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Presenting at the GNOME.Asia Summit

GNOME.Asia Summit 2016: Call for participation is now open!

The GNOME.Asia Summit 2016 team invites proposals for presentations at the conference. GNOME.Asia Summit is Asia's GNOME user and developer conference, with the goal of spreading GNOME across Asia and encouraging contributions by everyone. The conference will be held at the Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad, Delhi (NCR), India from April  21st to 24th, 2016.

This year's event will follow the release of GNOME 3.20 and will be a great place to celebrate and explore the many new features and enhancements in this release, as well as potential work for the next release.

We welcome proposals by newcomers and experienced speakers alike. Please submit them at:

Possible topics include, but not limited to:

Contributing to GNOME's success in Asia:

  • How to Promote/Contribute to GNOME in Asia
  • GNOME Marketing 
  • How to run a Local GNOME Users Group
  • Asia success stories / Local GNOME Projects
  • GNOME and Educations

Contributing to GNOME Projects:

  • Usability
  • GNOME Human Interface Engineering (Icons and Graphic Design)
  • Hacking on or with GNOME
  • Latest developments in GNOME
  • QA and testing in GNOME
  • GNOME Accessibility
  • Writing applications for GNOME 3

Taking GNOME to new places:

  • Developing GNOME on mobile devices (smart phones, tablets)
  • Developing GNOME on embedded systems or open source hardware
  • On-going projects and success stories
  • Localization and Internationalization
  • Translations
  • Input methods
  • Fonts

A standard session will be scheduled as 45 mins (35 mins talk + 10 mins Q&A). The session could be a technical talk, panel discussion, or BOF. If you need more time or additional resources, feel free to get in touch with the organising team.

Please provide a short abstract of your proposal (under 150 words). Include your name, biographical information, a photo suitable for the web, a title, and a description of your presentation. The reviewing team will evaluate the entries based on the submitted abstracts and available time in the following schedule.

Submission deadline: Feb 16, 2016 

Confirmation of paper acceptance: Feb 23, 2016

All interested contributors are highly encouraged to send in their talks.  Please help us to spread the invitation to other potential participants. Even you do not plan to be a speaker, please consider joining GNOME.Asia 2016. This is going to be a great event!

Again, you can submit your proposal at:

We're looking forward to seeing you there!

The GNOME.Asia 2016 Team