This is a conference with no registration cost, but a registration is requested for organizational purposes.
The event involves members from all parts of the Freedesktop technologies, including those who work on Linux kernel, Mesa, DRM, X11, Wayland, frameworks, etc.
Check the list of confirmed attendees for more details.
Visit the program with scheduling, breakout sessions and all the information related to the event.
The 2018 X.Org Developers Conference is the annual technical meeting for X Window System and Free Desktop developers. The attendees will gather to discuss outstanding technical issues related to the Open Source Graphics stack (X, Wayland, Mesa, DRI, ...) and its software ecosystem. The event is free of charge and open to the general public.
The XDC 2018 Technical Program Committee (TPC) is requesting proposals for papers and presentations at XDC 2018. While any serious proposal will be gratefully considered, topics of interest to X.org and FreeDesktop.org developers are encouraged. There are three particular types of proposal the TPC is seeking:
XDC 2018 technical presenters will be chosen from the authors of any of these submissions (as well as other presenters invited by the TPC).
Presenters will be selected from those who submit before the deadline. There is usually time left for late talk proposals, but do not count on it. We also may be able to offer financial assistance for travel for presenters who could not otherwise afford to attend and who submit before the deadline. Please do submit your proposal in a timely fashion.
Remember when you submit your proposal that the talks will be recorded and live-streamed.
Proposals due: Wednesday 25th July 2018 17:00 UTC.
Accepted formats: PDF and ASCII text.
Notification of acceptance: Wednesday 1st August 2018.
If you are attending to XDC2018 at A Coruña, Spain and you need a Visa Invitation please send us all the needed data before Monday, 23rd July to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "Visa Invitation Request".
Once we receive it, the process will be:
The data we need is:
A Coruña airport (LCG) is connected to Madrid, Barcelona, Lisboa, London/Heathrow.
To get to the venue from A Coruña Airport, use the Airport-City Center Bus line (Line 4051 Puerta Real - Aeropuerto.) - Stop at Bus Station (Estación de Autobuses).
Santiago airport (SCQ) is connected to Madrid, Barcelona, Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Geneva, Basel/Mulhouse, Milan/Bergamo, Paris/CDG.
About 50km from Coruña, it's a good option if you have a direct flight, but requires taking the bus to the Santiago train station and then the train to Coruña.
It is also possible to drive to A Coruña.
There are plenty of hotels in the city center for all budgets, we recommend to stay at the city center.
The X.Org Foundation is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form.
Harassment includes, but is not limited to, offensive verbal comments, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. We expect participants to follow these rules at all conference venues and conference-related social events.
If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organizers and/or the X.Org Foundation Board may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a conference organizer or member of the X.Org Board immediately.
This policy applies to all events organized by the X.Org Foundation, or for which the X.Org Foundation is the primary sponsor. Events for which the X.Org Foundation is a co-sponsor must have a published harassment policy of their own.
Breaches of the code of conduct should be reported in one of the following ways: