Hi eLua community!
I am Hisham Muhammad, lead developer of LuaRocks, and I'm co-organizing
a developer room for Lua in the upcoming edition of FOSDEM, the
largest free and open source event in Europe. We just opened the Call
for Presentations, and we'd love to have the participation of the eLua
community in it. The full CFP with all details follows below.
Call For Presentations: Lua devroom at FOSDEM
FOSDEM  is the Free and Open source Software Developers' European
Meeting, conference happening every year in
Brussels, Belgium over a weekend. This year it will be on January
30-31. It's the biggest FOSS event in Europe with +5000 participants,
In 2015 we had an impromptu Birds of a Feather meeting for the Lua
community there. In 2016 we will have a real developer room, on the
afternoon of Saturday 30th January, so we are now accepting
submissions of talk proposals.
The format will be 30 minutes talks, including questions (so roughly
20-25 talks, 5-10 minutes for Q&A). Feel free to ask if you'd like to
have a longer or a shorter slot.
The talks will be filmed, possibly streamed live, and the videos will
be made available publicly under a CC-BY license. Submitting a talk
for the devroom implies that you agree to be filmed under such terms.
All topics related to Lua are accepted. The deadline for submission is
Tuesday 1st December 2015. All submission should be made using the
FOSDEM even planning tool Pentabarf . When you create your event,
make sure to select "Lua devroom" under "Track". If you already have a
Pentabarf account from a previous year, please reuse it instead of
creating a new one.
In the morning, this room will be used by the GNU Guile  community.
We are considering sharing one hour around lunch time for talks that
may interest both communities. So if you have an idea for such a talk,
do not hesitate to submit it!
There is a mailing-list for the devroom, to which you can subscribe at
 (subscriptions have to be accepted by an admin so you will not
receive the confirmation email immediatly).
If you have any questions, you can contact the devroom organizers by
Hisham Muhammad : h [at] hisham [dot] hm
Pierre Chapuis : catwell [at] archlinux [dot] us
Important dates summary:
Submission deadline: 1st December 2015
Acceptance notifications: 8th December 2015
Final schedule announcement: 17th December 2015
Devroom: 30th January 2016 (afternoon)
Feel free to forward this CFP to any person or group you know that
could be interested!
See you at FOSDEM!
We have developed an open source Race Car telemetry system that has a Lua runtime embedded in the firmware, which runs FreeRTOS.
Main device info: http://autosportlabs.com/racecapturepro-2/
Lua scripting documentation: http://autosportlabs.net/RaceCapturePro_Lua_Scripting
If this is interesting, please contact me at [hidden email]
On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 7:02 PM, hisham_hm [via eLua Development] <[hidden email]> wrote:
Hi eLua community!
Technology for Race and Street
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