Brussels / 2 & 3 February 2019


Sebastian Dröge

The speaker description is potentially outdated as it is from a previous FOSDEM edition.

Sebastian Dröge (slomo) is a Free Software developer and one of the GStreamer maintainers and core developers. He has been involved with the project since more than 10 years now. He also contributes to various other Free Software projects, like Debian, Rust, GNOME and WebKit. While finishing his master's degree in computer sciences at the University of Paderborn in Germany, he started working as a contractor for GStreamer and related technologies. Sebastian is one of the founders of Centricular, a company providing consultancy services, where he's working from his new home in Greece on improving GStreamer and the Free Software ecosystem in general.

Apart from multimedia related topics, Sebastian has an interest in digital signal processing, programming languages, machine learning, network protocols and distributed systems.


Title Day Room Track Start End
GObject subclassing in Rust for extending GTK+ & GStreamer
Or: How to safely implement subclassing in Rust while making use of a C library
Sunday UD2.208 (Decroly) Rust 14:50 15:35