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

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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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