Beyond the basics: Contributor experience, diversity and culture in open source projects
Melissa Weber Mendonça
Community, Diversity & Inclusion, Governance

In this talk, we'll explore actions and assumptions about DEI and how they relate to volunteer work and open-source communities, how we can go beyond the basics when engaging new contributors, and improving a project's culture around inclusiveness and different axes of diversity.

Do I need to be Dr. Frankenstein to create real-ish synthetic data?
Data Engineering, Ethics (Privacy, Fairness,… ), Governance

Synthetic data not only address the privacy needs but also offer workaround for unprecedented situations. This talk introduces their different types, the options for their generation, and how you don't need to be a mad scientist to make realistic synthetic data

Machine Learning Testing Ecosystem of Python
Yunus Emrah Bulut
Computer Vision, Ethics (Privacy, Fairness,… ), Governance, Natural Language Processing, Neural Networks / Deep Learning, Security

Machine learning testing becomes an indispensable part of the MLOps and Python offers great ecosystem for this purpose.

Trojan Source Malware - Can we trust open-source anymore?
Cheuk Ting Ho
Community, Governance, Python fundamentals, Security, Transparency / Interpretability

Trojan Source Malware has been tested on Python and it works. Shall the Python and open-source communities be concerned?