Open Source Summit North America

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About Open Source Summit

Open Source Summit is the premier event for open source developers, technologists, and community leaders to collaborate, share information, solve problems and gain knowledge, furthering open source innovation and ensuring a sustainable open source ecosystem. It is the gathering place for open source code and community contributors.

Open Source Summit is a conference umbrella, composed of a collection of events covering the most important technologies, topics, and issues affecting open source today. At Open Source Summit North America, those events include:

The precursor to OS Summit and the event for Linux developers

The premier vendor-neutral technical conference for developers working on embedded Linux

Covering cloud infrastructure and cloud native for developers

For those adopting containerization to further automation, portability and efficiency

For those working in open source program offices

For multiple industries and communities to lean into the future around vulnerabilities and drive positive changes within the vulnerability ecosystem

Addressing supply chain security

For developers working to increase the dependability of OS projects in safety, mission and business-critical applications

Where community leaders gather to share, learn and collaborate with each other

Covering the latest trends and technologies touching open source

For developers working on IoT for embedded devices across open source

A forum for driving more diversity and inclusion in open source communities

A forum to drive open source innovation in the AI, ML, DL, and Data domains

101 topics on Linux, Cloud, and Embedded administration for developers new to open source

who attends?


Systems, Embedded, Applications, Kernel & Operating Systems


Architects, SRE, System Administrators and DevOps

Community & Leadership

Technical Managers, Community Managers, Executive Leaders, Legal & Compliance, OSPO Teams

Academic, Media, Other

Professors, Students, Media, Analysts, Product, Biz Dev, Marketing

why attend?

  • Meet face-to-face for problem-solving, discussions and collaboration
  • Learn about the latest trends in open source and open technologies
  • Access leading experts to learn how to navigate the complex open source environment
  • Find out how others have used open source projects to gain efficiencies
  • Gain a competitive advantage by learning about the latest in innovative open solutions 
  • Find out what industry-leading companies and projects are doing in the future, and where technologies are headed
  • Explore career opportunities with the world’s leading technology companies