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Binary Tools devroom @ FOSDEM 2023

Item posted by Jose E. Marchesi <jemarch> on Tue 08 Nov 2022 07:48:30 PM UTC.

GNU poke will be part of the Binary Tools devroom at the next edition of FOSDEM, to be celebrated 4th and 5th February 2023 in Brussels.

Below is the Call For Proposals for the devroom.  Hope to see you there, is gonna be fun! :)


   25th November     CFP deadline
   15th December     Announcement of selected activities
   4 & 5th February  Conference dates

About the devroom

  The Binary Tools Devroom at FOSDEM 2023 is an informal, technical,
  event oriented to authors, users and enthusiasts of FLOSS
  programs that deal with binary data.

  This includes binary editors, libraries to encode and decode data,
  parser generators, binary data description languages and frameworks,
  binary formats and encodings, assemblers, debuggers, reverse
  engineering suites, and the like.

  The goal of the devroom is for developers to get in touch with each
  other and with users of their tools, have interesting and hopefully
  productive discussions, and finally what is most important: to have

Suggested Topics

  Here is a non-exhaustive list of binary tools about which we would
  like to have activities:

   - GNU poke
   - fq
   - radare2
   - kaitai struct
   - binwalk
   - wireshark

   Both using (like a nice hack) and developing the tools are on-topic.
   Activities on increasing collaboration between the tools are
   particularly encouraged.


   Proposals should be made through the FOSDEM Pentabarf submission tool]. You
   do not need to create a new Pentabarf account if you already have one from a
   past year.

   Please select the "Binary Tools Devroom" as the track and ensure
   you include the following information when submitting a proposal:

   - The name of the person, or persons, doing the proposed activity.
   - A short bio (one paragraph) for each person.
   - If desired, a photo 8-)
   - The title of the activity.
   - Activity abstract.
   - Duration of the activity: 15 minutes or 30 minutes.

   The deadline for submissions is November 25th, 2022. FOSDEM will be
   held on the weekend of February 4-5, 2023 and the Binary Tools
   devroom will take place on Sunday, February 5, 2023 in Brussels,


  The organizers of the devroom can be reached by sending email to

  We are also in the #binary-tools IRC channel at

  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any inquiry or
  suggestion for the devroom.

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