Call for Papers

We are proud to officially open the call for papers for Texas Linux Fest 2014, scheduled for June 13th and 14th at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

Texas Linux Fest 2014 is the fifth annual Linux and open source software event for Texas and the surrounding region. We are assembling a one day general session program (June 14th) for the business and home Linux user and for the experienced developer and newcomer alike. June 13th will contain vendor sessions provided by our awesome sponsors. Additionally, this year we will be doing a two day expo floor!

Join in and submit your session:

In that spirit, we invite you to share your work with the rest of the community by submitting your session for this year's schedule.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • The Linux Kernel
  • Open Source Programming Languages
  • Databases
  • Linux Distributions: Desktop, Server, and Mobile
  • Embedded Linux and Open Source on Devices
  • Open Hardware
  • Network Services
  • Free Software Licensing
  • Community Management
  • Open Source Multimedia
  • Open Source in Government
  • Linux and Open Source For Beginners
  • Open Source For Small Businesses
  • Open Source Marketing and Evangelism
  • Open Source in Education
  • Open Source in Science and Medicine

Session slots are 30 minutes in length. However, if you have a strong case for presenting a double-length presentation or workshop, please let us know in the "special arrangements" section. We cannot guarantee availability, so be prepared to discuss your plan. Basic technical setup will include an overhead projector and a Linux laptop with PDF and LibreOffice presentation software. Special setup needs will be accommodated; simply let us know in the "special arrangements" section.

To submit your session for consideration:

  1. Call For Papers Has Ended.

If you have more than one session idea, please submit a separate session form for each.

For questions or help with the session submission process, please contact the team.

Important Dates:

November 1st: Call For Papers opens
April 5 11:59 p.m.: Deadline for proposals
April 15: Notification of acceptance sent to speakers