Call for Papers

Submissions are now closed.

All submissions are judged using a ‘blind’ process. Please avoid any identifying information in the body of your proposal.  Round 2 Submissions will run from Monday 16th October until Sunday 14th January 2018 with speakers notified by 31st January. The earlier you submit the more likely we will accept your proposal.

If you have a novel solution to a problem, experience of a particular application or hardware platform, tips and tricks for fellow open source delegates, or a favourite tool you could talk about, use of open data, please submit a paper for consideration by the programme committee.

We will welcome submissions from first time speakers and will work to enable you to present at our event.

There will be a prize for the best conference talk. Bursaries may be made available for accepted speakers who are unable to afford travel costs, subject to Council approval with all bursaries being fixed in advance. All accepted speakers receive a complimentary conference place and a ticket for the conference dinner.

We are also seeking lightning talks for the event – please contact us if you have something you want to schedule in the programme – Lightning Talk speakers who make no other presentation are not eligible for free conference places or dinner.