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LinuxCon, ContainerCon, CloudOpen and the new Open Community Conference combine under one umbrella name in 2017 - Open Source Summit. Four events in one, Open Source Summit is a technical conference where 2,000+ developers, operators and community leadership professionals convene to collaborate, share information and learn about the latest in open technologies, including Linux, containers, cloud computing and more.

At the Open Source Summit, you can expect to collaborate, share information and learn across a wide variety of topics.

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Close: July 8, 2017
  • CFP Notifications: August 17, 2017
  • Schedule Announced: August 22, 2017


For travel and overall planning purposes, please refer to the following schedule-at-a-glance (note: times are subject to change): 

Monday, October 23: 

8:00am-9:00am: Registration
9:00am-10:30am: General Sessions
11:00am - 5:30pm: Breakout Sessions
5:30pm - 7:00pm: Reception

Tuesday, October 24: 

8:00am-9:00am: Registration
9:00am-10:30am: General Sessions
11:00am - 5:30pm: Breakout Sessions
5:30pm-7:00pm: Reception

Wednesday, October 25: 

8:00am-9:00am: Registration
9:00am-10:25am: General Sessions
10:55am-5:50pm: Breakout Sessions
6:00pm-7:00pm: Birds of a Feather (BoFs) Sessions

Topics Might Include:

  • DevOps (Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Lean IT, Moving at Cloud-speed)
  • Networking (Software Defined Networking, NFV, OpenFlow, Overlays, Networks as Code)
  • Security (Coding, Configuration, Testing, Malware)
  • Cloud & Microservices (Containers - Libraries, Runtimes, Composition; Hypervisors; Workload Orchestration - Mesos, Kubernetes; Distributed Services)
  • Cloud Foundry
  • Hardware (Architectures, Maker Culture, Small Devices)
  • Linux Kernel Development
  • Virtualization
  • Professional Open Source (e.g. Compliance, Licensing, Products, Services, Upstreaming)
  • Embedded Systems (Phones and Tablets, Automotive and Self-driving, Yocto, Wearables)
  • Mission-Critical, Real-Time Operating Systems, Real-Time, and Long Life Systems
  • Internet of Everything (Smart Grid, Smart Home, Medical Systems, Environmental Systems)
  • Filesystems And Storage (Long-Term Archiving, Client-Server Filesystems, Compression, Deduplication, Distributed Storage, NVMe, etc.)
  • Culture (Collaborative Development, Community, Advocacy, Government, Governance)​
  • Linux On The Desktop (Porting Proprietary Software, Hardware With Linux Preinstalled, Wine and Emulators, Influencing Closed-Source Companies)


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