We’re looking for speakers for our upcoming Open Source 101 event scheduled for Saturday, February 4, 2017 at The McKimmon Center on the campus of NC State.
Open Source 101 is a one-day tools and processes conference designed to cover the basics of “open” at an introductory level and will target existing professionals as well as CS/technology students at universities and colleges throughout the Triangle region.
The Call will only be open for one (1) week – December 13 – 20, so please move quickly if interested.
Just a few of the topics we would like to feature include:
- The business case for open source (why and how organizations use it)
- Open Source revenue models
- How to contribute to open source
- Where do I find open source projects to contribute to?
Community Code of Conduct
The role and importance of community
- What is Linux
- Linux distributions
- Open source licensing (license types and why)
- Back-End – GCC versus Clang
- Front-End – IDE’s and text editors
- Git – what it is and how does it differ from SVN and CVS
- Self-publishing how to – WordPress, wiki’s
- Open hardware – what is it and why important?
- Raspberry Pi
- Open Source Tools – tools used by developers and/or businesses
- Linux use cases
- To fork or not to fork – when and why you’d want to fork a project
- How to get an open source job
- Open source skills hiring managers look for