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Wednesday, May 21 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Lessons about Community from Studio Ghibli - Dawn Foster, Puppet Labs

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Communities are one of the defining attributes that shape every open source project, and the people within them are what make communities so special, not unlike how characters like Totoro, Kiki, and Ponyo shape every Studio Ghibli film.

The friendship between Ponyo and Sōsuke shows how people from different backgrounds can work together, like people in communities work together, to accomplish more than they could have alone. While we don't get to travel by catbus or Kiki's broom, many of us have the opportunity to travel the world interacting with community members. Unfortunately, we have to rely on online participation combined with more traditional methods of transportation.

This session focuses on community tips told through Studio Ghibli films. While the topic is fun and a little silly, the lessons about communities are real and tangible.

Speakers
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Dawn Foster

Director of Community, Puppet Labs
Dawn Foster is the Director of Community for the Puppet community at Puppet Labs. She has more than 18 years of experience in business and technology with expertise in community building, community management, open source software, market research, and more. She is passionate about bringing people together through a combination of online communities and real-world events. She has experience building new communities, and managing existing... Read More →


Wednesday May 21, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Mars

Attendees (10)