OLF 2012 Talking Points

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  • Keynoters
    • Wendy Seltzer
      • Policy Counsel to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
      • Fellow with Yale Law School's Information Society Project, researching openness in intellectual property, innovation, privacy, and free expression online
      • s a Fellow with Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Wendy founded and leads the Chilling Effects Clearinghouse, helping Internet users to understand their rights in response to cease-and-desist threats
      • She serves on the Board of Directors of The Tor Project, promoting privacy and anonymity research, education, and technology
      • On the Board of World Wide Web Foundation, U.S., dedicated to advancing the web and empowering people by improving Web science, standards, and generative accessibility of Web
    • Angela Byron
      • Director of Community Development at Acquia
      • Drupal 7 core co-maintainer, and an Open Source evangelist who lives and breathes Drupal
      • Board of Directors for the Drupal Association, and helps drive community growth by leading initiatives to help get new contributors involved
    • Elizabeth Garbee
      • second-year undergraduate student who is part of a pulsar astronomy research team at Oberlin College in the US, with a long history of involvement in the open source community
      • installed her first Debian machine (with some help!) at age 9
      • serving as a revision control goddess and programmer for her research team
      • Spoke at OLF in 2008 and 2009
  • OFLI 2012
    • Professional trainers from leading technology firms (e.g. Red Hat, Cloudera, Linux Institute)
    • Lowest cost for this high-level training.
    • Hadoop, Puppet all day training
    • performance tuning, SELinux, advanced shell scripting, vi editor, time management for sysadmins - Half-day training
    • Linux Basics, LPI Cram session all day training
  • Newbie Training Track 2012
    • Linux basic training
    • LibreOffice
    • Linux Desktop Environments
    • Linux Gaming