The organizing committee has run the call for proposals, selected talks and driven the agenda for the meeting in an open manner. This committee is led by:

Dawn Foster

Dawn Foster

Community Manager at Puppet Labs, Blogger, Vegan, Open Source Fan, RSS Junkie and Tech Enthusiast


Jesús M. González-Barahona

Jesús M. González-Barahona

Professor at University Rey Juan Carlos and co-founder of Bitergia


The organizing committee includes the backers listed here along with any other experts in this topic who are interested in helping put this meeting together.


This proposal is backed by the following people (alphabetic order, all of them representing themselves, affiliation is only informative):

  • Dawn Foster, Puppet Labs
  • Roberto Galoppini, Slashdotmedia
  • Quim Gil, Wikimedia Foundation
  • Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, URJC-LibreSoft / Bitergia
  • Daniel Izquierdo, Bitergia
  • Stefano Maffulli, OpenStack Foundation
  • Mike Milinkovich, Eclipse Foundation
  • Dave Neary, Red Hat
  • Stefano Zacchiroli, Debian

Dates and location

Puppet Labs, Portland, (USA)


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