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Evening Events

Better Together Diversity Social

Monday, June 20 | 6:30 – 8:00pm | Upstairs at Caroline | 621 Congress AVE, AUSTin, TX 78701

About the Better Together Diversity Social
The Better Together Diversity Social offers the opportunity for all underrepresented minorities (including race, gender, sexual orientation, and disability) to join together to build connections to carry through the event and beyond. Our hope is that this event will help continue to increase the diversity both at the event as well as in the open source community as time goes on.

Who Can Attend?
This event welcomes our attendees that are underrepresented minorities in tech; women and non-binary, people of color, LGBTQA+, and people with disabilities. Please join us to connect and share experiences.

Is This Event Open to Allies?
Attendees of the Better Together Diversity Social are welcome to invite Allies to this event. 

We encourage allies to support diversity in tech while at the event by participating in the Diversity Empowerment Summit, and by seeking out and engaging with diverse attendees onsite.

If you are interested in learning about the other ways the Linux Foundation promotes diversity and inclusion, visit our Diversity & Inclusion page.

*Participants must be registered for the event, and have their event badge.

Attendee Reception

Tuesday, June 21 | 6:00 – 9:00 PM | Stubb’s Bar-B-Q | 801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Come eat, drink, mix and mingle with your fellow attendees as we kick off Open Source Summit North America 2022 at Stubb’s Bar-B-Q! Attendees will enjoy delicious Texas BBQ, live entertainment, and possibly a few surprises. Stubb’s Bar-B-Q is an iconic landmark in the historic Red River Live Music District, not only famed for its legendary food but also as one of the main live music destinations in the city. You won’t want to miss this! 

Stubb’s is a 15-minute walk from the JW Marriott Austin, and limited transportation will be provided.

Sponsor Showcase Booth Crawl & Onsite Attendee Reception

Wednesday, June 22 | 5:15 – 6:45 PM | Sponsor Showcase (JW Ballroom, Level 4)

Everyone is invited to join their fellow attendees after sessions conclude for drinks, canapés, networking, and the opportunity to check out the latest and greatest sponsor products and technologies!

Security Acronym Social Event

For attendees of:

Wednesday, June 22 | 6:30 – 9:30 PM | Pelon’s Tex-Mex | 802 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Those who are attending SupplyChainSecurityCon, Critical Software Summit, and Global Security Vulnerability Summit are invited to this special reception located at Pelon’s Tex-Mex! Located in the historic Red River Live Music District, Pelon’s is famous for its homemade margaritas, delicious Southwestern Mexican food, and also has a mezcal bar as well. The spacious multi-level patio is home to one of the oldest living oak trees in Austin!

Pelon’s is a 15-minute walk from the JW Marriott Austin, and limited transportation will be provided.

Partner Reception (Invitation Only)

Thursday, June 23 | 7:00 – 10:00 PM | P6 at the LINE Hotel | 111 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701

Speakers and media are invited to gather for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and networking at the Partner Reception!  P6 offers amazing views of Town Lake and the South Austin skyline, as well as delicious food and drinks. Around sunset, you might be able to see some of Austin’s most famous residents, the Mexican Free-Tailed Bats, that make their home under the Congress Avenue Bridge and take off into the sky each night. In the summer, roughly 1.5 million bats make their home under the bridge! 

P6 is located in the LINE Hotel on the 6th floor and is a 2-3-minute walk from the JW Marriott Austin.

“Unofficial” After-Hours Hangout Spots

Looking to keep networking after conference activities conclude? We encourage our attendees to patronize the local Austin venues listed below to keep the conversation going. 

Cedar Door Patio Bar & Grill
201 Brazos St Bldg A, Austin, TX 78701
Distance from hotel: 270 feet / 1 min. walk

Business Hours:
Tuesday – Thursday: 4:00pm–12:00pm, Friday: 4:00pm–2:00am, Saturday: 12:00pm–2:00am

Central District Brewing
417 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701
Distance from hotel: 0.5 miles / 10 min. walk

Business Hours:
Monday – Wednesday: 2:00–8:00pm, Thursday: 2:00–9:00pm, Friday: 12:00–10:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am–10:00pm, Sunday: 12:00–7:00pm

*The Linux Foundation has not contracted space or pricing at these venues. Attendees are on their own for all charges.