Call for talks, BoFs and events

Submitting an event

To submit an event, first register as an attendee for DebConf14 in the conference management system. If you have any doubts or have problems with the registration process please check the Registration FAQ.

After registering, go to the event submission page, or click on the "Create an event" option from the management system. Describe your submission in the web form. The most common event types are "Lecture" or "Open Discussion (BoF)".

Please include a short title (to make it easy to produce a compact schedule) and an engaging description of the event.


We will organize some talks into thematic tracks. If you have a proposal for a DebConf track, please contact with the the name of the track and a good description. The track needs a minimum of 3 talks.

Format of the events

A regular session will be 45 minutes long, including time for questions. There will be a 15 minute breaks between events.

Submissions are not limited to traditional talks: you could propose a performance, art installation, debate, or anything else. If you have any specific requirements for your event, please send an email to with the details of your requirements and be sure to mention your event title in the subject.


Please submit your events before 7 July 2014, 23:59:59 UTC.

DebConf official events will be broadcast live on the Internet when possible, and videos of the talks will be published on the web along with the presentation slides and papers.

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