It’s a new year and open source enthusiasts from around the globe are preparing to gather at the edge of the world for Linux.conf.au 2017. Among those preparing are Googlers, including some of us from the Open Source Programs Office.
This year Linux.conf.au is returning to Hobart, the riverside capital of Tasmania, home of Australia’s famous Tasmanian devils, running five days between January 16 and 20. The theme is the “Future of Open Source.”
|Tuz, a Tasmanian devil sporting a penguin beak, is the Linux.conf.au mascot.
(Artwork by Tania Walker licensed under CC BY-SA.)
You’ll find Googlers speaking throughout the week, as well as participating in the hallway track. Don’t miss our Birds of a Feather session if you’re a student, educator, project maintainer, or otherwise interested in talking about outreach and student programs like Google Summer of Code and Google Code-in.
Tuesday, January 17th
All day Community Leadership Summit X at LCA
Wednesday, January 18th
2:15pm Community Building Beyond the Black Stump by Josh Simmons
4:35pm Contributing to and Maintaining Large Scale Open Source Projects by Jessica Frazelle
Thursday, January 19th
4:35pm Using Python for creating hardware to record FOSS conferences! by Tim Ansell
We’ll see you there!
By Josh Simmons, Open Source Programs Office