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Wednesday, August 29 • 4:00pm - 4:40pm
Sustainable Community Investment in Action - A Look at Some of the R Consortium Funded Grant Projects and Working Groups - John Mertic, Linux Foundation

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R Consortium has funded over $500,000 USD to R community members improving the community and technical infrastructure for the benefit of the R ecosystem. In addition, the working groups program has worked to drive discussion and alignment on key areas such as industry adoption, package health, and educational standards.

In this talk, we will showcase several of the working groups and funded projects stewarded by R Consortium. This will provide an opportunity for the audience to understand the work being done, and also opportunities on how they could take part.

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John Mertic

Director, Open Mainframe Project. Director of Program Management, Linux Foundation, Linux Foundation
John Mertic is the Director of Program Management for The Linux Foundation. Under his leadership, he has helped ASWF, ODPi, Open Mainframe Project, and R Consortium accelerate open source innovation and transform industries. John has an open source career spanning two decades, both... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2018 4:00pm - 4:40pm PDT
Room 116/117
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