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March 1, 2016

Foundation Updates in This Issue

EclipseCon NA Starts Next Week

ECon NA 2016 logo
It's less than a week to the start of EclipseCon NA in Reston, Virgina! That means a great selection of tutorials by some of the best presenters in the community, six tracks of talks, a two-day IoT Summit, aHackathon for all, a day focused on CDT, receptions every evening, three very different and very interesting keynote talks, the IP team at your service, the annual Member Meeting, postersBoFs, and more. There's even a rumor about a hosted Late Night in the hotel bar.

We'll see you in Reston on March 7!

Coming to Reston? Join the Member Meeting

The annual face-to-face Eclipse Foundation Member Meeting happens Monday, March 7, on the first day of EclipseCon North America. The meeting begins at 2pm in Reston ABC, and the agenda is availablehere. Learn what's going on with current Eclipse projects, the FEEP program, the working groups, and more.

Make the Early-bird Talk Deadline for 
EclipseCon France

EC France logoThe early-bird submission deadline is coming right up. Submit by March 18, and your talk could selected early and promoted to the community. All talks are due by April 4.

Reserve your favorite booth location by signing up now as a sponsor. See theprospectus page for details.
The conference now includes a full day of workshops on Tuesday (7 June), two days of keynotes and sessions on Wednesday and Thursday (8-9 June), and an Unconference on Friday (10 June).

Eclipse Foundation at EWC Nüremberg

Eclipse Foundation and select member companies participated in theEmbedded World Conference (EWC) in Nüremberg, Germany. With about 900 exhibiting companies and 2,5000 visitors, EWC is one of the conferences in the world focusing on embedded technologies and IoT. 

The Foundation shared a pavilion with the Open Source Automation Development Lab eG (OSADL) and several of its members, as well as the PolarSys Working Group and the Amalthe4Public research project. Feedback from participating members has been positive, and we will again invite members for EWC 2016. Email Ralph Mueller if your company is interested.

Eclipse Mars 2 Ready for Download

Mars logoMars 2 is available now! See the included packages here.

Foundation Hires Full-time Developer

In support of the commitment to use Friends of Eclipse funds for development, the Eclipse Foundation has hired Mikaël Barbero as a senior Eclipse Platform developer to drive enhancements and improvements to the Eclipse IDE/Platform. 

Mikaël will provide technical leadership to the Eclipse FEEP committee in identifying priorities and working closely with the contractors engaged by the Foundation to carry out development tasks.

Recent Project Proposals

The Eclipse Edje project provides a standard hardware abstraction Java API required for delivering IoT services that meet performance and memory constraints of microcontroller-based devices. 


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EclipseCon North America 2016
March 7 - 10, 2016
Reston, Virginia, US

IoT Summit
March 8 - 9, 2016
Reston, Virginia, US

Devoxx France
April 20 - 22, 2016
Paris, France

FOSS4G NA 2016
May 2 - 5, 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina, US

EclipseCon France 2016
June 7 - 9, 2016
Toulouse, France

Eclipse Summit India
August 25 - 27, 2016
Bangalore, India

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