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Co-Located Events

Linux Plumbers Conference

Wednesday, September 18 - Friday, September 20, 2013

The Linux Plumbers Conference is a forum for communication and problem-solving for system-wide issues that cross project boundaries. This community event includes both invited guests as well as open registration, gathering 300 stakeholders, decision makers and developers. 

If you plan to attend both Linux Plumbers Conference and LinuxCon/CloudOpen North America, you will save US$125 off your total registration. Complete the LinuxCon/CloudOpen North America registration form and you will receive a discount code to use to complete your Linux Plumbers Conference registration after.


Xen Project User Summit

Wednesday, September 18th - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Xen Project User Summit

The Xen Project creates an industry leading open source hypervisor that is powering some of the largest clouds in production today. During 10 years of development, Xen has been used for many different use cases covering datacentre and server virtualization, cloud computing, desktop virtualization,  security for desktop computing and within hardware appliances. The Xen Project User Summit is a one day event that brings together Xen users - from beginners to power users - and some of the Xen Project’s developers. User Summits are about learning, sharing best practices and experiences, updates on the latest developments, collaboration and above all to have fun and to meet the community that defines the Xen Project.

View the Project User Summit Schedule 



OpenDaylight Mini-Summit

Wednesday, September 18th

The OpenDaylight Mini-Summit is a one-day track, with presentations introducing OpenDaylight and SDN, architecture and the first code release, and technical dives into virtualized networks, consistency models, and more.  
The OpenDaylight Project, an open source Collaborative Project at The Linux Foundation, aims to accelerate adoption of software-defined networking (SDN), creating a more transparent approach, fostering new innovation and reducing risk by developing a common, open SDN framework consisting of code and blueprints.

Gluster Workshop 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013

GlusterFS is an open source, distributed file system capable of scaling to several petabytes (actually, 72 brontobytes!) and handling thousands of clients. In this workshop, attendees will learn about the Gluster project's history, roadmap and architecture. Presentations will include a deep dive into the latest release of GlusterFS, GlusterFS from the Systems Administrator's perspective, Gluster FS as a development platform and Storage in OpenStack and oVirt environments. Attendees will also be treated to use case talks from organizations using Gluster in production.

Presented by Red Hat, this workshop will take place from 9:00am-5:00pm on Thursday, September 19th. There is no fee to attend this event (no-show attendees will be charged US$100), and it can be added directly to your LinuxCon/CloudOpen North America registration form.


Enea North America Hacker Event

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 10am to 4pm - Strand 5, 2nd level

Enea Hacker EventIt’s time to test your inner geek! Join us as we gather for this exclusive Embedded Linux Hacker event. This free event will consist of a full day of anything goes hacking on your favorite embedded target, 2 speaking sessions from our Enea experts on cutting edge Linux topics, snacks, lunch, participation giveaways and an intense techie skill contest with the coveted Grande Geek prize. Push your hacking abilities to the limit on your own or with some friends and see what amazing things you can invent during a full day free-for-all of innovation. Limited Space so hurry and register today! 

What’s Provided?

  • Enea will give all participants welcome packages, custom hacker T-shirts and Miniature WiFi Modules.
  • Power strips.
  • Internet connection, wired and wireless.
  • Switches and cables.

What to Bring?

  • Laptop, preferably with Linux already installed and running of course, because nothing else is good enough to develop on Linux. 
  • Target Device – if you have a favorite device you want to hack on, or you want help with your device, or maybe you have a spare device to lend to someone else to hack on. (i.e. Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Android device, etc)
  • SD card, Ethernet cables, switches, serial cable anything you think is appropriate for your device. We will of course try to stock up with lots of spare stuff too, but it's good if we can help each other.
  • If you have a pre-built toolchain and rootfs or the like, it can of course help to shorten the take-off distance for you and for others!

Why Attend?

1.    Opportunity to network with the best subject matter experts in person and exchange your experiences.

2.    Gain perspective through our expert talks about the current state of Linux.

3.    Share the platform with some of the best and brightest of your profession.

4.    Unleash your inner geek and have fun!

Click here to register for the Enea Hacker Event. If you are attending LinuxCon + CloudOpen, register here for those events, and you can simply add this event to the same registration form.

UEFI Plugfest

Thursday, September 19 - Friday, September 20, 2013

The UEFI Forum and The Linux Foundation will host the UEFI Plugfest in New Orleans right after LinuxCon/CloudOpen North America. This event is open to attendees from all UEFI member companies. The purpose of this event is to provide the computing industry with an opportunity to conduct interoperability testing with a variety of UEFI implementations, together with peers from throughout the UEFI community. Additionally, the event will feature technical presentations where UEFI Forum companies and industry thought leaders will share their ideas and plans on the future of client and server technology, UEFI advancements and key technology insights.

Separate registration is required for this event. To register, please click here. Please note that UEFI membership is required to attend, and registration for the UEFI Plugfest will close on Sunday, September 1, 2013.

Linux Wireless Summit

Thursday, September 19 - Friday, September 20, 2013

This event is intended to include developers from the Linux Bluetooth, NFC, and wireless LAN (802.11) communities. 

There is no additional fee to attend this event, but please note that all Wireless Summit attendess must first be registered to attend LinuxCon/CloudOpen North America 2013 and/or Linux Plumbers Conference 2013. For more information, to view the schedule and to register, please visit:


Linux Security Summit

Thursday, September 19 - Friday, September 20, 2013

The Linux Security Summit (LSS) is a technical forum for collaboration between Linux developers, researchers, and end users. Its primary aim is to foster community efforts in analyzing and solving Linux security challenges. For more information about the Security Summit, please visit:

There is no additional fee for this event, and attendance to the Linux Security Summit can be added via the LinuxCon/CloudOpen North America registration form (please note: all Security Summit attendees must be registered for LinuxCon/CloudOpen North America 2013).


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