Linux Kernel Maintainer Summit


Kernel Maintainer Summit is open to invited attendees only. If you have received an invitation to attend the Maintainer Summit and need assistance with registration, please email Tricia Barker at

If you are a sponsor, you will need an access code to register. Please contact with questions.


Interested in attending Kernel Summit technical track talks?

Linux Kernel Summit technical tracks are offered at Linux Plumbers Conference 2023 (November 13 – 15 in Richmond, Virginia). To attend, please register for Linux Plumbers Conference 2023. This provides you access to all three days of Kernel and Plumbers content, evening events, and technical discussions.


Quick Note:
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Additional Information

Travel Funding

For information about travel funding opportunities, please click here.

Invoices & Certificates of Attendance

Registration Invoices
Invoice receipts are downloadable from the confirmation email you received after registering under the Payment Receipt Information section. If the downloadable invoice receipt does not meet your needs or you need to have your confirmation email resent, please submit your request here. Please include any additional customization you need for your invoice receipt in the request.

Certificates of Attendance:
To request a Certificate of Attendance, please submit a request herePlease Note: We verify attendance through the registration system, and Certificate of Attendance letters are sent out after the event is completed.

Refund Policy

If you must cancel for any reason, please sign back into your registration, click the “Register/Modify” button and select “Unregister.” If you need further assistance, email

Refunds will only be issued for cancellations received two weeks prior to the event start date, including bulk ticket request refunds, and will appear as a credit on the card’s statement 7 – 10 business days after cancellation. Due to the ongoing pandemic, individual refund requests due to COVID-19 positive tests will be honored up until the start date of the event, and must be accompanied by a photo of a positive COVID-19 test.

Please note: Refunds can only be issued on the card the original payment was made.


Breakfast & Breaks