The orgainsers of Boards & Solutions 2006 have issued a call for papers. The event will be open to all sections of the embedded community, aiming to broaden the scope of the event from the previous focus on board-level products and software vendors. Additionally it will be made easier for non-exhibitors to get one of the 35-minute presentation slots. Email a 200-word abstract to Vanessa Culliford ( by 10th Feb. This year only one UK event will be held, on May 24th, 2006 at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre, Reading.