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Open Source in Finance Podcast: First Time Conference Speakers - How To's with Leslie Hawthorn of Red Hat

September 02, 2022

In this special episode of the podcast, we sit down with Leslie Hawthorn who is a senior manager for vertical community strategy at Red Hat and a long time friend in the open source world. We leverage her extensive conference speaker knowledge for this "how to" for first time conference speakers. We talk about ideation, planning, psychology, and just getting through the presentation as a way to help folks that have thought about giving a talk about something they care and know about, but have reservations about doing that in front of 10, 100, or 1000 people.

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

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The FINOS Open Source in Finance Podcast celebrates open source projects and interesting topics at the cross section of financial services and open source. So far, our industry experts have discussed practical applications of and their real-world experiences with a range of open source projects including desktop interoperability, low code platforms, synthetic data, and data modeling. They’ve also discussed best practices for inner source, common myths about open source and why commercial companies choose to introduce open source offerings. Tune in and subscribe to hear what comes next.


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