Upcoming events

Red Hat employees give talks and host events related to their work in open source. Want to learn more about Red Hat’s participation as a catalyst in communities? Attend one of these upcoming events!

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Community Leadership Summit

Portland, OR

Saturday 18 JulySunday 19 July

The Community Leadership Summit 2015 brings together community leaders, organizers and managers and the projects and organizations that are interested in growing and empowering a strong community.

The event pulls together the leading minds in community management, relations and online collaboration to discuss, debate and continue to refine the art of building an effective and capable community.

At the heart of Community Leadership Summit 2015 is an open unconference style event in which everyone who attends is welcome to lead and contribute sessions on any topic that is relevant. These sessions are very much discussion sessions: the participants can interact directly, offer thoughts and experience, and share ideas and questions. These unconference sessions are also augmented with a series of presentations from leaders in the field, panel debates and networking opportunities.

More information about the conference is available at http://www.communityleadershipsummit.com/.

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OSCON

Portland, OR

Monday 20 JulyFriday 24 July

OSCON is where all of the pieces come together: developers, innovators, businesspeople, and investors. In the early days, this trailblazing O'Reilly event was focused on changing mainstream business thinking and practices; today OSCON is about how the close partnership between business and the open source community is building the future. That future is everywhere you look.

More information is available at http://www.oscon.com

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Open Daylight Summit

Santa Clara, CA

Monday 27 JulyFriday 31 July

The 2nd Annual OpenDaylight Summit is designed to provide a collaboration and education space for innovators, developers, and users in the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) space. The OpenDaylight Summit brings together the community, projects, products, and companies in the networking industry that are driving the SDN and NFV ecosystems today, along with best practices from the world of traditional open source. The event is divided into three sections: Tutorials, Conference, and Developer Forum.

More information is available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/opendaylight-summit

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GUADEC

Gothenburg, Sweden

Friday 7 AugustSunday 9 August

GUADEC is the main conference for GNOME users, developers, foundation leaders, individuals, governments and businesses worldwide. GUADEC is not just a software conference though! People come together to meet collaborators from chat rooms and mailing lists, to network, to visit old friends and make new ones, and to have fun.

More information about the conference is available at https://www.guadec.org/.

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FLOCK

Rochester, NY

Wednesday 12 AugustSaturday 15 August

Since 2005, Fedora users and developers have gathered at an event named for them, the Fedora Users and Developers conference (FUDCon). Flock is a newer conference for Fedora contributors to come together, discuss new ideas, work to make those ideas a reality, and continue to promote the core values of the Fedora Community: Freedom, Friends, Features, and First.

More information is available at http://flocktofedora.com/

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DebConf15

Heidelberg, German

Saturday 15 AugustSaturday 22 August

DebConf is the annual Debian developers meeting, an event filled with discussions, workshops and coding parties – all of them highly technical in nature.

More information about the conference is available at https://www.debconf15.debconf.org.

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LinuxCon North America

Seattle, WA

Monday 17 AugustWednesday 19 August

There's simply no other event in North America where developers, sys admins, architects and all levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux platform.

More information is available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-north-america

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ContainerCon

Seattle, WA

Monday 17 AugustWednesday 19 August

The Linux Foundation is launching a new conference called ContainerCon to bring together leading contributors in Linux containers, the Linux kernel, and related projects to forge a path to continued innovation and education.

Additional details about the conference are available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/containercon.

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KVM Forum

Seattle, WA

Wednesday 19 AugustFriday 21 August

KVM Forum brings together the community of developers and users that define the KVM ecosystem for an annual technical conference. Additional details about the conference are available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/kvm-forum.

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LinuxCon Europe

Dublin, Ireland

Monday 5 OctoberWednesday 7 October

There's simply no other event in Europe where developers, sys admins, architects and all levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux platform.

More information is available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-europe

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Grace Hopper Celebration of Women

Houston, TX

Wednesday 14 OctoberFriday 16 October

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the World's Largest Gathering of Women Technologists. GHC is produced by the Anita Borg Institute and presented in partnership with ACM.

More information is available at http://gracehopper.org/

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USENIX LISA '15

Washington, DC

Sunday 8 NovemberFriday 13 November

USENIX’s Large Installation System Administration (LISA) conference—now in its 29th year—is the premier conference for IT operations, where systems engineers, operations professionals, and academic researchers share real-world knowledge about designing, building, and maintaining the critical systems of our interconnected world.

More information is available at https://www.usenix.org/conference/lisa15

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OSCON Europe

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Monday 9 NovemberWednesday 11 November

Since 1999, the O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) has been unique gathering of all things open source. You'll encounter the open source ecosystem in its entirety—the full open source stack—exactly as you approach it in your work. You'll learn about the latest developments, add to your skills, and discover how other people are solving the same problems you're working on.

At OSCON, participants find inspiration, confront new challenges, share their expertise, renew bonds to community, make significant connections, and find ways to give back to the open source movement.

More information is available at http://lanyrd.com/2015/oscon-europe/