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Upstream Schedule

The journey begins on June 7th

The Hallway
9:45 AM - 6:30 PM EDT
Brenna Heaps
Brenna Heaps
Developer relations
Tidelift
Joshua Simmons
Joshua Simmons
Ecosystem strategy lead
Tidelift
Oscar Spencer
Oscar Spencer
Software engineer + maintainer
Grain
Welcome
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM EDT
Joshua Simmons
Joshua Simmons
Ecosystem strategy lead
Tidelift
Making open source work better for everyone + The power of upstream thinking
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM EDT
Donald Fischer
Donald Fischer
CEO + co-founder
Tidelift
Dr. Rishi Manchanda
Dr. Rishi Manchanda
President + CEO
Health Begins
Open source environmental impact: Ways organizations can contribute upstream
10:45 AM - 10:55 AM EDT
Jordan Harband
Jordan Harband
Software engineer + maintainer
Coinbase
Spotting the rights ratchet model early
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM EDT
Simon Phipps
Simon Phipps
CEO
Meshed Insights Ltd
What is it like to be an open source maintainer in 2021: A discussion of the Tidelift maintainer survey highlights
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM EDT
John Leider
John Leider
CEO + maintainer
Vuetify
Brenna Heaps
Brenna Heaps
Developer relations
Tidelift
Gina Häußge
Gina Häußge
Project lead + maintainer
OctoPrint
Isabel Costa
Isabel Costa
Open source admin
AnitaB.org
Lawrence Hecht
Lawrence Hecht
Research director
The New Stack
Alex Clark
Alex Clark
Maintainer
Pillow
Ewa Jodlowska
Ewa Jodlowska
Executive director
The Python Software Foundation
Improving the health and security of the open source supply chain
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EDT
Alex Williams
Alex Williams
Founder + publisher
The New Stack
Donald Fischer
Donald Fischer
CEO + co-founder
Tidelift
Arun Batchu
Arun Batchu
Sr Director Analyst
Gartner
Shannon Lietz
Shannon Lietz
Leader + Director, DevSecOps
Intuit
Tom Callaway
Tom Callaway
Principal open source evangelist
Amazon
Community management guidebook: the Open Source Way 2.0
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT
Karsten Wade
Karsten Wade
Senior community architect
Red Hat
How to deal with toxic people
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Gina Häußge
Gina Häußge
Project lead + maintainer
OctoPrint
The 7 biggest mistakes we made in Project Lombok
12:00 PM - 12:25 PM EDT
Roel Spilker
Roel Spilker
Maintainer
Project Lombok
Reinier Zwitserloot
Reinier Zwitserloot
Maintainer
Project Lombok
Open source licensing + governance
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Pamela Chestek
Pamela Chestek
Lawyer
Chestek Legal
Luis Villa
Luis Villa
Co-founder
Tidelift
Stephen O'Grady
Stephen O'Grady
Co-founder + analyst
RedMonk
Amye Scavarda Perrin
Amye Scavarda Perrin
Program manager
Cloud Native Computing Foundation
Don't miss the next big thing: how to support it before it's big
12:30 PM - 12:40 PM EDT
Forbes Lindesay
Forbes Lindesay
Maintainer
Pug
Recognizing burnout in open source
12:40 PM - 12:50 PM EDT
Kiran Oliver
Kiran Oliver
Technical Community Builder
Camunda
Surviving open source
12:50 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
John Leider
John Leider
CEO + maintainer
Vuetify
Changelog takeover: The social contract of open source
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Adam Stacoviak
Adam Stacoviak
Founder + editor-in-chief
Changelog Media
Jerod Santo
Jerod Santo
Managing editor
Changelog
Brett Cannon
Brett Cannon
Principal software engineering manager
Microsoft
Creating authentic value with open source
2:00 PM - 2:25 PM EDT
Deborah Bryant
Deborah Bryant
Senior director open source program office
Red Hat
Bootstrapping a sustainable open source project: The Read the Docs story
2:00 PM - 2:25 PM EDT
Eric Holscher
Eric Holscher
Co-founder
Read the Docs
Community ++—Open source package management and beyond
2:30 PM - 2:55 PM EDT
Jerry Wiltse
Jerry Wiltse
Senior software engineer
JFrog
Documentation makes a difference: how to create and maintain documentation in open source
2:30 PM - 2:55 PM EDT
Erin McKean
Erin McKean
Developer relations program manager
Google
The 10,000 steps of open source project health
3:00 PM - 3:25 PM EDT
Dmitry Vinnik
Dmitry Vinnik
Open source developer advocate
Facebook
Getting the most from open source: Two years of software supply chain research
3:00 PM - 3:25 PM EDT
Stephen Magill
Stephen Magill
VP product innovation
Sonatype
What I wish I knew when I became an open source maintainer
3:30 PM - 3:40 PM EDT
Valeri Karpov
Valeri Karpov
Maintainer
Mongoose
Steps towards open source hospitality
3:45 PM - 4:10 PM EDT
Brian Douglas
Brian Douglas
Staff developer advocate
GitHub
Web accessibility: the who, what, and how of writing accessible code
3:45 PM - 4:10 PM EDT
Maia Miller
Maia Miller
Web accessibility practice lead and frontend developer
Catalyst IT Limited
Leaderboards: Celebrating contributors and incentivizing good community citizenship
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
Georg Link
Georg Link
Director of sales
Bitergia
Computational thinking for creatives: Decoding barriers to entry
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM EDT
Tadeh Hakopian
Tadeh Hakopian
Design technology manager
HMC
A government transformation story: adopting the agile methodology and open source resources
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM EDT
Scott Owens
Scott Owens
Project manager + geographer
USGS-NTOC
Building quality & sustainability in OSS med supply chains
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM EDT
Steven Foster
Steven Foster
Senior manager, quality systems
Johnson & Johnson
Sidestepping the PR bottleneck: Four non-dev ways to support your upstreams
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM EDT
Sumana Harihareswara
Sumana Harihareswara
Project manager, consultant, and trainer
Changeset Consulting
Managing a beginner friendly open source community
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM EDT
Isabel Costa
Isabel Costa
Open source admin
AnitaB.org
Open source as an innovation engine
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM EDT
Sarah Novotny
Sarah Novotny
Open source wonk
Microsoft