Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Stefano Zacchiroli

Stefano Zacchiroli
Director, Software Heritage

Website | @zacchiro

Stefano Zacchiroli is associate professor of computer science at Université Paris Diderot, currently on leave at Inria. His research interests span formal methods, software preservation, and free and open source software engineering. He is a cofounder and current CTO of the Software Heritage project. He has been an official member of the Debian Project since 2001 and served three terms as Debian project leader. Stefano is a board director of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and recipient of the 2015 O’Reilly Open Source Award.


11:00am11:40am Thursday, May 11, 2017
The Cutting Edge
Location: Meeting Room 18 A/B
Level: Intermediate
Stefano Zacchiroli (Software Heritage), Roberto Di Cosmo (Software Heritage)
FOSS is everywhere, but the risk of permanently losing some of it is growing. Shutdowns of once popular forges are early warnings that we should not underestimate. Stefano Zacchiroli and Roberto Di Cosmo offer an introduction to Software Heritage, which collects, preserves, and shares all publicly available source code—forever. Read more.