Building and sustaining open source communities

Over 90,000 open source technologists and leaders from around the globe gather at Linux Foundation events annually to share ideas, learn and collaborate.

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LF Energy Summit

Jun 1–2, 2023 Paris, France and Virtual

This summit will gather the LF Energy community including foundation members, developers, end users and industry stakeholders to learn about LF Energy and its projects, collaborate, and share best practices.



Jun 5–9, 2023 Virtual

The R/Medicine conference and community promote the development and use of R based tools to improve clinical research and practice.


LFN Developer & Testing Forum

Jun 6–8, 2023 Virtual

Join the LF Networking ecosystem developers to test, build, and create the future of networking.


PrestoCon Day

Jun 7, 2023 Virtual

PrestoCon Day provides an opportunity to present topics related to how you use Presto and learnings and best practices around the Presto open source project and the PrestoDB repo.


KubeDay Israel

Jun 19, 2023 Tel Aviv, Israel

KubeDay events connect international and local experts in global cities with adopters, developers, and practitioners to promote face-to-face collaboration and deliver rich educational experiences.


Cloud Foundry Day

Jun 21, 2023 Heidelberg, Germany and Virtual

Join Cloud Foundry in Heidelberg, Germany for a deep dive day into the tech surrounding Cloud Foundry, including new projects Korifi and Paketo.


Xen Project Developer & Design Summit

Jun 24–26, 2023 Prague, Czech Republic and Virtual

The Xen Project Developer & Design Summit brings together the Xen Project’s community of developers & power users for their annual developer conference to share ideas and the latest developments, experiences, planning, and collaboration.


Embedded Open Source Summit

Jun 27–30, 2023 Prague, Czech Republic and Virtual

Embedded Open Source Summit (EOSS) is a new umbrella event for open source embedded projects and developer communities to come together under one roof for important collaboration and education.

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Confidential Computing Summit

Jun 29, 2023 San Francisco, United States

For the first time, a Summit that brings together the premier technology providers, researchers, as well as existing or potential users to help organizations advance confidential computing.


Automotive Grade Linux All Member Meeting Summer

Jul 12–13, 2023 Tokyo, Japan

The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) All Member Meeting takes place bi-annually and brings the AGL community together to learn about the latest developments, share best practices and collaborate to drive rapid innovation across the industry.


CHIPS Alliance Technology Update

Jul 13, 2023 San Francisco, United States and Virtual

Technology update featuring informative, technical talks on open source hard collaborative development.


Open Source Congress

Jul 27, 2023 Geneva, Switzerland

Following the January 2023 publication from Linux Foundation Research entitled Enabling Global Collaboration: How Open Source Leaders are Confronting the Challenges of Fragmentation, the Linux Foundation is hosting an invitational, Geneva-based Congress to explore how to address gaps identified in the report, and create new opportunities to enhance ecosystem-wide collaboration on important topics.

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Open Source Days

Aug 6, 2023 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

Open Source Days, hosted by Academy Software Foundation, is the leading event dedicated to open source software for visual effects, animation and digital content creation.



Sep 6–7, 2023 Bellevue, United States

WasmCon is the premier conference for technical developers and users interested in exploring the potential of WebAssembly. This two-day event will bring together leading experts, developers, and users from across the Wasm community.


The Linux Foundation Europe Member Summit

Sep 18, 2023 Bilbao, Spain

Where LF Europe participants foster collaboration, open innovation & partnerships to advance Europe-wide open source strategy and mobilise resources in their organisations to collaboratively influence the largest shared technology investment of our time.

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Sep 19–21, 2023 San Francisco Bay Area, United States

GraphQLConf presented by the GraphQL Foundation unites the global GraphQL community promoting education, adoption & advancement of GraphQL.


Open Source Summit Europe

Sep 19–21, 2023 Bilbao, Spain and Virtual

The premier vendor-neutral conference in Europe for open source developers and technologists to collaborate, share information and learn about the latest technologies and innovations across open source.

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seL4 Summit

Sep 19–21, 2023 Minneapolis, United States

The seL4 Summit is the annual international summit on the seL4 microkernel, the world's most highly assured OS kernel, as well as on all seL4-related technology, tools, infrastructure, products, projects, and people.


Linux Security Summit Europe

Sep 20–21, 2023 Bilbao, Spain and Virtual

A technical forum for collaboration between Linux developers, researchers, and end users aiming to foster community efforts in analyzing and solving Linux security challenges.


KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + Open Source Summit China

Sep 26–28, 2023 Shanghai, China

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities.


PyTorch Conference

Oct 16–17, 2023 San Francisco, United States

Meet the growing PyTorch community & learn about the latest release. PyTorch 2.0 is the next-generation release - faster, more Pythonic, & dynamic as ever.


PX4 Developer Summit

Oct 21–22, 2023 New Orleans, United States

The annual flagship conference hosted by the Dronecode Foundation for the drone development community.


The Linux Foundation Member Summit

Oct 24–26, 2023 Monterey, United States

Where LF members convene to drive digital transformation with open source technologies and learn how to collaboratively manage the largest shared technology investment of our time.


Open Source in Finance Forum New York

Nov 1, 2023 New York, United States

The only conference dedicated to driving collaboration and innovation in financial services through open source software and standards.


KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America

Nov 6–9, 2023 Chicago, United States

CNCF’s flagship conference gathers adopters & technologists from leading OS and cloud native communities (Kubernetes, Prometheus, Envoy, CoreDNS and more) for education and advancement of cloud native computing.


RISC-V Summit

Nov 7–8, 2023 Santa Clara, United States

The premier event for RISC-V, the open-standard instruction set architecture (ISA) enabling new applications and research defining the future of open computing.


Linux Plumbers Conference

Nov 13–15, 2023 Richmond, United States and Virtual

LPC brings together the top developers working on the “plumbing” of Linux — kernel subsystems, core libraries, windowing systems, etc. — and gives them three days to work together on core design problems. The conference is divided into several working sessions focusing on different “plumbing” topics, as well as a general paper track.


Linux Kernel Maintainer Summit

Nov 16, 2023 Richmond, United States

An annual, by-invitation gathering of the world’s leading core kernel developers to discuss the state of the existing kernel and plan the next development cycle.


Open Source Summit Japan

Dec 5–6, 2023 Tokyo, Japan and Virtual

The premier vendor-neutral open source conference in Japan for developers and technologists to collaborate, share information and learn about the latest technologies and innovations across open source.

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Dec 5–6, 2023 Mountain View, United States

At PrestoCon, users and developers collaborate to advance the use of Presto as a high-quality, performant, and dependable software used to power the analytics platforms.

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Open Compliance Summit

Dec 7–8, 2023 Tokyo, Japan

An exclusive, annual event for Linux Foundation members and select invitees that provides an excellent opportunity for organizations to share knowledge around open source compliance.


Cassandra Summit

Dec 12–13, 2023 San Jose, United States and Virtual

Cassandra Summit is the world’s largest gathering of Apache Cassandra community members including architects, developers, users, and industry thought leaders.


Automotive Grade Linux at CES

Jan 9–12, 2024 Las Vegas, United States

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is a collaborative open source project that is accelerating development of a fully open software platform for automotive applications.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2024

Mar 19–22, 2024 Paris, France

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities.

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