Leaders from across the Apache and greater open source community to gather to discuss and collaborate on the future of technology

SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2016 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the keynote speakers and program for ApacheCon, taking place May 11-13, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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.

ApacheCon, the annual conference of The Apache Software Foundation, brings together the Apache and open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, web technologies and cloud computing.

Keynote speakers at ApacheCon include:

  • Donnie Berkholz, research director at 451 Research

  • Ross Gardler, president of The Apache Software Foundation

  • Stephen O’Grady, co-founder of RedMonk

  • Sam Ramji, chief executive officer of Cloud Foundry Foundation

The full lineup of ApacheCon sessions can be viewed at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-north-america/program/schedule.

ApacheCon is co-located with Apache: Big Data, which gathers the Apache projects, people and technologies working in Big Data, ubiquitous computing and data engineering and science to educate, collaborate and connect in a completely project-neutral environment.

Registration for ApacheCon is discounted to $499 through March 12 - register at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-north-america/attend/register. Those interested in also attending Apache: Big Data can add on that event for an additional $499.

ApacheCon is made possible by Diamond Sponsors IBM and Miracl; Gold Sponsor Jahia; Silver Sponsors DataDog, HOB, and Red Hat; and Community Partner The Apache Software Foundation.

Additional Resources

YouTube: 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.

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