FOSDEM '10 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration necessary.



First FOSDEM 2010 Speaker Interviews

Just like previous editions we have collected a list of interesting interviews with our main track speakers.

To get up to speed with the various topics discussed in the main track talks, you can start with the following articles:

Stay tuned for more interviews in the next weeks...

Interview: Wim Remes

Wim Remes will give a talk about OSSEC at FOSDEM 2010.

Interview: Richard Clayton

Richard Clayton will give a talk about evil on the internet at FOSDEM 2010.

Could you briefly introduce yourself?

I'm Dr Richard Clayton, and I'm a security researcher in the Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge.

What will your talk be about, exactly?

I'm going to talk about various sorts of scam websites that you can find on the Internet, and explain a bit about them.

Interview: Greg Kroah-Hartman

Greg Kroah-Hartman will give a talk about writing and submitting your first Linux kernel patch at FOSDEM 2010.

Could you briefly introduce yourself?

Hi, I'm Greg, one of the many thousands of Linux kernel developers.

What will your talk be about, exactly?

How to write and submit your first Linux kernel patch. Isn't that the title? How can I get any more descriptive? :)

Interview: David Fifield

David Fifield will give a talk about The Nmap scripting engine at FOSDEM 2010.

Could you briefly introduce yourself? And how are you involved in the Nmap project?

My name is David Fifield; I'm a free software programmer from Denver, Colorado, USA. I've been a GNU/Linux user and free software advocate for over 10 years. I work on the Nmap security scanning program.

Main Track Speaker Interviews

Every edition of FOSDEM, we conduct a short interview with the main track speakers.

Call For Participation

FOSDEM, the most developer-oriented Free and Opensource conference in Europe, is taking place in Brussels, Belgium on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February 2010. Apart from having many invited speakers, the conference offers developer rooms, stands and lightning talks to projects from the Free and Opensource community. This results in a staggering number of 250+ lectures!

We hereby welcome proposals from speakers and projects to talk in a main track, man a stand, organize a devroom, participate in the distribution miniconf or hold a lightning talk.

Reminder: Deadline Sunday 22-11-2009 for the main track talk, stand and devroom requests !

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