[tz] [CfP][CalendarFest] Call for lightning talk proposals for CalendarFest 2021 - current topics in electronic calendaring
happel at audriga.com
Wed Sep 15 15:38:28 UTC 2021
my apologies for being slightly off topic, but I guess this might be
interesting to see some of you / related to some topics discussed on
Please feel also free to forward this to anybody you might have in mind,
who is dealing with novel calendaring solutions and ideas and might be
interested in community discussion.
Thanks and best,
CalendarFest is a novel (virtual) event, which wants to let users and
developers of (electronic) calendar applications, servers, and related
groupware systems, share experiences and discuss novel ideas.
CalendarFest will take place *18th of October*, 02:30h PM UTC virtually
via Zoom, and is held in conjunction with the CalConnect virtual
People who wish to discuss or present certain topics are invited to
submit a *proposal for lightning talks*.
Lightning Talk presentations will be a maximum of 15-20 minutes each.
Presenters may use slides, but these must be submitted to the Lightning
Talks chair a few days before the presentation.
Lightning Talk proposals must be submitted in PDF format. The proposal
is limited to 1 page, 500 words max. The full proposal contains a title,
an abstract (maximum 250 words) and a description where you should
explain your talk in more detail. It will be helpful for reviewers to
know why you are excited about the topic, and why you think others will
be interested too. Outline how you plan to present your topic. The
proposal also may contain a link to a website with more information.
* Enterprise calendaring
* Public calendaring
* Calendaring and Semantic Web/Linked Data
* Calendar Interoperability and Migration
* Calendaring Security and Privacy by Design
* Personal information management (PIM) and groupware
* AI in calendaring
* Calendaring and scheduling in IoT
* Mobile calendaring
* Calendar visualization, user experience and usability
* Novel applications of calendars
* Calendaring standards (vCard, iCal, CalDAV, CardDAV, JMAP)
* Date/Time representations and Time zones
* Business models for calendaring and groupware
Submissions will be reviewed by the following members of the CalConnect
TC-CLIENT technical committee:
* Mike Douglass
* Hans-Jörg Happel
* Alex Nimmervoll
* Send your lightning talk proposal to *calendarfest at calconnect.org
<mailto:calendarfest at calconnect.org>* until *October, 4th*
* You will receive a notification of acceptance or reject by October, 11th
* CalendarFest will take place on October, 18th
Participation at CalendarFest will be free for presenters of accepted
talks. Other participants need to register
for a small organizational fee, which also allows for participation at
the “colocated” CalConnect Virtual Conference.
CalConnect (www.calconnect.org <http://www.calconnect.org>) is a
non-profit partnership between vendors and users of collaboration
systems and tools, in particular calendaring and scheduling. CalConnect
members convene regularly to discuss and develop standards for
electronic calendaring and related topics.
The goal of CalendarFest, which is held in conjunction with the
CalConnect Virtual Conference, is to provide an interdisciplinary
discussion space for current topics in electronic calendaring from
*CalendarFest website: https://public.calconnect.org/CalendarFest/*
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