Thursday Lightning Talks – Hosted by Opensource.com

We’re extremely proud to announce Opensource.com will again host Lightning Talks on Thursday, October 27 on the main stage.

The purpose of the session is to give speakers 5 minutes on an open topic they are passionate about. This is always one of the most popular events at the conference – interest and attendance is tremendous.

Lightning Talks will begin at 12:30 pm EST on the main stage on the 4th floor, Ballrooms A & B.

The 2016 line-up:

Welcome from Opensource.com, Jason Hibbets | @jhibbets, Rikki Endsley | @rikkiends

Lightning talk #1 – How Bitcoin’s Blockchain Changes Everything – Eric Martindale | @martindale

Lightning talk #2 – Solving the Free Rider Problem in Open Source – Chad Whitaker | @whit537

Lightning talk #3 – The Power of Upstream First – Thomas Cameron | @thomasdcameron

Lightning talk #4 – 25 Years of Linux in 5 Minutes – Jeremy Garcia | @linuxquestions

Lightning talk #5 – My Phoenix Project by Unrealgenekim (aka @burrsutter) – Burr Sutter | @burrsutter

Lightning talk #6 – Raspberry Pi for everyone! – Ben Nuttall | @ben_nuttall

Lightning talk #7 – Getting to Know Gluster in 5 minutes – Amye Scardarva | @amye

Lightning talk #8 – Kubernetes Cluster Federation – Kelsey Hightower | @kelseyhightower

Closing – Rikki Endsley

Official event description:

Join the Opensource.com community for 8 lightning talks you won’t want to miss. Speakers have 5 minutes to enlighten the audience with a burst of information about an open source topic they are passionate about. We’ve got everything from DevOps to Raspberry Pi, Blockchain to Kubernetes, and much more! Grab your lunch, find a seat in the main ballroom, and get ready for the fastest hour at All Things Open 2016.

Point of contact: Jason Hibbets – [email protected]