The leading vendor-neutral open source event for technical and community contributors continues to focus on covering the most critical topics, innovative technologies and pivotal open source projects through its 14 sub-conferences.

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2022 —  The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the full schedule for Open Source Summit North America, the leading conference for open source developers and community leaders, taking place June 21-24 in Austin, Texas and virtually. The schedule can be viewed here and the previously announced keynote speakers can be viewed here.

Comprised of 14 events, including LinuxCon, Embedded Linux Conference, SupplyChainSecurityCon, CloudOpen, OSPOCon, Emerging OS Forum, ContainerCon and more, Open Source Summit North America 2022 will cover the most important and cutting edge topics and technologies touching open source today.  The schedule features 300 talks (keynote presentations, conference sessions, tutorials, and BoFs) and includes something for everyone, across a range of topics and skill levels.

“The 14 events that make up Open Source Summit North America’s conference umbrella cover the open source projects and technologies that are fundamental across software and other industries, while also highlighting those that are poised for growth and widespread use. The event provides the collaborative environment and knowledge sharing needed to drive innovation across the fold,” says Angela Brown, SVP & General Manager of Events at The Linux Foundation.

2022 Conference Session Highlights Include:

  • LinuxCon: Memory Folios – Matthew Wilcox, Oracle
  • CloudOpen: Peta Scale Telemetry Backend With Opentelemetry – Kranti Vikram Anugola & Weain Deng, Walmart Global Tech
  • Embedded Linux Conference: V4L2 M2M as the Driver Framework for Video Processing IP – Karthik Poduval, Amazon Lab126
  • OSPOCon: F5’s Open Source Journey – Christine Abernathy, F5, Inc.
  • Open AI + Data Forum: Delta Lake: Diving into Data Lakes Without the Downsides – Kelly O’Malley, Databricks
  • SupplyChainSecurityCon: Authenticating Supply-Chain Metadata: Building Remote Code Attestations on GitHub – Asra Ali & Laurent Simon, Google
  • Embedded IoT Summit: AI/ML at the Extreme Edge with WebAssembly: A Path Forward – Michael Tanenbaum, Mycelial
  • Global Security Vulnerability Summit: Scalable Management of Vulnerabilities in Open Source – Oliver Chang, Google & Kate Catlin, GitHub
  • Emerging OS Forum: OpenCost: An Open Source Tool for Your K8s Cost Management Problem – Webb Brown & Ajay Tripathy, Stackwatch
  • Diversity Empowerment Summit: “Did You Miss My Comment or What?” Understanding Toxicity in Open Source Discussions – Courtney Miller, Carnegie Mellon University
  • ContainerCon: Sustainability the Container Native Way – Huamin Chen, Red Hat & Chen Wang, IBM
  • Community Leadership Conference: Scaling Your Community From a Few Hundred to Tens of Thousands – Anna Filippova, dbt Labs
  • Open Source On-Ramp: Peeling Back the Layers of Storage – John Hawley, VMware
  • Critical Software Summit: Using FOSS as Part of a System Safety Mechanism – Paul Albertella, Codethink

2022 Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Alena Analeigh, Founder, Brown STEM Girl
  • Jennings Aske, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Aeva Black, Open Source Hacker, Ethical Agitator, and Consent Advocate
  • Eric Brewer, Vice President of Infrastructure, Google
  • Matt Butcher, Chief Executive Officer, Fermyon Technologies
  • Taylor Dolezal, Head of Ecosystem, Cloud Native Computing Foundation
  • Melissa Evers, Vice President & General Manager, Strategy to Execution, Software and Advanced Technology Group, Intel Corporation
  • Amy Gilliland, President, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)
  • Orion Jean, TIME 2021 Kid of the Year, Author and Kindness Activist
  • Todd Moore, Vice President – Open Technology and Developer Advocacy, CTO DEG, IBM
  • Melissa Smolensky, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, GitLab
  • Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux & Git in conversation with Dirk Hohndel, Founder, DH Consulting
  • Chris Wright, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Red Hat

Additional keynote speakers will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Registration (in-person) is offered at the early price of $850 through April 26. Registration to attend virtually is $25. Members of The Linux Foundation receive a 20 percent discount off registration and can contact events@linuxfoundation.org to request a member discount code. 

Applications for diversity and need-based scholarships are currently being accepted. For information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here. The Linux Foundation’s Travel Fund is also accepting applications, with the goal of enabling open source developers and community members to attend events that they would otherwise be unable to attend due to a lack of funding. To learn more and apply, please click here.

Health and Safety
In-person attendees will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and will need to comply with all on-site health measures, in accordance with The Linux Foundation Code of Conduct. To learn more, visit the Health & Safety webpage.

Event Sponsors
Open Source Summit North America 2022 is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Diamond Sponsors: Google and IBM, Platinum Sponsors: Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Databricks, Intel and Red Hat, and Gold Sponsors: Camunda, Checkmarx, Coder, Dell Technologies, GitLab, InfluxData, Kubecost, Styra and Whitesource. For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here or email us.

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

About the Linux Foundation
Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 2,000 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 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.

Visit our website and follow us on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook for all the latest event updates and announcements.

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. 

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The Linux Foundation
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2022 The Open Mainframe Project, an open source initiative that enables collaboration across the mainframe community to develop shared tool sets and resources, today announced the launch of the Call for Proposals (CFPs) for the 3rd annual Open Mainframe Summit. The premier mainframe event of 2022, the Summit will take place in person on September 21-22 at Convene at Commerce Square in Philadelphia, PA.

“We are excited to host Open Mainframe Summit in person this year,” said John Mertic, Director of Program Management at the Linux Foundation. “The last two events were successful in that we enabled our messages to reach more users around the world. We hope to continue that momentum while also giving our community a safe place to engage and collaborate face-to-face.”

Open Mainframe Summit is open to students, developers, users and contributors of projects from around the globe looking to learn, network and collaborate. It will feature content tracks that tackle both business and technical strategies for enterprise development and deployment.

Submit a Proposal

The Call for Proposals is now open and will be accepting submissions until Friday, June 10, 2022. Interested speakers can submit proposals in 10 tracks with options for lightning talks, 30-minute sessions and panel discussions. Tracks include:

  • AI & Machine Learning
    • From open source projects with a focus on AI, Machine Learning, and Data Analytics that currently run on Z to the AI accelerator on the recently announced IBM Telum processor, the mainframe will continue to be a key component of how organizations process their data. This track will look at projects, tools, and strategies currently used by organizations tackling these topics today.
  • Building the Next Workforce
    • Building the next workforce in today’s evolving mainframe and post-COVID environment can be challenging. This track will provide strategies for helping onboard newcomers to the platform to learn from the veterans as well as detailed opportunities for the veterans to learn tooling from the newcomers that can now be leveraged for mainframe!
  • Business
  • Cloud Native on the Mainframe + Hybrid Cloud
    • Explore the solutions for and benefits of integrating  mainframe into your hybrid cloud environment. Topics range from incorporating mainframe into enterprise DevOps pipelines and enabling the use of popular distributed tooling such as VS Code to running containers directly on z/OS.
  • Diversity + Inclusion
  • Education + Training
    • Discover opportunities to add more tools to your tech toolkit! Whether you are just getting started with mainframe or you are an experienced veteran, there are programs to expand your skill set & to also share your knowledge with others.
  • Languages
    • The mainframe supports a variety of programming languages, both on z/OS and Linux. This track will showcase some of the latest technical updates, usage statistics, and more from several of them.
  • Linux on Z
  • Open Source Security on Mainframe
    • From security scans performed in the course of software development to security scans and audits that can be done within an organization to make sure all software is in compliance, this track will focus on what software vendors and open source software projects are doing to ensure that software being provided on the mainframe is secure.
  • z/OS

Submit a proposal: https://events.linuxfoundation.org/open-mainframe-summit/program/cfp/.

Meet the Program Committee

A program committee, which includes maintainers, active community members and project leaders, will review and rate the proposals once all the submissions are in. This year, Open Mainframe Project welcomes Alan Clark, CTO Office and Director for Industry Initiatives, Emerging Standards and Open Source at SUSE, Donna Hudi, Chief Marketing Officer at Phoenix Software, Elizabeth K. Joseph, Developer Advocate at IBM and Michael Bauer, Staff Product Owner at Broadcom, Inc.

Whether a company is a member or contributor of Open Mainframe Project or is sponsoring the event has no impact on whether talks from their developers will be selected. However, being a community leader does have an impact, as program committee members will often rate talks from the creators or leaders of an open source project more highly. A key focus will be on work within Open Mainframe Project’s 21 hosted projects/working groups, or contributions that otherwise add value to the ecosystem.

Early Bird pricing of $500 for general admission or $40 for academic attendees will end July 8. Click here to register.

Sponsor Now

Open Mainframe Summit is made possible with support from sponsors, especially our first Gold Sponsor Vicom Infinity, a Converge Company. To become a sponsor, click here.

For more details about Open Mainframe or to watch the videos for Open Mainframe Summit 2021, check out the Open Mainframe Project 2021 Annual Report.

For more about Open Mainframe Project, visit https://www.openmainframeproject.org/

About the Open Mainframe Project

The Open Mainframe Project is intended to serve as a focal point for deployment and use of Linux and Open Source in a mainframe computing environment. With a vision of Open Source on the Mainframe as the standard for enterprise class systems and applications, the project’s mission is to build community and adoption of Open Source on the mainframe by eliminating barriers to Open Source adoption on the mainframe, demonstrating value of the mainframe on technical and business levels, and strengthening collaboration points and resources for the community to thrive. Learn more about the project at https://www.openmainframeproject.org.

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 its trademark usage page: www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Premier event for open source developers and community contributors will feature visionary speakers offering insights on a range of topics: WASM, Cloud Native Computing, Diversity, Community Leadership, Linux and more.

SAN FRANCISCO, April 13, 2022 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the first round of keynote speakers taking the stage at Open Source Summit North America, June 21-24, in Austin, TX and virtually.

Open Source Summit North America is the premier event for open source developers, technologists, and community leaders to collaborate, share information, solve problems, and gain knowledge, furthering open source innovation and ensuring a sustainable open source ecosystem. It is a conference umbrella comprising 14 events covering the most important technologies and topics in open source including Linux, Embedded Systems, Supply Chain Security, AI + Data, Cloud, Community Leadership, OSPOs, Software Vulnerabilities, Diversity, IoT, Critical Systems, Containers and more.

2022 Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Alena Analeigh, Founder, Brown STEM Girl
  • Eric Brewer, Vice President of Infrastructure, Google
  • Matt Butcher, Chief Executive Officer, Fermyon Technologies
  • Taylor Dolezal, Head of Ecosystem, Cloud Native Computing Foundation
  • Melissa Evers, VP and General Manager, Strategy to Execution, Software and Advanced Technology Group, Intel Corporation
  • Amy Gilliland, President, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)
  • Orion Jean, TIME 2021 Kid of the Year, Author and Kindness Activist
  • Todd Moore, Vice President – Open Technology and Developer Advocacy, CTO DEG, IBM
  • Melissa Smolensky, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, GitLab
  • Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux & Git in conversation with Dirk Hohndel, Founder, DH Consulting
  • Chris Wright, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Red Hat

The full schedule of sessions will be announced on April 21, with additional keynotes also being announced in the coming weeks.

Registration (in-person) is offered at the early price of $850 through April 26. Regisration to attend virtually is $25. Members of The Linux Foundation receive a 20 percent discount off registration and can contact events@linuxfoundation.org to request a member discount code.

Applications for diversity and need-based scholarships are currently being accepted. For information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here. The Linux Foundation’s Travel Fund is also accepting applications, with the goal of enabling open source developers and community members to attend events that they would otherwise be unable to attend due to a lack of funding. To learn more and apply, please click here.

Health and Safety
In-person attendees will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and will need to comply with all on-site health measures, in accordance with The Linux Foundation Code of Conduct. To learn more, visit the Health & Safety webpage.

Event Sponsors
Open Source Summit North America 2022 is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Diamond Sponsors: Google and IBM, Platinum Sponsors: Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Intel and Red Hat, and Gold Sponsors: Camunda, Checkmarx, Coder, Dell Technologies, GitLab, InfluxData, Kubecost, Styra and Whitesource. For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here or email us.

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

About the Linux Foundation
Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 2,000 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 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.

Visit our website and follow us on TwitterLinkedin, and Facebook for all the latest event updates and announcements.

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.

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The Linux Foundation
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Registration opens for FINOS’ Open Source in Finance Forum (OSFF) London, taking place alongside partner event Fintech Week London 

London, UK – March 8, 2022 – FINOS, the Fintech Open Source Foundation and financial sector arm of the Linux Foundation, and The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced its partnership with Fintech Week London. Their annual event, Open Source in Finance Forum (OSFF), will take place in London on 13 July, during Fintech Week London, which will run from 11 – 14 July.

This partnership highlights the elevated presence of open source software and open collaboration in the financial services industry, and will allow attendees of both conferences an opportunity to learn more about integrating open source software into their technology strategies. Through partnering with Fintech Week London, FINOS bolsters its European footprint – one it is focused on expanding over the course of 2022.

“Partnering with Fintech Week London signifies the growing recognition and appetite for financial services and fintechs to adopt and contribute to open source,” said Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director of FINOS. “Each year, our goal with OSFF is to not only inspire attendees to foster the open source community within financial services, but also bring industry leaders from financial institutions, fintechs and the regulatory space together to discuss how open source can drive innovation across the industry. This partnership is a natural way to bridge the efforts of Fintech Week London and FINOS in fostering technological innovation in the financial services industry.”

The Open Source in Finance Forum is dedicated to driving collaboration and innovation in financial services through open source software and standards. The first iteration of this conference, previously known as the Open Source Strategy Forum, took place in 2017, and it has since then grown to become the flagship event for the fast growing open source movement in financial services and its unique challenges. OSFF will also be held in New York City, USA on 8 December. The call for proposals is open for both events – view suggested topics and submit talks for each event at the links provided here: 

“The momentum of financial institutions looking to and relying on open source technology to scale and grow their businesses is growing at a rapid rate.” said Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation. “Holding Open Source in Finance Forum London as part of Fintech Week London will allow us to make even more financial institutions – especially in the UK – open source ready.”

Fintech Week London shines a light on the most interesting topics in financial

technology. Traditional financial institutions come together with fintechs and other financial services companies, in one of the world’s oldest leading financial districts. The event brings together high-street banks, challengers, technology giants, and disruptors, to discuss and showcase fintech’s global presence and the forces driving innovation in the industry. 

“I’m very excited that we have the Open Source in Finance Forum as part of the official programme this year,” said Raf De Kimpe, CEO of Fintech Week London. The overall theme for #FTWLondon 2022 is ‘The Coming of Age of the Fintech Industry’; the industry is moving past its infancy to be a full-blown player in finance services. With so many mergers, acquisitions and partnerships taking place, collaboration and innovation are cornerstones of our programme. A day dedicated to open source software and standards is essential to have a well rounded view on evolutions in the Fintech Industry for all our attendees. On the third day of Fintech Week London, etc. Venues 133 Houndsditch will be transformed into the place to be for our attendees to learn how to best and safely leverage open source software to solve industry challenges”

FINOS’ commitment to fostering the adoption of open source reaches beyond US institutions, with an even distribution of contributors in both the United States and Europe. In recognition of its strong European grassroots, FINOS actively invests in nurturing its relationships across seas. Partnerships such as this bring an increased awareness to the collaborative work of developers, contributors and financial institutions driving adoption around the world.    

“Collaborative efforts through open source adoption go far beyond US financial institutions,” said James McLeod, Director of Community for FINOS. “FINOS recognizes the potential power that world-wide collaboration possesses to drive innovation on a grand scale, and that’s why we continue to nurture relationships with our established European developers, financial organizations and fintechs. To continue this progression, we invest in forming new connections to support and expand the work being done by our community.”

Click here to learn more about and register for Open Source in Finance Forum London. To learn more about and register for Fintech Week London, please click here.

About FINOS

FINOS (The Fintech Open Source Foundation) is a nonprofit whose mission is to foster adoption of open source, open standards and collaborative software development practices in financial services. It is the center for open source developers and the financial services industry to build new technology projects that have a lasting impact on business operations. As a regulatory compliant platform, the foundation enables developers from these competing organizations to collaborate on projects with a strong propensity for mutualization. It has enabled codebase contributions from both the buy- and sell-side firms and counts over 50 major financial institutions, fintechs and technology consultancies as part of its membership. FINOS is also part of the Linux Foundation, the largest shared technology organization in the world. Get involved and join FINOS as a Member.

About the Linux Foundation

Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 2,000 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 linuxfoundation.org.

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.

Visit our website and follow us on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook for all the latest event updates and announcements.

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. 

About Fintech Week London

The Coming of Age of The Fintech Industry

Fintech Week London shines a light on the most interesting topics in financial

technology, with a 2-day conference at its core. Traditional financial institutions come together with fintechs and other financial services companies, in one of the world’s oldest leading financial districts: London. From high-street banks to challengers, technology giants to disruptors, this five-day event showcases some of the best that London and global fintech has to offer. 

Mark your calendars for the second edition on July 11-15, 2022. 

To learn more about Fintech Week London please visit our website : www.fintechweek.london


FINOS Media Contact:
Ross Stevens
Caliber Corporate Advisers for FINOS
ross@calibercorporate.com

Fintech Week London Media Contact:
Raf De Kimpe
Fintech Week London 
raf@fintechweek.london

Global Industry Executives across telco, cloud and enterprise to share thought-leading visions with global open source networking and edge communities – in across alternating time zones 

SAN FRANCISCO, February 22, 2022 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, in partnership with LF Networking and LF Edge,  ​​today announced the Open Networking & Edge Executive Forum (ONEEF) will take place virtually April 12-14, 2022. The Open Networking & Edge Executive Forum (spring) and Summit (fall) are the industry’s premier open networking and edge computing events focused on end to end solutions powered by open source. 

Building on the successful inaugural ONEEF event last spring, the Linux Foundation, LF Networking, and LF Edge are pleased to announce the 2022 Executive Forum, where leading industry executives will again share their visions from the Telco, Cloud, and Enterprise verticals. Attendees will learn how to leverage open source ecosystems and gain new insights for digital transformation. Presented in a virtual format across three days, this is a one-track event starting in a different time zone each day to better reach our global audience. 

“We are  pleased to welcome thought leaders from across the globe to the virtual stage for ONEEF 2022,” said Arpit Joshipura, general manager, Networking, Edge & IoT, at the Linux Foundation. “This curated experience is designed to complement the Open Networking & Edge Summit with thought leaders and collaborators from around the globe coming together to share insights, best practices, and new ideas that enhance the vertical space across open source networking, edge, cloud and enterprise stacks.”

Details on Executive speakers and session agenda will be available soon, but attendees can expect to hear industry insights from Analysys Mason analyst Caroline Chappell, as well as updates on the direction of major initiatives like the  5G Super Blue Print. Stay tuned for more details.

Speakers and Content from ONEEF 2021, including sessions videos, are available online.

Registration & Sponsorships

Presented in a virtual format across three days, this is a one track event that will be held in a different time zone each day to reach our global audience in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. There is no cost to attend, but participants must be registered in order to access the sessions: https://events.linuxfoundation.org/open-networking-and-edge-exec-forum/

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this special executive edition of Open Networking & Edge Summit. For more information on sponsoring this event, contact us at events@lfnetworking.org.

The LF Networking developer community will also host the LFN Developer & Testing Forum this Summer, taking place June 13-16, in Porto, Portugal. Registration for that event  is also open, with more details to come. 

About the Linux Foundation

Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 2,000 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 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 its trademark usage page: www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. 

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Open Source Strategy Forum is now the Open Source in Finance Forum, with the name changed to better reflect its evolution as the premier event dedicated to driving collaboration and innovation in financial services through open source software and standards. 

SAN FRANCISCO, February 3, 2022 —  FINOS, the Fintech Open Source Foundation and financial sector project of The Linux Foundation, and The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the name change of its event dedicated to driving collaboration and innovation in financial services through open source software and standards from Open Source Strategy Forum to the Open Source in Finance Forum. The event started in 2017 under the auspices of FINOS prior to it joining the Linux Foundation in 2020, and has since grown to become the flagship event for the fast growing open source movement in financial services and its unique challenges. The name is being changed to better reflect the focus of the event within the larger landscape of open source events produced by The Linux Foundation and its projects.

This year, Open Source in Finance Forum will take place in London, England on Wednesday, July 13, and in New York City, USA on Thursday, December 8. Both events will gather experts from financial services, technology and open source who will come together for thought-provoking insights and conversations, providing unique opportunities to hear from and engage with those who are leveraging open source software to solve industry challenges.

The Call for Proposals for Open Source in Finance Forum London and Open Source in Finance Forum New York are now open. View suggested topics and submit talks for all events at the links provided above.


The Linux Foundation strongly values the need to increase diversity, equity and inclusion in open source, and a great place for that to begin is on the conference stage. We encourage those from all marginalized communities to submit to speak. We also welcome and encourage first-time speakers to submit. If you aren’t sure about your abstract or have any questions, please reach out to us

Sponsor
Please contact The Linux Foundation for information on becoming an event sponsor at sponsorships@linuxfoundation.org.

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

About FINOS
FINOS (The Fintech Open Source Foundation) is a nonprofit whose mission is to foster adoption of open source, open standards and collaborative software development practices in financial services. It is the center for open source developers and the financial services industry to build new technology projects that have a lasting impact on business operations. As a regulatory compliant platform, the foundation enables developers from these competing organizations to collaborate on projects with a strong propensity for mutualization. It has enabled codebase contributions from both the buy- and sell-side firms and counts over 40 major financial institutions, fintechs and technology consultancies as part of its membership. FINOS is also part of the Linux Foundation, the largest shared technology organization in the world.

About the Linux Foundation
Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 2,000 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 linuxfoundation.org.

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.

Visit our website and follow us on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook for all the latest event updates and announcements.

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. 

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Media Contact
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The Linux Foundation
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Experts and industry leaders will gather for thought-provoking insights and conversations about how to best leverage open source in fintech and finserv to solve industry challenges.

SAN FRANCISCO, October 7, 2021The 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 keynote speakers for Open Source Strategy Forum New York (OSSF). The event takes place November 10, preceded by a FINOS Member event on November 9, in New York City. The schedule can be viewed here and the keynote speakers can be viewed here

OSSF features an agenda covering recent developments and the direction of open source in financial services across a wide range of topics and domains. The event promotes deeper collaboration across finance, open source and technology and drives innovation across the industry in order to deliver better code, faster.

Keynote speakers this year include:

  • Antoine Amend, Technical Director – Financial Services, Databricks
  • Jo Ann Barefoot, CEO & Co-Founder, Alliance for Innovative Regulations
  • Nadine Chakar, Head of Global Markets, State Street   
  • Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director, FINOS
  • Jean-Thierry (JT) Dupuy, Vice President, Head of Client Services, Symphony 
  • Brad Levy, CEO, Symphony
  • John Madsen, Co-Head of Technology, Goldman Sachs
  • Sultan Meghji, Chief Innovation Officer, FDIC
  • Igor Seletskiy, CEO & Founder, TuxCare

Conference Session Highlights:

Registration is available for US$449 through October 13. 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. 

Health and Safety
Attendees will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and wear a mask while onsite at the event. Additionally, all attendees will need to comply with all on-site health measures, in accordance with The Linux Foundation Code of Conduct. To learn more, visit the Health & Safety webpage and read our blog post.

Sponsor
For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here or email us for more information and to speak to our team. The sponsorship deadline is October 26.

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

About the Linux Foundation
Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 2,000 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 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.

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  • 5G Super Blueprint comes to life at ONE Summit with live a keynote demonstration of network slicing in 5G, and 6 pavilion demonstrations of new blueprints, use cases, and ecosystem solutions      
  • ONE Summit to feature Mini Summit by the US Government, Enabling Secure, Open, and Programmable 5G Networks
  • Register today to join the community and see the demonstrations at the Open Networking & Edge Summit virtual experience, October 10-11 

SAN FRANCISCO, October 5, 2021LF Networking (LFN), which facilitates collaboration and operational excellence across open source networking projects, today announced its 5G Super Blueprint initiative will host use case demonstrations across 5G, edge, IoT, and cloud native during Open Networking & Edge (ONE) Summit + Kubernetes on Edge Day, October 11-12, 2021. 

The 5G Super Blueprint is a community-driven integration of multiple open source initiatives that, collaboratively, demonstrate end-to-end use cases of end user implementation architectures. LFN  creates a framework based on these integrated initiatives and projects to then develop blueprints, defined by a community-driven process that allows end-to-end solution use cases across vertical markets.  

“The open source networking ecosystem is bringing collaboration to life at ONE Summit,” said Heather Kirksey, vice president, Community & Ecosystem Development, the Linux Foundation. “What started as an integration demo for a basic residential broadband use case five short years ago has now evolved into a framework for creating collaborative, end-to-end solutions for the 5G ecosystem. I am incredibly proud of the community for all the progress it’s achieved to date, and I cannot wait to see what comes next.”

Building on the long-running 5G cloud native network demo workstream, the LF Networking community has fortified the 5G Super Blueprint foundation by adding network slicing. Based on the ONAP Honolulu release, this proof concept demonstrates an open source approach to improving QoS in 5G networks by optimizing resources and network topologies for 5G use cases, providing network operators improved performance and greater flexibility. The demo will also showcase a custom Network Slice Subnet Management Function (NSSMF) that was developed as part of this effort.

Linux Foundation Demo Pavilion

The open source networking and edge ecosystems will demonstrate ecosystem innovations around the 5G Super Blueprint and more during ONE Summit, via the Linux Foundation Demo Pavilion. Seven demos from multiple open source projects and communities will be on display, with the developers who created them available to answer questions throughout the event. Illustrating a breadth of technologies surrounding the 5G ecosystem and beyond, the demos will cover: 

  • 5G Super Blueprint: 5G Cloud Native Network Adds Network Slicing (LF Networking, LF Edge, ONAP, Anuket, DPDK, EMCO)
  • Akraino Blueprints: Integrated Cloud Native Private Wireless (LF Edge, Akraino)
  • Enabling future-proof and Open Edge App Management in Retail (LF Edge, EdgeX Foundry, Open Horizon, Secure Device Onboard)
  • LF Edge + Project Alvarium: Building Trust in Interconnected Ecosystems (LF Edge, Project Alvarium, EVE)
  • Introducing L3AF, a Platform to Launch and Manage eBPF Programs (L3AF)
  • O-RAN/OSC/ONAP-Based Multi-Operator/Multi-Vendor Resource Pooling & RAN Slicing in Disaster Scenarios (LF Networking, ONAP, ORAN-SC)
  •  Magma: Zero-touch Magma Automation With LFN EMCO (Magma, EMCO)

More details, including descriptions of each demo, are available here

US Government Mini Summit

The US GOV OPS mini summit, which takes place Oct. 11 from 2:00 – 4:50 PM PST, will examine requirements and progress of 5G, edge, and IoT technologies within enterprise and government entities. Hosted by NWIC Pacific division of the United States Navy and led by Doug Evans, Neil Hoff and Andrew Leidy from the Department of the Navy, the program will cover use cases and solutions that rely on the foundations of open source networking, edge, and cloud project communities (including LF Networking, LF Edge, CNCF, Kubernetes, Magma, and more). Specific discussion topics include:  

  • Introduction to United States Government Open Programmable Secure (US-GOV OPS) initiative within the Linux Foundation 
  • Overview of DARPA’s Open, Programmable, Secure 5G (OPS-5G) project 
  • The Linux Foundation’s 5G Super Blueprint
  • Discussion of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (OUSD) for Research & Engineering’s 5G initiative, and the Multi-site OPS-5G Joint Independent Test Option (MOJITO) project

Registration to this mini-summit is included in the overall conference registration. 

These are but a few of the informative workshops, keynotes, and sessions designed to propel the open networking industry further.

Register to Attend

Join the community virtually Oct. 11-12 for a broad look at the open source 5G ecosystem across networking and edge technologies, and learn about new innovations in networking and edge like enhanced security, 6G, and ONAP’s forthcoming Istanbul release. Register today to join the community for just $150 USD. Click here to access registration and view the conference agenda.  

Members of the media may receive a complimentary media pass to the event; please contact jlovato@linuxfoundation.org to register as press.

 About the Linux Foundation

Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 2,000 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 linuxfoundation.org.

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The US DoD, DARPA, and NWIC Pacific host mini summit on accelerating innovation and deployments at scale based on open source 5G architecture & use cases 

SAN FRANCISCO, September 22, 2021The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, along with co-hosts LF Edge, LF Networking, and Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), today announced additional programming for ONE Summit contributed by the United States government. New programming includes a keynote address by Dr. Dan Massey, Project Leader, Operate through DoD 5G to NextG Initiative, as well as a US GOV OPS Mini Summit. 

“We are honored to have such a broad and distinguished swath of experts participating in ONE Summit,” said Arpit Joshipura, general manager, Networking, Edge and IoT, the Linux Foundation. “The latest additions to our program bring an even more diverse perspective on the future of 5G, and how initiatives like the 5G Super Blue Print can be consumed by both governments and enterprises.”

Dr. Dan Massey, who leads the Operate Through portion of the DoD 5G to NextG Initiative, will give a keynote address on “Securly Operating through 5G Networks” on Monday, October 11 at 12:15pm PST. Operate Through aims to ensure the DoD can securely operate through commercial 5G networks across the globe. 

Following a keynote by Dr. Jonathan Smith during the Open Networking & Edge Executive Forum (ONEEF) earlier this year, the US GOV OPS mini summit will examine requirements and progress of 5G, edge, and IoT technologies within enterprise and government entities. Hosted by NWIC Pacific division of the United States Navy and led by Doug Evans, Neil Hoff and Andrew Leidy from the Department of the Navy, the program will cover use cases and solutions that rely on the foundations of open source networking, edge, and cloud project communities (including LF Networking, LF Edge, CNCF, Kubernetes, Magma, and more). Specific discussion topics include:  

  • Introduction to United States Government Open Programmable Secure (US-GOV OPS) initiative within the Linux Foundation 
  • Overview of DARPA’s Open, Programmable, Secure 5G (OPS-5G) project 
  • The Linux Foundation’s 5G Super Blue Print
  • Discussion of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (OUSD) for Research & Engineering’s 5G initiative, and the Multi-site OPS-5G Joint Independent Test Option (MOJITO) project

The mini-summit takes place October 11 from 2:00 PM to 4:50 PM PST. Registration to this mini-summit is included in the overall conference registration. Standard registration ends October 5, so register today for only US$50. 

For more details on the ONE Summit, including information on registration and program agenda, please visit: https://events.linuxfoundation.org/open-networking-edge-summit-north-america/

About the Linux Foundation

Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 2,000 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 linuxfoundation.org.

This by-invitation event for Linux Foundation member organizations fosters collaboration, innovation, and partnerships among the leading projects and organizations working to drive digital transformation with open technologies.


SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2021The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the agenda and speaker lineup for the 2021 Linux Foundation Member Summit (LFMS), taking place November 2-4 at the Silverado Resort in Napa Valley, California. The keynote speakers can be viewed here and the full schedule can be viewed here.

LFMS, (formerly Open Source Leadership Summit), is a by-invitation event for Linux Foundation member organizations, where technical and business leaders convene to drive digital transformation and learn how to collaboratively manage the largest shared technology investment of our time. LFMS is a must-attend event for those looking to advance open source strategy, implementation and investment.

“Open source technology continues to show its strength and value to businesses across many different verticals and sectors, as well as its impact on the bottom line”, says Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation. “Our Member Summit is an opportunity for the best and brightest technical, business and community leaders to come together and share their valuable insights and experiences and to collaborate on important open source technology innovation.”

Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Josh Aas, Executive Director, Internet Security Research Group discussing Prossimo
  • Brian Christian, Author, “The Alignment Problem: Machine Learning and Human Values” & “The Most Human Human“; Co-author of “Algorithms to Live By” sharing on the intersection of AI and humanity   
  • Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director, Fintech Open Source Foundation providing project updates
  • Colin Eberhardt, Technology Director, Scott Logic discussing WebAssembly
  • Ali Fenn, President, ITRenew talking about circular data centers
  • Jennifer Fernick, SVP & Global Head of Research, NCC Group and Dr. David A. Wheeler, Director of Open Source Supply Chain Security, The Linux Foundation discussing OpenSSF
  • Luke Hinds, Security Engineering Lead, CTO Office, Red Hat sharing on sigstore
  • Sumer Johal, Executive Director, AgStack Foundation providing project updates
  • Kim Lewandowski, Product, Stealth Startup discussing the SLSA framework
  • Dan Lorenc, Software Engineer, Google sharing on the state of OSS Supply Chain Security
  • Gary O’Neall, CEO, Source Auditor Inc. and Kate Stewart, VP, Dependable Embedded Systems, The Linux Foundation discussing SPDX
  • Calista Redmond, CEO, RISC-V International talking about open hardware
  • Liz Rice, Chief Open Source Officer, Isovalent discussing cloud native security
  • Jon Stine, Executive Director, The Open Voice Network providing project updates
  • Jenny Wanger, Director of Programs, LF Public Health providing project updates
  • Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation providing foundation updates

Session Highlights:

  • The Coming Culture Challenges for Open Source Projects – Stephen Walli, Microsoft
  • The Importance of DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility) in Open Source – Anni Lai, Futurewei; Priyanka Sharma, CNCF; Tina Tsou, Arm; and Arun Gupta, Apple
  • Pandemic Pivots of an OSPO – Nithya Ruff, Comcast
  • The Prometheus Story: How a Side Project Became the Global Market Leader – Richard Hartmann, Grafana Labs
  • Trademarks and Open Source – Daniel Scales, The Linux Foundation
  • We Are Many, but We Are One – Tracy Miranda, Continuous Delivery Foundation; Sharon Jerop Kipruto, Google; Priti Desai, IBM; Christie Wilson, Google; and Kara de la Marck, CloudBees


Attend

Attendance to The Linux Foundation Member Summit is limited to members of The Linux Foundation, as well as to governing board members of LF Projects, media, speakers and sponsors. Invitation codes have been sent to member organization representatives. If you already have an invitation code, please go ahead and register here. If you do not, you may contact us for more information on attendance opportunities.

Sponsor
The Linux Foundation Member Summit is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Co-Hosts: Google and TARS Foundation, Reception Sponsor: Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Lunch Sponsors: AWS and Oracle, Breakfast and Breaks Sponsors: Dell Technologies, IBM and VMware and Supporter: Indeed.

If you are not an LF member company, but would like to attend The Linux Foundation Member Summit, sponsoring it is an excellent opportunity to gain additional access to the event and its attendees for strategic discussions and collaboration. Learn more here

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

Health and Safety
Attendees will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and will need to wear a mask while onsite and comply with all on-site health measures, in accordance with The Linux Foundation Code of Conduct. To learn more, visit the Health & Safety webpage and read our blog post.

Travel Funding
The Linux Foundation’s Travel Fund is accepting applications, to enable those to join the event who might otherwise not be able to due to a lack of funding. We place an emphasis on funding applicants who are from historically underrepresented or untapped groups and/or those of lower socioeconomic status. Note that you must have an invitation to the event in order to apply for travel funding. To learn more and apply, click here.

About the Linux Foundation
Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 2,000 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 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.

Visit our website and follow us on Twitter, Linkedin, and Facebook for all the latest event updates and announcements.

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. 

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Media Contact
Kristin O’Connell
The Linux Foundation
koconnell@linuxfoundation.org