Open Source Project Directors in Cloud, Blockchain, IoT, SDN to Speak at Open Source Summit in Japan

By 4月 11, 2017Blog

Executive directors from top open source projects in cloud computing, blockchain, Internet of Things, and software-defined networking will keynote next month at Open Source Summit Japan, The Linux Foundation has announced. The full agenda, now available on the event website, also features a panel of Linux kernel developers and The Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin.

LinuxCon, ContainerCon and CloudOpen have combined under one umbrella name in 2017 – Open Source Summit. More than 600 open source professionals, developers and operators will gather May 31-June 2  in Tokyo to collaborate, share information, and learn about the latest in open technologies, including Linux, containers, cloud computing and more.

Confirmed keynote speakers at this year’s event include:

  • Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger

  • Philip DesAutels, Sr. Director of IoT, The Linux Foundation

  • Arpit Joshipura, General Manager, Networking, The Linux Foundation

  • Abby Kearns, Executive Director, Cloud Foundry Foundation

  • Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation

  • Linux Kernel Panel with Alice Ferrazzi, Gentoo Kernel Project Leader; Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux Foundation Fellow; Steven Rostedt, Red Hat; and Dan Williams, Intel

Session highlights include:

  • TensorFlow in the Wild: From Cucumber Farmer to Global Insurance Firm – Kazunori Sato, Google

  • Fast releasing and Testing of Gentoo Kernel Packages and Future Plans of the Gentoo Kernel Project – Alice Ferrazzi, Gentoo Kernel Project Leader

  • Testing at Scale – Andrea Frittoli, IBM

  • Device-DAX: Towards Software Defined Memory – Dan Williams, Intel

  • Kubernetes Ground Up – Vishnu Kannan, Google

View the full agenda of sessions.

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