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From Simon Willnauer <>
Subject Berlin Buzzwords - Call for presentations
Date Thu, 11 Mar 2010 14:50:47 GMT
           Call for Presentations Berlin Buzzwords
         Berlin Buzzwords 2010 - Search, Store, Scale
                      7/8 June 2010

This is to announce the Berlin Buzzwords 2010. The first conference on scalable
and open search, data processing and data storage in Germany, taking place in

The event will comprise presentations on scalable data processing. We invite you
to submit talks on the topics:

   Information retrieval / Search - Lucene, Solr, katta or comparable solutions
   NoSQL - like CouchDB, MongoDB, Jackrabbit, HBase and others
   Hadoop - Hadoop itself, MapReduce, Cascading or Pig and relatives

Closely related topics not explicitly listed above are welcome. We are looking
for presentations on the implementation of the systems themselves, real world
applications and case studies.

Important Dates (all dates in GMT +2):

   Submission deadline: April 17th 2010, 23:59
   Notification of accepted speakers: May 1st, 2010.
   Publication of final schedule: May 9th, 2010.
   Conference: June 7/8. 2010.

High quality, technical submissions are called for, ranging from principles to
practice. We are looking for real world use cases, background on the
architecture of specific projects and a deep dive into architectures built on
top of e.g. Hadoop clusters.

Proposals should be submitted at no later
than April 17th, 2010. Acceptance notifications will be sent out on May 1st.
Please include your name, bio and email, the title of the talk, a brief abstract
in English language. Please indicate whether you want to give a short (30min) or
long (45min) presentation and indicate the level of experience with the topic
your audience should have (e.g. whether your talk will be suitable for newbies
or is targeted for experienced users.)

The presentation format is short: either 30 or 45 minutes including questions.
We will be enforcing the schedule rigorously.

If you are interested in sponsoring the event (e.g. we would be happy to provide
videos after the event, free drinks for attendees as well as an after-show
party), please contact us.

Follow @hadoopberlin on Twitter for updates. News on the conference will be
published on our website at

Program Chairs: Isabel Drost, Jan Lehnardt, and Simon Willnauer.

Schedule and further updates on the event will be published on Please re-distribute this CfP to people who might be

Contact us at:
newthinking communications GmbH
Schönhauser Allee 6/7
10119 Berlin, Germany
Andreas Gebhard <>
Isabel Drost <>
+49(0)30-9210 596

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