August 21 - 23, 2019 | Hilton San Diego Bayfront | #ossummit
Open Source Summit 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.
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.
2019 Keynote Speakers
Dr. Nicole Forsgren
Research and Strategist, Google CloudDr. Nicole Forsgren does research and strategy at Google Cloud following the acquisition of her startup DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) by Google. She is co-author of the book Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps, and is best known for her work measuring the technology process and as the lead investigator on the largest DevOps studies to date. She has been an entrepreneur, professor, sysadmin, and performance engineer. Nicole’s work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. Nicole earned her PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona, and is a Research Affiliate at Clemson University and Florida International University.
Christina Dunbar- Hester
Faculty Member, USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and JournalismChristina Dunbar-Hester is a faculty member at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She is the author of the forthcoming Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures (Princeton University Press), an ethnographic exploration of advocacy to address diversity issues in open technology communities like hackerspaces and open source software. She is also the author of Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism (MIT Press, 2014), which examines activism to promote local community radio even in a “digital” age (and was the co-winner of the 2014 McGannon Award for Social and Ethical Relevance in Communications Technology Research). She holds a Ph.D. in Science & Technology Studies from Cornell University.
Distinguished Professor, University of MarylandMichele Gelfand is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. Gelfand uses field, experimental, computational, and neuroscience methods to understand the evolution of culture--as well as its multilevel consequences for human groups. Her work has been cited over 20,000 times and has been featured in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, National Public Radio, Voice of America, Fox News, NBC News, ABC News, The Economist, De Standard, among other outlets.
Linux Kernel Developer & Fellow, The Linux FoundationGreg is among a distinguished group of software developers who maintain Linux at the kernel level. In his role as Linux Foundation Fellow, he continues his work as the maintainer for the Linux stable kernel branch and a variety of subsystems while working in a fully neutral environment.
Senior Research Manager (Staff Scientist) in Uber AI Labs.Jeff Clune is the Loy and Edith Harris Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Wyoming and a Senior Research Manager and founding member of Uber AI Labs, which was formed after Uber acquired a startup he helped lead. Jeff focuses on robotics and training deep neural networks via deep learning, including deep reinforcement learning. Since 2015, he co-authored a robotics paper on the cover of Nature and a deep learning paper on the cover of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, he won an NSF CAREER award, his deep learning papers were awarded honors (best paper awards and/or oral presentations) at the top machine learning conferences (NeurIPS, CVPR, ICLR, and ICML), and he was an invited speaker at many universities and machine learning events. His research is regularly covered in the press, including the New York Times, NPR, NBC, Wired, the BBC, the Economist, Science, Nature, National Geographic, the Atlantic, and the New Scientist. Prior to becoming a professor, he was a Research Scientist at Cornell University and received degrees from Michigan State University (PhD, master’s) and the University of Michigan (bachelor’s).
Student & Research Collaborator, Intel LabsKairan Quazi is a Research Collaborator with Intel Labs’ Anticipatory Computing Lab. His current project is focused on the next generation development of the Stephen Hawking ACAT. In the fall, Kairan will be entering 5th grade and his 2nd year at Las Positas College, where he is working toward his Associate degree in Mathematics. Kairan is an extroverted learner with a passion for current events and all things STEM. He is an advanced Python programmer with proficiency in over 12 coding languages and interfaces. He also enjoys reading, gaming, collecting Pokémon cards, traveling, and making friends. Kairan is a Davidson Institute Young Scholar and a member of the Johns Hopkins Study of Exceptional Talent. Kairan has been featured on Good Morning America, Huffington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and numerous local and international media outlets. You can follow his adventures by subscribing to his YouTube vlog, “Kairan Quazi - Let’s Go Molecular!”, and via Twitter (KairanQuazi1) and Instagram (thepythonkairan).
Executive Director, The Linux FoundationJim's career spans three of the largest technology trends to rise over the last decade: mobile computing, cloud computing and open source software. Today, as executive director of The Linux Foundation, he uses this experience to accelerate innovation in technology through the use of open source and Linux. At The Linux Foundation, Jim works with the world’s largest technology companies, including IBM, Intel, Google, Samsung, Qualcomm, and others to help define the future of computing on the server, in the cloud, and on a variety of new mobile computing devices. His work at the vendor-neutral Linux Foundation gives him a unique and aggregate perspective on the global technology industry. Jim has been recognized for his insights on the changing economics of the technology industry. His writing has appeared in Businessweek, Wired, and other top technology journals, and he is a regular keynote speaker at industry events. He advises a variety of startups, including Splashtop, and sits on the boards of the Global Economic Symposium, Open Source For America, and Chinese Open Source Promotion Union.
Corporate Vice President, General Manager, System Software Products, IntelImad Sousou is Corporate Vice President at Intel and General Manager of System Software. He is responsible for the company’s efforts in system firmware and BIOS, operating systems (Microsoft Windows, Linux, Google Chrome, and others), data-centric infrastructure system software such as orchestration, virtualization, runtimes (Java, web platform), and big data analytics. Additionally, Imad is responsible for overall system software stacks for uses from cloud to edge to device and leads Intel efforts enabling operating system vendors, cloud service providers, and system software partners. Previously, Imad was General Manager of the Intel Open Source Technology Center, an industry-leading open source organization he founded in 2001.
There is something for everyone
Open Source Summit North America 2019 will feature more than 300 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.
Training Fundamentals Tracks
Three new tracks offering introductory level content across Cloud Administration, Linux Administration and Embedded Development Essentials. The goal of these tracks is to help those new to open source gain fundamental knowledge in one of these core areas.
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.
Safety & Security
This new track aims to provide important coverage on a variety of safety & security related topics including code security, safety certification, automating security alerts, privacy, authentication and the use of open source in safety critical applications.
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.
TODO/Open Source Program Management
Open source programs enable us to use, contribute to, and maintain, thousands of projects. These programs face many challenges, such as ensuring high-quality and frequent releases, engaging with developer communities, and contributing back to other projects effectively. Everyone benefits when best practices and lessons learned are shared openly, which will be done in this track.
IoT is already changing the way we live day to day, and is truly revolutionizing the world. Open Source IoT offers even more opportunity. This track will showcase a variety of projects in the IoT space with use cases across technologies and industries.