FOSS is in Jeopardy

Location: Salon D
April 18th, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

With the creation of the Scala Center, Scala has achieved a level of open source collaboration that is heretofore unseen, where the worlds of government, academia, corporate enterprise and community are now actively engaging in a positive way to move the language forward in multiple dimensions. However, most other open source technologies do not have this level of diverse backing, and are in serious danger of losing their ability to meet their long-term potential. In this talk, I will explore the reasons open source projects, libraries, tools and more are now in danger of never becoming more than isolated pet

Jamie Allen

Director of Engineering, Starbucks; former Senior Director of Global Solutions Architects, Typesafe/Lightbend