The complete schedule will be announced in late April. In the meantime, learn more about features of this year’s agenda below.

Schedule Overview

Wednesday, June 20

  • Keynote Sessions
  • Conference Tracks
  • Sponsor Showcase

Thursday, June 21

  • Keynote Sessions
  • Conference Tracks
  • Sponsor Showcase
  • Speaker & Media Reception

Friday, June 22

  • Keynote Sessions
  • Conference Tracks
  • Sponsor Showcase
  • All-Attendee Reception

Areas of Focus

Cloud Native Apps/Serverless/Microservices

  • Cloud & Microservices
  • Containers – Libraries, Runtimes, Composition
  • Hypervisors
  • Workload Orchestration – Mesos, Kubernetes; Distributed Services
  • Serverless Computing
CloudNative/DevOps Infrastructure & Automation

  • DevOps
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Continuous Integration
  • Lean IT
  • Moving at Cloud-speed
  • Containers
  • Monitoring
Emerging Open Tech / Wildcards

  • Networking (Software Defined Networking, NFV, OpenFlow, Overlays, Networks as Code)
  • Blockchain
  • Edge Computing
  • Hardware (Architectures, Maker Culture, Small Devices)
  • Apache incubating projects
  • DevOps Culture
  • Community
  • Advocacy
  • Government
Artificial Intelligence

  • AI/ML Use Cases – Practical applications of AI and machine learning that solve real business/research problems.
  • AI/ML Operations and Infrastructure – Demonstrations of how teams can deploy, scale, and manage AI/ML applications and workflows.
  • AI/ML Frameworks – New, updated, or extended frameworks for AI, deep learning, statistical analysis, etc.
Linux Systems

  • Embedded Systems (Phones and Tablets, Automotive and Self-driving, Yocto, Wearables)
  • Filesystems And Storage (Long-Term Archiving, Client-Server Filesystems, Compression, Deduplication, Distributed Storage, NVMe, etc.)
  • Linux Kernel Development
  • Linux On The Desktop (Porting Proprietary Software, Hardware With Linux
  • Preinstalled, Wine and Emulators, Influencing Closed-Source Companies)
  • Mission-Critical, Real-Time Operating Systems, Real-Time, and Long Life Systems
Business & Compliance

  • Best Practices in Open Source Development / Lessons Learned – Contribution Policies, Promoting Your Open Source Project, Open Source Best Practices, Open Source Program Office Case Studies and Success Stories
  • Growing & Sustaining Project Communities / Metrics and Actions Taken – Collaboration Models to Address Security Issues, Metrics for Understanding Project Health
  • Automating Compliance / Gaps & Successes – Using Trademarks in Open Communities, How to Incorporate SPDX Identifiers in Your Project, Legal + Compliance, Licensing + Patents, Successfully Working Upstream & Downstream
  • Certifying Open Source Projects – Security, Government Restrictions, Open Source vs. Open Governance
  • Business Leadership- Cultivating Open Source Leadership, How to Run a Business that Relies on Open Source, How to Invest in Your Project’s Success, Managing Competing Corporate Interests while Driving Coherent Communities, Monetizing Open Source & Innovators Dilemma
  • Open Source Program Office – Consuming and Contributing to Open Source, Driving Participation and Inclusiveness in Open Source Projects, Standards and Open Source, How to Vet the Viability of OS Projects, Project Planning and Strategy, Internal vs. External Developer Adoption