Austin 2021

February 24th and 25th
Austin Convention Center

*Important update... this event will now take place February 24/25, 2021. Additional details will be forthcoming, but it will follow the same general format as originally planned in 2020*

A day of 45 and 90-minute sessions delivered by open source thought leaders from world-class companies and organizations

February 24 and 25 – Downtown Austin, TX
The Austin Convention Center, located in the heart of the city’s technology and entertainment district.

Event Summary

Open Source 101 is a one-day conference designed to educate current technology professionals and technology students on topics foundational to open source, open tech, and the open web. The event will feature sessions on major topics delivered by some of the top experts in the country.

Attendees will include current technology professionals experienced using open source, those coming from a proprietary background and new to open source, as well as students from computer science and other technology programs at universities and colleges throughout the region. Schools represented will include The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science and many more.

Open Source 101 will take place Wednesday and Thursday, February 24 and 25 and will be hosted at The Austin Convention Center, located in the heart of the city’s technology and entertainment district.

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Questions regarding speakers, registration, the schedule and anything else can be sent to us directly at info@allthingsopen.org.

All about the venue

Austin Convention Center
500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701

Tracks

Multiple tracks will be featured, including:

  1. Contributing To / Consuming Open Source
  2. Legal and Compliance
  3. Developer
  4. Developer
  5. Big Data + Cloud
  6. Networking / Infrastructure
  7. Demo / Case Study

Target Audience

Target audience includes current technology professionals familiar with open source or those coming from a proprietary background as well as technology/computer science students and professors at colleges and universities.

Format

EARLY MORNING

Single session keynote presentations on major open source topics

LATE MORNING/AFTERNOON

Breakout sessions and workshops covering multiple topics

2021 Speakers

In 2021 a number of influential thought leaders and experts have already been confirmed. Just a few include:

Our Sponsors

Thanks to these world-class companies and organizations for making this event possible.

Austin 2021 Event Schedule

Day 1 : Tuesday, April 14th

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Check-In and On-Site Registration

9:15 am - 10:10 am

10:15 am - 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am - 11:15 am

The “Perfect” JS Library Tooling

Speakers: Ben Ilegbodu

Developer 1 - Main Stage - 6 A + B

Introduction to Containers – From Docker to Kubernetes and everything in between (Extended Session)

Speakers: Brent Laster

Cloud / Big Data / Machine Learning / AI - 5B

How to Turn Your Open Source Project Into a Company

Speakers: Heather Meeker

Case Study / Business - 4A

Open Source At Work – How Contribute On The Clock

Speakers: Duane O’Brien

Contributing / Consuming / Community - 4B

Securing Applications and Pipelines on a Container Platform

Speakers: Veer Muchandi

Security / Networking / Infrastructure - 4C

11:15 am - 11:30 am

Break

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

TBA

Introduction to Containers – From Docker to Kubernetes and everything in between (Extended Session)

Speakers: Brent Laster

Cloud / Big Data / Machine Learning / AI - 5B

TBA

Documenting Open Source: Tips, Tricks, Templates

Speakers: Erin McKean

Contributing / Consuming / Community - 4B

TBA

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch + Networking

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Entering the Open Source Emerging Market

Speakers: VM Brasseur

Case Study / Business - 4A

Intro to Open Source Licensing

Speakers: Jim Jagielski

Contributing / Consuming / Community - 4B

Using Linux Securely in the Cloud

Speakers: Thomas Cameron

Security / Networking / Infrastructure - 4C

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Break

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

State of RxJS

Speakers: Ben Lesh , Tracy Lee

Developer 1 - Main Stage - 6 A + B

TBA

Using Open Source Tools for Machine Learning

Speakers: Samuel Taylor

Cloud / Big Data / Machine Learning / AI - 5B

Community Building Best Practices: From projects to the enterprise

Speakers: Jono Bacon

Contributing / Consuming / Community - 4B

Improve your Infrastructure Security Hygiene with Chef InSpec

Speakers: Mandi Walls

Security / Networking / Infrastructure - 4C

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

TBA

Plugin Oriented Programming A New Way to Scale Development

Speakers: Thomas Hatch

Developer 2 - 5A

Faster AI Performance with Parallelism

Speakers: Ray Hightower

Cloud / Big Data / Machine Learning / AI - 5B

Lessons Learned From 10 Years of Newsroom Open Source

Speakers: Andrew Gibson

Case Study / Business - 4A

Software Licensing and Compliance: It’s All About Community

Speakers: Deb Nicholson

Contributing / Consuming / Community - 4B

Terminal Acceleration: 10 hacks to increase your productivity at the command line

Speakers: Jason Hibbets

Security / Networking / Infrastructure - 4C

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Break

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

TBA

17 Things Developers Need to Know About Databases

Speakers: Peter Zaitsev

Developer 2 - 5A

Deploy your ML Workloads on Kubernetes with Kubeflow

Speakers: Karl Weinmeister

Cloud / Big Data / Machine Learning / AI - 5B

Visual Recognition & Object Detection Using Node-RED Controlled Tello Drone

Speakers: Jenna Ritten

Case Study / Business - 4A

Open Source Design Contributions for your OSS Project (Extended Session)

Speakers: Eriol Fox

Contributing / Consuming / Community - 4B

How to 2FA-enable Open Source Applications (Extended Session)

Speakers: Mike Schwartz

Security / Networking / Infrastructure - 4C

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Break

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

TBA

MySQL 8.0 New Features

Speakers: Dave Stokes

Developer 2 - 5A

Solving the Service Mesh Adopter’s Dilemma

Speakers: Lee Calcote

Cloud / Big Data / Machine Learning / AI - 5B

Open Source Design Contributions for your OSS Project (Extended Session)

Speakers: Eriol Fox

Contributing / Consuming / Community - 4B

How to 2FA-enable Open Source Applications (Extended Session)

Speakers: Mike Schwartz

Security / Networking / Infrastructure - 4C

5:15 pm - 5:20 pm

Break

5:20 pm - 5:30 pm