Googlers at Large

Monday, May 14, 2012

With May comes the annual ramp up of conference season, and Googlers who are part of the open source community will be giving talks and participating in events around the world over the next two months.

Last week, Jeremy Allison attended Samba XP, the 11th international Samba conference for users and developers in Göttingen, Germany speaking on "The Evolution of IO in Samba".

Our Chicago Google office will host past and present Google Summer of Code students and mentors along with students from DePaul, IIT, Northwestern, UChicago, and UIC Universities on May 23rd (Wednesday) for an evening of lightning talks delivered by accepted Google Summer of Code students and Google engineers. You can find all the details here, including how to register (pre-registration is required).

Chris DiBona will be speaking to the Open Cyber Security Roundtable in Menlo Park on May 30. The roundtable is part of a larger program to get more open source tools and apps into the security arsenal of federal, state and local government.

On June 12th, Cat Allman will be facilitating a session at the inaugural USENIX Women in Advanced Computing (WiAC) Summit. WiAC will take place as part of USENIX Federated Conferences Week (FCW) in Boston, MA.

Attendees and viewers of Google I/O coming June 27-29, 2012 in San Francisco will hear about a variety of Google’s open source projects, stay tuned to for more information on sessions. There will also be a dinner for GSoC Mentors hosted by Carol Smith in late June.

We hope to see you at one of these spring events!

By Cat Allman, Open Source Programs