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Thursday, August 9 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
From Zero to Hero and Back again – My Decade in Fedora Land

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I joined Fedora in 2005 and quickly became one of the most active contributors. I not only maintained ~150 packages but also took over leadership positions in FamSCo, FESCo, the Fedora Board and later the Council, until I eventually vanished two years ago.
In this talk I will share the story of my exciting decennial journey through Fedora land. I won't be talking about my myself (too much) but about mistakes I made and lessons I learned; things every Fedora contributor or leader should know. I will show how Fedora has changed – for better and for worse. You will hear about friends I made, problems we faced, the battles we fought, and the victories we celebrated. And last but not least, I will tell some funny and embarrassing anecdotes. Hear stories you almost forgot and see pictures you wish they never existed!

Thursday August 9, 2018 1:30pm - 2:20pm CEST
1-Dresden