July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Paul Fenwick

Paul Fenwick
Benevolent Troublemaker, Perl Training Australia

Website | @pjf

Paul Fenwick is the managing director of Perl Training Australia, and has been teaching computer science for over a decade. He is an internationally acclaimed presenter at conferences and user groups worldwide, where he is well-known for his humour and off-beat topics. In his spare time, Paul’s interests include security, mycology, cycling, coffee, scuba diving, and lexically-scoped user pragmata.

*Photograph by Joshua Button.


9:55am–10:00am Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Portland Ballroom
Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia)
The 21st century is a time with an unprecendented expansion of ideas, culture, technology, information, and global justice. Compared to any ther point in history, humans are *flourishing*. Yet the way in which we think about the world—and our shared future in it—has not accelerated at the same pace. Join us to find out why the future is awesome, and what you can do about it. Read more.
11:10am–11:50am Friday, 07/24/2015
Solve E146
Alasdair Allan (Babilim Light Industries), Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia), Jon Manning (Secret Lab), Paris Buttfield-Addison (Secret Lab), Tim Nugent (lonely.coffee)
Join the authors of "The Kerbal Book" on a panel where they regale you with tales of their adventures in the Kerbal Space Program, the increasingly popular and disturbingly realistic space programme simulator game enjoyed by geeks around the world. Learn how and why you should go to space, and what you can learn from it! Science will be involved. Read more.