17–19 October 2016: Conference & Tutorials
19–20 October 2016: Training
London, UK
Paul Fenwick

Paul Fenwick
Benevolent Troublemaker, Perl Training Australia

Website | @pjf

Paul Fenwick is an internationally acclaimed public speaker, developer, and science educator. He is well known for presenting on a diverse range of topics including privacy, neuroscience, and neuroethics, Klingon programming, open source, depression and mental health, advancements in science, diversity, autonomous agents, and minesweeper automation. His dynamic presentation style and quirky humor has delighted audiences worldwide. Paul was awarded the 2013 O’Reilly Open Source award and the 2010 White Camel award, both for outstanding contributions to the open source community. As a freedom-loving scientist, Paul’s goal is to learn everything he can, do amazing things with that knowledge, and give them away for free. (Photograph by Joshua Button)


16:05–16:45 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Collaboration and community
Location: Buckingham Room Level: Non-technical
Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
The Comprehensive Kerbal Archive Network (CKAN) has hundreds of contributors, tens of thousands of users, and success metrics measured in decades of human joy delivered. Paul Fenwick uses the example of CKAN to examine how to help maximize your open source project's chance of success from the beginning, with a focus on community building and contributor growth. Read more.
17:35–19:00 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Location: Sandringham
Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
If you had five minutes on stage, what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides, and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Launch a website? Teach a hack? We’ll find out again at this year's Ignite OSCON. Read more.