Lightning Talks with on Tuesday, October 21


Guest post by: Jason Hibbets

Join the team and the Raleigh Red Hat User Group for an evening of lightning talks exploring open source topics such as Linux, Docker, open source in schools, and automating IT infrastructure. There are nine speakers lined-up to share interesting ideas, projects, and more in the open source universe, each in a 5-minute lightning talk.

Get a glimpse of Red Hat Tower! Located in the Red Hat Annex, enjoy snacks and drinks prior to the All Things Open welcome reception (happening just after this event at Jimmy V’s from 7-9pm). Get a burst of open source before the conference officially begins on Wednesday at the Raleigh Convention Center.

Registration is free. Seating is limited. Register now!

This event is open to the public but registration is required.

Speakers and topics include:

* Jen Wike – Building a premier storytelling platform on open source
* Scott Nesbitt – Easing into open source
* Brian Proffitt – Why Is everyone hating on Operating Systems?
* Vincent Batts – Docker in 5 minutes
* Michael DeHaan – Why Ansible wants to make your IT infrastructure boring
* Rikki Endsley – Social media for slackers
* Luis Ibanez – Unmanagement and unleadership
* Remy DeCausemaker aka “RemyD” – The first FOSS Minor at RIT
* Charlie Reisinger – Open source schools: More soup, less nuts

Reserve your seat now and register at