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Friday, June 5 • 11:30 - 12:20
IT Study Groups and Community-Driven Conferences in Japan - Hiro Yoshioka, Rakuten

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We will discuss community driven events, especially study sessions, technical conferences, Meetups and so on in Japan. There are many active study sessions about OSS related technologies in Japan. More than 300 - 400 meetings, conferences are held a month in Japan. What are they? Who do run them? Who is participate them? Why so popular? Community driven events are grass roots innovation engine and we will discuss the value of them.

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Hiro Yoshioka

Technical Managing Officer, Rakuten, Inc
Hiro Yoshioka is a technical evangelist of Rakuten, Inc. Rakuten is a leading EC company in Japan. His mission is to empower Rakuten engineers and build a hacker centric culture in the company. He leads the corporate's OSS strategy and promote Rakuten technology to the community. Before joining Rakuten, he was a CTO of Miracle Linux in Japan, where he led the products strategy and promoted OSS value in Japan.

Friday June 5, 2015 11:30 - 12:20

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