Keynote: Wandering through the Commons

Presented by Hugh Blemings
Thursday 9:10 a.m.–10:10 a.m. in Great Hall CB01.05.009
Target audience: Community

Abstract

Reflections on Free and Open Source Software/Open Hardware in Australia, New Zealand and beyond. A keynote in three parts.

Presented by

Hugh Blemings

Hugh Blemings is a long term contributor to the Free/Open Source Software commons in a range of roles encompassing a developer, manager and volunteer. He has developed kernel and user space code, designed open hardware and managed some of the world's best FOSS development teams. Hugh has been involved with a voluntary capacity on the council of Linux Australia for many years including a term as President in 2016 and is a former member of the Linux Foundations Technical Advisory Board. He is passionate about both the technical side and the human side of Free Software/Open Hardware. When not doing FOSS related things he is a part time musician and full time Dad based in Melbourne, Australia.