Got a good idea, and are looking for the perfect audience to present it to? This year there are a lot of choices in North America. This list isn’t complete, but is just a taste of the speaking opportunities available.
Note: many have proposal deadlines this month, even though the events are 6 months away. So get cracking now…
- Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit, April 8-10 in San Francisco, CA. Proposals due Feb 15.
- Linux Symposium, July 13-17 in Montreal, Canada. Call for Papers due Feb 28.
- OSCON, July 20-24 in San Jose, California. Call for Participation due Feb 3.
- OpenSourceWorld (formerly LinuxWorldExpo), August 10-13 in San Francisco, CA. Call for Papers due Feb 20.
- Red Hat Summit, September 1-4 in Chicago, IL. Call For Papers due March 9.
- Linux Foundation LinuxCon 2009, September 21-25 in Portland, OR. Call for Papers due April 15. I have the pleasure of serving on the program committee for this one.
- Linux Plumbers Conference 2009, September 23-25 in Portland OR. This shares a venue with LinuxCon.