Agenda

BelFOSS – Friday 16th March 2018

09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:40 Welcome
09:40 – 10.15 From the Cathedral to the Bizarre: Microsoft’s Open Source Journey Martin Woodward (Microsoft)
10:15 – 10:40 The Ballad of Farset Labs Andrew Bolster (Farset Labs)
10:40 – 11:10 Why 20 Year Old Linux Skills Still Matter Andrew Mallet (The Urban Penguin)
11:10 – 11:25 Tea/Coffee
11:25 – 11:50 OBIG: The Story of Project Lintol Phil Weir & Rebecca Martin (OBIG)
11:50 – 12:20 “Come for the Tools, stay for the people”
Building a Makerspace in a University
John Bustard (QUB)
12:20 – 12:40 PiNet – A project that was never intended to be… Andrew Mulholland (QUB Student)
12:40 – 13:10 FOSS; swipe right or left? Aislinn McBride (Kainos)
13:10 – 13:40 Lunch
13:40 – 14:00 The Nim Programming Language Dominik Picheta (QUB Student)
14:00 – 14.20 Marketing your Open Source Project to Increase Contribution Heather McNamee (Open Strategy Partners)
14:20 – 14:50 Big Data with Hadoop, Kafka & Druid Ioseph O Loingsigh (SpotX)
Jen Hanratty (SpotX)
Ronan Bradley (SpotX)
14:50 – 15:10 Docker for DevOps: Containerising the Pipeline Paul Mayne (Philips Healthcare)
15:10 – 15:20 Comfort Break
15:20 – 15:40 Accelerating the Web, Intro to WebAssembly using Rust Chris Nixon (Flexera)
15:40 – 16:10 Node.js – It’s just Javascript ! Diarmaid McGowan (Allstate)
16:10 – 16:40 Panel Discussion
16:40 – 16:45 Summary & Close