Call for Speakers / Abstracts


Call for Speakers / Abstracts

The OpenPOWER Foundation invites Members, researchers, developers, ISVs and academics worldwide to apply to present at the second annual OpenPOWER Summit.
Keynote and Member presentations will be delivered on April 6 to attending OpenPOWER members, press, analysts, technology visionaries, industry peers, and academics (GTC example attendees list).

  • Speakers receive a complimentary full conference pass to the OpenPOWER Summit and GTC 2016
  • Presentations will be recorded and hosted for replay on
  • Presentation lengths range from 15 to 30 minutes

Please click here to submit a brief application, including the speaker’s bio and linkedin html, your organization (if applicable), presentation objective, and abstract.


Abstract submission deadline*: December 11, 2015
 Presentation selections notification: January 19, 2016
Final speaker registration date for OpenPOWER Summit and GTC: February 4, 2016
Upload presentation titles and presenter bios to the Summit and GTC website: February 18, 2016
Provide presentations to OpenPOWER Summit steering team for feedback: February 18, 2016
Submit final presentations: March 1, 2016
Presentation Dry Runs at the Summit venue: April 5, 2016
Live presentations at the Summit: April 6, 2016

* Please submit abstracts as early as possible as only a limited number of presentations can be accommodated.