Author Archives: James Bottomley

Linux Plumbers Conference is Not Sold Out

We’re really sorry, but apparently the Cvent registration site we use has suffered a bug which is causing it to mark the conference as “Sold Out” and, unfortunately, since today is the beginning of the American Independence day weekend, we can’t get anyone to fix it until Monday. However, rest assured there are plenty of […]

Linux Plumbers Conference Registration Opening Postponed

The committee is relentlessly working on recreating online the Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC) experience that we have all come to appreciate, and take for granted, over the past few years. We had initially planned to open registration on June 15th. While travel planning is not one, there are still very many aspects of the conference […]

Update on the Plumbers Covid-19 Situation

We’re still planning to hold Plumbers, but adopting a wait and see attitude to the in-person component. As people have noticed, the global prospect for being able to travel to Halifax in August seems to be getting worse, so we’re posting this to give more transparency to what the Plumbers Conference decision points and options […]

Plumbers and Covid-19

This is our current Covid-19 Statement: Plumbers is currently taking place as planned; however, the LPC program committee is actively monitoring the situation with regard to Covid-19.  The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently making no projections for the situation at that date, but there is hope that the spread of the disease will slow […]

Welcome to the 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference blog

Planning for the 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference is well underway. The planning committee will be posting various informational blurbs here, including information on hotels, microconference acceptance, evening events, scheduling, and so on. Next up will be a “call for microconferences” that should appear soon. LPC this year will be held at the Marriott Harbourfront Hotel […]

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