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Call For Participation

GCC Developers' Summit, Ottawa, Canada, October

The GCC Developers' Summit is looking for proposals for technical papers, and birds of a feather sessions on the most current R&D topics in toolchain development including but not limited to: GCC, GDB, GLIBC, EGLIBC, and GNU Binutils. You are encouraged to read over the proceedings of the previous Summits to get an idea of the topics and the level of detail appropriate for this event.

Step 1. Proposal

The first step is to create an account on the GCC Summit website. Once you have an account and have logged in you will be able to submit your proposal. A proposal should be around 150 words and should describe the subject matter of your proposed paper/tutorial/bofs as well as the target audience. You should also list any co-authors in the proposal. You will also be required to submit a short biography with your proposal. A maximum of 100 words your biography should include the projects you are currently or have been involved with in the past as well as any other details you feel are relevant to your proposal.

Step 2. Committee Review

The programme committee will review your proposal starting August 20th. Acceptance and rejection notifications will be sent out by September 1st, 2010 however we will do our best to send notifications as early as possible.

Step 3. Final Submissions

Once your proposal is accepted you will need to submit an abstract for the website and event programme as quickly as possible, we recommend you write this up in advance so that it is ready to submit. Your abstract may be up to 150 words and should outline your topic in enough detail for the attendees to get a good sense of what you will be talking about in your paper and presentation. Papers are due by October 15th.

Step 4: Presentations

Presentations will be 45 minutes. There will be a 15 minute break in between each session.
An XGA (1024x786) LCD projector will be available to display output from a laptop computer. If you will require additional AV equipment please let us know as early as possible.

Publication Rights

The conference requires non-exclusive publication rights to submitted papers including the publication of audio and video proceedings. Copyright is retained by the author. We do ask that we be the first organization to publish any given paper. Further, as stated in the official templates, and on the Credits page from the Proceedings of this year and prior years: "Authors retain copyright to all submitted papers, but have granted unlimited redistribution rights to all as a condition of submission."

Review Committee

Uli Weigand, IBM
Ben Elliston
Andrew Hutton
Janis Johnson
Jeff Law
Mark Mitchell, CodeSourcery
Toshi Morita
Diego Novillo, Google
Gerald Pfeifer, Novell
Ian Lance Taylor, Google