Building and sustaining open source communities

Over 120,000 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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SOSS Policy Summit Europe

May 14, 2024 Brussels, Belgium

SOSS Policy promotes the key principles of resiliency, sovereignty, and autonomy for consumers of open source in the software supply chain.


Xen Project Summit

Jun 4–6, 2024 Lisbon, Portugal

The Xen Project Summit is a celebration of the exchange of ideas, a platform to showcase the latest advancements, a space to share invaluable experiences, a forum for strategic planning, and a hub for fostering collaborative efforts.


The Premiere of Powering the AI Revolution – A Documentary Film

Jun 18, 2024 Paris, France

Don't miss the PyTorch Documentary premiere on June 18th. Discover its origin story and the power of its community.

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AI_dev: Open Source GenAI & ML Summit Europe

Jun 19–20, 2024 Paris, France

AI_dev is the premier event for developers in open source GenAI & ML. Attend to dive deep into AI innovations, collaborations & best practices.


Open Source in Finance Forum London

Jun 26, 2024 London, England

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



Jul 8–11, 2024 Salzburg, Austria and Virtual

The annual conference by the R community and volunteers, supported by the R Foundation. useR! showcases applications and developments of R software.


Automotive Grade Linux All Member Meeting Summer

Jul 17–18, 2024 Berlin, Germany

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is a collaborative open source project that is accelerating the development of a fully open software platform for automotive applications exhibiting at AGL's All Member Meeting 2024 to highlight members and the broader AGL ecosystem.


LF Energy Summit

Sep 5–6, 2024 Brussels, Belgium

This summit will gather the LF Energy community including electric utilities, technology vendors, global energy companies, researchers, and other industry stakeholders to learn about LF Energy and its projects, collaborate, and share best practices.


Linux Security Summit Europe

Sep 16–17, 2024 Vienna, Austria

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


Open Source Summit Europe

Sep 16–18, 2024 Vienna, Austria

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.


Linux Kernel Maintainer Summit

Sep 17, 2024 Vienna, Austria

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.


Linux Plumbers Conference

Sep 18–20, 2024 Vienna, Austria 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.


SOSS Community Day Europe

Sep 19, 2024 Vienna, Austria

Secure Open Source Software (SOSS) Community Days are an opportunity for Community Members from across the Security and Open Source ecosystem to get together and share ideas and progress on capabilities that make it easier to sustainably secure the development, maintenance, and consumption of the open source software (OSS) we all depend on.


The Linux Foundation Europe Member Summit

Sep 19, 2024 Vienna, Austria

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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Cloud Foundry Day Europe

Oct 9, 2024 Karlsruhe, Germany

Gather with contributors, maintainers, end users, and the intellectually curious for a day of deep dives into the tech surrounding Cloud Foundry.



Dec 4–5, 2024 Geneva, Switzerland

The premier event that brings the global community of operators, developers, and researchers of Ceph, the open source distributed storage system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability, and scalability.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2025

Apr 1–4, 2025 London, England

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities in London, England from 1-4 April, 2025. Join our CNCF Graduated and Incubating Projects as the community gathers for four days to further the education and advancement of cloud native computing.

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