Call For Participation: OCP U.S. Summit 2016

Thursday, January 07, 2016 · Posted by at 7:54 AM

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We want you...

... to participate in the OCP U.S. Summit 2016 event which will be held on 9-10 March 2016 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.

Register Today!

Are you driven by your passion for open source?  Are you excited about being part of a community that applies the principles and philosophies traditionally found in open source software to open hardware?  Are you interested in any or all Data Center technologies? Maybe you are just curious to see what Facebook, Microsoft, Rackspace, Intel, Goldman Sachs and other members have been up to since the last Open Compute Project (OCP) summit?

Attendees to the OCP summits come from the technology, finance, government, and consulting sectors and represent a wide audience from engineers to senior executives.

Take a moment and register today!

Help Shape the Future of OCP!

Do you have a great adoption story?  Do you have a story around the cool ways in which you or your organization is using OCP hardware or innovating on top of it?  Are you involved in one of the OCP Projects and you’re now ready to submit a specification or design and want to present that to the community?  Do you have awesome demo showcasing OCP Hardware? Then take a moment and submit a talk

Do you want to help shape the future of OCP and influence the next generation data center? If so, we have the following opportunities for participation available:

  • Keynotes
  • Executive Talks (see sponsorhip prospectus)
  • Engineering Workshop Sessions -Tracks for for the Engineering Workshops include:
    • Certification
    • Data Center
    • Hardware Management
    • HPC
    • Networking
      • ONIE
      • ONL
      • SAI
    • Open Rack
    • Server
    • Storage
      • Wear Monitor
    • Telcos/Comms
  • Sponsorships (Exhibitors and Sponsored Talks)  - See sponsorship opportunities and sponsorship agreement PDFs. Deadline for all sponsorships is 29 January 2016.  If you have questions about sponsorship opportunities please email


Abstracts must be submitted by 29 January 2016 and speakers will be notified by 5 February 2016. If your talk is accepted a slide template and instructions will be sent to you. Slides must be submitted for review no later than 2 March 2016.  Please note, the Foundation reserves the right cancel any talks which the slides are not received by the deadline above or which do not use the required OCP template.

If you would like to participate in any of the above listed areas for the OCP U.S. Summit 2016 please take a moment to fill out the webform.

About OCP

The Open Compute Project Foundation is a 501(c)6 organization which was founded in 2011 by Facebook, Intel, Rackspace, Goldman Sachs and Andy Bechtolsheim. Our mission is to apply the benefits of open source software to hardware and rapidly increase the pace of innovation to hardware design and engineering in, near or around data center technologies.

For more information on how to get involved in OCP go to: