Conferences/Summit 18

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XMPP Summit 18

The XMPP Standards Foundation (XSF) will hold its 18th XMPP Summit on October 9-10, just after &yetConf (formerly RealtimeConf), in Richland, Washington, USA.

If you want to participate in Summit 18, please join the discussion list and post with your participation request or ideas for Summit topics.


Possible topics (please augment as desired):

Summit Participants

The following people plan to be there in person. The list MUST be kept sorted (on last name, ascending).

Given name Family name Nickname Hotel check in - out comments
Philipp Hancke fippo - -
Waqas Hussain 6th 11th
Peter Saint-Andre stpeter 7th 11th
Lance Stout - -
Sam Whited 6th 11th
Matthew Wild MattJ 6th ?

The following people plan to participate remotely some or all of the time:

Given name Family name Nickname comments
Mike Taylor bear
Ralph Meijer ralphm
Kevin Smith Kev

XSF Dinner

As usual, the XSF will likely hold a dinner for XSF participants in conjunction with the Summit. Given the small summit, this will be informal. XSF members attend for free and are allowed to bring one guest.


&yet offices, 110 Gage Blvd., Richland, WA 99352 USA


The following organizations and individuals stepped up to sponsor the dinner:

  • (Sponsor): $(Amount)

To sponsor future XSF dinners, please contact any member of the XSF Board! No donation too small (or too large)!



The Summit will again be held at the &yet offices at 110 Gage Blvd 100, Richland, WA 99352.




Fri 2015-10-09 08:00 - 16:00 PDT / 15:00 - 23:00 UTC Sat 2015-10-10 08:00 - 14:00 PDT / 15:00 - 21:00 UTC

Hotel Booking

The designated hotel is Red Lion Hanford House hotel.

Remote Participation

Chat: Audio / Video: Realtime editing: Whiteboarding:

GPG key signing

During the summit there will be the possibility to sign each others GPG keys. If you want to have your keys signed, please take along:

  • Key printouts with the following:
    • your first name and last name
    • the e-mail addresses and other id's you would like to have signed
    • the key-id and encryption method (eg: 4096R/1A2B3C4D)
    • key fingerprint (visible with: gpg -v --fingerprint 1A2B3C4D)
  • Some official ID with photo (e.g. Passport or drivers license)

Prepared like this, it should not take more then 15 minutes to cross-sign the keys of everybody who is interested. More info can be found at: Debian Wiki on Keysigning. Some handy scripts for making mass-signing more easy can be found in the Signing party Debian package.

Here are the people who plan to participate in key signing:

  • Peter Saint-Andre
  • Sam Whited