Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
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Paris Pittman
Developer Relations Program Manager, Google

Website | @parisinbmore

Paris works in the Open Source Programs Office at Google. She is a co-chair of the Kubernetes Special Interest Group for Contributor Experience, maintains several contributor programs, and is on the organizing team for Bay Area Kubernetes. (PS – She found this job at OSCON two years ago; community is powerful!)

She has 14 years of professional experience in technical community management, operations, and strategy, and attracting and retaining engineering talent in open source environments.


1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: D135/136
Paris Pittman (Google), Solly Ross (Google), Aaron Crickenberger (Google)
Paris Pittman takes you through the ins and outs of the Kubernetes contributor community so you can land your first PR. You'll learn about SIGs, the GitHub workflow, its automation and continuous integration (CI), setting up your dev environment, and much more. Stick around until the end, and you'll have time to work on your first PR with the help of current contributors. Read more.
9:40am9:50am Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Portland Ballroom
Paris Pittman (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 8 ratings)
Your open source project is up and running - now what? Paris Pittman will walk through some of the practical, tactical work you can do to ensure your community doesn't just grow, but thrive. Through examples from multiple Google-supported open source communities, you'll learn how to create "gardeners" that do the hard but essential work that builds and sustains healthy communities. Read more.