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SeaGL 2021: DAY 2!

Welcome to the second and final day of SeaGL 2021! Please find the full SeaGL 2021 program, and you can read on for just today’s schedule, for Saturday, November 6, 2021. As a reminder, SeaGL 2021 is completely virtual for the second year in a row. The conference is also completely “free as in tea” with no registration required. Everyone is welcome to attend!

You can attend if you go to Live streams are also available at

Normal talk blocks are 30m. There are 20m for the talk, and 10m for optional Q&A as led by the Room Moderator. The Moderator will read questions from the text chat audience for the speaker to answer. There are 5 minute spaces between talks, which means that the talk blocks are listed as 45 minutes long. There is no Q&A during Keynotes.

As a reminder, our Code of Conduct applies during ALL SeaGL interactions. In chat, during one’s talk if you are giving one, social events during SeaGL, and on other platforms during or as a result of the conference.

All times are listed in Pacific Daylight Time, which is UTC -07:00. (note: the US time change happens the evening AFTER the conclusion of the conference on Saturday)

  • 9:15am Morning Announcements and Costume Contest
  • 9:30am Keynote by Christine Lemmer-Webber and Dr. Morgan Lemmer-Webber

10am-10:30am block

  • Dawn Cooper - Free Security for Open-Source Projects
  • David M. Stokes - Understanding the MySQL Authentication Process
  • Shauna Gordon-McKeon - Know Your Rights as a Tech Worker

10:45am-11:15am block

  • François Caen - Building cloud networks: Terraform or Ansible?
  • Tobie Langel - Does Open Source need its own Priority of Constituencies?
  • Aeva Black - Walking the Cultural Tightrope

11:30-12pm block

  • Dmitrii - Sounds of Open Source Archaeology: Processing Sound with Sox
  • Aeva Black - Computing Confidentially in the Clouds

1:15pm-1:45pm block

  • Brian Callahan - Stories from Reviving and Extending a University’s Information Security Program
  • Josh Berkus - Open Source Governance: Six Types and Three Models
  • Thierry Bultel - Cross debugging on Linux : A history, current state of the art and coming improvements

2pm-2:30 block

  • Vagrant Cascadian - Debugging Reproducible Builds One Day at a Time
  • Jim Hall - Open Source Business Practices
  • Richard Littauer - Birds by Starlight: Tracking Nocturnal Flight Calls Using Open Source Software

2:45pm-3:15pm break block

  • Winner announced from this morning’s Costume Contest!
  • Saturday TeaGL!

3:30pm-4pm block

  • Katie McLaughlin - Expressive Security
  • Stephen Michel - Technically Biased: Taking Free Software’s Niche Appeal Mainstream
  • Ben Cotton - Your Bug Tracker and You

4:30pm-4:50pm Closing Keynote block

  • Cory Doctorow - Seize the Means of Computation!

5:30pm-6:30pm party block

  • Make Tea Sandwiches with Molly and Sri!

6:30pm-8pm party block

  • Trivia Contest with Remy and Elana for fun and prizes!