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June 21-24, 2022
Austin, Texas, USA + Virtual
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Tuesday, June 21 • 4:05pm - 4:45pm
Build a More Sustainable World Through "Call for Code with the Linux Foundation" Open Source Projects - Daniel Krook & Charles Johnson, IBM

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The world is facing ever greater challenges spurred by climate change including a warming planet, more frequent and destructive disasters, and inequitable outcomes for vulnerable communities. But as this threat grows, it's matched by a fast-growing group of new problem solvers who are bringing more than just programming skills to the fight. Those developers are supported by over a dozen "Call for Code with The Linux Foundation" open source projects and a diverse community that takes on the world's greatest challenges, including disaster mitigation, economic and environmental sustainability, and racial justice. In this session, you'll learn about the framework that Call for Code uses to initiate, incubate, and deliver impact through its projects together with an ecosystem of partners. You'll also learn how you can advance any of these projects whether you are technical or not - including two new projects added in 2022 (OpenTempus and Green Farm) - and get started with your first open source contribution. Finally, you'll hear about this year's Call for Code Global Challenge which is your opportunity to build something new for the annual competition to tackle these important issues with your own cutting-edge innovation based on the latest emerging technology.

Speakers
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Charles Johnson

IBM, Senior Cloud Developer, Call for Code
Charles Johnson is a Software Engineer at IBM where he develops open source software for projects in the Call for Code with The Linux Foundation umbrella.
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Daniel Krook

Senior Director of Developer Experience, CNCF
Daniel Krook is the Senior Director of Developer Experience at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (a part of the Linux Foundation). He is focused on better serving the maintainers, contributors, and users in the community of 150+ open source projects hosted by the CNCF. Founding... Read More →



Tuesday June 21, 2022 4:05pm - 4:45pm CDT
Room 211/212 (Level 2)
  Emerging OS Forum, Climate & Sustainability