Comcast Labs Connect, in partnership with the Comcast Open Source Program Office, is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Open Source Conference. This conference aims to connect open source developers, leaders, technologists, and technical community leaders to collaborate on the latest in open source innovation in the broadband, media, entertainment, and connected home space. This is an ideal forum for cross-collaboration between developers, operators, architects, leaders and others who are driving the technology forward.
Call for Presentations is open until May 6, 2019. We are looking for topics related to open source software, with a focus on broadband, media, entertainment, and connected home. A few ideas are:
- Open Source projects in the digital entertainment, broadband, and connected home space
- Open source compliance
- Diversity and inclusion in open source
- Emerging open source projects and areas
You can see the larger list of suggestions on the website when you display the call for presentation form https://www.comcastlabsconnect.com/open-source-2019#open-source-2019-call-for-presentations.
Not a speaker? Then come and listen to some of the experts talk about the latest trends in Open Source for broadband, media, entertainment, and connected home – Munira Tayabji, Visual Effects Supervisor at DreamWorks Animation, Jilayne Lovejoy, SPDX Project Affiliate and Open Source Legal Diva, and Guy Martin, Director of Open Source Strategy at Autodesk, Inc.
A nominal fee of $10 is charged which will be donated to Opensource.org. For over 20 years the Open Source Initiative (OSI) has worked to raise awareness and adoption of open source software, and build bridges between open source communities of practice. As a global non-profit, the OSI champions software freedom in society through education, collaboration, and infrastructure, stewarding the Open Source Definition (OSD), and preventing abuse of the ideals and ethos inherent to the open source movement.