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Diversity & Inclusion Events

Women & Non-Binary in Open Source Lunch

Wednesday, May 10

Time: 12:45 – 2:05 PM
Location: Mahony’s Tavern Convention Centre
(Vancouver Convention Centre West Building, Burrard Landing, 1055 Canada Pl #36, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3)
Registration Cost: Complimentary

We’d like to invite all attendees that identify as women or non-binary to join each other for a networking lunch at the event. We will begin with a brief introduction and then attendees will be free to enjoy lunch and mingle with one another. All attendees must identify as a woman or non-binary and must be registered for the conference to attend.

A restaurant full of women and non-binary people, eating a meal and talking to each other.

*We will do our best to accommodate all interested attendees, but please note that participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Google LGBTQIA+ Gathering 2023

Wednesday, May 10

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Location: TBA after RSVP is provided.

Convene and connect with other LGBTQIA+ attendees at OSSNA over drinks and bites!

RSVP here and please share with other attendees who may be interested!

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Better Together Diversity Luncheon

Thursday, May 11

Time: 12:35 – 2:00 PM
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, Room 306
Registration Cost: Complimentary

About the Better Together Diversity Luncheon
The Better Together Diversity Luncheon offers the opportunity for all event participants from marginalized communities (including race, gender, sexual orientation, and disability), and their allies, 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.

No pre-registration is required to attend.
We do our best to accommodate everyone interested in joining, but please note that participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Who Can Attend?
Any event participant from a marginalized community (including race, gender, sexual orientation, and disability) and their ally guests.

Is This Event Open to Allies?
Attendees of the Better Together Diversity Social are welcome to invite (1) Ally to this event.

We encourage allies to support diversity in tech while at the event 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.