Open Compute Project Global Summit Issues Call for Papers

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May 9, 2022 — Call for papers for the 2022 OCP Global Summit is now open. The summit will take place over three days from October 18-20, 2022 and will offer keynotes, exhibits, expo hall talks, use cases  and engineering workshops, among other activities.

Here is a link for a submission. The submission period ends Friday, June 17 at 5pm PST.

Summit organizers said the content of the conference “will depend on the response to the Call for Papers and the demand from our Community. It is critical that your abstracts provide the following information.”

Relevance Criteria: Your product is based on an approved specification (listed in the Contribution Database) and is present in the OCP Marketplace by Sept. 30, 2022.

Your specification has been approved by OCP and is listed in the OCP Contribution Database by Sept. 30, 2022.

Your facility has completed the OCP Colo Self Assessment and is listed in the OCP Marketplace by Sept. 30, 2022.

An organization that has adopted OCP solutions on the  OCP Marketplace  (OCP recognized products, OCP Ready Facility, Integrated Solutions or Circular Economy solutions) by Sept. 30, 2022.

Data center facility operator showcasing OCP best practices

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.

You are deploying OCP recognized cards/accessories/components/ modules in your traditional product and why you chose OCP.

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

You have a new contribution (with a signed Contribution License Agreement) that is in process and you are looking for feedback from the Project Commmunity.

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.

You are 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

To learn about OCP Projects and Sub-Projects, please click here.  Workstreams and ongoing work-in-progress can also be found on the respective Project/Sub-Project Page’s wiki. Technical content is highly encouraged, especially for Engineering Workshops, as this event is intended to be an interactive deep dive on current activities and relevant concepts. We are looking for these types of experiences and subject matter expertise to build our 2022 OCP Global Summit schedule.