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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

9:009:45am

10:0010:45am

11:0011:15am

  • Coffee break
    • Title: Coffee break
    • Time: 11:0011:15am

11:20am12:05pm

12:101:40pm

  • Lunch break
    • Title: Lunch break
    • Time: 12:101:40pm

1:452:30pm

1:453:30pm

2:453:30pm

3:353:45pm

  • Coffee break
    • Title: Coffee break
    • Time: 3:353:45pm

3:504:35pm

3:505:35pm

5:005:45pm

6:157:00pm

    • Title: Get Off Your Asana and Move!
    • Track: Culture
    • Room: Hawthorne
    • Time: 6:157:00pm
    • Excerpt:

      This is a yoga workshop for anyone who sits and works on computers a lot. You will learn breathing exercises and physical postures that can be done at anytime to help maintain a healthy body and clear mind. Suggestions will be included for how to modify stretches to protect injuries and provide gentle opening.

    • Speakers: Sherri Montgomery

7:008:30pm

8:3010:00pm

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

9:009:45am

10:0010:45am

11:0011:15am

  • Coffee break
    • Title: Coffee break
    • Time: 11:0011:15am

11:20am12:05pm

    • Title: RubySpec: What does my Ruby do?
    • Track: Hacks
    • Room: Broadway
    • Time: 11:20am12:05pm
    • Excerpt:

      RubySpec is a project to write a complete, executable specification for the Ruby programming language. If organizing Ruby programmers is akin to herding cats, imagine what it’s like to organize Ruby language implementers. We will talk about the history of RubySpec, how it works, challenges along the way, and the current status.

    • Speakers: Brian Ford
    • Title: Effective code sprinting
    • Track: Culture
    • Room: Burnside
    • Time: 11:20am12:05pm
    • Excerpt:

      Code sprints are events where developers quickly complete coding tasks in a collaborative environment. A panel of skilled developers will share their experiences for organizing effective code sprints so you can better participate and organize your own. The panel members have organized and participated in over a hundred sprints (ranging from Django to JRuby) and used sprints as the primary way to develop community-oriented projects (e.g., Calagator). While most of the discussion will be about volunteer-run open source code sprints, many of the ideas will be readily applicable to improving development at your workplace. The panel will offer practical, actionable advice that you can use and answer your questions.

    • Speakers: Igal Koshevoy, Reid Beels, Audrey Eschright
    • Title: Social network supermarkets and how to defeat them
    • Track: Culture
    • Room: Fremont
    • Time: 11:20am12:05pm
    • Excerpt:

      The open source ecosystem operates at human scale, and yet the most popular social networks today are mammoths, where an open source citizen has limited agency with little to no ability to change her environment. Furthermore, efforts like OpenSocial serve to further limit what independents can build outside of the major networks, culminating in a threat the very essence of what makes the open/open source community thrive: choice and marketplace competition guaranteed through the ability to fork.

    • Speakers: Chris Messina
    • Title: Virtualize vs Containerize: Fight!
    • Track: Chemistry
    • Room: Marquam
    • Time: 11:20am12:05pm
    • Excerpt:

      Everyone has a different reason to love virtualization: security, configuration isolation… the list goes on. But containerization offers many of the same goodies as virtualization, alongside an efficiency and performance advantage. Just what you need, more options. There’s no wrong answer. Andy de la Lucha and Irving Popovetsky help you ask the right questions about what’s right for your environment.

    • Speakers: Andy de la Lucha, Irving Popovetsky
  • * Ubiquitous Angels Morrison
    • Title: Ubiquitous Angels
    • Track: Hacks
    • Room: Morrison
    • Time: 11:20am12:05pm
    • Excerpt:

      We’re using a variety of gems to build an ambient sensing tool to watch user activity over urban environments. The acts_as_solr gem to help provide faceted search, carrot2 to perform clustering and topic analysis, the twitter gem to fetch user activity in the first place.

    • Speakers: Anselm Hook
    • Title: Building a SQL Database That Works
    • Track: Cooking
    • Room: St. Johns
    • Time: 11:20am12:05pm
    • Excerpt:

      As a developer, what you really need are some simple recipes for how to think about designing your SQL databases so that they are simple, maintainable, expandable and easy to troubleshoot.

    • Speakers: Josh Berkus
    • Title: Ask Forgiveness not Permission
    • Track: Cooking
    • Room: Steel
    • Time: 11:20am12:05pm
    • Excerpt:

      In this session we will explore many of the ways to innovate without the need for a significant budget by using open source software to try new things under the radar and on a shoestring budget.

    • Speakers: Emma McGrattan

12:101:40pm

  • Lunch break
    • Title: Lunch break
    • Time: 12:101:40pm

1:452:30pm

1:453:30pm

2:453:30pm

3:353:45pm

  • Coffee break
    • Title: Coffee break
    • Time: 3:353:45pm

3:504:35pm

3:505:35pm

5:005:45pm

6:157:00pm

    • Title: Re-factor Your Brain: Meditation for Geeks
    • Track: Culture
    • Room: Hawthorne
    • Time: 6:157:00pm
    • Excerpt:

      Meditation is the ultimate open source tool. You can do it anywhere and it’s free. It requires only your brain and your body. It’s positive effects are numerous, including increased productivity, better problem-solving and a reduction in overall stress. Learn about long-term effects of mediation on the brain, some meditation techniques and how mediation can help you do your job better.

    • Speakers: Christie Koehler

6:007:45pm

7:008:30pm

  • Birds of a Feather sessions (BoFs) - Block 1
    • Title: Birds of a Feather sessions (BoFs) - Block 1
    • Time: 7:008:30pm
    • Excerpt:

      Want to hold a BoF at Open Source Bridge? Submit a BoF proposal

    • Title: Linux Server Profiling
    • Track: BoF
    • Room: Broadway
    • Time: 7:008:30pm
    • Excerpt:

      A number of open source tools exist that make profiling Linux servers easier. These tools include traditional Unix utilities like “sar” and “iostat”, but they also include some tools that go deep into the processors and I/O subsystems.

  • Unconference bootcamp Fremont
    • Title: Unconference bootcamp
    • Room: Fremont
    • Time: 7:008:30pm
    • Excerpt:

      Join us to learn how an unconference works, by trying it out with a series of lightning talks.

  • * PostgreSQL BOF Hawthorne
  • * PDXCritique Marquam
    • Title: PDXCritique
    • Track: BoF
    • Room: Marquam
    • Time: 7:008:30pm
    • Excerpt:

      PDXCritique is an open forum where anyone who makes things can get constructive criticism on their work from their peers.

8:3010:00pm

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Friday, June 19, 2009

9:009:45am

10:0010:55am

  • Unconference sessions
    • Title: Unconference sessions
    • Time: 10:0010:55am

11:00amNoon

  • Unconference Sessions
    • Title: Unconference Sessions
    • Time: 11:00amNoon

12:151:55pm

  • Lunch break
    • Title: Lunch break
    • Time: 12:151:55pm

2:003:00pm

  • Unconference sessions
    • Title: Unconference sessions
    • Time: 2:003:00pm

3:153:45pm

  • Closing Session Fremont
    • Title: Closing Session
    • Room: Fremont
    • Time: 3:153:45pm