2017 Call for Sessions Now Open

CALL FOR SESSIONS EXTENDED: Proposals are now due by February 10, 2017 at 5 p.m. PST. Additionally, the Technical Program Committee will now respond to all proposals no later than February 24, 2017.


The 2017 OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop Call for Sessions is open and industry representatives are encouraged to help shape this year’s discussions by leading a session on critical networking issues.

The OFA Workshop is a premier event focused on advancing and enabling developments in network technology. It is the place to learn about emerging technologies, collaborate with others, and participate in driving network technology forward. Each year, the workshop generates lively exchanges among OFA members, developers, and users who share a vested interest in high performance networks.

Session submissions should include the following:

  • A topical abstract defining the subject and its networking relevance (max. 200 words)
  • Target audience profile
  • Brief speaker biography
  • Proposed session format

Suggested session topics, formats and detailed submission instructions can be found in the Call for Sessions flyer (now available for download).

Submit you session proposal here ( 

To submit your proposal, you must have an account on Easy Chair ( Once logged in, choose your Easy Chair role, which should present you with the Submissions page. 

We invite you to share the 2017 Call for Sessions flyer with peers and colleagues who may be interested in contributing their expertise to the workshop, as well.

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