FUDCon is the Fedora Users and Developers Conference, a major free software event held in various regions around the world, usually annually per region. FUDCon is a mix of sessions. There are talks that range from technology introductions to deep dives, hands-on workshops, BoFs where like-minded people get together to discuss a project or technology and hackfests where contributors work on specific initiatives. Topics include infrastructure, feature development, community building, general management and governance, marketing, testing and QA, packaging, etc. FUDCon is always free to attend for anyone in the world.
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What to expect
- Connect with fellow open source enthusiasts
- Learn about the latest technologies and projects available from The Fedora Project
- Expand skills through technical deep-dive sessions and workshops
- Participate in hackfests and make your first contribution
How is FUDCon right for you?
FUDCon Pune 2015 has 13 hands-on workshops; 36 technology deep dives and 3 specialized tracks.
If you want to take your first steps in participating in open source or, want to meet the developers of your favorite project, this event is the place for you. FUDCon provides a continuous stream of content that is designed to appeal to a broad spectrum of interests. For students, FUDCon provides a perfect start point to acquire knowledge about The Fedora Project; learn about Open Source communities; implement elements from their curriculum in real projects; create a track record as a contributor. The event has a large number of existing contributors who are eager to seek new participants in their projects; collaborate on cool ideas that are innovative; socialize and explore opportunities that arise from conversations. FUDCon is not only about attending talks. It is about meeting people; about conversations; exchange of ideas; creating new things. FUDCon is a 3 day long understanding of various facets of Open Source, Collaborative culture and sharing of knowledge
The agenda of FUDCon is designed to appeal to the professionals - those who are already working with various open source infrastructure and technologies. There are talks on DevOps Practices; Continuous Integration; Virtualization; Distributed File Storage; Infrastructure as a Service; Elastic Infrastructure; Container Technologies; Orchestration etc In each of these domains, the speakers are those who have been contributing to projects like Atomic, OpenStack, Gluster, Ceph, Ansible and so on. FUDCon and FUDPub provide the ideal environment to initiate discussions around new technologies; create use-cases that help the projects to have new features; meet and solve deployment related topics and in general share war stories on technologies and deployments at scale.
Meet the FUDCon APAC 2015 team
The 2015 FUDCon effort has had a lot of volunteers from around the world. Here is a list of people who we know have played a part. If your name has been missed, then please accept our apologies and let us know so that we can add it here. We would also like to thank MITCOE and for their contribution to FUDCon Pune.