Session Abstract

The arm64 Linux Kernel is constantly tracking the evolution of the Arm architecture, adding new features year over year.

This session will provide an overview of the latest developments done by Arm and the ecosystem to support all architectural features from Armv8.0 up to the most recent Armv8.6 architecture.
It will also provide an overall status update and a future-looking view into the new investigation areas coming in the arm64 kernel-land.

Session Speakers

Matteo Carlini

Director of Software Technology Management (Arm)

Matteo is Director of Software Technology Management at Arm and serves as Chairman of the Board for Trusted Firmware.
He drives Arm's community effort into various open source projects, focusing on security architectures, firmware & kernel interfaces, platform security requirements and ecosystem enablement.
In a previous life, he spent many years managing and working on embedded software developments for networking and automotive devices across various companies, where firmware meant BSPs and lot of proprietary headache.