OCP US Summit 2017 - Call For Participation

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The OCP U.S. Summit 2017 will be held on 8-9 March 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California and registration is now open.

Attendees to the OCP summits come from the technology, finance, government, and consulting sectors and represent a wide audience, from engineers to senior executives.

Do you want to help shape the future of OCP and influence the next generation data center? If so, we have the following opportunities for participation available:

  • Keynotes (we have 3 editorially chosen slots available - if you’d like to submit a talk to be considered for a keynote click here, all other keynote slots are tied to Platinum Sponsorship opportunities - See sponsorship prospectus)

  • Executive Track (See sponsorship prospectus)

  • Engineering Workshop Sessions -Tracks for for the Engineering Workshops include :

    • Certification

    • Data Center

    • Hardware Management

    • HPC

    • Networking

    • Open Rack

    • Server

    • Storage

    • Telcos

If you would like to submit your talk to be considered for an Engineering Workshop, please click here - Please note: Engineering Workshops are NOT tied to sponsorships and will be decided by the OCP Foundation and Project Leads.

  • Sponsorships (Exhibitors and Sponsored Talks)  - See sponsorship opportunities and sponsorship agreement PDFs. Deadline for all sponsorships is Friday, January 27th.  If you have questions about sponsorship opportunities please email sponsor@opencompute.org.

Abstracts for the Keynote and Engineering workshops must be submitted by 31 December 2016 and speakers will be notified by 8 January 2017 If your talk is accepted, a slide template and instructions will be sent to you. Slides must be submitted for review no later than 19 February 2017.  Please note, the Foundation reserves the right cancel any talks which the slides are not received by the deadline above or which do not use the required OCP template.

If you would like to participate in any of the above listed areas--Keynotes, Engineering Workshop event, Sponsorship--for the OCP U.S. Summit 2017 you can do so at the links below:

About OCP

The Open Compute Project Foundation is a 501(c)(6) organization which was founded in 2011 by Facebook, Intel, and Rackspace. Our mission is to apply the benefits of open source to hardware and rapidly increase the pace of innovation in, near and around the data center and beyond.