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Speaker Guide

Submitting Your Slides

You can now submit your slides directly through the CFP management system immediately when you submit your initial proposal or any time before the event by logging into your account, choosing your presentation and uploading your slides. We only accept presentation slides in PDF format to ensure that there are no formatting issues.

Slide Due Date: October 7, 2014

Complimentary Passes for Speakers

Speakers will receive a complimentary pass for the event. In the instance that your submission has multiple presenters, only the primary speaker for a proposal will receive a complementary event pass. For panel discussions, all panelists will receive a complimentary event pass.

Dates to Remember

  • CFP Closed: July 27, 2014
  • CFP Notifications: August 20, 2014
  • Schedule Announced: August 29, 2014
  • Event Dates: October 14-16, 2014

Our Policy

Linux Foundation events are working conferences intended for professional networking and collaboration in the Linux community. Attendees are expected to behave according to professional standards and in accordance with their employer's policies on appropriate workplace behavior.  

While at Linux Foundation events or related social networking opportunities, attendees should not engage in discriminatory or offensive speech or actions regarding gender, sexuality, race, or religion.  Speakers should be especially aware of these concerns.  

The Linux Foundation does not condone any statements by speakers contrary to these standards.  The Linux Foundation reserves the right to deny entrance to any individual.

Please bring any concerns to to the immediate attention of Linux Foundation event staff, or contact Amanda McPherson, Chief Marketing Officer, at amanda (at) linuxfoundation (dot) org.  We thank our attendees for their help in keeping Linux Foundation events professional, welcoming, and friendly.