2024 Micro Conference Series: Save the Dates!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special thanks to all of our 2023 micro conference speakers! We appreciate you helping to make these events a success!

Apereo Foundation is excited to share this sneak peek of our terrific lineup of open source speakers and thinkers joining us for the 2024 micro conference sessions. 

 

March - Ben Cotton

Wednesday, March 13th, 12 PM Eastern U.S./6 PM Central European

Ben Cotton, a longtime contributor to the Fedora Linux project and author of Program Management for Open Source Projects: How to Guide Your Community-Driven, Open Source Project will join us March 13th to discuss Coopetition: open source projects working together. We think this will be highly relevant for anyone in our community that has a need and/or desire to cooperate and collaborate with those working on other projects.

Registration for this event is now open!

Be sure to let us know if you’d like to join the invitation list for micro conferences by emailing registrar[at]apereo[dot]org.

 

April 10 - Vicky Brasseur

Wednesday, April 10th, Time is TBD

Our speaker will be Vicky Brasseur, author of Forge Your Future with Open Source, the only book detailing how to contribute to free/open source (FOSS) projects. Vicky has been a moderator and author for opensource.com, an author for Linux Journal, the Vice President of the Open Source Initiative, and is a frequent and popular speaker at free/open source conferences and events. Join us on April 10th to hear this dynamic thinker!

Be sure to let us know if you’d like to join the invitation list for micro conferences by emailing registrar[at]apereo[dot]org.

 

May 8 - Dr. Heidi Ellis and Dr. Greg Hislop

Wednesday, May 8th, Time TBD

Two researchers who have focused on the topics of teaching open source and open source communities!

Dr. Heidi Ellis, professor of Computer Science at Western New England University, is one of the founding members of the Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS) project, which focuses on involving students in FOSS projects that improve the human condition. And...

Dr. Greg Hislop is a professor in the Information Science Department of the College of Computing and Informatics at Drexel University. Dr. Hilsop is an advocate for the educational and societal benefits of the free and open source movement. He facilitates the coordinating committee of Teaching Open Source, a member project of the Software Freedom Conservancy. 

Dr. Ellis and Dr. Hilsop will join the Apereo community to discuss Teaching Open Source. 

Please invite your professorial, teaching, and learning colleagues for this May 8th discussion.

Be sure to let us know if you’d like to join the invitation list for micro conferences by emailing registrar[at]apereo[dot]org.