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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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Linux Plumbers Conference

Sep 20–24, 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 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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Linux Kernel Maintainer Summit

Sep 24, 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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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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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 Security Summit

Sep 29–Oct 1, 2021 Seattle, United States 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.

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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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Cloud Native eBPF Day North America

Oct 11, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

eBPF is transforming Cloud Native. Co-located with KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, eBPF Day is a vendor-neutral conference that explores this transformational technology and its impact on the future of Cloud Native.

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EnvoyCon North America

Oct 11, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

A practitioner-driven community conference that emphasizes end-user case studies as well as deep technical talks from vendors that have chosen to build offerings on top of Envoy.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America

Oct 11–15, 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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Kubernetes Contributor Summit North America

Oct 11, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

This annual event brings together current Kubernetes contributors to connect and share in a hybrid-event setting.

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O3DECon

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

An event that gathers the developers and community leaders working to make an open source, fully-featured, high-fidelity, realtime 3D engine for building games, simulations and more available to every industry!

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Open Networking & Edge Summit + Kubernetes on Edge Day

Oct 11–12, 2021 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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Production Identity Day: SPIFFE + SPIRE North America

Oct 11, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

A vendor-neutral conference focused on solving for zero trust security using SPIFFE/SPIRE, Workload Identity, and Hardware and Software attestation.

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PromCon North America

Oct 11, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

An event that aims 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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SupplyChainSecurityCon North America

Oct 11, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

A new, vendor-neutral conference for security practitioners, open source developers and those interested in software supply chain security.

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CHIPS Alliance Fall Workshop

Oct 12, 2021 Virtual

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

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Cloud Native DevX Day North America

Oct 12, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

An event for all creators, collaborators, teams, companies and projects who are aware of cloud native challenges and aim to make developers feel like everything is at their fingertips.

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Cloud Native Security Conference North America

Oct 12, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

An event designed to foster collaboration, discussion and knowledge sharing of cloud native security projects and how to best use these to address security challenges and opportunities.

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Cloud Native Wasm Day North America

Oct 12, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and 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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FluentCon North America

Oct 12, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

A vendor-neutral conference on log and metric collection with Fluentd and Fluent Bit. Topics include running the technologies in production, general observability, getting started, and the future of how collection is evolving.

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GitOpsCon North America

Oct 12, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

A vendor-neutral conference designed to foster collaboration, discussion and knowledge sharing on GitOps.

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Kubernetes AI Day North America

Oct 12, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

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

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ServiceMeshCon North America

Oct 12, 2021 Los Angeles, United States and Virtual

A vendor-neutral conference on service mesh technologies. Topics include getting started with and adopting a mesh, lessons learned from production deployments, and technical sessions from service mesh maintainers.

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OpenPOWER Summit North America

Oct 28, 2021 Virtual

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

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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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ELISA Workshop

Nov 8–10, 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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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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RISC-V Summit

Dec 6–8, 2021 San Francisco, United States

RISC-V Summit 2021 brings together the community for 3-days of deep technical talks, industry updates, networking, and fun! Join us to see the power open collaboration has on removing barriers, fueling the community, and seizing the growth opportunities in the processor industry! RISC-V: the Open era of computing

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + Open Source Summit China

Dec 9–10, 2021 Virtual

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

Dec 14–15, 2021 Virtual

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 Source Summit Japan

Dec 14–15, 2021 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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Open Compliance Summit

Dec 16, 2021 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.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe

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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OpenJS World

Jun 7–8, 2022 Austin, United States

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

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Linux Storage, Filesystem, MM & BPF Summit

TBA 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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The Linux Foundation and Fintech Open Source Foundation Announce the Agenda for Open Source Strategy Forum London 2021, Oct 4-5

August 11, 2021

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August 6, 2021

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Community Events

LF Live Webinar: 5 of the Most Common Kubernetes Security Misconfigs and How to Fix Them 

Sep 21, 2021 | Virtual

LF Live Webinar: Comprehensive Ransomware Protection and Recoverability for Cloud-Native Applications 

Sep 22, 2021 | Virtual

LINBIT Storage Days: Apache CloudStack 

Sep 28–29, 2021 | Virtual

LF Live Webinar: Hacking Session – Your App is Only as Secure as Your Weakest Line of Code. Shall We Hack It? 

Sep 28, 2021 | Virtual

LF Live Webinar: Operate First Community Cloud: A Reference Environment for OSS Workloads and SRE Practitioners 

Oct 5, 2021 | Virtual

P99 CONF 

Oct 6–7, 2021 | Virtual

Trusted Computing Group Virtual CodeGen Developer Challenge 

Oct 18–22, 2021 | Virtual

Kubernetes Community Days Washington DC 2021 (virtual event) 

Nov 4, 2021 | Virtual

Kubernetes Community Days Italy (virtual event) 

Nov 17–18, 2021 | Virtual

Kubernetes Community Days Indonesia 2021 

Nov 27, 2021 | Virtual

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