Linaro Ltd, the open source collaborative engineering organization developing software for the Arm® ecosystem, announced today the keynote speakers for Linaro Connect Bangkok 2019. Joining the hundreds of engineers at the Centara Grand in Bangkok, Thailand 1-5 April 2019, will be industry leaders invited to share their insights into different segments and topics relating to the Arm ecosystem. 

Linaro’s new Chief Executive Officer Li Gong will present his first keynote at Linaro Connect. Joining Li Gong in the line-up, are the following confirmed keynote speakers:

Enabling vertical ecosystems to unleash the potential of diversified computing
Wu Zhan, Vice President at Huawei IT Product Line
Tuesday 2 April, 10am (GMT+7)

Open Source QA - What will it take to get to the next level?
Tim Bird, Senior Software Engineer, Sony Corporation
Tuesday 2 April, 10:30am (GMT+7)

Telling Arm stories through public data
Felipe Hoffa, Developer Advocate, Google
Wednesday 3 April, 10am (GMT+7)

Digital transformation: Gains and Pains from the perspective of a large industry company
Dirk Slama, Chief Alliance Officer, Bosch Software Innovations
Thursday 4 April, 10am (GMT+7)

ELISA
Kate Stewart, Sr. Director of Strategic Programs, Linux Foundation
Thursday 4 April, 10:30am (GMT+7)

Linux Code of conduct
Mishi Choudhary, Legal Director, Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC)
Friday 5 April, 10am (GMT+7)

During the week there will be more than ninety technical sessions led by world-leading Arm software experts and about a combined 1,500 engineer-hours worth of hacking time. A broad range of topics will be covered, including 96Boards, Android, Automotive, Boot Architecture, Edge Computing, IoT and Embedded, Linux Kernel, Machine Intelligence, Testing, Validation and CI. On Wednesday 3 April, Linaro will host an Arm on Arm Summit together with Arm and Marvell. This summit will examine the deployment of Arm on Arm - the state of the ecosystem and what the future holds. On Friday 5 April, Linaro Connect will finish as is tradition with Demo Friday, where Linaro’s members and partners showcase the very latest in Arm software technology.  Examples of the types of demos at Demo Friday can be found here in videos of demos from Linaro Connect Vancouver 2018. 

You can view the complete schedule for Linaro Connect Bangkok 2019 here and register for the event here.

About Linaro Connect

Every six months, over 300 of the world’s leading open source engineers working on Arm get together for a full week of engineering sessions and hacking at Linaro Connect.  For those working on open source software for Arm platforms, Linaro Connect is the place to be to understand the latest developments and work directly with the most active engineers and maintainers in the ecosystem. For more information, go to connect.linaro.org where you can watch a quick introduction video.

About Linaro

Linaro leads collaboration in the Arm ecosystem and helps companies work with the latest open source technology. The company has over 300 engineers working on more than 70 open source projects, developing and optimizing software and tools, ensuring smooth product roll outs, and reducing maintenance costs. Work happens across segments including datacenter & cloud, edge & fog, IoT & embedded, consumer, machine intelligence, telecom & networking, autonomous vehicles, and high performance computing. Linaro is distribution neutral: it wants to provide the best software foundations to everyone by working upstream, and to reduce non-differentiating and costly low-level fragmentation. The effectiveness of the Linaro approach has been demonstrated by Linaro’s growing membership, and by Linaro consistently being listed as one of the top five company contributors, worldwide, to Linux kernels since 3.10.

To ensure commercial quality software, Linaro’s work includes comprehensive test and validation on member hardware platforms. The full scope of Linaro engineering work is open to all online. To find out more, please visit https://www.linaro.org/  and https://www.96boards.org/.