It’s going to be a busy couple of weeks for me. I’m leaving tomorrow to attend and speak at EXPOSOL in Costa Rica. I’ll be discussing cultivation of cummunities and how companies and communities can learn to work together for the benefit of both. I’ve never been to CR before and I hear it’s beautiful. Only problem is I have but two days to be there before I head back to the USA!
Next week I’ll be going to the Red Hat Summit in Boston, where I’ll be working as a volunteer staff member. Unfortunately this year I won’t be hanging out at the Fedora booth nonstop, although I’m certain I’ll be by from time to time.
Instead, I’ll be working at the information desk, helping to marshal at session rooms, and stuffing bags at our “Red Hat gives back” charity area, where we’re donating time and effort to Crayons to Cradles. I’m really looking forward to that one. The Summit is always a fantastic event, but I think putting a charitable drive in the middle of the proceedings is a great way to show people that they really can make a difference, whether it’s in open source or not.
You can still register for the Summit — it is always an incredible value, packed with learning, fun, and the ability to engage directly with engineers and open source luminaries. This will be my sixth Summit (I’ve been to every event since the second one in Nashville) and I always look forward to them. See you there!