Interest in Virtual RTEMS Workshop
joel at rtems.org
Sun Oct 4 19:14:45 UTC 2020
On Sun, Oct 4, 2020, 12:49 PM Heinz Junkes <junkes at fhi-berlin.mpg.de> wrote:
> Hello, Joel,
> I am currently organizing a virtual meeting for the EPICS community:
> This takes place in 2 weeks. If this works well, I would be happy to offer
> our platform (and our experience) for an RTEMS workshop.
> But the contributions would have to come from the RTEMS community ;-)
Thanks! Google meet is likely ok. OAR's WebEx account can host up to 100
participants. Zoom may even be an option.
I am kind of hoping to have presentations from the EPICS and CFS
communities. Maybe a GSoC project session. And some from core developers on
what they are doing. So don't think we don't want to hear about your work
even if it is a repeat from the EPICS workshop. :)
> > On 2. Oct 2020, at 22:02, Joel Sherrill <joel at rtems.org> wrote:
> > Hi
> > In the past, we have internally discussed an RTEMS Workshop but always
> got hung up on the basic logistics. There had to be a host site which
> usually means cost. Although OAR now has access to a facility that could
> host about 40-50. Travel required to all be in a central location would be
> burdensome based on time and cost. Remember the core developers are spread
> across three continents.
> > The pandemic has made it clear that virtual meetings, conferences,
> birthday parties, etc. are possible. Based on ideas from other open source
> projects, I am curious if there would be interest in having a virtual
> > One thought is that given the time zones, it might be nice to do it as a
> TBD number of 2-3 hour sessions which vary in time across 2-3 days. That
> should let different people participate. One open source project did a 24
> hour event which spanned the world. I do not want to do that. :)
> > I think recording the presentations beforehand and making them available
> afterwards would be ideal. I have seen formal setups where questions are
> restricted to the end of the presentation but like the idea of the
> presenter able to chat while their presentation is going.
> > In my perfect world, most presentations would be from people using
> RTEMS, although I expect core developer presentations would add depth to
> what they are working on and the goals.
> > Is there interest? Would you be willing to present? participate? Advice?
> > Thanks.
> > --joel
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