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OpenWest Conference 2017

OpenWest Conference 2017

12.Jul.2017 - 15.Jul.2017
South Towne Expo Center

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The largest regional tech conference devoted to all things OPEN: Hardware, Standards, Source and Data. OpenWest works closely with many of the local user groups to plan, develop and operate the conference.

Tracks include: Architecture, Business, CMS, Community, Data, Geek Life, Hardware, Mobile, Ops, QA/CI, Security, Tools, UI/UX, Web, GoLang, Java, Javascript, .NET, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and other languages.


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12.Jul.2017

SOCIAL EVENT Morning Meditation (Yoga) (07:30)
Rating: 5 of 5 1
KEYNOTE Welcome (09:00)
Rating: 0 of 5 0
KEYNOTE Security Roadmap for Next Generation of Payment Applications (09:15) Rating: 0 of 5 0
KEYNOTE Keynote (09:45)
William Hurley (Whurley)
Rating: 4 of 5 2
TALK Deep Learning Optimized Chatbots (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK DevOps for the Initiated (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Techniques and Technologies for converting HTML to PDF (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Develop Awesome Websites Using Flask Python (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK JavaScript the Good-er Parts (10:30) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK A method of error handling to prevent descent into Cthulhuesque Madness (10:30)
Russel Fisher
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Games, Jams and Phasers (10:30) Rating: 5 of 5 5
TALK Better Testing Through Statistics (10:30)
Matthew Treinish
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Xamarin, MvvmCross and Rx; Oh My! (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK The 80 Hour Work Week (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Linux Security & Compliance Auditing with HubbleStack (10:30) Rating: 4 of 5 2
TALK Learning to Ask: How to Change Your Career and Your Life (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK MySQL - solving problems with MyISAM tables (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Networking for people who don't run networks (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK AWSome Power: Implementing Continuous Delivery with AWS (11:30)
Sam Duzett
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK JSON Web Tokens Will Improve Your Life (11:30) Rating: 5 of 5 2
TALK The Services Your Microservices Could Be Like (11:30) Rating: 5 of 5 2
TALK Javascript: What Not to Use Frameworks For (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Opinionated Screed on Unit Testing (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Make Magic with Open Broadcasting Software (11:30)
Spencer Krum
Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Cloud Security in AWS (11:30) Rating: 4 of 5 1
TALK Tech Interviews Stink (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Perl Optimization Tidbits (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 1
TALK Staying efficeint and relevant with Modern C++ (11:30)
Greg Hodgson
Rating: 4 of 5 1
TALK Perl's Modern Features (14:00)
David Oswald
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK InfluxDB for time-series data logging (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Intro to Docker and Ephemeral Systems (14:00) Rating: 4 of 5 1
TALK Move your Castle to the Cloud (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Creating a RESTful API without losing too much sleep (14:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Introduction to Rust (14:00) Rating: 5 of 5 5
TALK Implementing a RESTful API with Lumen, an introduction to Lumen and Eloquent (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Talking People Down From Shiny (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK The Edge Case of Insanity: How weaknesses can improve testing and how testing can improve weaknesses (14:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Smartwatch Development for the Outdoorsman (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Random Number Generators (14:00)
Aaron Toponce
Rating: 4 of 5 1
TALK Decorating Your Office: 4 Simple Ways to Increase Satisfaction and Productivity (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Introduction to Blockchain and Crypto-Currency. (14:00)
Ryndon Ricks
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Database Optimization for Web Developers (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Introduction to Kubernetes and our experience at Vivint (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Introduction of Flexbox (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Rusty Sword: Game of Infamy! Live-code a game in Rust from scratch in 45 minutes. (15:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK SOLID In Practice (15:00) Rating: 5 of 5 2
TALK Building A Wrapper API: The case for abstraction (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 Slides available 0
TALK Open Source or Public Artificial Intelligence APIs: Google (15:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK TestOps is Dead; Long live TestOps! (15:00)
Alex Langshall
Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Android + Scala (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK The Next Revolution in Software Engineering (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Everything you need to know about Cryptography (unless you're a mathematician) (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Present Like A Pro - The Next 10 Tips for Owning the Room (15:00) Rating: 4 of 5 3
TALK Intro to Sysdig (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Deploying a Bare Metal cloud is not easy (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Leveling Up Your SASS (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Introduction to ASP.NET Core (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Embedded C++ Development for the Game Boy Advance (16:00)
Richard Thomson
Rating: 4 of 5 1
TALK Fantastic Testers and How to Hire Them (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Xamarin: Build you a Mobile App (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK How to be a manageable software engineer -- and like it! (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Data-driven Postmortems (16:00)
Jason Yee
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Understanding OAuth2.0 (16:00)
Mark Horstmeier
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Open Source or Public Artificial Intelligence APIs: Amazon (16:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Introduction to NoSQL (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Security considerations when deploying a Linux web server hosting a website (16:00)
Brian Karney
Rating: 0 of 5 0

13.Jul.2017

SOCIAL EVENT Morning Meditation (Yoga) (07:30)
Rating: 0 of 5 0
KEYNOTE Welcome (09:00)
Rating: 0 of 5 0
KEYNOTE A Bug in Your Ear: Patching the People Side (09:15) Rating: 0 of 5 0
KEYNOTE Diversity in Open Source: No Longer at Square One (09:45)
Marina Zhurakhinskaya
Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Implementing OAuth2.0 (10:30)
Mark Horstmeier
Rating: 3 of 5 1
TALK Using PostgreSQL as a document store (instead of MongoDB) (10:30)
Thomas Hansen
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Advanced Search and Replace -- Hands on with regular expressions (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Building Zero Trust Computing Applications Using RAET (10:30)
Samuel M Smith
Rating: 4 of 5 1
TALK Using Open CV to solve a real world problem (10:30) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Intro to ROS/ROS2 (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK How to Solve Problems & Understand Any Topic (10:30) Rating: 4 of 5 1
TALK Mythbusting: Big Foot, Essential Oils and Design Thinking (10:30) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK 5 Ways You Can Keep Your Browsing History Private (10:30)
Seth Johnson
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Introducing Linch-Pin: Hybrid cloud provisioning using Ansible (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK C++17: Another big shift for coding in the modern world (10:30)
Greg Hodgson
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Never Accept the First Offer (11:30) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Fox in the Henhouse - Dev vs Ops (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Hybrid Cloud Ops - Using ManageIQ to manage mulit-cloud deployments and automate deployments (11:30)
Brandon Johnson
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Starting From Scratch - Vim Basics and Configuration (11:30)
Adam Harris
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Advanced Python Testing (11:30) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Scripting vs. Programming (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK How API First Worked For Us (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Tools of modern JavaScript projects (11:30) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK How to defuse a bomb… Wait, I mean a bug (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK A "Smart", "Dumb" Doorbell with Raspberry Pi. (11:30)
Derek Carter
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Friends Don't Let Friends Browse Unencrypted: Running a VPN for friends and family (11:30) Rating: 4 of 5 1
TALK Culturally Aware Design (11:30) Rating: 4 of 5 1
TALK Database Semantic Layers (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Smart Apps : How to add Artificial Intelligence into your software (14:00) Rating: 3 of 5 4
TALK Protecting your data with ZFS (14:00)
Joseph Brower
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK From 0 to Swarm in an automated fashion (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK The Unlearned Lessons of Vim (14:00)
Ethan Payne
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK A Crash Course in Functional Programming (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Taking Your App International: 8 Things You Should Know Before Making the Leap (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Scaling the Unscalable (14:00)
Matt Ryan, Clint Goudie-Nice
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Command-line Perl for the shell (14:00)
David Oswald
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Why we can't have the Internet of Nice Things: A home automation primer (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Internet Archive: Universal Access. Open APIs. (14:00) Rating: 5 of 5 4
TALK Designing for Your Users: How to Create a Better User Experience (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Creating an Open Source AWS Athena (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Using Metricbeat and the Elastic Stack to monitor your systems (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK A DevOps State of Mind with Kubernetes (15:00)
Chris Van Tuin
Rating: 1 of 5 2
TALK Effective Architecture (15:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK A beginner’s guide to ASTs (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Scheme: the reason your programming language has any redeeming qualities at all (15:00) Rating: 5 of 5 Slides available 1
TALK Putting the Third Dimension in Wolfenstein (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Quality Assurance? Who needs that!? (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK The Air up Here (15:00)
Brad Midgley
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK The Truth About Mental Health and Software (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Strategies for Successfully Integrating UX Design with Agile Development (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Understanding Docker for Development (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Writing Plugins For The Elastic Stack (16:00)
Tal Levy
Rating: 2 of 5 1
TALK Beyond Config Management with Salt (16:00)
David Boucha
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Zero to Cloud in 1 Hour using the Google Cloud (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Beware the IDEs of March (16:00)
Sam Duzett
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Programming With Scala Types (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Why WordPress: The case for Entrepreneurial Web Development. (16:00)
Shaylee Hansen
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK An Architecture for Automony (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Realtime client-server communication options for .NET (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK The Misunderstood Art of Testing (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Building a Better Thermostat (16:00)
Matthew Treinish
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Impostor Syndrome: Be Proud of Your Achievements! (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK The Best Free Fonts and When to Use Them (16:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK PLUG: A Brief History of Open Source (17:15)
Doran Barton
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Utah PHP User Group: Review OpenWest Talks (17:15)
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Utah Python: Asynchronous Python (17:15)
Nick Humrich
Rating: 0 of 5 0
SOCIAL EVENT Red Hat Hackathon (18:00)
Rating: 5 of 5 1

14.Jul.2017

SOCIAL EVENT Morning Meditation (Yoga) (07:30)
Rating: 0 of 5 0
KEYNOTE Welcome (09:00)
Rating: 0 of 5 0
KEYNOTE The year for Internet spying reform (09:15)
Kate Tummarello
Rating: 0 of 5 0
KEYNOTE Keynote (09:45)
Dan Lawyer
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Software Defined Storage : You know, storing all your rapidly growing stuff (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Single-Node Kubernetes Cluster on Linode using Project Atomic (10:30)
Derek Carter
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Data Driven Development (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK The perils of .NET's Task.Run and how to avoid them (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Programming in Bash for Fun and Profit (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Make Your Own React+Redux (10:30)
Jake Trent
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Control the Real World with Raspberry Pi (Inexpensively!) (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Ethical Software (10:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK NMAP 101 (10:30)
Christopher Hopkins
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK The Value of Old Programmers (10:30) Rating: 3 of 5 2
TALK Intro to React (10:30)
Jacob Evans
Rating: 3 of 5 4
TALK RXjs (JavaScript Observables) (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Maximizing Logstash performance (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Secret, secret, I've got a secret! (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Logs Are Magic: Why Git Workflows and Commit Structure Should Matter To You (11:30) Rating: 4 of 5 2
TALK Introduction to Microservice Architecture (11:30) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Creating REST APIs without code using JSON schemas - Expressa (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Brewing Beer with Linux, Python and a RaspberryPi (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Passing the Baton: Succession planning for project leadership (11:30) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK A Security State of Mind: Continuous Security for DevOps with Kubernetes (11:30)
Chris Van Tuin
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Leadership that Inspires (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Reduce Your Technical Debt (11:30) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Building Apps with React (11:30)
Jacob Evans
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Building an API in the Nginx Event Loop (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Introduction to Ansible (14:00)
Ben Bankes
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Alexa, my new best friend: Introduction to building Alexa skills using a FSM (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 1
TALK A Survey of Open Networks (* instructions included) (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Practical Scalaz (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK What's New in PHP 7+ (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Open Source Software in Robotics and Real-Time Control Systems (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks: Or Why the Future Might Curse Us (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Oooh! We've Had an Incident! How Should We Respond? (14:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Cracking the Code Review (14:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Say Hello to Your First Android App! (14:00)
Ken Collier
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Javascript metaframeworks (14:00)
Joel Denning
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK ES6 - The Practical Stuff (JavaScript) (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Websockets and Event-driven Programming with ReactPHP (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Salt Stack for Play (How to safely manage and share your config files) (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Container Secrets Done Right (15:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
TALK Survey of Open Source Localization Tools (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Haskell and Elm in Production: An Unexpected Journey (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Efficient, Compliant and Secure: You can have all 3! (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Small scale profitable open source hardware (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Lessons from an old software guy (15:00)
Kirk Haselden
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Improving Security and Deployment Complexity with SSH Certificates (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Bump, Set, Touchdown!: The importance of onboarding and knowing your team (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK DOs and DON'Ts of MongoDB (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Post - Hello Android (15:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Terraform the Cloud (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK SaltStack 101 (16:00)
David Boucha
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Flatpak: Portable, Secure Distribution of Desktop Applications (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Object Oriented Programming in PHP (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Beyond Accidental Architecture (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Question: Should I use Angular or React? Answer: Elm! (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Advanced PHP Simplified (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK IoT to the Database: Soldering, ORDS, Oracle Jet, Python and a little PL/SQL (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Security Starts With You: Social Engineering (16:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Leading and Mentoring Software Developers (16:00)
Manuel De Leon
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Open panel discussion about Android (16:00)
Carl Hickman, Noralynn Valletta, Nikhi Jamili, Jake Stokes
Rating: 0 of 5 0
TALK Over-Engineered Jack-In-The-Box - IoT Pico Engine Example (16:00)
Adam Burdett
Rating: 0 of 5 0
SOCIAL EVENT EFF Activity (18:00)
Rating: 0 of 5 0
SOCIAL EVENT Social with the EFF (19:00)
Rating: 0 of 5 0

15.Jul.2017

WORKSHOP OpenShift Tutorial (09:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
WORKSHOP Building Apps for Amazon Alexa (Skills) and Google Home (Actions) (09:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1
WORKSHOP Getting Started With The Elastic Stack (09:00)
Tal Levy
Rating: 0 of 5 0
WORKSHOP Hands-on Beginning Python Bootcamp (09:00)
matt harrison
Rating: 0 of 5 0
WORKSHOP How do they do that? (09:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
WORKSHOP Zero to Sixty with MongoDB (09:00) Rating: 0 of 5 0
WORKSHOP Hands-on Intermediate Python Bootcamp (13:00)
matt harrison
Rating: 0 of 5 0
WORKSHOP OpenSSH Lifehacks (13:00) Rating: 3 of 5 3
WORKSHOP A Three Hour Overview of Computer Organization and Architecture (13:00)
Timothy Stanley
Rating: 0 of 5 0
WORKSHOP You Don’t Know Bash (13:00) Rating: 5 of 5 1

15.Jul.2017 at 17:16 by genehack (7 comments) (Feedback)

Awesome conference -- already looking forward to next year!

19.Jul.2017 at 20:01 by Pedro Salgado (13 comments) via Web2 LIVE (Feedback)

Really good conference.

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200A - Data
Data
14 sessions
200B - Ops
Ops
12 sessions
200C - Cloud
Cloud
13 sessions
200D - Tools
Tools
9 sessions
200D - Web
Web
5 sessions
300A - Programming
Programming
16 sessions
300B - Programming
Programming
16 sessions
300C - Programming
Programming
15 sessions
300D - Programming
Programming
15 sessions
400 - QA/CI
QA/CI
8 sessions
EH2 - Hardware
Hardware
11 sessions
EH2 - Mobile
Mobile
4 sessions
HALL1 - Community
Community
5 sessions
HALL1 - Geek Life
Geek Life
11 sessions
HALL2 - Privacy
Privacy
3 sessions
HALL2 - Security
Security
10 sessions
HALL3 - Business
Business
10 sessions
HALL3 - UI/UX
UI/UX
5 sessions
300A - Tutorials
Tutorials
2 sessions
300B - Tutorials
Tutorials
2 sessions
300C - Tutorials
Tutorials
2 sessions
300D - Tutorials
Tutorials
1 sessions
400 - Tutorials
Tutorials
1 sessions
HALL1 - Tutorials
Tutorials
2 sessions
HALL2 - Tutorials
Tutorials
0 sessions
HALL3 - Tutorials
Tutorials
0 sessions
400 - Beginners
Beginners
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