2018 Schedule

We are proud to announce the 2018 Ohio LinuxFest schedule. Times and locations are subject to change. Be sure to check back for any updates.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

2nd Floor “County” rooms Fairfield
9:00AM Ohio LinuxFest Institute
Training for Professional Registrants
Team Happiness for Fun and Profit
Clay Dowling
10:00AM Catalyst: Iterative Innovation
Jim Kittle
11:00AM Getting To Done Faster
Clay Dowling
12:00PM Break
1:00PM Ohio LinuxFest Institute
Training for Professional Registrants
Clevis and Tang; automatic encryption for the masses
Chuck Mattern
2:00PM Compliance Automation with SIMP
Steven Pritchard
3:00PM Engineering, Open Sourced.
Joel Graff
4:00PM Lightning Talks

Happy Hour in the Expo starts at 5:10PM in Union B/C/D/E. All registrants are welcome to join us!

Birds of a Feather Sessions will take place between 6:00 and 9:00PM in the “county” and Union A rooms. All registrants are welcome to participate. If you’re interested in organizing one about a particular subject, please let us know at the registration desk.

Union A Clark Fairfield Knox Madison Marion Fayette Morrow
6:00PM Chromebooks in Education GitLab Q&A Retro Pie Gaming – Play Your Emulated Favorites! Code Generator, Code Making Code Home-brew Computers
7:00PM Pyramid CDC – Open Source in Digital Literacy Vim Digital Making with Raspberry Pi
8:00PM Yinzer Penguins Unite Puppet and Configuration Management Game Development on Linux Learn About Emacs

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Our Vendor Expo is open from 8:00AM to 6:00PM in Union B/C/D/E

Linux Professional Institute Onsite Testing is available in Delaware D from 9:00am – 12:00pm, and 2:00pm – 5:00pm.

Franklin A Franklin B Franklin C Franklin D Fairfield
Career Track
Union A
Open Source Solutions Stage
9:00AM Keynote
Containers will not fix your broken culture (and other hard truths)
Bridget Kromhout
10:00AM Be the Lazy Sysadmin
David Both
Creating a PXE Boot Environment with TinyCore
Andy Carlson
History of Linux
Ken Elliott
Leap and Tumble with openSUSE
Don Vosburg
Fitting In: So 2008! Time to Stand Out
Panel Discussion moderated by Chad White
with TJ Toterhi, Marissa Ball, Laura Coffee, and Vinny Sanfillipo.
Driving Network, Application and Security Visibility
Tim Hays and Joseph Krenson, Flowmon
11:00AM Intro to Sensu
Garrett Honeycutt
A Gentle Introduction to Git
Alex Juarez
Beginner Linux for the Autodidact
Brent Benzinger
Basic Electronics for IoT Projects and More
Mike Kwiatkowski
You’re Worth More Than You Know
Steve Ovens
Building a security operations center with open source technologies
Rafeeq Rehman and Warner Moore
12:00PM Break
1:00PM Intro to SaltStack
Don Vosburg
Setting Up GitLab for Fun and Profit
Alex Juarez
What’s so cool about BlockChain?
Scott Grimes
YerFace! From Computer Vision to Cartoon Animation
Alex Markley
Developing Future Leaders with Mentoring and Coaching
Thresette Briggs
Datacenter as a Resource:  The evolution of IT Infrastructure Management

Tim Smoot, HPE
2:00PM Bootstrapping Puppet
Steven Pritchard
Integrating Web Applications with Apache
Andy Carlson
Wallet Cryptography 101
Steve Swing
My Raspberry Pi emulates the 80’s.
Mat Kovach
Leading Change
Robby Slaughter
Personal Data Modeling with Jupyter
Catherine Devlin
3:00PM Molecule: TDD for Ansible
Ethan Dicks
What’s in Your Docker? Open Source Security Vulnerabilities in Containers
Matt Williams
Getting Kids involved with computing
Steve Ovens
LibreTime:  a web-based automation system for radio
Robb Ebright
Bridging the Development Gap
Andrew Frank
4:00PM Social Engineering: A Pentester’s Guide to People
Cody Hofstetter
Toward a Self Healing Infrastructure
Jim Wildman
Open Source and the Internet of Things: discussion, hardware show-and-tell, and demo lab
Eric Miller
My First PyGame
Terry Howald
The Mental Impact of Tech Interviews
Zachary Zlotnik
Data Center Networking with Linux Under the Hood
Chris Kane, Arista Networks
5:00PM Mentorship – Your Path to Immortality
Rich Bowen
Managing the IT Security Octopus
Scott Grimes
Continuous Learning and (10) web sites that will advance your career
John M. Kimball
What’s New with FreeNAS 11.2
Dru Lavigne, FreeBSD Project
5:15PM Lightning Talks
6:00PM Keynote
Open Source and the Revolution of Software Testing
Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph

After Party for all attendees starts at 7:00PM in the Delaware ballroom!