As SCALE 10X rolls toward its Jan. 20 opening, sessions, speakers and
events are starting to become finalized. Here’s a look at some of
the things you don’t want to miss at SCALE 10X.
Birds of a Feather at SCALE 10X
You know the saying: Birds of a feather flock together.
Got a passion you'd like to share? Have a community you'd like to
connect with? Create or join a Birds of a Feather session (also known
as BoFs) on either Friday or Saturday night at SCALE 10X.
The Bird of a Feather Sessions will be held Friday and Saturday
nights, Jan. 20-21. The first sessions start at 7 p.m. and the last
ones start at 10 p.m.
In a nutshell, a BoF session is an informal meet-up or discussion
session, where SCALE attendees can get together and discuss a shared
interest without a pre-designated agenda.
Sign up on the Birds of a Feather (BoF) registration page online at:
BoF related questions can be sent to SCaLE10xBoFs@socallinuxexpo.org
Organizations wishing to sponsor snacks or beverages for a particular
BoF session can let SCALE know by contacting
firstname.lastname@example.org . Sponsorship is not required to
register for a BoF session or meetup.
Beginners Training Class
SCALE is proud to present their first ever Linux Beginner training
class, an intensive, two-day training class the same weekend as the
Linux Expo, co-located with the SCALE 10X at the Hilton Los Angeles
Presented by volunteer trainers and presenters, students will come
away with the ability to install and maintain a Linux operating
Cost of the class is $25, which includes a bootable USB thumb drive,
handouts, and a pass to the SCALE 10X expo floor.
Attendees are expected to bring a computer suitable for installing
Linux. Laptops are encouraged but desktops are acceptable also.
Installations will be Linux-only. Dual-booting is beyond the scope of
this class, so bring a computer you can dedicate to Linux. Specs for
the computer and other information can be found here:
Attend OSSIE with your POSSE
The 5th Annual Open Source Software in Education conference will be
held at SCALE 10X on Jan. 21-22.
In addition the POSSE -- Professor’s Open Source Summer Experience
– workshop will also be held at SCALE 10X. This event is focused on
basic communication skills and tools that will allow educators to
learn “the open source way” by navigating actual project
communties. In this workshop, educators will be expected to dive into
actual open source project chatrooms, code, writing, design, and
infrastructure, and work with contributors from the open source
For more information on OSSIE and POSSE, visit
About the expo
The Southern California Linux Expo SCALE 10X will be held from Jan.
20-22 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport hotel. Registration is open at
https://reg.socallinuxexpo.org/reg6/ For more information on SCALE
10X, visit http://www.socallinuxexpo.org