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2024 plenary – Emad Mostaque

Emad Mostaque Founder & CEO, Stability AI Plenary Bio Emad Mostaque is a British entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of the artificial intelligence company Stability AI. Under his leadership, Stability AI has helped further generative AI systems like Stable Diffusion, creating a community of more than 200,000 creators, developers, and researchers, as well as […]

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2024 plenary – Prof Neil Lawrence

Prof Neil Lawrence DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning, University of Cambridge Plenary Bio Neil Lawrence is the inaugural DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Cambridge where he leads the University’s flagship mission on AI, AI@Cam. He has been working on machine learning models for over 20 years. He recently returned to academia

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2024 plenary – Jono Bacon

Jono Bacon Founder, Jono Bacon Consulting Plenary Bio Jono Bacon is a leading community and collaboration speaker, author, and podcaster. He is the founder of Jono Bacon Consulting which provides community strategy/execution, workflow, and other services. He previously served as director of community at GitHub, Canonical, XPRIZE, and OpenAdvantage. His clients include Huawei, GitLab, Microsoft,

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2024 plenary – Amanda Casari

Amanda Casari Staff Developer Relations Engineer, Google Plenary Bio Amanda Casari is an engineer and researcher who has worked in many technical disciplines, including developer relations, data science, and underwater robotics. She leads the Contributor Experience and Open Source AI teams in Google’s Open Source Programs Office. Her community work includes Open Source Stories, a

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2024 plenary – Julia Ferraioli

Julia Ferraioli AI/ML Open Source Strategist, AWS Plenary Bio Julia Ferraioli is an open source strategist, researcher, and practitioner with a decade of experience in launching, managing, and optimizing open source projects at scale. She works as the AI/ML Open Source Strategist at AWS, and her current research centers around open source sustainability, history, and

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2024 plenary – Stormy Peters

Stormy Peters VP of Communities, GitHub Plenary Bio Stormy Peters is VP of Communities at GitHub. She leads the teams responsible for enabling the online creators and open source communities on GitHub, including GitHub’s community product efforts, developer relations, education, and other strategic programs. Throughout her career, Stormy has been passionate about open source software

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2024 speaker – Alex Bozarth

Alex Bozarth Open-Source Software Engineer – IBM Open Quantum Harvest Now, Decrypt Later – Managing the Threat From Quantum Algorithms Security Add to my Schedule Bio Alex is an open-source software engineer currently working on quantum-safe (post-quantum) improvements in open-source projects. His open-source background includes being an Apache Livy PPMC, a member of the JupyterLab

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2024 speaker – Adrian Mouat

Adrian Mouat Technical Community Advocate, Chainguard Wolfi: Building a New Linux (Un)Distribution Open Source Software Add to my Schedule Bio Adrian has been involved with containers from the early days of Docker and authored the O’Reilly book “Using Docker”. He works at Chainguard whose mission is to make the software lifecycle secure by default. His

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2024 speaker – Allison Randal

Allison Randal Open Source/Hardware Strategist Open Hardware, Open Silicon, Open Firmware, and beyond Open Hardware Add to my Schedule Bio Allison is an open source/hardware developer and strategist. She is co-chair of the Microarchitecture Side Channels working group at RISC-V International, chair of the board at the Software Freedom Conservancy, board member at the Open

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2024 speaker – Alexandre Moureaux

Alexandre Moureaux Tech Lead, BAM Building an open source Android performance profiler Open Source Software Add to my Schedule Bio Hi, I’m a tech lead at BAM where I’ve been developing mobile apps for 8 years. My obsession is mobile apps performance 🚀. I truly believe it’s our responsibility to develop performant apps, as one

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