Call for Presentations

Linux Developer Conference Brazil is meant to be a meeting point for communities developing Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) projects that constitute the Core of modern Linux systems. A space to connect developers, enthusiasts, and companies and to foster both the development of the communities and the Brazilian FOSS market.

General Instructions

Presentations can be submitted either in English or Portuguese, but priority will be given to presentations in English. Submissions are accepted in two different formats: Presentations, which consist of live talks lasting 45 minutes including questions; and Lightning Talks, expected to last from 5 to 10 minutes.

Important Dates

  • March 30th: Submission period starts
  • June 7th: Submission period ends
  • June 25th: Speakers notified
  • August 21st: Slide-deck delivery deadline
  • August 25th, 26th: The conference happens


Speakers are invited to submit talks concerning Linux systems development which are among, but not limited to, the following tracks:

  • Kernel and drivers
  • Containers and virtualization
  • Display servers and desktop environments
  • Multimedia frameworks
  • Compilers and toolchains
  • Graphic libraries
  • Networking and protocols
  • Bootloaders
  • Linux-based OSes
  • Init systems
  • Connectivity
  • Tracing
  • Security
  • Automated Testing and Continuous Integration
  • Internet of Things
  • Community
  • Industry challenges

Presentations may also provide information on its expertise level, being it newbie, average or expert. All expertise levels have equal acceptance priority.

Selection Process

All submitted presentations will be evaluated accordingly to its coherence with the open source ecosystem, relevance to the open source community and its novelty.

CFP Selection Committee

Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo – Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Bruno Dilly – Diretor, Profusion Embedded Systems
Eduardo Habkost – Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Flávio Ceolin – Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
Gabriel Ferreira Teles Gomes – Toolchain Engineer, IBM
Gustavo Padovan – Principal Software Engineer, Collabora
Helen Mae Koike Fornazier – Software Engineer, Collabora
Islene Calciolari Garcia – Professora, Unicamp
João Moreira – Senior Toolchain Engineer, SUSE
Juliana Rodrigues – Estudante, IC Unicamp
Rafael Beraldo – Estudante, Unicamp
Ricardo Salveti – Principal Engineer, Open Source Foundries Ltd.

Submission Instructions

See submission for instructions and the form, fill the required fields, which will include an abstract of the presentation.

After submitting, the person will receive a confirmation email. By the end of the evaluation period, all proposals will receive a message informing the acceptance status.

Selected presenters will be requested to submit their slides by August 21st.