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Lennart Poettering

Lennart Poettering

Developer systemd

Lennart grew up in Brazil and Germany. He is well-known as the initiator, developer and maintainer of software projects, which have been widely adopted in many Linux distributions.

Luca Comparini

Luca Comparini

Ecosystem Development at IBM

Luca Comparini's Karriere begann als DNS-Administrator bei Fastweb. 2007 holte ihn IBM als Evangelisten für IT-Infrastruktur-Technologien zu sich. Seit 2014 unterstützt er unabhängige Partner bei der Einführung von Linux-basierten Lösungen: Power Systems, Virtualisierung, Automatisierung und IaaS Cloud-Deployment.

Martin Breuer

Martin Breuer

Plants & Machines

Martin is the founder of "Plants & Machines", a project to develop aquaponic robotic ecosystems. It brings together his interest in software development, micro controller, rapid prototyping, CAD and space. Martin studied Master of Science Architecture in Weimar.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

Rémi Denis-Courmont

VLC Core Developer

Rémi Denis-Courmont ist der Kernentwickler des VLC-Players und arbeitet seit 11 Jahren für das VideoLAN-Projekt. Als Ingenieur arbeitet er für Nvidia an Software für Embedded Geräte.

Michael Christen

Michael Christen

Gründer Yacy-Suchmaschine

Michael ist der Architekt und Maintainer der Peer-to-Peer Suchmaschinensoftware YaCy und der kommerziellen Twitter-Suche Loklak. Er arbeitet als Suchmaschinenspezialist und zählt unter seinen Kunden einige der grössten Handelshäuser Europas.

Jimmie P Rodgers

Jimmie P. Rodgers

Circuitbender

Jimmie is a a full time Hacker, Artist, Circuitbender in Somerville, MA. You can often find me at @artisansasylum.

Mitch Altman

Mitch Altman

Hardware Maker

Inventor of TV-B-Gone, Co-founder of Noisebridge (San Francisco hackerspace)

Jehan Pagès

Jehan Pagès

LILA Libreart

Jehan is a software developer for GIMP and other Libre Graphics applications and a maker of the 2D animation movie project ZeMarmot. The film is entirely made with Free Software. Jehan spent years traveling the world alone later with his partner Aryeom. Their travels are inspirational of ZeMarmot's story.

Aryeom Han

Aryeom Han

Animation Studio Girin

Aryeom is a Korean animation film director and artist. Her first co-directed animation “Grandma Ocean” got screened in numerous festivals and won 2 prices. She is now an artist in residency in the association LILA in Paris, and is working on her own animation studio Girin. Also she is an awesome user of GIMP.

Stefan Koehler

Stefan Koehler

Limux-Projekt München

Stefan works as a software consultant for projects like LiMux of the city of Munich. He is interested in classical music of Mozart and Open Hardware for kids as well as the Shanzai production in China.

Andreas Braeu

Andreas Bräu

Strickmaschinen-Hacker

"Seit einem Jahr stricke ich auch :-)" Andi ist Softwareentwickler, engagiert sich bei Freifunk und für Open Hardware. Er beschäftigt sich mit Strickmaschinen, die mit Hilfe von Shields vom AYAB-Projekt und Arduinos upgegradet werden und nach und nach mit mehr Funktionen ausgestattet werden.

Juergen Neumann

Jürgen Neumann

Gründer Freifunk

Jürgen is a founding member of the Free Networks Associations and an initiator of Freifunk.net. He has worked for numerous medium and large-scale commercial and non-commercial projects as an IT specialist.

Ludovic Dubost

Ludovic Dubost

CEO xWiki

Ludovic is the Founder and CEO of the XWiki SAS. After finishing his studies at Ecole Polytechnique and Telecom Paris, he began his career at Netscape. He joined NetValue as CTO, where he worked until 2004 when it was purchased by Nielsen / NetRatings, this leading to the launch of XWiki in 2004.

Bernd Erk

Bernd Erk

CEO Netways

Bernd is the CEO of NETWAYS. He has experience with Java and Oracle-Databases and takes care of reporting at NETWAYS and the Open Source Monitoring solution Icinga.

André Gaul

André Gaul

Freifunk

André is a community network enthusiast and contributes to Berlin's Freifunk network. After studying mathematics and computer science, he obtained his PhD in mathematics in 2014. Apart from Freifunk, André currently builds tools for advancing open access in academia.

Thomas Tursics

Thomas Tursics

Open Data Entwickler

Thomas is a developer "crazy" for OpenData. He lives in Berlin. He has developed Android and Firefox-Apps including BabyBenamsen and EthnoTier. He builds Websites like KiezKarte and Wartezeiten using Open Data.

Frank Lanitz

Frank Lanitz

Developer Geany

Frank is a core developer of the development environment Geany. He has written numerous Plugin including Latex, Updatechecker, Tableconvert and takes care of translations at Geany. He is the co-founder of the hackspace Jena and supports Freifunk.

Yannick Haan

Yannick Haan

Netzpolitiker

Yannick is the author of the book  “Gesellschaft im digitalen Wandel”. On the political side he is active as a member of the Commission for Net Policies at the Social Democrats Party Board. He works as a scientific assistant at the Deutscher Bundestag.

carlo von lynX

carlo von lynX

youbroketheinternet

Carlo contributed to IRC. He developed CMS for stern.de, zeit.de, spiegel.de and published drafts for the federated protocol PSYC. Those ideas are today part of secushare. He helped to get Certificate Patrol for Firefox started, is organizing #youbroketheinternet and working on fixing the net by legislation.

André Fiedler

André Fiedler

FirefoxOS Apps

André is a Mozillian and developer for mobile applications. He works on applications for the Internet of Things. Currently his focus is an app for washing machines that helps people to save energy and water.

Hauke Laging

Hauke Laging

Crypto für Alle

With his project "Crypto für alle" Hauke supports users to learn about Cryptography. He also offers trainings for the use of cryptography in universities. Hauke is the initiator of the Linux Presentation Day.

Wan Leung Wong

Wan Leung Wong

Tinyboy 3D-Drucker
Wan Leung Wang is a developer of Tinyboy 3D Kits, a cost efficient solution for 3D printing for students that can be assembled by users. He is a founding member of the Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association (HKCOTA), which is supporting open standards, free software, hardware and culture.

Nicco Kunzmann

Nicco Kunzmann

CoderDojo

Nicco organizes Coder Dojos - clubs for kids and youngster to learn programming. Participants can also learn how to build hardware applications with Arduinos and Rapsberry PIs, e.g. your own traffic lights with red, yellow and green LEDs.

Lars	 Zimmermann

Lars Zimmermann

OPENiT Agency

Artist, Open Source Economist & Open Source Consultant, City Hacker & Author focusing on Hardware & Design. Pushing Open Source for Circular Economy since 2009.

Sam Muirhead

Sam Muirhead

Camera Libre

A Free/Libre activist and Open Source consultant, Sam promotes the commons through video, writing and experimentation. 

Michael Aschauer

Michael Aschauer

Film and Video Artist

Michael is a digital media artist from Steyr, Austria. He has studied in Vienna. He has received a number of awards including the Jury's Citation Award (2nd) at the Black Maria Film Festival, New Jersey and the Award of Distinction at the Prix Ars Electronica.

Andrea Mayr-Stalder

Andrea Mayr-Stalder

stitchcode.com

Andrea works on artistic and educational Internet projects. She studied visual media in Vienna and has worked as a system admin and programmer at ISPs in Vienna and New York.

Simon Meggle

Simon Meggle

Sakuli Monitoring Specialist

Simon Meggle works at the ConSol* in Munich, where he supports customers for topics around Open Source monitoring. He is co-founder of the Framework Sakuli, which simulates keyboard and mouse interactions of a real user and in automatic End2End tests of applications.

Manuel Schneider

Manuel Schneider

Wikipedia Video

Manuel uses Linux sind 1995. He is contributing to a number of free software and Open Knowledge projects. He is an IT-Autodikakt with a degree as a Diplom-Ingenieur in informatics. He is Wikipedian since 2004, video enthusiast, initiator of WikiTV and creative director of the video editing server.

Armin Medosch

Armin Medosch

Freie Netze

Armin is professor at the faculty of media and communication at the Sinigundum University, Belgrad. He is founding editor of the award winning online magazin Telepolis (1996-2002) and author of the book Freie Netze (2004). His new book will be published in spring 2015 at MIT Press erscheinen.


Jenz Steiner

Jenz Steiner

Piradio

Jenz is a journalist and medien activist from Berlin. Since 1999 he has his own radio emissions. He is editor of the Telegraph and "Der Sendung Funkhaus Prenzlauer Berg" at Piradio Berlin. His areas of expertise are: Grassroots Media, Pirate-FM, DYI cultures. He is a pretty nice guy =)

Greta Doci

Greta Doci

Wikipedia Community

Greta is a member of the Open Labs Albania hackerspace. She is promoting and working with Open Source/Free Software Technology and a contributor at Wikipedia Albania since 2013. She loves hiking, traveling and chocolates.



Ricardo Wurmus

Ricardo Wurmus

GNU Guix

Musiker und freier Softwarehacker mit langjähriger Berufserfahrung als GNU / Linux Systemadministrator. Unterstützer des GNU-Projekts, Mitglied der FSFE. Zu seinen Aufgaben gehören das Packaging von Bioinformatik-Software für GNU Guix für die Anwendung am Max-Delbrück-Centrum zu vereinfachen.

Frank Hofmann

Frank Hofmann

lug.berlin

Frank is a founding member of the Open Source expert network Büro 2.0 in Berlin. He provides services for print and layout and IT services. He is also an author for Linux magazines and LinuxUser. He is a coordinator of the meetings of the plattform lug.berlin.


Julia Kleeberger

Julia Kleeberger

Gründerin Junge Tüftler

Julia ist eine Design-Strategistin mit Doktorabschluss. Sie glaubt an die Weisheit der Hände und daran, dass man Wissen durch eigenes Ausprobieren erfährt. Sie teilt ihre Leidenschaft in Technologie-Workshops und als Dozentin für DIY Seminare an der Kunst & Design-Universität Braunschweig.

OpenTechSummit

OpenTechSummit  Berlin 2015 Schedule

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The OpenTechSummit takes place on 14th May 2015 in the "Kalkscheune" in Berlin.

  • 9:00 - 10:00 Welcome & Registration

    Willkommen beim OpenTechSummit 2015!

  • 10:00 - 10:30 Welcome Keynote 

    Willkommen Keynote - Offene Technologien

  • 10:30 - 17:30 Talks, Presentations, Workshops

    Tracks mit Speakern aus aller Welt

  • 18:00 - 22:00 Social Event

    Abendprogramm 

Workshops

Crypto Fuer Alle

Practical encryption for beginners with Hauke

Hauke makes a practical introduction to XMPP OTR and OpenPGP. What is this? These are small tools that you need to encrypt your communication. You will find out that it's actually not that hard to set up secure communications channels.



Podcasts

Radio plays, podcasts or making news reports - it is easy! Jenz shows you how.

Let's make some radio plays, podcasts or news reports with audacity on your own PC.



Mitch Altman Workshop

Let's make cool hardware and learn how to solder

Mitch: "I'm giving a Soldering Workshop. All skill levels, all welcome! I can teach anyone to solder -- it's way useful, it's easy, and it's fun! :) cool kits - all for total beginners to complete successfully: TV-B-Gone, Mignonette Game, MintyBoost, Trippy RGB Waves, Drawdio... Soldering Workshop" 



Machine Knitting

We upgrade knitting machines with a PC and and learn how to knit our own pictures knit with Andi from Weimar

We are upgrading an old knitting machine with a small computer and knit your logo and images. Brother has built knitting machines in the 90ies. You could knit pattern drawn from books for example. The AYAB project has built an Arduino Shield. So now, we can connect those machine and use our PC.



Freifunk Workshop Berlin

We are building our own local Internet

Andre Gaul shows us how to build our own private local area network (free wireless freifunk network) that works without the big global Internet. We start from the installation and configuraation of a router to setting up antennas and equipment.



ownCloud Workshop

Let's set up our ownCloud with Jos Poortvliet at the OpenTechSummit

Keeping your data to yourself has become harder and harder. Luckily, there is a solution: ownCloud. At the workshops we will learn how to put your data on a server of your choosing while making it available to your devices wherever you are.

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OpenTechSummit Topics

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Open Source and Free Software

Quelloffener und freier Zugang zu Code und Tools für die Zusammenarbeit ermöglichen neue Ideen für Webdienste und Mobil-Apps. Offene Technologien halten Einzug in alle Lebensbereiche. Welche Lösungen gibt es für den professionellen Einsatz und den Heimbedarf? Hier erfahren wir mehr über die neuesten Trends bei Javascript, HTML5, JSON, PHP, Ruby, Python und Datenbanken wie MySQL, MariaDB, PostGreSQL, NoSQL und vieles mehr.

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Open Hardware and Free Networks

Zu Hause eigene  Geräte herstellen, tragbare Technikkleidung entwerfen und freie Netze mit selbstkonfigurierten Routern bauen? Offene Hardware wie Arduino, Rapsberry PI, und freie Software-Tools helfen. Maker und Technolgists aus Berlin und der ganzen Welt machen vor, wie es geht.

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Open Data and Free Knowledge

Wikipedia, freies Wissen und offene Ansätze setzen sich durch und sind die Basis von neuen Ideen, Projekten, Bildungsangeboten und Firmengründungen. Wie kann ich persönlich und wie können öffentlich geförderte Einrichtungen wie Universitäten, Schulen, Forschungseinrichtungen, Archive und Medien zu diesem Wissenspool für alle beitragen? Wie können wir noch mehr Menschen Zugang ermöglichen? Welche spannenden neuen Projekte gibt es?

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Open Design, 3D and Libre Graphics

Zahlreiche Open-Design-Programme werden mittlerweile auch im professionellen Umfang eingesetzt. Hierzu gehören Inkscape, GIMP, Krita, Scribus, sK1, ImageMagick und Blender. Auch mit der wachsenden 3D-Druck-Community erhalten freie Programme mehr Bedeutung. Wie nutze ich sie, und welche Möglichkeiten bieten die Applikationen? Das lernen wir auf dem OpenTechSummit.

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Internet, Society und Patents

Du willst erfahren, wie du dein Projekt als Open Hardware oder Software lizensieren kannst? Du möchtest mit deiner Idee eine Firma aufbauen? Triff Experten zu den Themen Copyright, Patente, Lizenzen, Startups und Businessmodelle.

Linus Torvalds - Linux OpenTechSummit

Linux (Subtrack)

Das modular aufgebaute Betriebssystem wird von Softwareentwicklern auf der ganzen Welt weiterentwickelt, die an den verschiedenen Projekten mitarbeiten. An der Entwicklung sind Unternehmen, Non-Profit-Organisationen und viele Freiwillige beteiligt. Linux wird vielfältig und umfassend eingesetzt - auf Desktop-Rechnern, Servern, Mobiltelefonen, Routern, Netbooks, Embedded Systems, Multimedia-Geräten und Supercomputern.

Organisatoren

Mario Behling
Mario Behling Organisator MeshCon FashionTec Week Berlin
Speaker
André Rebentisch Vorstand FFII e.V. 
Speaker
Monic Meisel freifunk.net - Wireless Community Weekend Förderverein freie Netzwerke e.V.
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