Saying Nothing Says Everything. Join The Conversation With #HackHarassment at #IDF16

It’s time to speak up. The Intel Developer Forum is taking over the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco and Hack Harassment will be there in full force! We’re excited to bring our message once again to the developer audience after the warm welcome we received at DockerCon last month. Are you headed to the city by the bay? Hack Harassment has a few things taking place and we want you to get involved! Find out why saying nothing says everything.

Drop by the #HackHarassment Booth! You can sign the pledge and chat with us 1-on-1 about what we’re doing to make the internet more inclusive. Find out how you can make a difference. We’ll host a guided discussion on where technology can help in the fight against online harassment — join us for that at our booth 2:30 p.m. on August, 17th!

Panel Discussion: #HackHarassment: Saying Nothing Says Everything; Room 3016, August 17th at 1:15 p.m. Online harassment is pervasive and has serious real-world consequences. Participate in a discussion about harassment across digital communities, hear about the challenges we face in this fight, and interact with panelists as they discuss how you can help make the internet a safer space for every one. You’ll leave with a more in-depth view of the issue and know how you can help #hackharassment. The Director of Hack Harassment, Christopher Loo, will lead the discussion between these panelists:

· Doug Fisher, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of the Software & Services Group, Intel

· Sandra Persing, Director at Women Who Code

· Ben Bonnefoy, Sr. Developer Advocate at Docker

· Stacy Devino, IoT Innovator and Founder of OpenBrite

Doug Fisher is Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Software and Services Group (SSG) at Intel Corporation. He has overall responsibility for software and software development at Intel worldwide, with the goal of enhancing computing and connectivity for Intel® architecture across the software ecosystem and providing end-to-end value from the device edge to the data center.

With resources spanning more than 20 countries, business relationships with 6,000-plus independent software vendors and a robust developer program that serves more than 10 million software, entrepreneurial, enthusiast and hobbyist developers, Intel Software fuels worldwide innovation to help developers take advantage of the latest computing and communications technologies.

Fisher is currently chairman of the board of the Linux Foundation, sits on the Board of Directors of BlueData and is a member of the internal board for Wind River Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation.

Sandra Persing | Director, Women Who Code

Sandra Persing leads the @WWCodeSeattle community, invests in all things open source and web forward @Mozilla with 15+ experience in media distribution, developer engagement, web tech, and conference production. Her current passion project includes reinventing the conference platform as a founder of DevRelSummitGroup, where women and underrepresented minorities speak loud and clear about progressive movements in tech.

Ben Bonnefoy | Sr. Developer Advocate, Docker

Ben Bonnefoy is a Sr Developer Advocate at Docker. He is currently working on Docker for Mac and Docker for Windows. Prior to Docker, Ben was a full-stack Developer and OPs guy for a consulting firm in the Midwest. In his spare time, he enjoys being a TA for Girl Develop It, a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and judgment-free opportunities for women interested in learning web and software development.

Stacy Devino | Senior Android Innovator

Stacy is a recognized Intel Innovator, Women Techmakers Lead, GDG Organizer, Six Sigma Blackbelt, and long time member of the Dallas Makerspace. She specializes in high performance Android apps as well as embedded on which she frequently speaks. In her spare time, you can find her restoring pinball and arcade machines, teaching classes on everything from beginning programming to 3D printing, mentoring, and a constant stream of inventions.

Not going to make it to #IDF16? Have no fear! Follow the conversation @hack_harassment for live event updates and check back on our blog for a recap after the conference ends.

Thanks again — we look forward to a wonderful week of insightful debate and exciting innovation!