aKademy 2006 - Call for participation

John Cherry cherry at osdl.org
Fri Jun 16 02:13:42 EEST 2006

aKademy is the annual meeting of the KDE community.  The venue (Trinity
College Dublin, Ireland) and the time (Sept 23-30) have been confirmed
and solidified.

aKademy will be opened by the two-day KDE Contributors Conference,
followed by the general assembly of the KDE e.V. and an intensive week
of developing, discussing and meeting people.


The KDE organization has recently sent out their call for participation
(CFP).  Are you are working on innovative and exciting projects related
to the "Free Desktop"?  Is there anything you would like to say to the
KDE community?  Then this is for you!

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

      * KDE 4 architecture and vision
      * Desktop related hardware and software technologies
      * Innovative human-machine interface design
      * Cool programming tools, patterns and techniques
      * Applications written for the K Desktop Environment
      * Advancements in l10n and i18n
      * Quality Assurance in Open Source projects
      * Legal, social, philosophical or promotional matters related to
      * Desktop software standards, usability and accessibility
      * Performance analysis and improvements

Please submit a 300 word abstract of your presentation to
akademy-talks-2006 at kde.org.  They accept documents in Open Document
Format or plain ASCII text. Please send in your abstract before Friday
June 30th at the latest, together with some background information about
yourself and your presentation topic.  Details on this call for
participation are at:


The aKademy 2006 event is listed on the OSDL DTL page in the "Upcoming
Events / Attention" section along with other desktop related activities
through September.  The events listed here are key in establishing a
unified desktop community.


John Cherry
OSDL Desktop Linux

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