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Jenkins Contributor Summit 2022 Agenda - Orlando, Florida

Alyssa Tong
Alyssa Tong
Bruno Verachten
Bruno Verachten
September 13, 2022
Jenkins DevOps

We wanted to share the agenda to the Contributor Summit in Orlando, Florida - as it stands at the moment.

Entry fee:

No cost to attend. Sign up via the sign up sheet (room capacity: 30). Event is in person only.


Orlando World Center Marriott: 8701 World Center Dr, Orlando, FL 32821 (Room: Magnolia 19)

Key dates:

  • Sept 27 - Contributor Summit @ 9AM - 5PM

  • Sept 28 & 29 - Main conference (use discount code: DW22JENKINSRTE)



The Jenkins Contributor Summit brings together current and future contributors to the Jenkins project. At this event we will talk about the current state of the project and its future evolution.

The summit will include project updates by the Governance Board, working and special interest groups. We will also organize breakout sessions to discuss key initiatives in the project and its roadmap. Topics include but are not limited to: architecture changes, Jenkins Security, Cloud Native Jenkins, interoperability, documentation, and user experience. We will also have lightning talks and demos of the new and upcoming Jenkins features. We will also organize a track for newcomer contributors who want to participate in the project.


  • Intro, summit overview - 3 min - Bruno Verachten

  • State of Jenkins - one of Jenkins Board members, 7 min - Mark Waite

  • Project/SIG Updates, 5-10 min each. SIG leaders, officers, et al. to summarize the current state

    • Release officer - Tim Jacomb

    • Security officer - Wadeck Follonier

    • Infrastructure officer - Damien Duportal

    • Platform SIG - Mark Waite

    • Events officer - Alyssa Tong

    • Documentation officer - Mark Waite

    • Advocacy and Outreach SIG - Mark Waite & Jean-Marc Meessen

      • Google Summer of Code

      • She Code Africa

  • User Experience SIG - Tim Jacomb & Jan Faracik

  • What’s next for Java - Mark Waite

    • Java 11

    • Java 17

  • Plugin health scoring project - Jake Leon

    • Inspiring plugin health improvements by scoring the current status

  • Ignite Talks / Demos

    • Darin Pope

    • Volunteers from audience

    • Rapidly build and test your iOS Apps with Jenkins on EC2 Mac - Sudhir Reddy [10 mim]

    • Migrating Jenkins Unity CI/CD build farms to AWS EC2 Mac instances - Sergey Kruson [10 min]

    • End user presentations/demos (5 min each]

    • Pipeline experiences - how they use Pipeline

    • Mobile development - Bruno Verachten

    • Administering large Jenkins instances - Damien Duportal

    • Pre-built Jenkins test configurations with Docker - Mark Waite

    • Choosing your tests wisely - Kohsuke Kawaguchi (tbc)

    • Security - Wadeck Follonier

  • Hacktoberfest and onboarding new contributors - Jean-Marc & Bruno Verachten

  • Future of Jenkins

    • UI - Jan Faracik & Tim Jacomb

    • Testing improvements

    • Internationalization and localization - Mark Waite and Alexander Brandes

    • First time contributor tasks - Mark Waite & Darin Pope

    • More cloud

If you’re in the neighborhood please join us and meet the many Jenkins contributors and users. We look forward to seeing you there!

Thank you,

Alyssa Tong and Bruno Verachten

About the authors

Alyssa Tong

Alyssa Tong

Member of the Jenkins Advocacy and Outreach SIG. Alyssa drives and manages Jenkins participation in community events and conferences like FOSDEM, SCaLE, cdCON, and KubeCon. She is also responsible for Marketing & Community Programs at CloudBees, Inc.

Bruno Verachten

Bruno Verachten

Bruno is a father of two, husband of one, geek in denial, beekeeper, permie and a Developer Relations for the Jenkins project. He’s been tinkering with continuous integration and continuous deployment since 2013, with various products/tools/platforms (Gitlab CI, Circle CI, Travis CI, Shippable, Github Actions, …​), mostly for mobile and embedded development.
He’s passionate about embedded platforms, the ARM&RISC-V ecosystems, and Edge Computing. His main goal is to add FOSS projects and platforms to the ARM&RISC-V architectures, so that they become as boring as X86_64.
He is also the creator of miniJen, the smallest multi-cpu architectures Jenkins instance known to mankind.