Important Deadlines:

December 6 Call for Presentations Open
January 30 Call for Presentations Closes
Week of Feb 13 Speakers Notified - Accept or Reject
March 10 Speaker Presentations Due to OCP
March 13 - 24 Presentation Review Period
April 7 Speaker Final Presentations Due
April 19-20 OCP Regional Summit


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Please note:

  • The 2023 OCP Regional Summit is an in-person event only. (Live streaming or remote presentation is not supported for this event.)
  • Acceptance of an Abstract does not guarantee a speaking engagement of any sort.
  • OCP Foundation and Project Leadership will review qualified presentations and selections will be determined by content and relevance. The OCP Foundation may accept or reject any presentation in its sole discretion at any time. OCP will treat all information you provide in accordance with our privacy policy. Content should not be commercial in nature and should not be proprietary or contain confidential information.
  • By submitting this abstract you are agreeing to the OCP event terms and conditions.

Relevance Criteria

  • Your product is based on an approved specification (listed in the Contribution Database) and is present in the OCP Marketplace by March 31, 2023. 
  • You are deploying OCP recognized cards/accessories/components/ modules in your traditional product and will illustrate why you chose OCP.
  • Your specification has been approved by OCP and is listed in the OCP Contribution Database by March 31, 2023.
  • Your facility has completed the OCP Colo Self Assessment and is listed in the OCP Marketplace by March 31, 2023.
  • You are a Data center facility operator showcasing OCP best practices
  • You are an organization who has adopted OCP solutions on the OCP Marketplace (OCP recognized products, OCP Ready™ Facility, Integrated Solutions or Circular Economy solutions) by March 31, 2023.
  • Your organization is sharing learnings from OCP deployments demonstrating business value such as reduction in CAPEX, OPEX and Energy Efficiency. 
  • Your organization has built a managed service or professional services offering for deploying and supporting OCP solutions. Highlighting specific examples of performing these services to enterprise level customers in key vertical markets such as telecom, CSP, retail, public sector, etc.
  • Your organization is testing its software on OCP recognized products and listed in OCP Github.
  • Your organization is developing an open tool to support OCP recognized products which is listed in OCP Github.
  • Your organization has built integrated solutions using OCP recognized hardware which leverages enterprise software; highlighting use cases, workloads and can share specific examples of end user deployments along with business results. This may include: 
    • OCP approved documents (white papers, guidelines, reference designs, etc)
    • OCP Accepted™ or OCP Inspired™ products
    • OCP recognized Integrated Solutions
    • OCP recognized Circular Economy solutions
    • Use of tools, firmware and software on the OCP Github
  • Your organization has a new contribution (with a signed Contribution License Agreement) that is in process and you are looking for feedback from the Project Community. 
  • The current Project Community is discussing on-going work streams and you have additional information in support of these work streams and the data is open for discussion and not confidential. 
  • Your organization is part of a Relevant Adjacent Community and you can describe which OCP Projects are impacted by your work and how that work will benefit both communities.
  • Other - all presentations must discuss relevance to OCP

If you have any questions regarding speakers or sessions for the 2023 OCP Regional Summit, please contact Kate Hendle, Meeting Planner, at kate@opencompute.org.

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