Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Gregory Hislop

Gregory Hislop
Associate Professor of IST and CS, Drexel University


Gregory Hislop is a professor of software engineering and senior associate dean at Drexel University’s College of Computing and Informatics. Gregory has been working on student involvement in open source through a series of NSF grants in partnership with Red Hat. He also spent about 20 years working in the industry, primarily in enterprise systems management products and services. Gregory is a frequent presenter at conferences and workshops.


5:10pm–5:50pm Thursday, 05/19/2016
Open Source 101
Location: Meeting Room 9C Level: Intermediate
Gina Likins (Red Hat), Heidi Ellis (Western New England University), Gregory Hislop (Drexel University)
To contribute to an open source project, students must first learn open source methods, tools, and culture. However, few CS degree programs cover these topics. Gina Likins, Heidi Ellis, and Gregory Hislop outline an NSF-funded effort to advance FOSS learning in undergraduate computing programs and solicit input about the FOSS skills and abilities community members would like to see addressed. Read more.