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Make the most of your time at GitHub Universe by visiting an array of interactive projects, exhibits, and sessions—from art installations to one-on-one time with GitHub experts.
Want some quality time with GitHub speakers, Services team members, and open source experts? Drop by the Ask GitHub lounge, located inside the doors, directly to the left as you enter the conference. In this area, you can find:
GitHub Speaker Office Hours
GitHub speakers will adjourn to the Ask GitHub lounge after their talks, where they’ll be available to answer questions. Swing by with yours.
You can stop by the Ask Services booth in the Ask GitHub lounge to speak with a member of the Professional Services team. Sign up in advance for a free, 30minute session here. Space is limited.
Open Source Help Desk
The open source community is well-known for their sociability online, but sometimes it’s nice to chat in-person too. Stop by the Ask GitHub lounge anytime to meet up with some of GitHub’s resident open source experts and enthusiasts.
Open all day, lounges are the perfect place to rest, recharge and connect with your fellow attendees throughout the conference. Swing by to interact with some of our awesome sponsors and learn more about what they’re up to.
The Heroku booth will be showing off Heroku Flow, a continuous delivery methodology and tooling that can help you iterate faster and bring in the whole team to produce higher quality software.
Meet the IBM Bluemix team at the Blue Lounge. They’ll have the ever-popular Bluemix foosball table, plus other demonstrations of Bluemix.
Swing by the Travis CI Developer Lounge to chat about their latest Enterprise release and find out how they can help improve your CI/CD workflow. Talk to their engineers and get instant help on how to improve and speed up your build pipeline.
Talk to a Solutions Architect at the AWS outdoor parklet about your current challenges, your next project, or that crazy idea you have always wanted to try out in the cloud. Learn how you can use GitHub and AWS to take the friction out of your CI/CD pipeline and get your infrastructure ready to scale for your next million users.
The Demo Desk will be open for in-depth demonstrations on everything from robots to testing automation.
Jibo, the world’s first social robot for the home is built on Atom and runs on Electron. The Jibo team will demo their Software Developer Kit (SDK), and show you how to push Jibo Skills (robot applications) to the little guy himself.
CircleCI will be running demos-on-demand, so stop by to learn how you can automate your testing and development cycle.
Compose.io will be showing off provisioning and app connection.
11:30am-1:00pm – Jibo
1:15pm-2:45pm – CircleCI
3:00pm-4:30pm – Compose.io
And finally, don’t miss the spectacular art installations created by local artists—from a gigantic balloon Kraken, to a vibrantly illuminated wall and colorful custom mural. These photo-worthy moments are brought to you by your friends at Axosoft, CircleCI and Mailchimp.