[Linux-aus] OSDC 2013 Keynote Speakers and Panel - tickets are still available
cherie at openmedia.co.nz
Wed Oct 2 16:09:11 EST 2013
OSDC 2013 Keynote Speakers and Panel
*Sam Minnée - Silverstripe**
**9am Monday 21st October*
Sam Minnée, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of SilverStripe, has
shaped the SilverStripe Suite and is part of its success story as an
internationally respected Open Source CMS.
Prior to being appointed CEO in April 2011, Sam was SilverStripe's Chief
Technology Officer for several years, since the company's humble
beginnings in 2000. He created a CMS that is smarter, more intuitive and
more enjoyable to use. His focus is on applying modern web development
techniques to building software that enables the creation of technically
complex websites and applications.
Sam has a BA in Computing and Philosophy from Victoria University. When
he's not at work, he enjoys anything from a good book (shameless sci-fi
fan!) to the next Drum'n'bass gig.
**Vikram Kumar (Mega)**
**9am Wednesday 23rd October*
Discussion panel - 9.30am Tuesday 22nd October
Vikram has been CEO of Mega Ltd. since February of this year. Mega
provides cloud storage and collaboration services globally. Prior to
this, he was Chief Executive of InternetNZ and has also worked with
government (State Services Commission) and Telecom NZ. Vikram has over
two decades of experience and interest in thinking about the social,
economic, political, and cultural impact of the Internet.
*Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia)**
**4pm Wednesday 23rd October*
Paul Fenwick is the managing director of Perl Training Australia, and
has been teaching computer science for over a decade. He is an
internationally acclaimed presenter at conferences and user-groups
worldwide, where he is well-known for his humour and off-beat topics.
*Privacy and Security Panel**
**9:30am Tuesday 22rd October*
Our Tuesday morning panel features amazing guest speakers, including the
deputy Privacy Commissioner, Katrine Evans, and CEO of Mega Ltd, Vikram
Kumar. The panel will pragmatically discuss how you can live with this
new GCSB bill now that we have it, and how you can best protect yourself
and offer practical solutions for your customers.
The conference covers everything from revision control to the latest
software development methodologies and tools, OSDC cannot afford to be
missed by anyone who uses open source development tools, or writes open
Tickets are still available from
The OSDC 2013 team
http://osdc.org.nz / @osdconf / https://www.facebook.com/OSDConf
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