Cheryl on stage at Kubecon Europe 2019

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Mentorship Session: Time for Disrupting the Status Quo: Diversity in Open Source Software

Apr 27, 2021 Virtual

Join Vandana Singh, Associate Professor, iSchool at University of Tennessee- Knoxville, for a complimentary mentorship session that connects subject matter experts with attendees through a live webinar and Q&A session.

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Cloud Native Rust Day

May 3, 2021 Virtual

Come explore what makes Rust a fantastic choice for new cloud native development, and learn about how the community uses Rust today.

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Magma Day

May 3, 2021 Virtual

Magma Day is designed to bring CNCF/Kubernetes, LF Networking and LF Edge communities working across 4G, 5G, and global connectivity together.

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PromCon Online

May 3, 2021 Virtual

An event to connect Prometheus users and developers from around the world in order to exchange knowledge, best practices, and experience gained around using Prometheus.

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Cloud Native Security Day Europe

May 4, 2021 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

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Cloud Native Wasm Day

May 4, 2021 Virtual

Join us for a day of discussion and to learn more about the intersection of cloud native and web assembly.

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Crossplane Community Day Europe

May 4, 2021 Virtual

An event designed to foster collaboration, discussion and knowledge sharing of Crossplane, a CNCF project which extends the Kubernetes API to manage and compose infrastructure form multiple cloud vendors and infrastructure providers.

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FluentCon: Cloud Native Logging Day with Fluent Bit and Fluentd

May 4, 2021 Virtual

A day to bring developers and users from the Fluent community together to discuss, exchange, and share experiences using Fluentd and Fluent Bit.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe

May 4–7, 2021 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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Kubernetes AI Day

May 4, 2021 Virtual

Join us for Kubernetes AI Day to delve deeper into deploying AI at scale using Kubernetes.

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Kubernetes on Edge Day

May 4, 2021 Virtual

A day bringing developers and adopters across the entire cloud native ecosystem together to share their lessons learned in building, breaking, and bettering their edge infrastructure.

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ServiceMeshCon Europe

May 4, 2021 Virtual

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.

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Mentorship Session: An Introduction to Linux Tracing and its Concepts

May 6, 2021 Virtual

Join Elena Zannoni, Senior Director of Linux Engineering at Oracle, for a complimentary mentorship session that connects subject matter experts with attendees through a live webinar and Q&A session.

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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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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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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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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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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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KVM Forum

Sep 27–29, 2021 Dublin, Ireland

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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Linux Plumbers Conference

Sep 27–29, 2021 Dublin, Ireland

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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Linux Security Summit

Sep 27–29, 2021 Dublin, Ireland

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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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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Embedded Linux Conference

Sep 28–Oct 1, 2021 Dublin, Ireland 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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Open Source Summit

Sep 28–Oct 1, 2021 Dublin, Ireland 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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Linux Kernel Maintainer Summit

Sep 29, 2021 Dublin, Ireland

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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OSPOCon

Sep 29–Oct 1, 2021 Dublin, Ireland 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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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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Open Networking & Edge Summit North America

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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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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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 + 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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