Git Merge 2017

Presented by GitHub

About Git Merge

Git Merge is the pre-eminent Git-focused conference: a full-day offering technical content and user case studies, plus a day of workshops for Git users of all levels. Git Merge 2017 will take place February 2-3 in Brussels.

Git Merge is dedicated to amplifying new voices in the Git community and to showcasing the most thought-provoking projects from contributors, maintainers and community managers around the world.

Speakers

Karen Sandler

Karen Sandler

Executive Director, Software Freedom Conservancy

Carlos Martin Nieto

Carlos Martin Nieto

Infrastructure Engineer, GitHub

Saeed Noursalehi

Saeed Noursalehi

Principal Program Manager, Visual Studio Team Services, Microsoft

Santiago Perez De Rosso

Santiago Perez De Rosso

PhD student, Software Design Group, MIT

Caren Garcia

Caren Garcia

Implementation Engineer, BazaarVoice

Durham Goode

Durham Goode

Tech Lead, Source Control, Facebook

Lars Schneider

Lars Schneider

Technical Lead, Git Solutions, Autodesk

Taylor Blau

Taylor Blau

Infrastructure Engineer, GitHub

Tim Pettersen

Tim Pettersen

Bitbucket Developer, Atlassian

Tamir Gefen

Tamir Gefen

ALM\SCM expert, ALMtoolbox

Meredith L. Patterson

Meredith L. Patterson

Software Engineer and Security Researcher, Mautinoa Technologies

Santiago M. Mola

Santiago M. Mola

Lead Data Engineer, source(d)

Cornelius Schumacher

Cornelius Schumacher

Senior Software Developer and Engineering Manager, SUSE Linux

Thordur Bjornsson

Thordur Bjornsson

Software Developer, Yubico

Schedule

February 3
@ The Egg

Registration & Breakfast

Intro & Welcome - Software Freedom Conservancy

Karen Sandler, Software Freedom Conservancy

Break

Top Ten Worst Repositories to host on GitHub

Carlos Martin Nieto, GitHub

Session Details

Scaling Git at Microsoft

Saeed Noursalehi, Microsoft

Session Details

What’s Wrong With Git?

Santiago Perez De Rosso, Software Design Group, MIT

Session Details

Lunch

Git: The Tool Loved and (sometimes) Feared

Caren Garcia, BazaarVoice

Session Details

Scaling Mercurial at Facebook: Insights from the Other Side

Durham Goode, Facebook

Session Details

Break

Git LFS at Light Speed

Lars Schneider, Autodesk Taylor Blau, GitHub

Session Details

Git Aliases of the Gods!

Tim Pettersen, Atlassian

Session Details

Break

Lightning Talk / Lessons Learned: Transforming from ClearCase to Git

Tamir Gefen, ALMtoolbox

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Lightning Talk / Git: The Original Blockchain

Meredith L. Patterson, Mautinoa Technologies

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Lightning Talk / go-git: A Pure Go Implementation of Git

Santiago M. Mola, source(d)

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Git for Pair Programming

Cornelius Schumacher, SUSE Linux

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Trust But Verify

Thordur Bjornsson, Yubico

Session Details

Workshops

February 2
@ The Egg

Git users of all levels are invited to deep-dive into a variety of topics with some of the best Git trainers in the world.

Please note workshops are currently full. To add your name to the waitlist, please email us and we will contact you if a spot becomes available.

Doors open at 8:30 on Feb 2nd. Please be sure to arrive in time to pick up your badge and enjoy breakfast before workshops kick off at 9:30am

Registration & Breakfast

Git and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Hector Alfaro, Trainer, GitHub

Workshop Details

The Battle for Sub-premacy

Hector Alfaro, Trainer, GitHub

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Jedi Mind Tricks for Git

Johan Abildskov, Continuous Delivery Consultant, Praqma & Jan Krag, Continuous Improvement Engineer, Praqma

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Lunch

Greatest Hits of the Git Maintainers Room: 2016

Patrick McKenna, Professional Services Operations Manager, GitHub

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Repo 911

Kyle Macey, Services Engineer, GitHub

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Git Simple: Writing primary git functionalities in Ruby

Matt Duff, Services Engineer, GitHub

Workshop Details

Venue

Venue: The Egg

Situated in the heart of Brussels, The Egg is a short distance from the Midi/Zuid Station.

Location

Bara Street 175, 1070 Brussels, Belgium

Afterparty

Date & Time

February 3, 8-11pm

Location

Brussels Event Brewery
Rue Delaunoy 58
1080 Molenbeek-Saint-Jean

Info

The Git Merge 2017 Afterparty will be held at the Brussels Event Brewery Silos, a former brewery known for its world-famous cherry beer, dating back to 1913. Join us for a custom beer and chocolate tasting experience and a selection of late-night snacks.

Travel & Accommodations

By plane

BRU airport

By train

Bruxelles-Midi/Zuid, served by Thalys, Eurostar, TGV®, and ICE trains

By car

Street parking is available, but we recommend using a car share service such as Uber

By public transport

Stib, De Lijn, TEC

Hotel

Brussels has a large selection of hotels in every price range, and many within walking distance of the Egg. Please use this link to book a negotiated rate with Accor Hotels during your stay. Book soon before the offer ends!

FAQ

Tickets & Registration

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Help Desk

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Sessions & Content

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Afterparty

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