Open Source Summit connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It covers the cornerstone open source technologies with sub-conferences LinuxCon, ContainerCon and CloudOpen; helps ecosystem leaders to navigate open source transformation with the Community Leadership Conference, Diversity Empowerment Summit and tracks on business and compliance; and delves into the newest technologies and latest trends touching open source, including networking, serverless, edge computing, AI and much more. It is an extraordinary opportunity for cross pollination between the developers, sysadmins, devops professionals and IT architects driving the future of technology.

Over 2,000 developers, operators, and industry leaders gather annually at Open Source Summit to:

  • 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 multiple open source projects for the efficiency of their systems and team.
  • Explore career opportunities with the world’s leading technology companies.
  • 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.

Learn More About The Event 

Program Chairs

  • Donnie Berkholz
  • Bryan Liles
  • Robyn Bergeron
  • Nithya Ruff
  • Jono Bacon
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman

Dates to Remember

  • CFP Closes: Sunday, July 1, 2018
  • CFP Notifications: Monday, August 13, 2018
  • Schedule Announcement: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
  • Slide Due Date: Monday, October 8, 2018
  • Event Dates: Monday, October 22 – Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Schedule Overview

Monday, October 22

  • Keynotes
  • Conference Sessions
  • Sponsor Showcase
  • Birds of a Feather Evening Sessions
  • Speaker & Media Reception

Tuesday, October 23

  • Keynotes
  • Conference Sessions
  • Sponsor Showcase
  • Onsite Attendee Reception

Wednesday, October 24

  • Keynotes
  • Conference Sessions
  • Sponsor Showcase
  • Attendee Offsite Reception