Speaker Feature: Leslie Hawthorn, Richard Jones
Submitted on 2014-11-07 08:18
Checking Your Privilege: A How-To for Hard Things
2:15pm Wednesday 14th January 2015
An internationally known community manager, speaker and author, Leslie has spent the past decade creating, cultivating and enabling open source communities. She created the world’s first initiative to involve pre-university students in open source software development, launched Google’s #2 Developer Blog, received an O’Reilly Open Source Award in 2010 and gave a few great talks on many things open source.
In August 2013, she joined Elasticsearch as Community Manager, where she leads Developer Relations. She works from Elasticsearch’s EU HQ in Amsterdam, The Netherlands – when not out and about gathering user praise and pain points.
For more information on Leslie's presentation, see here.
The future of Python packaging
1:20pm Thursday 15th January 2015
Richard has been a Python programmer and part of the Python community for a very long time now. He created and administers pypi.python.org, though he has help from infrastructure elves these days.