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OSDN 2017 Content


OpenStack Days Nordic is a two-day event with a mission to increase Awareness, Utilization and Competence surrounding OpenStack. The event will consists of presentations and educational opportunities over two days and the topics span everything from cloud strategy and business case development to operational best practices and technical deep dives. The full program will be released in June.

#OSDN2017


Knowledge & Awareness

This track turns to decision makers who want to learn more about the why and the how of OpenStack.

Knowledge & Awareness

- New Use Cases
- Emerging domains (e.g. MedTech, Finance, …)
- Evolution
- Emerging Tools
- Research and innovation

Operations & Administration

For existing OpenStack users and administrator who want to expand their knowledge and learn from others.

Operations & Administration

- Problem solving
- Best practices
- Architectural decisions
- Maintenance and lifecycle
- Scaling strategies

Development & Contribution

The future of OpenStack rests in the hands of the community. This track is aimed at those looking to get involved in improving OpenStack.

Development & Contribution

- Grassroots projects
- Get involved!
- Community building
- Prototyping
- Deep-Diving

Training

OpenStack Days Nordic Academy provides education and training for cloud operators and application developers.

OpenStack Days Nordic Academy

-Hands on workshops
 
 
 
 

Featured Speakers

Ildiko Vancsa

Ecosystem Technical Lead at OpenStack

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Allison Randal

Director at the OpenStack Foundation

Thierry Carrez

Vice-President of Engineering at OpenStack Foundation

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Jan van Eldik

Data Center Manager at CERN

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Academy (18 Oct)


  • Connector.

    Focused only on training

    This day is designated to Operators and Admins who want to learn how to use and run OpenStack.

  • Connector.

    8 classes to choose from

    OpenStack Days Nordic Academy will have 8 half-day classes to choose from.

  • Connector.

    Networking opportunitites

    Coffee breaks, Lunch and the after-training-mingle provides excellent networking opportunities.

Main Event (19 Oct)


  • Connector.

    4 Keynotes

    Distinguished guests from the OpenStack Foundation and some of the largest OpenStack users in the world.

  • Connector.

    12 track sessions

    Divided in to 3 categories: Knowledge & Awareness, Operations & Admin, Development & Contribution

  • Connector.

    Marketplace

    A vivid sponsor marketplace where you can mingle with partners and sponsors of the OpenStack community.

  • Connector.

    Networking opportunities

    Coffee breaks, Lunch and the after-event-mingle provides excellent networking opportunities.

OSDN 2017 Content


OpenStack Days Nordic is a two-day event with a mission to increase Awareness, Utilization and Competence surrounding OpenStack. The event consists of presentations and educational opportunities over two days and the topics span everything from cloud strategy and business case development to operational best practices and technical deep dives. The full program will be released during the month of May but these are high level themes.


Knowledge & Awareness

This track turns to decision makers who want to learn more about the why and the how of OpenStack.

Knowledge & Awareness

-Case studies
-Best practices
 

Operations & Administration

For existing OpenStack users and administrator who want to expand their knowledge and learn from others.

Operations & Administration

-Demos
-Tutorials
-Problem solving

Development & Contribution

The future of OpenStack rests in the hands of the community. This track is aimed at those looking to get involved in improving OpenStack.

Operations & Administration

-Demos
-Tutorials
-Problem solving

OpenStack Days Nordic Academy

Education and training for cloud operators and application developers.

OpenStack Days Nordic Academy

-Hands on workshops
 
 

Academy (18 Oct)


  • Connector.

    Focused only on training

    This day is designated to Operators and Admins who want to learn how to use and run OpenStack.

  • Connector.

    8 classes to choose from

    OpenStack Days Nordic Academy will have 8 half-day classes to choose from.

  • Connector.

    Networking opportunitites

    Coffee breaks, Lunch and the after-training-mingle provides excellent networking opportunities.

Main Event (19 Oct)


  • Connector.

    4 Keynotes

    Distinguished guests from the OpenStack Foundation and some of the largest OpenStack users in the world.

  • Connector.

    12 track sessions

    Divided in to 3 categories: Knowledge & Awareness, Operations & Admin, Development & Contribution

  • Connector.

    Marketplace

    A vivid sponsor marketplace where you can mingle with partners and sponsors of the OpenStack community.

  • Connector.

    Networking opportunities

    Coffee breaks, Lunch and the after-event-mingle provides excellent networking opportunities.

Submit content

Submit to Academy


Submit a proposal if you want to instruct a hands-on lab at the OpenStack Days Nordic Academy.

Submit to Main Event


Submit your presentations for the track sessions on the afternoon of the Main Event.

General guidelines

The purpose of the OpenStack Days Events, hosted world wide, is to educate and inform, NOT to sell products or services. Please make sure to consider this before submitting your proposal.

FEEDBACK

Last year we recived feedback that many of the sessions was not technical enough and the techie girls and guys needed more of this type of content. That is why we introduce OpenStack Days Nordic Academy this year with the intention of having dedicated sessions to learning technical skills regarding OpenStack.

CRITERIA

The criterias are simple:

1. If you have not opend a Terminal window within the first 10 minutes, don’t bother.

2. It shall be educational. The audience are expected to gain some usefull skills and knowledge.

We will during day one of OpenStack Days Nordic 2017 have a total of 8 hands-on labs and trainings. It will be divided in 4 rooms with up to 50 participants in each class with one class in the morning and one in the afternoon in each room. 3 classes are dedicated to our sponsors. If you are interested in instructing a class please register on the link below.

QUALITY

Note that quality is our main priority, therefore we strongly recommend being more than one instructor per class. 50 people is a lot for one instructor to handle.

Note: All reviews and comments about all hands-on labs will be publicly available after the event.

Important dates

Final date to submit an application to hold a class: 18 June, 23.00 CET

Estimated Final Schedule: 16 July

General guidelines

The purpose of the OpenStack Days Events, hosted world wide, is to educate and inform, NOT to sell products or services. Please make sure to consider this before submitting your presentation.

Note: All reviews and comments about all break out sessions will be publicly available after the event.

FAQ

WHAT KIND OF CONTENT DOES BEST?

Our attendees are eager to learn and explore new areas of OpenStack. A good presentation free of sales content is the best and most valuable presentation.

DO I NEED TO APPLY EVEN THOUGH I’VE SPOKEN TO OR EMAILED ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS?

Yes, all speakers must go through the Call for Speakers process. We want to ensure high-quality content and well organized time slots in order to get the best out of the event.

CAN I APPLY TO SPEAK ON THE MAIN STAGE?

No, our Call for Speakers does not include main stage (Keynote) sessions. These speakers are invited through a different process, and we do not accept applications for main stage talks.

WHO CAN I CONTACT WITH ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

If you have additional questions regarding OpenStack Day Nordic speaker selection, you can email committee@openstacknordic.org.
Please notice: speaker proposals are not accepted via email and deadlines cannot be extended.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ACCEPTED AND ACCEPTED WITH RESERVE?

Accepted speakers must confirm their attendance at most 10 days before the event.
Accepted with Reserve speakers must be ready to replace one the Accepted speakers in case they cannot join the event anymore.
The Programme Committee will ask the Accepted with Reserve speakers to provide a confirmation of attendance prior the event.

WHEN WILL THE FINAL SCHEDULE BE ANNOUNCED?

All speakers will receive a notification via email as soon as the Program Committee selects the final speakers. This means Not-Accepted or “Accepted with Reserve” speakers will be notified as well. The final schedule release is estimated to 1 month after the call for speakers deadline.

Important dates

Deadline for Speakers submission: 18 June

Estimated Final Review: 30 June

Estimated Final Schedule: 16 July

Process

Step #1: Call for Speakers

The Programme Committee begins the search by publishing the Speaker Application Form on the event website and providing any useful information to the potential speakers such as process, deadlines and expectations.

Step #2: Scouting for Program Committee members

While Call for Speakers is ongoing, the Program Committee opens its doors to new members.
The Application Form is available on the event website and anybody who is not presenting at the event can submit their request. The Program Committee is composed by a maximum of 7 members, including the Head of the Program Committee.
After the deadline to join the Program Committee expires, its members will gather in a big meeting and discuss the upcoming plan for speaker applications review.

Step #3: Vote on Speakers

Once the Call for Speakers deadline expires, the Program Committee will go through all the applications evaluating and grading each single abstract. The final list must be ready and published on the website maximum 1 month after the Call for Speakers deadline.

Step #4: Prepare for the event

Leading up to the event, the Program Committee will notify each speaker by sending a “Accepted” / “Accepted with Reserve” or “Not Accepted” email and releasing the final schedule.
In case the speakers receives a “Accepted” or “Accepted with Reserve” notification they are required to confirm their attendance to the Program Committee.
More information about Venue, Accommodation and practical information are available on the event website.

Submit to Academy


General guidelines

The purpose of the OpenStack Days Events, hosted world wide, is to educate and inform, NOT to sell products or services. Please make sure to consider this before submitting your presentation.

Note: All reviews and comments about all break out sessions will be publicly available after the event.

FAQ

WHAT KIND OF CONTENT DOES BEST?

Our attendees are eager to learn and explore new areas of OpenStack. A good presentation free of sales content is the best and most valuable presentation.

DO I NEED TO APPLY EVEN THOUGH I’VE SPOKEN TO OR EMAILED ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS?

Yes, all speakers must go through the Call for Speakers process. We want to ensure high-quality content and well organized time slots in order to get the best out of the event.

CAN I APPLY TO SPEAK ON THE MAIN STAGE?

No, our Call for Speakers does not include main stage (Keynote) sessions. These speakers are invited through a different process, and we do not accept applications for main stage talks.

WHO CAN I CONTACT WITH ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

If you have additional questions regarding OpenStack Day Nordic speaker selection, you can email committee@openstacknordic.org.
Please notice: speaker proposals are not accepted via email and deadlines cannot be extended.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ACCEPTED AND ACCEPTED WITH RESERVE?

Accepted speakers must confirm their attendance at most 10 days before the event.
Accepted with Reserve speakers must be ready to replace one the Accepted speakers in case they cannot join the event anymore.
The Programme Committee will ask the Accepted with Reserve speakers to provide a confirmation of attendance prior the event.

WHEN WILL THE FINAL SCHEDULE BE ANNOUNCED?

All speakers will receive a notification via email as soon as the Program Committee selects the final speakers. This means Not-Accepted or “Accepted with Reserve” speakers will be notified as well. The final schedule release is estimated to 1 month after the call for speakers deadline.

Important dates

Deadline for Speakers submission: 18 June

Estimated Final Review: 30 June

Estimated Final Schedule: 16 July

Process

Step #1: Call for Speakers

The Programme Committee begins the search by publishing the Speaker Application Form on the event website and providing any useful information to the potential speakers such as process, deadlines and expectations.

Step #2: Scouting for Program Committee members

While Call for Speakers is ongoing, the Program Committee opens its doors to new members.
The Application Form is available on the event website and anybody who is not presenting at the event can submit their request. The Program Committee is composed by a maximum of 7 members, including the Head of the Program Committee.
After the deadline to join the Program Committee expires, its members will gather in a big meeting and discuss the upcoming plan for speaker applications review.

Step #3: Vote on Speakers

Once the Call for Speakers deadline expires, the Program Committee will go through all the applications evaluating and grading each single abstract. The final list must be ready and published on the website maximum 1 month after the Call for Speakers deadline.

Step #4: Prepare for the event

Leading up to the event, the Program Committee will notify each speaker by sending a “Accepted” / “Accepted with Reserve” or “Not Accepted” email and releasing the final schedule.
In case the speakers receives a “Accepted” or “Accepted with Reserve” notification they are required to confirm their attendance to the Program Committee.
More information about Venue, Accommodation and practical information are available on the event website.

Submit to Academy

Submit to Main Event


General guidelines

The purpose of the OpenStack Days Events, hosted world wide, is to educate and inform, NOT to sell products or services. Please make sure to consider this before submitting your presentation.

Note: All reviews and comments about all break out sessions will be publicly available after the event.

FAQ

WHAT KIND OF CONTENT DOES BEST?

Our attendees are eager to learn and explore new areas of OpenStack. A good presentation free of sales content is the best and most valuable presentation.

DO I NEED TO APPLY EVEN THOUGH I’VE SPOKEN TO OR EMAILED ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS?

Yes, all speakers must go through the Call for Speakers process. We want to ensure high-quality content and well organized time slots in order to get the best out of the event.

CAN I APPLY TO SPEAK ON THE MAIN STAGE?

No, our Call for Speakers does not include main stage (Keynote) sessions. These speakers are invited through a different process, and we do not accept applications for main stage talks.

WHO CAN I CONTACT WITH ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

If you have additional questions regarding OpenStack Day Nordic speaker selection, you can email committee@openstacknordic.org.
Please notice: speaker proposals are not accepted via email and deadlines cannot be extended.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ACCEPTED AND ACCEPTED WITH RESERVE?

Accepted speakers must confirm their attendance at most 10 days before the event.
Accepted with Reserve speakers must be ready to replace one the Accepted speakers in case they cannot join the event anymore.
The Programme Committee will ask the Accepted with Reserve speakers to provide a confirmation of attendance prior the event.

WHEN WILL THE FINAL SCHEDULE BE ANNOUNCED?

All speakers will receive a notification via email as soon as the Program Committee selects the final speakers. This means Not-Accepted or “Accepted with Reserve” speakers will be notified as well. The final schedule release is estimated to 1 month after the call for speakers deadline.

Important dates

Deadline for Speakers submission: 18 June

Estimated Final Review: 30 June

Estimated Final Schedule: 16 July

Process

Step #1: Call for Speakers

The Programme Committee begins the search by publishing the Speaker Application Form on the event website and providing any useful information to the potential speakers such as process, deadlines and expectations.

Step #2: Scouting for Program Committee members

While Call for Speakers is ongoing, the Program Committee opens its doors to new members.
The Application Form is available on the event website and anybody who is not presenting at the event can submit their request. The Program Committee is composed by a maximum of 7 members, including the Head of the Program Committee.
After the deadline to join the Program Committee expires, its members will gather in a big meeting and discuss the upcoming plan for speaker applications review.

Step #3: Vote on Speakers

Once the Call for Speakers deadline expires, the Program Committee will go through all the applications evaluating and grading each single abstract. The final list must be ready and published on the website maximum 1 month after the Call for Speakers deadline.

Step #4: Prepare for the event

Leading up to the event, the Program Committee will notify each speaker by sending a “Accepted” / “Accepted with Reserve” or “Not Accepted” email and releasing the final schedule.
In case the speakers receives a “Accepted” or “Accepted with Reserve” notification they are required to confirm their attendance to the Program Committee.
More information about Venue, Accommodation and practical information are available on the event website.

Submit to Main Event

Join the Content Commitee


OpenStack Day Nordics relies on the volunteerism of its members to develop and deliver high quality OpenStack-related talks.

The role of the Content Committee member is to develop the Main Event program by soliciting and selecting talks to be included in the event. One or more members of the Content Committee may also serve as Session Chair-person at the Main Event. The Content Committee will have one or two Content Chair-person who will lead the committee in its function and help the speakers achieving the aim of their talks. The members of the Content Committee will be recruited only through the applications submitted below. Based on the amount of applications received, the Head of Content, Main Event, together with the event organizers will be held responsible for the selection of the Content Committee’s members.

Stefano Cucchiella, Head of Content, Main Event.

Stefano is a creative, open-to-new-ideas IT Software Engineer with passion for tomorrow’s technologies.

He is currently focused on trying to make the telecommunications domain a simpler and smarter ecosystem. Unfortunately, it is not an easy task and therefore he needs communities and social activities to explore and see things from a very different perspective. Stefano is also one of the TEDxStockholm events organisers.


OSDN Program Committee

About the committee

OpenStack Day Nordics relies on the volunteerism of its members to develop and deliver high quality OpenStack-related talks.
The role of the Content Committee member is to develop the event’s program by soliciting and selecting talks to be included in the event. One or more members of the Content Committee may also serve as Session Chair-person at the event.

The Content Committee will have one or two Content Chair-person who will lead the committee in its function and help the speakers achieving the aim of their talks.

The members of the Content Committee will be recruited only through the applications submitted on the event website. Based on the amount of applications received, the Head of the Content Committee together with the event organizers will be held responsible for the selection of the Content Committee’s members.

Qualifications and Experience

The OpenStack Day Nordics Content Committee members must have enough technical knowledge to assist in reviewing and selecting submitted talks, and support all the committee tasks.

Expectations
  • Direct and participate in the talk selection effort
  • Review, rate and select talks for the conference program
  • Correspond with authors before the event to ensure their participation
  • Publicize and attend the conference.
  • Serve as Session Chair-person during the conference, if requested.
Expected Time Commitment

The Content Committee can expect to spend about one month (July) reviewing abstracts, rating and selecting them. They will be expected to attend, in person or by phone, at the majority of the meetings for the final talk selection, after which their time commitment is reduced.

Rewards

-Being an important part of the Openstack mission in the Nordics.
-Free admission to the event
-Name and company listing on the event page, collateral, signs and misc. placements in relation to the event.

Join the Program Commitee


OpenStack Day Nordics relies on the volunteerism of its members to develop and deliver high quality OpenStack-related talks.

The role of the Program Committee member is to develop the event’s program by soliciting and selecting talks to be included in the event. One or more members of the Program Committee may also serve as Session Chair-person at the event. The Program Committee will have one or two Program Chair-person who will lead the committee in its function and help the speakers achieving the aim of their talks. The members of the Program Committee will be recruited only through the applications submitted below. Based on the amount of applications received, the Head of the Program Committee together with the event organizers will be held responsible for the selection of the Program Committee’s members.

Stefano Cucchiella, Head of the Program Committee

Stefano is a creative, open-to-new-ideas IT Software Engineer with passion for tomorrow’s technologies.

He is currently focused on trying to make the telecommunications domain a simpler and smarter ecosystem. Unfortunately, it is not an easy task and therefore he needs communities and social activities to explore and see things from a very different perspective. Stefano is also one of the TEDxStockholm events organisers.


OSDN Program Committee

About the committee

OpenStack Day Nordics relies on the volunteerism of its members to develop and deliver high quality OpenStack-related talks.
The role of the Program Committee member is to develop the event’s program by soliciting and selecting talks to be included in the event. One or more members of the Program Committee may also serve as Session Chair-person at the event.

The Program Committee will have one or two Program Chair-person who will lead the committee in its function and help the speakers achieving the aim of their talks.

The members of the Program Committee will be recruited only through the applications submitted on the event website. Based on the amount of applications received, the Head of the Program Committee together with the event organizers will be held responsible for the selection of the Program Committee’s members.

Qualifications and Experience

The OpenStack Day Nordics Program Committee members must have enough technical knowledge to assist in reviewing and selecting submitted talks, and support all the committee tasks.

Expectations
  • Direct and participate in the talk selection effort
  • Review, rate and select talks for the conference program
  • Correspond with authors before the event to ensure their participation
  • Publicize and attend the conference.
  • Serve as Session Chair-person during the conference, if requested.
Expected Time Commitment

The Program Committee can expect to spend about one month (July) reviewing abstracts, rating and selecting them. They will be expected to attend, in person or by phone, at the majority of the meetings for the final talk selection, after which their time commitment is reduced.

Rewards

Being an important part of the Openstack mission in the Nordics

Free admission to the event

Name and company listing on the event page, collateral, signs and misc. placements in relation to the event.

Sponsors

Organisers

Media Partners

THE OSDN COMMITTEE

Özgür Bal

Event & Marketing

Özgür Bal

VP of Marketing at City Network
crew@openstacknordic.org
+46 70 894 50 30

Thomas Langvik

Web & Graphical design

Thomas Langvik

Art Director at City Network

Maria Alriksson

Sponsorships

Maria Alriksson

Chief Marketing Officer at op5
crew@openstacknordic.org

Gunilla Enebro

Facility & Logistics

Gunilla Enebro

HR & Marketing at op5

Stefano Cucchiella

Content

Stefano Cucchiella

Marketing Strategist at DEK Technologies
speakers@openstacknordic.org

Markus Blomberg

Content

Markus Blomberg

Marketing Specialist op5

Andreas Månsson

Project Operations

Andreas Månsson

Digital Demand Operations Manager at Ericsson
crew@openstacknordic.org

Nicolae Paladi

Community

Nicolae Paladi

Research scientist at RISE