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Lightning Talks – hosted by

The team at will once again host Lightning Talks on the main stage (Ballroom B) on Tuesday, October 24.

Always one of the most popular events at the conference, 6 world-class technologists and community leaders will have 5 minutes to discuss an open source topic they are passionate about.

Programming starts at 1:15 pm ET, but we encourage you to arrive early to get a seat.  Seating will be limited this year due to air walls being closed.

Talks include:

Welcome from—Jason Hibbets | @jhibbets

Death of an Enterprise Software Salesman—Corey Quinn | @Quinnypig

Impostor Syndrome and Individual Competence—Jessica Rose | @jesslynnrose

Reveal.JS presentation hacks—Ryan Jarvinen | @ryanj

Making Open Source Evergreen—Danese Cooper | @DivaDanese

From 0 to Kubernetes—Amy Chen | @theamycode

DevOps—Chris Short | @ChrisShort

10 Things I Learned About Making LEGO Bricks Glow—Jen Krieger | @mrry550

Point of contact: Jason Hibbets – [email protected]