Linaro Connect USA 2013 opened on Monday 28 October and is being held in Santa Clara, California. LCU13 kicked off with Linaro’s CEO, George Grey announcing that Linaro has joined the Open Compute Project (OCP) and will contribute the LAVA LMP (Linaro Multi-purpose probe) to the foundation. Linaro has become the place where a broad cross-section of companies collaborate on the future of Linux software on Arm-based servers. Linaro’s intention in joining OCP is to bring together the hardware and software discussion and help accelerate the release of more efficient server solutions. 

In addition to the announcement about OCP Mr. Grey gave a presentation discussing “Servers to the Internet of Things”. Linaro also had two guest speakers, Dong Wei_, HP Fellow, UEFI Forum VP (Chief Executive) and ACPI SIG Secretary, who discussedEnabling next generation configuration and power management on Arm” and Jim Zemlin from the Linux Foundation.

There were several sessions that took place on Monday after the keynotes had concluded. These sessions included:

On Tuesday Linaro will be kicking off their first official “Crazy Shirt Day” which looks like it will showcase the attendees creative side. Look for pictures on Facebook tomorrow to vote for your favorites.

Linaro Connect is starting today with several exciting keynotes. First up is a fireside chat with Frank Frankovsky and Vijay Rao, both from Facebook. Then Jarmo Hillo Head of Processor Technology at Nokia Solutions and Networks, Technology and Innovations, Research will give a talk about High End Telecom Networking. George Grey is also expected to make a short appearance with a networking-related announcement.

After the keynotes there will be several sessions for attendees to participate in. Including:

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FINISH

SESSION

TRACK

WHERE

09:30AM

10:00AM

Networking Summit Keynote: Telecom networks – Vision 2020

Keynote

.Auditorium

10:05AM

11:00AM

Android upstreaming - status and future

Linux Kernel

.GT America 2

10:05AM

11:00AM

High Performance Networking - Deep dive

Networking

.Auditorium

10:05AM

11:00AM

LAVA LMP Round Table

Automation and Validation

.GT America 1

11:00AM

11:15AM

Morning break

General

..Registration

11:15AM

12:05PM

Clock Bindings

Power Management

.GT America 1

11:15AM

12:05PM

Tracing and Debugging for Networking Applications

Networking

.Auditorium

11:15AM

12:05PM

UEFI Next Steps for Enterprise

Enterprise

.GT America 2

12:10PM

01:00PM

Ask a Toolchain Engineer Q&A

Tools

.GT America 1

12:10PM

01:00PM

Is UEFI EDK II Ready for Android Mobile?

Android

.GT America 2

12:10PM

01:00PM

Discussion on ODP – Fastpath networking applications on Many Core SoCs

Networking

.Auditorium

Can’t make it to Santa Clara?  Don’t worry.  Check out below how you can participate remotely and watch the sessions via the Google +Linaro On Air  or YouTube accounts.  There will be links to the live stream in each session descriptions.  For more information on Remote Participation please visit the Linaro Connect website.