Free and Open Software Conference and Expo - Columbus, Ohio - October 24-26, 2014

Speaker Information

Speaker Information for The Ohio Linuxfest 2014

Thank you for agreeing to speak at the Ohio LinuxFest. Much of what you see here is in your acceptance letter. These are things we ask of you.

In the past couple of years there's been a surge of talks at various conferences that are have contained inappropriate content. Please remember that Ohio LinuxFest aims to be a family-friendly and professional event. Anyone who cannot meet this basic standard will be escorted from the stage immediately.

If you are not sure whether something is inappropriate, please contact us at


All slides must be submitted by e-mail or uploaded no later than October 10. Slides should be in a non-proprietary format such as PDF or OpenDocument. Unless otherwise arranged, be prepared to use your own laptop, connecting via VGA cable to a projector running at a resolution of 1024 x 768. Please contact us promptly if there is a problem. Speakers who do comply or contact with us may not be allowed to speak.

Speakers need to register for the conference.


Please make sure your hotel and transportation needs are met. Unless previously agreed to we cannot help with these costs.

All talks slots are roughly 50 minutes in length. You should allow time for people to ask questions. Please be prompt in finishing so that the next speaker can set up. Arrive at least 5 minutes before your speaking time so that you can settle in and make sure everything is working.

We are aiming to have the best quality conference and we know you are, too.


This page may change at any time. The Ohio LinuxFest reserves the right to cancel any talk at any time for any reason.