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Mark your calendar for EclipseCon Europe 2019!

October 21: Community Day October 22 - 24: Conference

Download the Conference App!

Thanks to EclipseSource and their Tabris framework, the EclipseCon Europe conference app is ready for download. Browse the schedule, save your favorite talks to your personal list, read the talk descriptions, and see the speaker bios. If you're looking for a room, follow the maps and you won't get lost!

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Smart Home Day

Join us for the second installment of Smart Home Day on 21 October, the Sunday before EclipseCon Europe.

The Smart Home Day focuses specifically on Eclipse SmartHome-based solutions such as openHAB and QIVICON. It is an awesome opportunity for all community members to meet and exchange ideas.

There will be great talks from core project maintainers, solution providers, and other community members. The agenda has been carefully compiled to addresses developers, tech-savvy users, and other smart home enthusiasts alike.

Thorntail - A Micro implementation of Eclipse MicroProfile

by Ken Finnigan

In this article we introduce some of the topics Michal Szynkiewicz, from the Thorntail team, will be presenting during his EclipseCon session Thorntail - A Micro Implementation of Eclipse MicroProfile. Be sure to come by his session to learn all the details on Eclipse MicroProfile and how to use it in Thorntail!

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EF @ ECE: Meet the Team

The Eclipse Foundation's professional staff offer a variety of services to the Eclipse community, including intellectual property (IP) management, IT infrastructure, community development, and more.

EclipseCon Europe is a great place to meet Foundation staff who manage delivery of these services. Engage with them via informal networking at the ECE social events, or reach out to them ahead of time (click on their names to send email) and set up a F2F meeting in Ludwigsburg.

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Get Acquainted With Sprotty at EclipseCon Europe

by Jan Koehnlein

Sprotty is a graphical framework that allows interactive diagrams in web-applications. It has a strong emphasis on usability, customizability and modern rendering. While being completely usable in standalone applications, Sprotty is also very easy to use in a distributed client-server environment. As such, it nicely plays the graphical counterpart in the Language Server Protocol.

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Sponsor Testimonial: Typefox

Autumn time is EclipseCon time! Eclipse has evolved from a pure Java IDE, over a platform for tool integration on the desktop, towards an incubation tank for modern cloud-based development tooling. If you search for the place where all flavors of development tools and frameworks are concentrating, it’s here. We are happy that our latest cloud-based endeavors, Theia and Sprotty, found a home under the Eclipse umbrella.

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Call for BoFs

Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions will be on Tuesday, 23 October, in the evening. If you are thinking of organizing a BoF, please visit this page for more information, and for access to the submission form for pre-scheduled BoFs.

Sponsor testimonial: Jonas Helming on EclipseSource @ EclipseCon

Learn more about the EclipseSource contributions to the program on themes such as the Eclipse Theia platform, modeling tools, Eclipse 4 and general web-related topics.

Q - If you had to choose a theme to watch at the conference, what would it be?

A new trending topic at EclipseCon is definitely the growing interest into web-based tools. It is interesting for projects, whether web-based tooling is already a valid alternative and if so when and how to migrate. A lot of this interest is focussed around Eclipse Theia ..

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Introducing our keynote speakers

Hirash Pillay, Global Head, Community Architecture and Leadership at Red Hat - Lessons on Open Source from a 25-Year-Old Company

Tony Walsh, European Space Agency and Hristo Indzhov, Telespazio-Vega Deutschland - Flying to Jupiter with OSGi

Amanda Whaley, Director of Developer Experience & Developer Advocacy for Cisco DevNet -  Marie Curie, Open Source, Kickstarter, and Women in Tech

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Sponsor Testimonial: Renesas

Renesas has been developing our own Eclipse based IDE product now for over 8 years for Embedded Developers using Renesas hardware. Last year was our first with a booth and this gave us a great opportunity to show the attendees what we are doing and really get to meet members of the community. Be sure to visit our booth this year for a look at our OpenADx autonomous driving simulation technology demonstrator!

Calling all JUGs!

JUGs and Meetups are invited to join the JUG Partner Program for EclipseCon Europe 2018. Provide your members with an opportunity to participate with special rates at the conference and help grow our shared communities.

What and When

It's time to start planning your own personal schedule for EclipseCon Europe – see the Tuesday through Thursday details here.

The Community Day schedule for Monday is coming soon.

Accepted Sessions Announced

It was a lot of work for the program committee, but they got it done! And thank you again to all the community members who sent in a talk proposal.

Visit this page to see the list of accepted tutorials and talks. We expect to have the schedule done by mid-August.

Early Selection: Visualization of OSGi Based Software Architectures in Virtual Reality

Read more about the early pick, Visualization of OSGi Based Software Architectures in Virtual Reality, by Lisa Nafeie in an interview with Lisa by the OSGi Community Alliance.

Early-Bird Talks Announced

Congratulations to the speakers accepted for the early program! Find out about what’s in store at EclipseCon Europe / OSGi Community Event with these talk selections.

Reminder: the final deadline for all talks is Monday, July 16.

Submit your talk for the early selections!

What are the early selections? The Program Committee selects the first handful of talks before the final submission deadline on July 16. This allows us to promote the heart of the conference - your talks and workshops. Take the opportunity to get more eyes on your technology and submit by July 2!

Calling all papers!

It's almost summer, and after summer comes EclipseCon Europe! Now is a great time to think about your talk, workshop, or Ignite talk proposal.

We have new tracks, and new program committee members ready and eager to read your proposals.

Submit by July 2 to be considered for early acceptance. The final submission deadline is July 16.

Meet the Program Committee

The Call for Papers will open in mid-May, so it's time to be thinking about your EclipseCon Europe talk.

This year's program committee is led by Torkild Ulvøy Resheim, committee chair. Other members are

  • Cédric Brun
  • Mike Francis
  • Ivar Grimstad
  • Noopur Gupta
  • Jonas Helming
  • Simon Kaufmann
  • Achim Lörke
  • Christian Pontesegger
  • Doug Schaefer
  • Kevin Sutter
  • Angelika Wittek
  • Alois Zoitl

For more on each member, visit the committee page.

Welcome to EclipseCon Europe 2018!

We have launched the website, which means we are busy planning this year's event!

Be sure to save the conference dates, and note these important milestones:

  • 23 - 25 October: EclipseCon Europe / OSGi Community Event 2018
  • 22 October: Unconference
  • 15 May: Submissions open
  • 2 July: Early-bird submission deadline
  • 16 July: Final submission deadline

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