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April 16-18, 2024

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sambaXP 2024

sambaXP is the annual meeting of the international Samba team and its ecosystem of developers, users and vendors all around the globe since 2002. The 23rd conference will take place on 17th and 18th of April 2024. It will be held from 3pm to 9pm German time zone (CEST) as a digital event via Zoom - open mic and video will allow the community to interact in a better way.

Speakers will give their presentations live from their desks and participants can follow the conference from anywhere in the world via the internet. As in the past, the talks will be recorded and published with the consent of the speakers.
Traditionally Stefan Kania will hold a tutorial on the day before the conference (Tuesday, 16th April 2024) - this time as a webinar.

The call for papers has already started.

More information on tickets, etc. will follow at a later date.

About sambaXP

sambaXP provides a platform for developers, system administrators, and users to come together and delve into various aspects of the Samba open-source software suite, which enables interoperability between Windows and Unix/Linux systems. The conference features presentations, workshops, and discussions on topics such as Samba development, deployment, security, performance optimization, and integration with other technologies. It also offers opportunities for networking, knowledge sharing, and collaboration among individuals passionate about Samba and its related technologies.

Call for Papers and Deadlines

Please note the following deadlines concerning paper submission:

  • November 2023 until 31st January 2024: call for paper
  • February 2024: notification of accepted talks & program

Preparations for the Conference in 2024 are under way. SerNet and the SAMBA Team wish to receive submissions of interest and proposals for papers, presentations, and talks about SAMBA and the broader challenges of data management at the sambaXP 2024 conference.

There will be an opportunity for technical talks, user reports, presentations and technical papers. English-language contributions are preferred, but proposals in other languages will also be considered.

A talk should last 45 minutes including discussion.

Call for Paper

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Please note that co-authors cannot attend the conference for free.
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Program Committee

Chairman of the 23rd samba eXPerience conference is Jeremy Allison – one of the founding members of the Samba Team.

The program of talks and other contributions is supervised by the program committee:

  • Jeremy Allison, CIQ
  • Stefan Kania, author
  • Ralph Boehme, SerNet


Local Organizing Committee

The local organizing committee (LOC) is responsible for all activities during the conference:

  • Ms. Nadine Dreymann, SerNet
  • Ms. Alma Altergott, SerNet
  • Mr. Dr. Johannes Loxen, SerNet

Do not hesitate to contact them via loc@remove-this.sambaxp.org.


sambaXP is organised by SerNet:

SerNet GmbH
Bahnhofsallee 1b
37081 Goettingen

phone: +49 551 370000-0
email: contact@remove-this.sernet.de

Managing Directors: Dr. Johannes Loxen, Reinhild Jung

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everything that matters sambaXP:

phone: +49 551 370000-0
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