Cheryl on stage at Kubecon Europe 2019

Building and sustaining open source communities

Over 85,000 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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ELISA Workshop

May 18–20, 2021 Virtual

The ELISA Workshop series is focused on the exchange of ideas and feedback from the Linux kernel and Safety communities, as productive collaboration to make tangible progress toward achieving the mission and goals of the ELISA Project.

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Xen Developer & Design Summit

May 25–28, 2021 Virtual

The Xen Project Developer and Design Summit brings together the Xen Project’s community of developers and power users for their annual developer conference.

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Yocto Project Summit

May 25–26, 2021 Virtual

A virtual technical conference for engineers, open source technologists, students and academia in the OSS space.

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OpenJS World

Jun 2, 2021 Virtual

Join JavaScript professionals including developers, software engineers, developer advocates and business leaders at the OpenJS virtual global conference. Connect, learn and collaborate with community members from projects including AMP, Dojo, Electron, and Node.js.

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RISC-V Forum: Developer Tools and Tool Chains

Jun 2, 2021 Virtual

RISC-V Forums are short-form virtual events for a deep exploration into a single-topic that is important and timely to the RISC-V Community.

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Mentorship Session: Tracefs: The Building Blocks of Linux Kernel Tracing by Ftrace

Jun 4, 2021 Virtual

Join Steven Rostedt, Open Source Engineer at VMware, for a complimentary mentorship session that connects subject matter experts with attendees through a live webinar and Q&A session.

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LFN Developer & Testing Forum

Jun 7–10, 2021 Virtual

The LFN Developer & Testing Forums gather the LFN project technical communities to progress our releases; discuss project architecture, direction, and integration points; and further innovate through the open source networking stack.

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Hyperledger Global Forum

Jun 8–10, 2021 Virtual

Where users and contributors of Hyperledger projects from across the globe can connect, network and collaborate virtually.

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Mentorship Session: A Tour of cgroup2 Resource Control with resctl-demo

Jun 9, 2021 Virtual

Join Tejun Heo, Software Engineer at Facebook, for a complimentary mentorship session that connects subject matter experts with attendees through a live webinar and Q&A session.

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Confidential Computing Developer Summit

Jun 11, 2021 Virtual

Join the Confidential Computing Consortium’s open source projects for an unconference-style day of open discussion and learning!

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GitOps Summit

Jun 22, 2021 Virtual

An event that brings together topflight talent to give you a greater understanding of GitOps, share insights into the evolving tools landscape, and help you figure out the best approach for adopting GitOps.

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Spinnaker Summit

Jun 22–24, 2021 Virtual

The third annual Spinnaker Summit brings together a thriving global community of software collaborators.

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cdCon

Jun 23–24, 2021 Virtual

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

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Jenkins Contributor Summit

Jun 25, 2021 Virtual

An event that brings together current and future Jenkins project contributors as well as community members to learn, meet, and help shape the future of Jenkins.

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DPDK Summit North America

Jul 12–13, 2021 Virtual

A community event focused on bringing together software developers and others who contribute to or use DPDK.

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SODACON Global

Jul 13–14, 2021 Virtual

A technical conference that brings together industry leaders, developers, and end-users to collaborate on building a common framework to promote standardization and best practices for data management and storage to support cloud native, IoT, big data, machine learning, and more.

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Cloud Foundry Summit

Jul 21–22, 2021 Virtual

With a strong focus on sharing and learning, the event highlights our community’s mission to make cloud-native software development simpler, faster and more productive. Attend Summit to collaborate with your community peers, to become a contributor, or to discover how to be a more productive developer.

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RISC-V Forum: Embedded Technologies

Jul 21, 2021 Virtual

RISC-V Forums are short-form virtual events for a deep exploration into a single-topic that is important and timely to the RISC-V Community.

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PX4 Developer Summit

Sep 14–15, 2021 Virtual

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

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KVM Forum

Sep 15–16, 2021 Virtual

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.

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Open Mainframe Summit

Sep 22–23, 2021 Virtual

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

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Embedded Linux Conference

Sep 27–30, 2021 Seattle, United States and 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.

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Linux Plumbers Conference

Sep 27–29, 2021 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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Open Source Summit

Sep 27–30, 2021 Seattle, United States and Virtual

The premier vendor-neutral conference 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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OSPOCon

Sep 27–29, 2021 Seattle, United States and Virtual

An event for those working in open source program offices in organizations that rely on open source technologies to learn and share best practices, experiences and tooling to overcome challenges they face.

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API Specifications Conference

Sep 28–29, 2021 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 with in-depth specification and standards discussions.

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Linux Kernel Maintainer Summit

Sep 29, 2021 Virtual

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.

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Linux Security Summit

Sep 29–Oct 1, 2021 Seattle, United States

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

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Open Source Strategy Forum London

Oct 4–5, 2021 London, United Kingdom

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

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OSPOCon Europe

Oct 6, 2021 London, United Kingdom

An event for those working in open source program offices in organizations that rely on open source technologies to learn and share best practices, experiences and tooling to overcome challenges they face.

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Open Networking & Edge Summit + Kubernetes on Edge Day

Oct 11–12, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

Gathering business and technical leaders from open networking and edge computing communities to enable collaborative development and innovation across ecosystems.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America

Oct 12–15, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and 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.

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Reactive Summit

Nov 2–3, 2021 Virtual

An event where application architects and developers go to learn and collaborate on the latest Reactive patterns and projects for developing cloud native applications.

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The Linux Foundation Member Summit

Nov 2–4, 2021 Napa, 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.

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Open Source Strategy Forum New York

Nov 9–10, 2021 New York, United States

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

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The Linux Foundation Legal Summit

Nov 15–19, 2021 Virtual

A neutral legal forum where leading attorneys from companies leveraging open source solutions can work together to focus on and discuss issues of common interest and concern.

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Linux Storage Filesystem & MM Summit

Dec 6–8, 2021 Palm Springs, United States

An annual, by-invitation gathering of the foremost development/research experts and kernel subsystem maintainers to map out and implement improvements to the Linux filesystem, storage, and memory management subsystems.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2022

May 17–20, 2022 Valencia, Spain

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.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + Open Source Summit China

TBA TBA

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

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Automotive Linux Summit

TBA Tokyo, Japan

Gathering attendees annually from the global companies leading and accelerating the development and adoption of a fully open software stack for the connected car.

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Open Compliance Summit

TBA 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.

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Open Source Summit Japan

TBA Tokyo, Japan

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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