but are not limited to) policy development and deployment, system administration, and high-level tools.

Other topics relating to SELinux technology, flexible mandatory access control, and its application to real-world problems are also of interest for this symposium. Such topics might include:

   * Updates on the various Linux distributions using SELinux
   * Flexible MAC in other operating systems
   * Case studies and application experience with flexible MAC
   * User and customer concerns and needs

Forms of participation include:

   * Interactive technical presentations (30 minutes each, papers are optional)
   * Lightning talks
   * Development sessions

Proposals may be sent to the organizing team at:

   sel-dev-summit-pc AT

In your proposal, please identify the form of participation, the amount of time you expect to need, and a title and abstract describing the topic you wish to cover.

If you wish to attend the summit in any capacity, please subscribe to the mailing list so the organizers can estimate numbers as well as provide you with updated event information.

Please also visit the wiki page for more details on the event and location.

Important dates:

   * CFP ends:                  1st July 2009
   * Speaker notifications:     15th July 2009
   * Publish schedule:          1st August 2009 

Note that early bird registration for LinuxCon ends on June 1st, and standard registration ends on August 14th.