Category Archives: 2012

Draft Schedule Available

On behalf of the planning committee, I’m pleased to announce that the draft schedule is now available: Wednesday, August 29 Thursday, August 30 Friday, August 31 Please note, this schedule is draft only and will definitely change between now and the week before the conference. Please send feedback to

Conference filling quickly

Linux Plumbers Conference is pleased to announce that we are nearing our maximum number of registrants. This means that if you are thinking of attending (and we hope you are!), you should register as soon as possible.

Microconference Topics Announced **UPDATED**

Hello Fellow Plumbers, The LPC Program Committee is pleased to announce the following list of topics for our microconferences. As you can see we have a wide range of issues to tackle and this year’s Linux Plumbers Conference is shaping up to be a great event. I’d also like to remind everyone that the regular registration [...]

Room sharing page available

To assist those traveling on a budget and interested in sharing a hotel room with someone else, our room sharing page is now available. Please see our ATTEND section under hotels.

Speakers selected for the refereed-track, notifications soon.

The Program Committee has finalized the speaker line-up for the refereed-track of this year’s Linux Plumbers Conference. Final notifications are going out to all those who submitted a proposal, and we sincerely thank all of you for helping make Plumbers 2012 yet another strong edition in our history. As listed earlier, our Micro-conference sessions are [...]

A mass of microconferences!

We are pleased to announce an excellent and informative group of microconferences for the Linux Plumbers Conference, listed here in alphabetical order: Audio Constraint Framework Containers Core OS File and Storage Systems Networking/Bufferbloat Real Time Scaling Scheduler Virtualization We are also pleased to announce that the Tracing Summit will be held in conjunction with Linux Plumbers [...]

Refereed-Track Submissions Closed

Submissions to the refereed-track talks for Linux Plumbers Conference are now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted a talk proposal! Authors of selected talks will be notified by June 15. If you have any questions or proposals for the Microconference sessions, contact the appropriate runners or contact us directly.

Submission Deadline Approaching

We have a great set of submissions for the 2012 Linux Plumbers Conference!  But we are missing one thing, namely a submission from you.  There are still a few more days to send in your submission, please visit  Submissions are due at 11:59PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, May 15th. We hope to see you in [...]

Deadline for referee-track submissions extended to May 15

Due to popular demand, the Linux Plumbers Conference is extending both the deadline for submissions to the refereed track and the early registration deadline to Tuesday, May 15th. We have quite a few interesting submissions (and attendees!), but we would very much like to see your submission and also to see you in San Diego [...]

2012 LPC Call for Proposals – Take 2

Since posting the call for proposals last month, we’ve received several complaints about the submission process.  Mostly the issues are that the submission form is too complex, and a few people don’t want to use Launchpad. We (the planning committee) have heard your concerns, and I apologize for any inconvenience. Therefore, proposals may also be [...]