Open Source Summit North America connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It’s a unique environment for cross-collaboration between developers, sysadmins, devops, architects and others who are driving technology forward.

Get Inspired

Join over 2,000 developers, technologists and industry experts in an exchange of ideas on the latest trends in open source and open collaboration, how to navigate the open source landscape, and how open source is shaping innovation.

Connect With Peers

Attendees have a variety of ways to collaborate and share ideas with their peers, learning how to help create richer open source communities, growing your technical skills, hacking together in the developer lounge, and much more.

2018 Keynote Speakers

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There is something for everyone

Open Source Summit North America 2018 featured more than 250 sessions, lightning talks, tutorials, workshops, labs and a host of co-located events. Review a few of the schedule highlights below!

AI & Analytics

AI, deep learning, machine learning, and data science are on the rise, rapidly transforming the way businesses operate. Learn how companies are leveraging open source AI projects to solve complex problems and accelerate innovation.

Apprentice Cloud/Linux Track

The Apprentice track offers introductory level talks that cover the fundamentals of today’s essential technologies. Get up to speed on virtualization, containers, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, software-defined networking, and more.

Diversity & Empowerment

A variety of perspectives and experiences are critical for open source collaboration. Join in on interactive workshops, panel discussions, and sessions that help advance diversity, inclusion, and social innovation in the open source community.

Infrastructure & Automation

Learn best practices to take your development and deployment to the next level with these expert sessions focused on CI/CD, DevOps, virtualization, monitoring, and reliability.

Kubernetes & Cloud Native

Kubernetes and cloud native technologies are rapidly changing the nature of software development. The sessions in this track offer best practices, real-world scenarios, and expert insight for success.


Take a deep dive into Linux with these technical sessions from Linux core developers and maintainers. Get the latest on new kernel features to enhance performance and security of the world’s largest collaborative software project.

Open Collaboration

Focused on the “people” elements of open source, these sessions feature topics on community management, collaborative workflow, governance, compliance, and more. Check out the TODO Group track for a deep dive on Open Source Program Office management.

Special Events

Networking opportunities make Open Source Summit a must-attend event. Socialize with your peers and make new connections at the 5K fun run, evening reception at the Vancouver Aquarium, and at a host of other activities.

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