Meet writers, moderators, and interviewees at All Things Open

We've rounded up a list of ATO talks to help you meet contributors.
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Meet writers, moderators, and interviewees at All Things Open

Dozens of writers, moderators, and interviewees will converge in Raleigh, North Carolina this week at All Things Open. We've rounded up a list of their talks to help you track them down and meet them in person. Also be sure to stop by the booth to meet our editors and grab swag. Don't miss your chance to "say cheese!" at our photo booth on Wednesday (9-5 p.m. local time).

Wednesday, October 26

Morning keynotes

9:00 a.m. — Jim Whitehurst: Open for good

9:22 a.m. — Kelsey Hightower: Open source data center operating systems

9:40 a.m. — Neha Narkhede: The rise of real-time

10:30 a.m.

Grant Ingersoll: Data engineering with Apache Solr and Spark

Tarus Balog: Monitoring the Internet of Silos

Jen Wike Huger and Jason Baker: Open source productivity hacks

Adrian Pomilio: We don't need no stinking servers

Craig Vitter: Easy time-series analysis with NoSQL Python, Pandas, and Jupyter

Preethi Thomas: Engaging open source community in quality assurance

Lance Gleason: Prototype the IoT with JavaScript

Will Hayes: Community and commercialization: How to build an open source company in 2016

Stuart Mackintosh: Sustainable open source business models and open source acquisition

11:30 a.m.

Matt Micene: Culture trumps tools: Changing organizations for DevOps success

Tarus Balog: So you think you want to start an open source business?

Vicky "VM" Brasseur: Cutting some slack: Decoding IRC

Carlos Souza: Practical data structures in JavaScript

Rod Cope: Open source support: The facts behind the myth

Brian Carrigan: Creating interactive art with open source

1:30 p.m.

Jono Bacon, DeLisa Alexander, Laura Hilliger, and Rebecca Fernandez: Panel discussion: How to be more open, collaborative, and inclusive at work

Jason Hare: Open data panel discussion

Jim Salter: Practical ZFS

2:30 p.m.

Stormy Peters: Coding with a Co-Pilot: The Cloud Foundry Dojo Experience

Joel Crawford-Smith: Good karma and web accessibility

Kelsey Hightower: Kubernetes deep dive

Christine Abernathy: Building open source communities

Sarah Sharp: Corporate open source fail

Duane O'Brien: Four questions to quickly determine if your project might be good for open source

3:30 p.m.

Bob Young: Creating value for your customers vs. monetizing the value you created

Brandon Keepers: Contributing to your career

Shane Curcuru: Practical trademark law for FOSS projects

Azat Mardan: You don't know Node.JS

Michael Dehaan: Maximizing open source communities

Dan Thyer: Mind blowing Internet of Things projects

Brandon Keepers: Contributing to your career

4:30 p.m.

Thomas Cameron: Introduction to container security

Dave Stokes: Database programming for newbies

Klaatu Einzelganger: Self-contained applications with AppImage

Rikki Endsley: Speaking their language: How to write for technical and non-technical audiences

Peter Zaitsev: Proactive MySQL monitoring

Rommel Garcia: Building the right platform architecture for Hadoop

Rafael Benevides: 12 factors to cloud success

John Sullivan: Freedom embedded: Devices that respect users and communities

Eric Martindale: Scaling Bitcoin and the blockchain

Jonathan Bean: FOSS and export regulations

Thursday, October 27

Morning keynotes

9:00 a.m. — Scott Hanselman: JavaScript and the rise of the new virtual machine

9:36 a.m. — Rachel Nabors: Design is not a bug ticket

9:53 a.m. — Jackie Yeaney: Marketing is not all fluff; Engineering is not all math

10:30 a.m.

Kent Dodds: Managing an open source project

Jono Bacon: Building a community exoskeleton

Jason Hibbets: Civic hacking 201: Successful techniques for civic tech

Ben Cotton: The impact of licenses on software quality

Gabrielle Crevecoeur: Build your child their very own Node.JS Frozen bot

11:30 a.m.

Sarah Kahn: Open sourcing UX in the enterprise

Scott Hanselman: .NET core on Mac/Linux/Windows

Erica Stanley: Web is the new mobile: Building web apps with service workers

Amye Scavarda: The Lord of the Rings and information security in your open source project

Andrew Spyker: Building a distributed and automated open source program at Netflix

Jason Hare: Using open source to open data: OpenDataSoft's ODS-Widgets in the wild

12:30 p.m. (Lightning talks)

  • Lightning talk #1 - How Bitcoin's blockchain Changes Everything—Eric Martindale | @martindale
  • Lightning talk #2 - Solving the Free Rider Problem in Open Source—Chad Whitacre | @whit537
  • Lightning talk #3 - The Power of Upstream First—Thomas Cameron | @thomasdcameron
  • Lightning talk #4 - 25 Years of Linux in 5 Minutes—Jeremy Garcia | @linuxquestions
  • Lightning talk #5 - My Phoenix Project by Unrealgenekim—Burr Sutter | @burrsutter
  • Lightning talk #6 - Raspberry Pi for Everyone!—Ben Nuttall | @ben_nuttall
  • Lightning talk #7 - Getting to Know Gluster in 5 Minutes—Amye Scardarva | @amye
  • Lightning talk #8 - Kubernetes Cluster Federation—Kelsey Hightower | @kelseyhightower

Afternoon keynote

1:35 p.m. — Christine Abernathy: Value of community

2:30 p.m.

Rachel Nabors: Communicating animation

Kelsey Hightower: The Go programming language

Charlie Reisinger: Blueprints for open source schools

Evan Booth: Jittery MacGyver: Lessons learned from building a bionic hand out of a coffee maker

Christine Abernathy: Reach Native: An introduction

Burr Sutter: Develop and deploy cloud-native apps as resilient microservice architectures

Brandon Mathis: How to win friends and influence in the open source community

Stu Keroff: Middle schoolers, Linux, and the digital divide

Gina Likins and Jen Krieger: The world of the blinky flashy

Stephen Walli: Freeloaders are essential, and other open source truths

Bermon Painter: Responsive design patterns

Laura Hilliger: Designing for participation

Gina Likins: 7 things you didn't know about university-level FOSS education

Jim Scarborough: Weather radio integration with alarm systems

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Rikki Endsley is the Developer Program managing editor at Red Hat, and a former community architect and editor for


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