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Monday, May 12 • 12:05pm - 12:45pm
So You Want to Be an OpenStack Contributor?

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So you want to contribute to OpenStack, but not sure where to start? In this hands-on workshop we will guide you through the steps required to become an OpenStack contributor. We will start out with the basics of signing up and setting up Launchpad, Git, and Gerrit. Followed by joining the OpenStack Foundation, signing the contributor license agreement, and most importantly, finding something for you to work on (or you can bring your own bug). Even if you are not much into programming, there are other ways you can contribute, such as helping out with OpenStack documentation and translating to other languages. At the end of this workshop, you will have what it takes to become an active technical contributor.
Speakers

Rainya Mosher

Software Dev Manager, Rackspace Hosting, Inc
Rainya Mosher is a Manager of Software Development at Rackspace Hosting within the Public Cloud Infrastructure unit. As a Racker working with OpenStack, she has discovered untapped skill in herding cats, ideas, developers, product managers, community, and code to take a good idea, see it merged upstream, and ultimately deployed to production in Rackspace’s Public Open Cloud. She is a passionate about helping developers and engineers find that happy spot where they can do magic with a text...
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Iccha Sethi

Software Developer, Rackspace
At Rackspace, Iccha is a DevOps on the Cloud Images team and a core contributor to glance. Iccha has been a part of several OpenStack workshop committees including Grace Hopper conference, WECode conference etc. She has also been a mentor for OpenStack on the GNOME Outreach Program for Women.

Egle Sigler

Principal Architect, Rackspace
Egle Sigler is a Principal Architect on a Private Cloud Solutions team at Rackspace. In addition to working with OpenStack and related technologies, Egle is a governing board member for POWER (Professional Organization of Women Empowered at Rackspace), Rackspace's internal employee resource group dedicated to empowering women in technology. In her spare time, Egle enjoys traveling, hiking, snorkeling, and nature photography.

Angela Streeter

Cloud Technology Instructor, Rackspace Managed Hosting
Angela Streeter is a cloud technology instructor at Rackspace, where she teaches OpenStack in public and private training sessions. Angela and her team spend their time evangelizing OpenStack through training, blogs and contributions. Angela graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor of science degree in computer science and a minor in mathematics. She has worked as a software developer, unix systems administrator, and, prior to working on the training team, was a linux systems...
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Monday May 12, 2014 12:05pm - 12:45pm
Room B102

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