Open Source 101 2019 – by the numbers
Those that joined us last Thursday know 2019 Open Source 101 was tremendous. Keynote seating in the morning was standing-room only and many breakout sessions were as well throughout the day.
However, many in our Open Source SC community did not attend. For them, we’d like to provide an overview.
Companies and organizations represented: 300+
Do you influence spending decisions?
Yes – 40.3%
No – 34%
N/A – 25.7%
Number of speakers and panel members: 44
Number of 45 minute and 1.5 hour extended sessions hosted: 39
Number of 15-18 minute keynote plenary sessions hosted: 3
Number of book signings hosted: 2
Brent Laster, signed copied of Professional Git and Jenkins 2: Up and Running
Peter Zaitsev, signed copies of High Performance MySQL
Colleges and Universities represented: 18
University of South Carolina
Coastal Carolina University
Columbia Southern University
Spartanburg Community College
NC State University
Morgan State University
Limestone Technical College
Georgia Tech University
U.S. States represented: 16
Countries represented: 6
What track are you most interested in (among those registered)?
Cloud / Big Data – 14%
Consuming / Contributing – 6%
Developer – 51%
Emerging / Trending – 17%
Security – 12%
How do you describe yourself (among those that registered)?
New with little tech or open source experience – 15%
Seasoned tech professional but new to open source – 12%
Seasoned tech professional with some open source experience – 36%
Some tech experience but new to open source – 26%
Student with a good amount of tech and open source experience – 4%
Student with good amount of tech experience but little open source – 4%
Student with limited tech and open source experience – 2%