Linux Foundation Events

Inspiring open source communities

Over 45,000 of the world’s leading technologists and open source leaders will gather at Linux Foundation events in 2020 to share ideas, learn and collaborate.

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Cloud Native Security Day

Aug 17, 2020 Virtual

An event designed to bring together the Cloud Native security community in a community oriented space to discuss and share current challenges and solutions in Cloud Native Security


KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe

Aug 17–20, 2020 Virtual

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.


Serverless Practitioners Summit

Aug 17, 2020 Virtual

Where the serverless community and present end users unite with comprehensive strategies to understand serverless in a cloud native context.



Aug 17, 2020 Virtual

ServiceMeshCon is a vendor-neutral conference on service mesh technologies, featuring maintainers across different service mesh projects and also showcasing the lessons learned from running service meshes in production.


Open Source Days

Aug 19–20, 2020 Virtual

Two days of sessions hosted by Academy Software Foundation to learn about the latest updates to popular open source projects used for visual effects, animation, and image creation.


Linux Plumbers Conference

Aug 24–28, 2020 Virtual

A developer conference bringing together the top developers working on the “plumbing” of Linux — kernel subsystems, core libraries, windowing systems, etc. — to work together on core design problems.

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Aug 27–29, 2020 Virtual

The goal of the R/Medicine conference is to encourage the adoption of statistical modeling and reproducible data processing in clinical practice by promoting the use of the R programming environment and ecosystem.


RISC-V Global Forum

Sep 3, 2020 Virtual

An opportunity to engage across the community, from start-ups to multi-nationals, from students to luminaries, from deep technical talks to understanding industry momentum.


API Specifications Conference

Sep 9–10, 2020 Virtual

A place for API practitioners to come together and discuss the evolution of API technology including cutting edge keynotes and sessions that chart the future of APIs, in-depth specification and standards discussions and an extensive tutorial track.


Hyperledger Member Summit

Sep 10–11, 2020 Virtual

Hyperledger’s annual flagship event, bringing together representatives from our member companies to connect, address common challenges, share lessons learned, and collectively envision how to make Hyperledger the place for DLT technologies to grow and thrive.


OpenPOWER Summit North America

Sep 15, 2020 Virtual

An event bringing together leaders, members, and contributors of the OpenPOWER community and ecosystem


Open Mainframe Summit

Sep 16–17, 2020 Virtual

The inaugural Summit will bring together the mainframer community to share best practices, learn technical insight, and network with people who are passionate about the mainframe industry.


CHIPS Alliance Workshop

Sep 17, 2020 Virtual

CHIPS Alliance, the open source RTL hardware and software development tool organization, is gathering to share milestones, progress, updates and more.


DPDK Userspace Summit

Sep 22–23, 2020 Virtual

A community event designed for software developers who contribute to or use DPDK and will cover the latest developments and the roadmap suggestions for future releases.



Sep 24, 2020 Virtual

Users from industry leading companies and developers will gather to share use cases and best practices, discuss project features and considerations, and collaborate to advance the use of Presto.


Open Networking & Edge Summit

Sep 28–30, 2020 Virtual

ONES gathers business and technical leaders across the open networking and edge computing communities to enable collaborative development and innovation across these ecosystems.


Ray Summit

Sep 30–Oct 1, 2020 Virtual

Inaugural, two-day conference that brings together the growing Ray community and showcases Ray best practices, real-world case studies, and the latest research in AI and other scalable systems built on Ray.



Oct 7–8, 2020 Virtual

A two-day virtual event focused on improving the world’s capacity to deliver software with security and speed.


Embedded Linux Conference Europe

Oct 26–29, 2020 Virtual

The premier vendor-neutral technical conference for developers working on embedded Linux and industrial IoT products and deployments to gather for education and collaboration, paving the way for innovation.


Open Source Summit Europe

Oct 26–29, 2020 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.


KVM Forum

Oct 28–30, 2020 Virtual

KVM Forum is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity for developers and users to meet, discuss the state of Linux virtualization technology, and plan for the challenges ahead.


Cloud Foundry Summit Europe

Oct 29, 2020 Virtual

Cloud Foundry Summit is built by and for the Cloud Foundry community. Whether you’re a contributor or committer building the platform, or you’re using Cloud Foundry to attain your business goals, Cloud Foundry Summit is where developers, operators, CIOs and other IT professionals go to share best practices and innovate together.


Linux Security Summit Europe

Oct 29–30, 2020 Virtual

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.


Open Source Strategy Forum

Nov 12–13, 2020 Virtual

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


Kubernetes Contributor Summit North America

Nov 16, 2020 Virtual

This annual event (also held in Europe and China) brings together new and current Kubernetes contributors alike to connect and share face-to-face.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America

Nov 17–20, 2020 Virtual

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.


Open Compliance Summit

Dec 1, 2020 Virtual

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.


Automotive Linux Summit

Dec 2–4, 2020 Virtual

This event connects the developer community driving innovation with vendors and users providing and using the code in order to drive the future of embedded devices in the automotive arena.


Open Source Summit Japan

Dec 2–4, 2020 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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