KVM Forum 2023

Call for presentations

Thanks for submitting your KVM Forum speaking proposal! All presentation slots will be 25 minutes + 5 minutes for questions.

Suggested topics

  • Scalability and Optimization
  • Hardening and security
  • Confidential computing
  • Testing

KVM and the Linux Kernel

  • New Features and Architecture Ports
  • Device Passthrough: VFIO, mdev, vDPA
  • Network Virtualization
  • Virtio and vhost

Virtual Machine Monitors and Management

  • VMM Implementation: APIs, Live Migration, Performance Tuning, etc.
  • Multi-process VMMs: vhost-user, vfio-user, QEMU Storage Daemon, SPDK
  • QEMU without KVM: Hypervisor.framework, Windows Hypervisor Platform, etc.
  • Managing KVM: Libvirt, KubeVirt, Kata Containers


  • New Devices, Boards and Architectures
  • CPU Emulation and Binary Translation