EuroBSDCon 2023 (Coimbra, Portugal September 14-17) Call for participation: Submission to open soon

From: Rene Ladan <>
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 13:47:19 UTC
**EuroBSDCon 2023: Coimbra, Portugal September 14-17, 2023**

The Call for Talk and presentation proposals for EuroBSDCon 2023 is now open.

EuroBSDCon is the European technical conference for users and
developers of BSD-based systems. The conference is scheduled to take
place September 14-17 2023 in Coimbra, Portugal or as an all-online
event if COVID-19 developments dictate. The tutorials will be held on
Thursday and Friday to registered participants and the talks are
presented to conference attendees on Saturday and Sunday.

The Call for Talk and Presentation proposals period will close on May
26th, 2023.  Prospective speakers will be notified of acceptance or
otherwise by June 1st, 2023.

**Call for Talk and Presentation Proposals (CFP)**

The EuroBSDCon program committee is inviting BSD developers and users
to submit innovative and original talk proposals not previously
presented at other European conferences. Topics of interest to the
conference include, but are not limited to applications, architecture,
implementation, performance and security of BSD-based operating
systems, as well as topics concerning the economic or organizational
aspects of BSD use. Presentations are expected to be 45 minutes and
are to be delivered in English.

**Call for Tutorial Proposals**

The EuroBSDCon program committee is also inviting qualified
practitioners in their field to submit proposals for half or full day
tutorials on topics relevant to development, implementation and use of
BSD-based systems.

Half-day tutorials are expected to be 2.5 to 3 hours and full-day
tutorials 5 to 6 hours. The tutorials and talks are to be held in


Proposals should be sent through the registration system soon to be
available at

Proposals should contain a short and concise text description in about
100 words as well as a short speaker bio.

Accepted papers and presentations will be published on the conference
web site as soon as feasible during or after the conference. We
encourage submitters to consider writing up a formal paper for this
purpose in addition to making a presentation.

While we urge prospective speakers to seek funding from employers or
other benevolent sources, the conference does have a budget for
covering reasonable travel and accommodation expenses for speakers,
with accommodation to the extent possible provided at the primary
speaker hotel (see the Travel page on the conference website).
Speakers who will be applying for travel funding should also submit an
estimate of expected travel expenses. Please see the Speaker
Reimbursement Policy page at for

Please also note that due to visa issues in the past, we would like to
know as early as possible of any visa requirements for speakers.
Please check the Portugal Visa Application Requirements site at for guidance.

NOTE: If conditions dictate that the conference move to an all-online
format, further instructions on how to access the conference for both
speakers and attendees will be forwarded by email and posted on the
conference website. As such we are especially interested in proposals
that would work well in a virtual format, such as panel discussions.
Please also include your timezone and expected available times with
your proposals. Due to known and unknown unknowns, the format of the
conference has not yet been decided at this writing. If the format of
the conference, on-site versus online has consequences for your
ability to present, please let us know in the notes on your

While the registration system offers the option of adding a commercial
and/or avatar to your proposal this is not expected (or supported at
the moment).