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Wednesday, October 7 • 14:00 - 14:50
Higher Education in the Open Ecosystem: Exemplary Projects and People - Deborah Bryant, Red Hat

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With so many talented and self-taught developers in the community, it's not hard to loose track of the notion that higher education plays a critical role in the open source ecosytem on two fronts; graduating more students with essential information in free and open source software in multiple domains (engineering and business) as well as with research to help all players strengthen their respective contributions.

What are the successful educational programs in place today that teach open source?  What are the communities that surround those interests? What can industry do to contribute to and benefit from academic resources? Deb Bryant will provide a nutshell tour of exemplary programs, related organizations, and potential research topics - bring your list too and join the discussion.

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Deborah Bryant

Senior Director Open Source & Standards, Red Hat
At Red Hat, my team is responsible for supporting the upstream communities in Red Hat's relative open source ecosystem. This includes We're also responsible for investments in Higher Ed (research and advocating for more open source in university curriculum) and oversee Red Hat's participation in a range of industry standards organizations. I'm scouting for great governance practices for community inclusion, interesting university projects and... Read More →


Wednesday October 7, 2015 14:00 - 14:50
Wicklow Meeting 4

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