OSPOCon is an event dedicated to creating better, more efficient open source ecosystems.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2020The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, along with co-host the TODO Group, an open group of organizations who collaborate on practices, tools and other ways to run successful and effective open source programs and projects, has opened its Call for Proposals for OSPOCon.  The event will take place September 29 – October 1 in Dublin, Ireland, alongside Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference 2021. The TODO Group has also launched an OSPO Landscape as a resource for the community to learn more about OSPOs. The community is encouraged to contribute to the landscape.

OSPOCon is a new event, dedicated to those working to create a center of competency for open source in their organizations in order to join together to overcome challenges through sharing experiences, best practices, and tooling. Open Source Program Offices (OSPOs) face many obstacles, such as ensuring high-quality and frequent releases, engaging with developer communities, and contributing back to other projects effectively. Collaborating together with others working on the same concerns helps the entire ecosystem improve.

“I am thrilled to be a part of the inaugural OSPOCon and see it brought to life to support the many hardworking and dedicated people involved in creating and sustaining OSPOs,” said Chris Aniszczyk, co-founder of the TODO Group and CTO at The Linux Foundation. “The impact OSPOs are having grows every day as they become a strategic function for organizations, from companies to governments to research institutions. Their contributions are tremendously valued and we look forward to furthering their abilities to collaborate, grow, and learn from each other.”

Proposals to speak at OSPOCon are being accepted now through June 13 at 11:59pm PDT.

Submission types requested include:

  • Session Presentation (~40-50 minutes in length)
  • Panel Discussion (~40-50 minutes in length)
  • Birds of a Feather Session (BoFs are typically held in the evenings, (~45 minutes – 1 hour in length)
  • Tutorial (~1.5 hours in length)
  • Lightning Talk (~5-10 minutes in length)

Suggested Topics include:

Open Source Program Management

  • Creation and Best Practices of Open Source Program Offices (OSPOs)
  • Consuming and Contributing to Open Source
  • Managing Competing Corporate Interests while Driving Coherent Communities
  • How to Vet the Viability of OS Projects
  • Internal vs External Developer Adoption
  • Handling License Obligations in Organizations
  • Open Source Corporate Sustainability

All interested parties are welcome to submit proposals. Those submitting will be notified of a decision by Thursday, July 22. To learn more and/or submit, please click here.

OSPOCon will be presented as a hybrid event – attendees can join and participate in person or virtually. Registration will open in late Spring 2021.  To receive an email alert when registration opens, please click here. The Linux Foundation provides diversity and need-based registration scholarships for this event to anyone that needs it; for information on eligibility please click here. Visit our website and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn for all the latest event updates and announcements.

Sponsor:
OSPOCon offers two sponsorship levels for your consideration, Co-host and Supporter.  To see all sponsorship benefits, please click here or email us here.

Members of the press who would like to request a media pass should contact Kristin O’Connell.

About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation Events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Technology leaders, change makers and visionaries from across the global networking & edge communities will gather virtually for this unique, one-of-a-kind executive event focusing on deployment progress, 2021 priorities, challenges and more.

SAN FRANCISCO, February 25, 2020 The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, along with co-hosts LF Networking, the umbrella organization fostering collaboration and innovation across the entire open networking stack, and LF Edge, the umbrella organization building an open source framework for the edge, announced today the speaker line-up for Open Networking & Edge Executive Forum. The schedule can be viewed here and the speaker details can be viewed here

Open Networking & Edge Executive Forum (ONEEF) is a special edition of Open Networking & Edge Summit, the industry’s premier open networking & edge event, gathering senior technologists and executive leaders from enterprises, telecoms and cloud providers for timely discussions on the state of the industry, imminent priorities and insights into Service Provider, Cloud, Enterprise Networking, and Edge/IOT requirements.

ONEEF will take place virtually, March 10-12. Times vary each day to best accommodate the global audience. Attendees will be able to interact with speakers and attendees directly via chat, schedule 1:1 meetings and more as they participate in this community call to action.

“ONEEF is a great opportunity for the community to come together virtually after a very hard year,” said Arpit Joshipura, General Manager, Networking, Edge, and IoT, The Linux Foundation. “We have an impressive line-up of speakers from across a diverse set of global organizations, ready to share their knowledge and passion about what’s next for our burgeoning industry. Hope you can join us!”

Confirmed Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Madeleine Noland, President, Advanced Television Systems Committee
  • Andre Fuetsch, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, AT&T Services, Inc.
  • Steve Mullaney, Chief Executive Officer & President, Aviatrix
  • Jacob Smith, Vice President, Bare Metal Marketing & Strategy, Equinix
  • Dr. Junlan Feng, Chief Scientist & General Manager, China Mobile Research
  • Sun Qiong, SDN Research Center Director, China Telecom Research Institute
  • Dr. Jonathan Smith, Program Manager, Information Innovation Office (I2O), DARPA
  • Tom Arthur, Chief Executive Officer, Dianomic     
  • Chris Bainter, Vice President, Global Business Development, FLIR Systems
  • George Nazi, Global Vice President, Telco, Media & Entertainment Industry Solutions Lead, Google Cloud
  • Amol Phadke, Managing Director: Global Telecom Industry Solutions, Google Cloud
  • Shawn Zandi, Head of Network Engineering, LinkedIn
  • Tareq Amin, Group Chief Technology Officer, Rakuten
  • Johan Krebbers, IT Chief Technology Officer & Vice President, TaCIT Architecture, Shell
  • Pablo Espinosa, Vice President, Network Engineering, Target
  • Manish Mangal, Chief Technology Officer, Network Services, Tech Mahindra
  • Matt Trifiro, Chief Marketing Officer, Vapor IO
  • Subha Tatavarti, Sr. Director Technology Commercialization, Walmart   
  • Said Ouissal, Founder & CEO, ZEDEDA

Registration for the virtual event is open and is just US$50. Members of The Linux Foundation, LF Networking and LF Edge can attend for free – members can contact us to request a member discount code. The Linux Foundation provides diversity and need-based registration scholarships for this event to anyone that needs it; for information on eligibility and to apply, click here. Visit our website and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn for all the latest event updates and announcements.

Members of the press who would like to request a media pass should contact Jill Lovato.

ONEEF sponsorship opportunities are available through Tuesday, March 2. All packages include a keynote speaking opportunity, prominent branding, event passes and more. View the sponsorship prospectus here or email us to learn more. 

About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation Events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Global industry leaders and experts across financial services, technology and open source will come together virtually for thought-provoking insights and conversations about how to best leverage open source software to solve industry challenges.

SAN FRANCISCO, October 13, 2020The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, along with co-host Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate adoption of open source software, standards and best practices in financial services, today announced initial keynote speakers for Open Source Strategy Forum (OSSF). The event takes place virtually November 12 – 13 in the Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC−05:00. The schedule can be viewed here and the keynote speakers can be viewed here

OSSF is the ONLY conference dedicated to driving collaboration and innovation in financial services through open source, and provides unparalleled opportunities to hear from and engage with the executives and individuals driving open source in financial services. The event will gather experts from financial services, technology and open source who will come together to deepen collaboration and drive innovation across the industry in order to deliver better code, faster.

“Open source is continuously showing its power to financial institutions as a key technology element and growth strategy driver,” said Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation. “After welcoming FINOS to The Linux Foundation in April, we are thrilled to co-host Open Source Strategy Forum and work together to support and collaborate with the open source communities supporting financial services, as we continue to bring open source closer and closer to the end users.”

Keynote speakers this year include:

  • Alejandra Villagra, Managing Director, Citi
  • Kim Prado, Global Head of Client, Banking & Digital Technology, RBC
  • Tosha Ellison, Chief Operating Officer, Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS)
  • Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director, Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS)
  • John Jeremiah, Product Marketing Manager, GitLab
  • Pierre de Belen, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
  • Sarah Novotny, Open Source Wonk, Azure Office of the CTO, Microsoft
  • Alessandro Petroni, Global Director & Head, Strategy Financial Services, Red Hat
  • Jo Ann Barefoot, Founder and CEO of AIR, the Alliance for Innovative Regulation
  • Pia Mancini, Co-founder & CEO at Open Collective

“Now in its fourth year, and especially as the world adapts to a new normal, we’re excited to bring together an even broader and more diverse representation from financial services and the tech industries in what has consistently been called out as one of the most compelling and energetic events in our industry,” said Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director, FINOS. 

The 2-day event will feature 50+ sessions dedicated to showcasing recent developments and the direction of open source in financial services, with a focus on topics at the cross section of finance, open source and technology, including: 

  • Leveraging open source to drive innovation and deliver business value in highly regulated industries.
  • Introductions and technical talks on open source projects driven by and relevant to financial services.
  • Cloud, blockchain, AI, desktop interop, synthetic data, regulation and many more open source tech topics changing the financial services landscape.
  • Tools, policies and processes for successfully engaging with open source from legal and compliance concerns to growing and sustaining your open source projects.

Registration for the virtual event is open and is just US$75. Members of The Linux Foundation receive a 20 percent discount – members can contact events@linuxfoundation.org to request a member discount code. Members of FINOS can attend at no cost – members can contact ossf@finos.org to request the FINOS Member registration code. The Linux Foundation provides diversity and need-based registration scholarships for this event to anyone that needs it; for information on eligibility and to apply, click here. Visit our website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest event updates and announcements.

Open Source Strategy Forum is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Leader Sponsors GitLab and Red Hat. For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here.

Members of the press who would like to request a media pass should contact Kristin O’Connell at koconnell@linuxfoundation.org

Additional Resources

About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation Events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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The leading vendor neutral open source event will virtually showcase existing and emerging technologies as well as bring together global open source leaders and community visionaries.

SAN FRANCISCO, September 3, 2020 –The Linux Foundation announced today the full line-up of sessions for the Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2020 Virtual Experience, the leading conference for open source developers, technologists, and community leaders. The event takes place virtually October 26 – 29 in the Greenwich Mean Time Zone. The schedule can be viewed here and the keynote speakers can be viewed here.

The 4-day event is dedicated to everything open source and will showcase a program of 250+ talks (conference session, tutorials, BoFs and keynotes) across tracks covering Linux Systems, IoT, AI, Cloud & Cloud Native, OS Dependability, OS Databases, Diversity & Inclusion, OS Leadership, Open Source Program Office Management (TODO) and the  Embedded Linux Conference.

“Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference Europe has proven to be an important event for the European open source community to gather annually for learning and collaboration that helps to grow and sustain the ecosystem,” said Angela Brown, SVP & General Manager of Events at The Linux Foundation. “While the event is being held virtually in 2020, it  will continue to deliver innovative content from open source leaders across the globe on key open source topics and technologies, and will include numerous ways for attendees to further pursue  the engagement and collaboration opportunities the event has become synonymous with.”

Featured Conference Sessions Include:

  • State of Linux Gaming – Gabriel Krisman Bertazi, Collabora
  • From Remote First Towards Async First – Isabel Drost-Fromm, Europace AG
  • Using the TPM – It’s Not Rocket Science (Anymore) – Johannes Holland & Peter Huewe, Infineon Technologies AG
  • Building Trustworthy AI: Lessons from Open Source – Abigail Cabunoc Mayes, Mozilla
  • Fast Execution for Function Compositions in Serverless Computing – Ruichuan Chen & Istemi Ekin Akkus, Nokia Bell Labs
  • MySQL Performance for DevOps – Sveta Smirnova, Percona

Confirmed Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Liz Rice, Vice President, Open Source Engineering, Aqua Security
  • Andrew Wafaa, Director, Open Source Communities, Arm & Chair, The Yocto Project
  • Jesús Labarta Mancho, Director, Computer Sciences Department, Barcelona Supercomputing Center
  • Nithya Ruff, Executive Director, Open Source Program Office, Comcast & Chair, Board of Directors, The Linux Foundation
  • Sam Ramji, Chief Strategy Officer, DataStax
  • Ali Fenn, President, ITRenew
  • Shuli Goodman, Executive Director, LF Energy
  • Thomas Gleixner, Chief Technology Officer, Linutronix GmbH
  • Sachiko Muto, Chief Executive Officer, OpenForum Europe
  • Angela Benton, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Streamlytics
  • Neil McGovern, Executive Director, The GNOME Foundation
  • Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation
  • Allan Friedman, Director, Cybersecurity Initiatives, National Telecommunications & Information Administration, US Department of Commerce

Registration for the virtual event is open and is just US$50. Members of The Linux Foundation receive a 20 percent discount – members can contact events@linuxfoundation.org to request a member discount code. The Linux Foundation provides diversity and need-based registration scholarships for this event to anyone that needs it; for information on eligibility and to apply, click here. Visit our website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest event updates and announcements.

Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2020 is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Platinum Sponsors Cloud Native Computing Foundation and IBM, Gold Sponsors Red Hat and VMware. For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here.

Members of the press who would like to request a media pass should contact Kristin O’Connell at koconnell@linuxfoundation.org.

Additional Resources

About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation Events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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The Linux Foundation
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Industry’s Premier Open Networking & Edge Conference will feature business, technical and architectural sessions on Edge Computing, Cloud Native Networking, Enterprise IT, and Carrier and Cloud Developer Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2020 The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, along with co-hosts LF Networking, the umbrella organization fostering collaboration and innovation across the entire open networking stack, and LF Edge, the umbrella organization building an open source framework for the edge, announced today the rescheduled event dates for Open Networking & Edge Summit North America (ONES, formerly Open Networking Summit) and the complete session line-up. 

ONES North America 2020 will take place September 28-30 at the JW Marriott LA Live in Los Angeles, California. The summit line-up features prominent speakers from AT&T, eBay, Ericsson, Huawei Technologies, Rancher Labs, Red Hat, Toyota Motor Corporation, Verizon, VMware, Wells Fargo, Yelp, and more. The full event agenda is available here

ONES is the industry’s premier open networking event now expanded to comprehensively cover Edge Computing, Edge Cloud, and IoT. It gathers technologists and executives from enterprises, telecoms and cloud providers for technical, architecture and business discussions that will shape the future of networking and edge computing. ONES enables collaborative development and innovation with a deep focus on both Open Networking and AI/ML-enabled use cases for 5G, IoT, Edge and Enterprise deployment, as well as targeted discussions on Edge and IoT frameworks and blueprints across numerous industries including Manufacturing, Retail, Oil and Gas, Transportation, and Telco Edge cloud

“We have an impressive roster of experts lined up to present at Open Networking & Edge Summit North America,” said Arpit Joshipura, General Manager, Networking, Edge & IoT, The Linux Foundation. “With expanded content focused on open source Edge, this year’s event is the place to be for the latest in open innovation and knowledge-sharing across adjacent technologies such as 5G, cloud native, AI/ML, IoT, and more.”

ONES North America 2020 conference session tracks include: Carriers – Core, Edge & Access, Enterprise Networking & Edge, Cloud Networking & Edge, and Business Critical & Innovation.

Content is delivered in a variety of presentation formats including deep-dive technical tracks, panel discussions, tutorials, and case studies. 

Featured Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Andre Fuetsch, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, AT&T Services, Inc.
  • Dan Kohn, Executive Director, Cloud Native Computing Foundation
  • Alex Choi, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Technology Innovation, Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Farah Papaioannou, Co-Founder and President, Edgeworx, Inc.
  • Anders Rosengren, Head of Architecture & Technology, Ericsson
  • Justin Dustzadeh, Chief Technology Officer, Equinix
  • Aparna Sinha, Director of Product Management, Google Cloud
  • Bill Ren, Chief Open Source Liaison Officer, ICT Infrastructure Open Source GM, Huawei
  • Marisa S. Viveros, Vice President of Strategy and Offerings, IBM
  • Arpit Joshipura, General Manager, Networking, Edge & IoT, The Linux Foundation
  • Heather Kirksey, Vice President, Community and Ecosystem Development, The Linux Foundation

Featured Conference Sessions Include:

  • 5G Slicing is a Piece of Cake! – Alla Goldner, Director, Technology, Strategy & Standardization, Amdocs
  • Injecting Security to the Cloud – Susan Hinrichs, Software Engineer, Verizon Media
  • Architectural Patterns & Best-practices to Avoid Lock-ins with Serverless – Murali Kaundinya, Group CTO and Managing Director, Wells Fargo
  • Securing a Network Virtualized with Containers and Kubernetes: Example Solutions and Current Gaps – Samuli Kuusela, Security Architect, Ericsson & Amy Zwarico, Lead Member of Technical Staff, AT&T
  • Multi-Cluster Federation: Should Networking Impact The Solution? – Anil Kumar Vishnoi, Principal Software Engineer & Thomas D. Nadeau, Technical Director of NFV, Red Hat

Conference Registration is $950 through July 19, 2020 with additional registration options available including $300 Hall Passes, $575 Academic Passes, and $300 Student Passes.  Non-profit and group discounts are available as well; see details on the event registration page Members of The Linux Foundation, LFN and LF Edge receive a 20 percent discount on all registration fees; contact events@linuxfoundation.org to request a member discount code. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are currently being accepted; for information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here. We are continuously monitoring the COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus situation and are committed to converting ONES North America 2020 into a virtual experience should it not be safe to bring attendees together in person. Please continue to visit our website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates. 

Open Networking & Edge Summit North America 2020 is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Platinum Sponsors Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Ericsson, and Huawei, Gold Sponsor IBM, and Silver Sponsor Red Hat. For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Jill Lovato at jlovato@linuxfoundation.org.

Additional Resources: 

About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation Events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

 

  • Industry’s Premier Open Networking & Edge Conference Features Keynote Speakers from AT&T, CNCF, Deutsche Telekom AG, Edgeworx, Equinix, Ericsson, Google, Huawei, IBM, Rakuten Mobile and more 
  • The full conference schedule will be announced on March 5th featuring business, technical and architectural sessions

 

SAN FRANCISCO, February 20, 2020The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, along with co-hosts LF Networking, the umbrella organization fostering collaboration and innovation across the entire open networking stack, and LF Edge, the umbrella organization building an open source framework for the edge, today announced initial keynote speakers for Open Networking & Edge Summit (ONES) North America 2020. The event takes place April 20-21 in Los Angeles, California. 

Open Networking & Edge Summit (formerly Open Networking Summit) is the industry’s premier open networking event now expanded to comprehensively cover Edge Computing, Edge Cloud and  IoT. The event enables collaborative development and innovation across enterprises, service providers/telcos and cloud providers to shape the future of networking and edge computing with a deep focus on technical, architectural and business discussions in the areas of Open Networking & AI/ML-enabled use cases for 5G, IoT, Edge and Enterprise deployment, as well as targeted discussions on Edge/IoT frameworks and blueprints across Manufacturing, Retail, Oil and Gas, Transportation and Telco Edge cloud, among other key areas.

Keynote speakers this year include:

  • Andre Fuetsch, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, AT&T Services, Inc.
  • Dan Kohn, Executive Director, Cloud Native Computing Foundation
  • Alex Choi, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Technology Innovation, Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Farah Papaioannou, Co-Founder and President, Edgeworx, Inc.
  • Anders Rosengren, Head of Architecture & Technology, Ericsson
  • Justin Dustzadeh, Chief Technology Officer, Equinix
  • Aparna Sinha, Director of Product Management, Google Cloud
  • Bill Ren, Chief Open Source Liaison Officer, ICT Infrastructure Open Source GM, Huawei
  • Marisa S. Viveros, Vice President of Strategy and Offerings, IBM
  • Ashiq Khan, Head of Cloud and NFV, Rakuten Mobile, Inc.
  • Arpit Joshipura, General Manager, Networking, Edge & IoT, The Linux Foundation
  • Heather Kirksey, Vice President, Community and Ecosystem Development, The Linux Foundation

Additional keynote speakers, as well as the full schedule of sessions, will be announced the first week of March.

Conference Registration is $950 through March 10, 2020 with additional registration options available including $300 Hall Passes, $600 Academic Passes, and $500 Student Passes.  Non-profit and group discounts are available as well; details are available on the event registration page. Members of The Linux Foundation and Linux Foundation Projects (including LFN and LF Edge) receive a 20 percent discount on all registration fees; contact events@linuxfoundation.org to request a member discount code. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are currently being accepted; for information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

Open Networking and Edge Summit North America 2020 is made possible thanks to Platinum Sponsors Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Ericsson, and Huawei, Gold Sponsor IBM, and Silver Sponsor Red Hat. For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here.  

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Jill Lovato at jlovato@linuxfoundation.org.

Additional Resources 

About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation Events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

 

Speakers and program announced for industry’s leading open source event for software and IT infrastructure in finance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., October 16, 2019 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the speakers and program for Open FinTech Forum taking place December 9, 2019 at the Convene Conference Center in New York. To register, please visit: https://events19.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-fintech-forum-2019/register/

Open FinTech Forum is where financial services IT decision makers come to learn about the open technologies driving digital transformation – technologies like AI, blockchain and more – and how to best utilize an open source strategy and implementation to enable new products, services and capabilities; increase IT efficiencies; establish and strengthen internal license compliance programs; and attract top-level talent and train existing talent on the latest disruptive technologies.

“Open FinTech Forum brings the open source communities that support financial services together with CIOs, IT managers and developers working in the heart of finance,” said Angela Brown, General Manager of Events at The Linux Foundation. “We’re looking forward to showcasing the industry’s emerging and established open technologies fueling this space.”

Keynote speakers include:

  • Partha Seetala, Chief Technology Officer, Robin.io
  • Camilla Sharpe, WW Multivendor Software Support Business Line Executive, IBM
  • Sid Sijbrandij, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, GitLab
  • Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation

Session highlights:

  • A Pathway To Multi-Tenancy in Kubernetes – Paul Sitowitz, Software Engineering Manager, Capital One
  • Creating a Micro Open-Source Community with Kubernetes – Katie Gamanji, Cloud Platform Engineer, Condé Nast International
  • Architecting Enterprise Platforms for CI/CD, Cloud and SRE with AI and Analytics – Murali Kaundinya, Group CTO and Managing Director, Wells Fargo & Gopinath Janakiraman, Director, Merck
  • From Business Case to Blockchain in 30 Minutes – Shaul Kfir, Co-founder & CTO, Digital Asset
  • Here Be Dragons, Debunking Myths in Enterprise Open Source Engagement – Justin Rackliffe, Director, Open Source Governance, Fidelity Investments
  • “Opening” Wall Street: Challenging the Myths and Seizing the Opportunities of Open Source in Fintech – Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director, FINOS (Fintech Open Source Foundation)
  • Quantum Aspects in Information Technology: An Update – Christopher H Lameter, R&D Team Lead, Jump Trading LLC
  • Securing Cloud Native in Investment Banks: From Threat Model to SOC – Andrew Martin, Co-founder, ControlPlane
  • The Future of Banking: Securing Digital Asset Custody Solutions – Diana Henderson, Offering Manager, IBM Z and LinuxONE, IBM

Gold sponsors of Open FinTech Forum include Cloud Native Computing Foundation, IBM, Robin.io and Sysdig. Silver sponsors include FOSSA, Hyperledger, StackRox, Synopsys, Tidelift and Weaveworks.

Financial Services IT decision-makers receive complimentary registration to the event. Linux Foundation members and LF project members receive a 20% discount on registration pricing. Email events@linuxfoundation.org for discount or comp access codes.

About The Linux Foundation
Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation is supported by more than 1,000 members and is the world’s leading home for collaboration on open source software, open standards, open data, and open hardware. Linux Foundation’s projects are critical to the world’s infrastructure including Linux, Kubernetes, Node.js, and more.  The Linux Foundation’s methodology focuses on leveraging best practices and addressing the needs of contributors, users and solution providers to create sustainable models for open collaboration. For more information, please visit us at linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see its trademark usage page: www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Premier open source event showcases existing and emerging technologies across tech sector and brings together open source and community visionaries in Lyon, France

SAN FRANCISCO, August 8, 2019 – The Linux Foundation today announced the session line-up for its Open Source Summit Europe, the leading conference for open source developers, architects and other technologists and a hotbed for emerging technologies, and Embedded Linux Conference Europe. The event takes place October 28-30 in Lyon, France.

Open source software and technologies are a leading indicator of where companies are investing resources for technology development. By bringing the latest open source projects and leading technologists together in one place, the event becomes a forum for defining and advancing technology development in the years ahead.

“From embedded Linux systems to cloud computing to emerging technologies in urban computing, among others, Open Source Summit covers the most relevant open source projects and technologies today,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation. “This event brings together the brightest technologists in one place to advance and sustain open source for all.”

Session Highlights Include:

  • The State of Kubernetes Development Tooling – Ellen Körbes, Garden (Cloud Infrastructure)
  • Open Source Collaboration and Companies: Finding the Right Balance – Dawn Foster, Pivotal (TODO/OS Program Management)
  • The Unified Tracing Platform – Steven Rostedt, VMware (Linux Systems)
  • Machine Learning Models and Datasets Versioning Practices and Tools – Dmitry Petrov & Ruslan Kuprieiev, Iterative AI (AI)
  • Flash Subsystems Status Update – Richard Weinberger, Sigma Star GmbH & Miquèl Raynal, Bootlin (Embedded Linux)
  • Sequencing Your Own OSS License Compliance Initiatives for Maximum Momentum During OSS Development – Wendy Freedman, 20th Century Fox (Automating Compliance)
  • Verifying Device Identity with TPMs – Matthew Garrett & Brandon Weeks, Google (Security & Safety)
  • From an Idea to a Patch in the Linux Mainline – Marta Rybczynska (Embedded Administration)
  • Introduction to Kubernetes Operators and The Operator Framework – Matt Dorn & Michael Hrivnak, Red Hat
  • Introduction to JanusGraph – Jason Plurad, IBM (Project Highlights)
  • Data-Driven Tools for Decision Makers in City Planning – Talia Kaufmann, Northeastern University/OECD (Urban Computing)
  • Seven Hard Truths About Open Source Community – Karen Chu & Matt Butcher, Microsoft (Growing & Sustaining OS Communities)
  • Opening the Echo Chamber: Inclusivity in the Real World – Laura Hilliger (Diversity & Inclusion)
  • A Dive into Zephyr Device Driver Model – Tomasz Bursztyka, Intel (IoT)

Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference Europe is made possible by Diamond Sponsor Intel, Platinum Sponsors Cloud Native Computing Foundation and IBM, and Gold Sponsors Civil Infrastructure Platform, Codethink, Nutanix, Red Hat and VMware.

Discounted registration of $800 is available through August 15. Students and academics, as well as hobbyists, are also eligible for special rates. Diversity and need-based scholarships are available. Members of the media can contact Andi Lustak (andi.lustak@gmail.com) for complimentary press passes.

The Linux Foundation events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

Additional Resources

The Linux Foundation Event Experience (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WUeelICQ2U)

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Premier open source event showcases existing and emerging technologies across the tech sector and brings together open source and community visionaries in Lyon, France

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2019 – The Linux Foundation today announced the keynote speakers for its Open Source Summit Europe (OSSEU), the leading conference for open source developers, architects and other technologists and a hotbed for emerging technologies, and Embedded Linux Conference Europe. The event takes place October 28-30 in Lyon, France.

Open source software and technologies are a leading indicator of where companies are investing resources for technology development. By bringing the latest open source projects and leading technologists together in one place, the event becomes a forum for defining and advancing technology development in the years ahead.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

  • Deborah Boyer, Project Manager, Civic Applications Team, Azavea
  • Rumman Chowdhury, Global Lead for Responsible AI, Accenture
  • Oliver Fink, Director, HERE XYZ, HERE Technologies and Urban Computing Foundation TAC Member
  • Rahaf Harfoush, Strategist, Digital Anthropologist, and Best-Selling Author
  • Dirk Hohndel, Vice President, Chief Open Source Officer, VMware
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman, Kernel Developer, Fellow, The Linux Foundation and Linux Kernel Maintainer
  • Priyanka Sharma, Director of Technical Evangelism, GitLab and Cloud Native Computing Foundation Board Member
  • Katie Shaw, Stakeholder Manager, Open Apparel Registry
  • Imad Sousou, Corporate Vice President, General Manager, System Software Products, Intel Corporation
  • Linus Torvalds, Fellow, The Linux Foundation and creator of Linux and Git
  • Yvonne Wassenaar, Chief Executive Officer, Puppet

“Open Source Summit Europe has garnered a reputation for hosting one of the world’s largest regional open source communities and showcasing technologies in their infancy that evolve to become the fabric of our lives,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation. “The keynote lineup really represents this focus and will offer some leading indicators for where to apply resources in the months ahead.”

Open Source Summit Europe is made possible by Diamond Sponsor Intel, Platinum Sponsors Cloud Native Computing Foundation and IBM, and Gold Sponsors Civil Infrastructure Platform, Codethink, Nutanix, Red Hat and VMware.

Discounted registration of $800 is available through August 15. Students and academics, as well as hobbyists, are also eligible for special rates. Diversity and need-based scholarships are available. Members of the media can contact Andi Lustak (andi.lustak@gmail.com) for complimentary press passes.

Additional Resources
The Linux Foundation Event Experience (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WUeelICQ2U)

About the Linux Foundation
Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 1,000 members and is the world’s leading home for collaboration on open source software, open standards, open data, and open hardware. Linux Foundation projects like Linux, Kubernetes, Node.js and more are considered critical to the development of the world’s most important infrastructure. Its development methodology leverages established best practices and addresses the needs of contributors, users and solution providers to create sustainable models for open collaboration. For more information, please visit us at linuxfoundation.org.

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  • Industry’s Premier Open Networking Event to Feature Talks from AT&T, Charter Communications, China Mobile, Dell Technologies, Ericsson, ETSI, Huawei, Orange, Verizon and more 
  • 100+ sessions featuring 150+ expert community speakers addressing AI & Machine Learning; Cloud Native Networking; Edge & IoT, Enterprise IT; and 5G, Network Automation & DevOps

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2019 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, and LF Networking (LFN), which facilitates collaboration and operational excellence across open networking projects, today announced the session line-up for Open Networking Summit Europe, taking place September 23-25 in Antwerp, Belgium. The event features cross-industry speakers from AT&T, Bell Canada, Cisco, China Mobile, CNCF,  Dell Technologies, Deutsche Telekom, doc.ai, Ericsson, ETSI, Huawei, Intel, Loodse,  Nexomo, Nokia, Nutanix, Orange, Red Hat, Supergiant, Swisscom, TATA Communications, Telecom Italia, VMware, Vodafone, Vulk Coop, and more.

“We are pleased to welcome an impressive line-up of speakers from a diverse roster of organizations to the ONS Europe stage this year, said Arpit Joshipura, General Manager, Networking, Edge & IoT, the Linux Foundation.  “Open networking now has touch points all across the industry from cloud native to 5G to AI, edge, IoT, machine learning and more and is the place to be for the latest in open network innovation and knowledge-sharing.”

The industry’s premier open networking event, Open Networking Summit (ONS) enables innovation and collaborative development across enterprises, service providers, cloud providers, and more. The event offers a venue for discussing the future of open networking with a focus on integration with adjacent technologies such as  5G, SDN/NFV, VNF/CNF, Cloud Native Networking, Network Automation, Edge, AI, and Access and IOT. Following 2018’s inaugural event outside of North America, ONS Europe 2019 continues to provide expanded opportunities for more individuals to share, learn and collaborate on these important and emerging technologies.

Featured Keynote Speakers not previously announced include:

  • Dr. Junlan Feng, Chief Scientist, China Mobile Research Institute
  • Lincoln Lavoie, Senior Engineer and Industry Lead for the Executive Steering Body, University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL)
  • Bill Ren, Chief Open Source Liaison Officer & General Manager, ICT Infrastructure Open Source, Huawei
  • Luis Jorge Romero, Director-General, ETSI
  • Jason Shepherd, Chief Technology Officer, IoT & Edge Computing, Dell Technologies
  • Lance Tatman, Director, Measurement Analytics and Software, Keysight Technologies
  • Mohammad Zebetian, Senior Director of Datacenter Network and NFV Architecture, Charter Communications

The community-curated schedule will feature sessions from industry-leading technologies spanning a range of relevant topics, including:

  • AI & Machine Learning
    • Network Traffic Analytics through Accelerator and SmartNIC at Edge – Yuming Ma & Mrittika Ganguli, Intel Corporation
    • Towards Open Network Intelligence – Faseela K, Ericsson & Frederick Kautz, doc.ai
  • Edge & IoT
    • Your Path to Edge Computing – Akraino Edge Stack Update – Kandan Kathirvel, AT&T & Tina Tsou, Arm
    • OSF Edge Computing Activities – Building a Solid Foundation – Beth Cohen, Verizon; Ildiko Vancsa, OpenStack Foundation; Gergely Csatari, Nokia; and Chris Price, Ericsson
  • Cloud Native Networking
    • ONAP Native VNF Onboarding with NETCONF / YANG – Sharing of Learnings by Working with ONAP Fundamentals – Marc Fiedler, Deutsche Telekom
    • Embracing Cloud Native on the Path to 5G – Taylor Carpenter, Vulk Coop; Frederick Kautz, doc.ai; Heather Kirksey, The Linux Foundation; Lincoln Lavoie, University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab; and Rabi Abdel, Vodafone
  • Enterprise IT
    • Driving to the Edge: How Open APIs and Open RAN will Transform Ordinary Parking Lots into Dynamic Data Centers – Natasha Tamaskar, Radisys
    • Running VM Workloads Side by Side with Container Workloads – Sebastian Scheele, Loodse
  • 5G, Network Automation & DevOps
    • Experience for Bringing up 800 Nodes NFV Cloud Using AUTO in China Mobile – Qiao Fu, China Mobile 
    • Extendable Workflow for ONAP Service Orchestrator – Seshu Kumar Mudiganti, Huawei & Alexis de Talhouët, Bell Canada
  • Developer Unconference and Meetups

Conference Registration is $1000 through July 28, with additional registration options available, including: $275 Hall Passes; $600 Day Passes; and $500 Student Passes.  Non-profit and group discounts are available as well; please see the event registration page for details.  Members of the Linux Foundation and Linux Foundation Projects receive a 20 percent discount on all registration fees; contact events@linuxfoundation.org to request a discount code.  Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are currently being accepted; for information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

The Linux Foundation events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

Open Networking Summit Europe is made possible thanks to Diamond Sponsor Ericsson; Platinum Sponsors Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Huawei, and OpenTAP;  Gold Sponsor Red Hat; partners DevOps.com, Enterprise Networking Magazine, IIOT Connection, SDxCentral, TechGenez, The New Stack, and Women Who Code; and additional Silver and Bronze sponsors. For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here.  

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Jill Lovato at jlovato@linuxfoundation.org.

Additional Resources 

About The Linux Foundation 
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Media Contact
Jill Lovato
The Linux Foundation
jlovato@linuxfoundation.org