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OpenSSF Day Japan Agenda Now Live

By October 18, 2023Blog
OpenSSF Day Japan Agenda Live

The OpenSSF Day Japan agenda is now live! We have a great day of session presentations, panels, and lightning talks lined up on December 4th, colocated with Open Source Summit Japan in Tokyo, Japan. Plan to join us to discuss the latest and greatest in ongoing efforts to secure the Open Source Software (OSS) ecosystem!

OpenSSF Day Japan Agenda

The agenda features a number of sessions designed to dig into the state of open source software security, discuss current initiatives, and pave the way for what’s next. We are pleased to announce the following agenda:


  • Welcome & Opening Remarks – Omkhar Arasaratnam, General Manager, OpenSSF
  • Panel – Navigating Open Source, Open Standards, & Government Directives for Better Cybersecurity. Featuring the following panelists:
    • Kentarou Fukuda, Manager of Standards & Product Compliance, IBM Japan
    • Aya Tokura, Manager of Data and AI Customer Success, IBM Japan
    • Jeffrey Borek, WW Program Director, IBM
    • Rao Lakkakula, Senior Director, JPMorgan Chase
  • How to Write and Distribute Security Advisories – Norihiro Nakaoka, OSS Programmer, Future Corporation
  • The Malicious Packages Repo – Filling the Data Gap with Open Source – Caleb Brown, Google
  • Integration for Software Supply Chain Security: OS to User Apps, Local to Global – Muuhh Ikeda – Lead Architect, Cybertrust Japan Co. Ltd.
  • Production, Consumption, and the Data: The Open Source Security Sandwich – Michael Lieberman, Co-founder and CTO, Kusari


  • Who is playing in the Sandbox? A quick introduction to the Sandbox level projects in the OpenSSF – Justin Cappos, Professor, NYU
  • Secure Coding in Open Source – Nandini Sharma, Zeta & Amisha Srivastava, Dell Technologies
  • Safety First: Using OpenSSF to Harden Your Open-Source Code – Saurav Jain, Community Manager, Amplication
  • OSS Release Verification and Policy Enforcement with SLSA – Ian Lewis, Developer Advocate, Google
  • Integrating existing build-tools with Sigstore: How it went and what’s left to do – Jack Kelly, Senior Consultant, ControlPlane
  • Know Your Ingredients: Security Starts With the Source – Stephen Chin, VP of Developer Relations, JFrog

The full agenda is available on the event website with more details to be announced soon, including a keynote talk, panel, and special session.

Register Now

Register now to join us for OpenSSF Day Japan for free. Venue information is available on the event website. As a reminder, book your hotel and travel soon before hotel room blocks close.

We are looking forward to an exciting day!