Call for Participation: 2016 Open Fabrics Workshop

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ofa-logoThe 2016 OpenFabrics Workshop has issued its Call for Participation. The event takes place April 4-8, 2016 in Monterey, California. The Workshop is the premier event for collaboration between OpenFabrics Software (OFS) producers and those whose systems and applications depend on the technology. Every year, the workshop generates lively exchanges among Alliance members, developers and users who all share a vested interest in high performance networks.

The OFA is actively soliciting proposals for 2016 session topics. The Call for Sessions flyer here provides guidance on session categories for consideration, session formats, submission guidelines and more. Proposals received by February 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM PST will be reviewed by the Technical Program Committee. Acceptance notifications will be delivered by February 12, 2016.”

The OFA hosts its workshop annually as a joint effort among open source networking community members. The objective is to create an event driven by the needs and interests of attendees. As a result, the audience profiles continue to expand. Attending software developers and distributers are now joined by a growing number of OFS consumers including:

  • Application end users
  • Enterprise data center managers
  • Network technology researchers
  • Networking middleware developers
  • Operating system vendors
  • Storage vendors
  • System & network administrators
  • System OEMs, architects & integrators

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