Embedded Open Source Summit

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Onsite Activities

Speed Networking

Monday, April 15

Time: 5:00 – 6:15pm
Location: Signature Room (Level 5)

Join us at the speed networking event to expand your professional network while enjoying drinks and appetizers. Connect with like-minded individuals in quick, focused conversations to explore potential collaborations and opportunities. It’s a perfect opportunity to make valuable connections in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.

We recommend a notepad, writing utensils, and your business cards. Don’t have business cards? Make sure you arrive early and you can snag some you can customize with your info!

Find out more details.

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Ask the Experts

Tuesday, April 16, Wednesday, April 17, & Thursday, April 18

Location: Olympic View Lounge (Level 5)

Come sit down with some open source experts to gain knowledge 1:1 and ask all your pressing questions! No sign-up necessary. More information to come soon!

Tuesday 2:55 – 3:25pm

Dirk Hohndel – Ask Dirk about maintaining an open source project targeting a non-technical audience

Chan Voong & Russell Rutledge – Ask Chan Voong and Russ Rutledge about using open source practices within your company (InnerSource)

Tracy Ragan – Ask Tracy about DevSecOps and managing security compliance postures through CI/CD

Wednesday – 3:35 – 4:00PM

Philipp Ahmann – Ask Philipp about Linux (and Open Source Software) in Safety-Critical Systems

Rebecca Lively – Ask Rebecca about Open Source Software in the Government

Jeff Shapiro – Ask Jeff about open source licenses, performing code audits, and building SBOMs

Thursday 2:40 – 3:10pm

Dawn Foster – Ask Dawn about using open source project health metrics

Lauren Maffeo – Ask Lauren about automating data QA in dev/staging/production environments to build accurate, ethical AI

Christopher (CRob) Robinson – Ask CRob about Developer Security Best Practices

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PET Pawlooza

Thursday, April 18

Time: 10:20 – 11:00am
Location: Signature Lounge (Level 5)

Welcome to Pet Pawlooza, where the cutest critters gather for a tech-tastic celebration of all things adorable! Join us as we unleash a world of fuzzy fun to close out this unforgettable event. From playful piglets to hopping bunnies and beyond, our pet extravaganza is the ultimate fusion of cuddles and code.

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THURSDAY, April 18

Time: 5:05 – 5:45 PM
Location: Signature Room (Level 5)

Come join us for the Embedded Linux Conference Annual Closing Game! Tim Bird, ELC Program Co-chair, will host the event, which is a fun opportunity for attendees to win amazing prizes.

*We will do our best to accommodate all interested attendees, but please note that participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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