There is an impressive lineup of Googlers speaking at OSCON this year, with 20 of them presenting talks and even more attending. Click on the session names below for more information on each talk’s time and location.
Robin Anil: Mahout: Mammoth Scale Machine LearningIf you have a particular interest in Android, in addition to Dan Morrill’s talk there will be an Android Hands-On session at 7 PM on Wednesday. This event promises to be “an intense, technical, and structured event led by Google Android experts.” Advance registration is required for this event, so don’t forget to sign up!
Dan Bentley: Make Open Easy
Tim Bray: Practical Concurrency
Ben Collins-Sussman: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People: The Joys of Engineering Leadership
Chris DiBona: Google Open Source Update 2010 and Your Work in Open Source, 3 years of Incremental Change
Brian Fitzpatrick: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People: The Joys of Engineering Leadership
Joe Gregorio: Extending Wave with Robots and Gadgets
Sam Johnston: What We Need are Standards in the Cloud
John Koleszar: Introducing WebM: High Quality, Royalty-Free, Open Source Video
Ikai Lan: Introduction to Google App Engine and What is Google App Engine?
Alex Martelli: Practical Python Patterns and Powerful Pythonic Patterns
Mark Miller: E, Caja
Dan Morrill: Android: The Whats and Wherefores
A. Ali Pasha: Challenges of running Google Code - Porn, Malware, Hacks, etc.
Dan Peterson: Extending Wave with Robots and Gadgets
Rob Pike: Go, Public Static Void, and Another Go at Language Design
Mark Pilgrim: HTML5's Multimedia Future
Mark Smith: Build Your Own Contributors (One Part at a Time)
John Woodell: Ruby and Duby on App Engine
Roni Zeiger: Google Health: Connecting Mobile Patients
We’ll also be holding a Google Summer of Code™ Birds of a Feather (BoF) session on Wednesday. This BoF is a chance for anyone who has been involved in Google Summer of Code or is interested in learning more to meet face to face and talk about the Google Summer of Code experience. The fun and community bonding starts at 7 PM!
In addition to all the talks and events listed above, the Google Open Source Programs Office will be holding Office Hours on Wednesday, at 2:30 PM. If you’ve ever had a question about open source and Google, this is a great opportunity to meet the team and ask it in person. You’re also welcome to just come by, say hello, and hang out.
Hope to see you at OSCON!
By Ellen Ko, Open Source Team