Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2024


Richard "RichiH" Hartmann

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Richard "RichiH" Hartmann is the Director of Community at Grafana Labs, a member of the Office of the CTO of Grafana Labs, Prometheus team member, OpenMetrics founder, OpenTelemetry member, CNCF Technical Oversight Committee member, CNCF Governing Board member, and more. He also leads, organizes, or helps run various conferences from hundreds to 18,000 attendess, including KubeCon, PromCon, FOSDEM, DENOG, DebConf, and Chaos Communication Congress. In the past, he made mainframe databases work, ISP backbones run, kept the largest IRC network on Earth running, and designed and built a datacenter from scratch. Go through his talks, podcasts, interviews, and articles at or follow him on Mastodon at for musings on the intersection of technology and society.


Title Day Room Track Start End
Welcome to FOSDEM 2024
Saturday Janson Keynotes 09:30 09:55
Welcome to the Monitoring & Observability devroom
Sunday UA2.220 (Guillissen) Monitoring & Observability devroom 09:00 09:05
FOSDEM infrastructure review
Sunday H.2215 (Ferrer) Lightning talks 16:25 16:45
FOSDEM 2024 Highlights
Sunday Janson Keynotes 17:00 17:50
Closing FOSDEM 2024
Sunday Janson Keynotes 17:50 18:15