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Upstream Schedule

June 7, 2023

Keynote: Why are we talking about supply chains? + fireside chat with Jordan Harband
10:00 AM - 10:36 AM EDT
Luis Villa
Luis Villa
Co-founder and general counsel
Tidelift
Jordan Harband
Jordan Harband
Maintainer
Javascript
Keynote: The accidental relationship
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM EDT
Nithya Ruff
Nithya Ruff
Head, Open source program office
Amazon
Lessons from offering paid support for OSS projects
11:20 AM - 11:45 AM EDT
Valeri Karpov
Valeri Karpov
Maintainer
Mongoose
Secure by design: proactively engineering software supply chain security at the largest organizations
11:20 AM - 12:20 PM EDT
Donald Fischer
Donald Fischer
CEO + Co-founder
Tidelift
Veronica Daigle
Veronica Daigle
Executive director, legislative affairs
Boeing
Vijoy Pandey
Vijoy Pandey
Senior Vice President, Emerging Technologies and Incubation
Cisco
Fireside chat: Hardware bills of material with Deutsche Bahn
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM EDT
Luis Villa
Luis Villa
Co-founder and general counsel
Tidelift
Erik Schaufuß
Erik Schaufuß
Expert Governance OT-Security rolling stock located at the CISO-Department of the DB Fernverkehr
Deutsche Bahn
Max Mehl
Max Mehl
Open Source Strategy & Governance with the CTO of DB Systel
Deutsche Bahn
My accidental supplychain: From OSS maintainer to humanitarian aid worker
12:20 PM - 12:50 PM EDT
Taylor Fairbank
Taylor Fairbank
Director of Growth
Distribute Aid
A field report on standards, incentives, and what open source maintainers are thinking about the new wave of software accountability
12:20 PM - 12:50 PM EDT
Lauren Hanford
Lauren Hanford
VP, Product
Tidelift
Keynote: Software transparency: SBOM in a world built on open source
1:10 PM - 1:50 PM EDT
Allan Friedman
Allan Friedman
Senior Advisor and Strategist
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Navigating large repositories: How I learned to read a codebase with nearly a million lines of code
1:55 PM - 2:20 PM EDT
Lucia Cerchie
Lucia Cerchie
Developer Advocate
Confluent
Panel: Top findings from the 2023 Tidelift state of the open source maintainer report
1:55 PM - 2:55 PM EDT
Chris Grams
Chris Grams
CMO
Tidelift
Lauren Hanford
Lauren Hanford
VP, Product
Tidelift
Seth Larson
Seth Larson
Maintainer
urllib3
Al Gillen
Al Gillen
Group VP, software development and open source
IDC
This software is provided “as is”
2:25 PM - 2:50 PM EDT
Tobie Langel
Tobie Langel
Principal & Managing Partner
UnlockOpen
Keynote: Open source won, now comes the hard part
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM EDT
Mike Milinkovich
Mike Milinkovich
Executive Director
The Eclipse Foundation
How to community: Anatomy of healthy open source communities and projects
3:45 PM - 4:10 PM EDT
Anita Ihuman
Anita Ihuman
Developer Advocate
Layer5
Leveraging InnerSource practices to drive external Open Source solutions
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM EDT
Brittany Istenes
Brittany Istenes
OSPO Strategist
Fannie Mae
Fireside chat: AI’s creative and software supply chains with Creative Commons and CMU
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM EDT
Luis Villa
Luis Villa
Co-founder and general counsel
Tidelift
David Widder
David Widder
Doctoral Candidate at Carnegie Mellon University, incoming Postdoc at Cornell Tech in NYC
Carnegie Mellon University
Catherine Stihler
Catherine Stihler
CEO
Creative Commons
Securing your open source project on Github.com
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM EDT
Jose Palafox
Jose Palafox
Strategic Application Security Executive
GitHub
Maintaining the maintainers: The human element of open source
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM EDT
Felix Boehm
Felix Boehm
Open source maintainer
Cheerio / htmlparser2 / parse5
Tips and best practices for growing open source adoption
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM EDT
Matthew Yonkovit
Matthew Yonkovit
Head of Open Source Strategy and Growth
Scarf
Panel: Maintainer state of the union
4:45 PM - 5:25 PM EDT
Ceki Gulcu
Ceki Gulcu
Software developer
QOS.CH Sarl
Gary Gregory
Gary Gregory
Member, committer
The Apache Foundation
Kanish Sharma
Kanish Sharma
Product and content
Tidelift
Amy Hays
Amy Hays
Upstream chair
Tidelift
Jason Coombs
Jason Coombs
Maintainer
Setuptools
Fireside chat: Voting’s chain of custody with VotingWorks’ Ben Adida
5:10 PM - 5:40 PM EDT
Luis Villa
Luis Villa
Co-founder and general counsel
Tidelift
Ben Adida
Ben Adida
Executive director
VotingWorks
Keynote: How we treat others is a supply chain issue
5:45 PM - 6:39 PM EDT
Julia Ferraioli
Julia Ferraioli
Open source human
Closing remarks: Findings from the journey upstream
6:40 PM - 6:55 PM EDT
Donald Fischer
Donald Fischer
CEO + Co-founder
Tidelift

Resources to check out while you wait...

How to comply with mandatory government cybersecurity requirements impacting open source
How to comply with mandatory government cybersecurity requirements impacting open source

Does your organization sell software to the U.S. government? Then you are probably already aware that the government has become much more active in setting policy to improve cybersecurity in response to high-profile vulnerabilities like SolarWinds and Log4Shell..

New video story: How Distributive uses Tidelift to maximize open source security and resilience
New video story: How Distributive uses Tidelift to maximize open source security and resilience

Within days of using the Tidelift application, the Distributive team found a potential vulnerability that npm-audit hadn’t, and quickly and safely fixed those issues with Tidelift’s CLI tool.

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