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The Linux Foundation Announces Session Lineup for ApacheCon™ Europe

By 2016-09-308月 22nd, 2017Press Release

The open source community will gather in Spain to learn about and collaborate on technologies and projects driving the future of open source, web technologies and cloud computing

SAN FRANCISCO, September 30, 2016 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the program for ApacheCon™ Europe, taking place November 16-18 in Seville, Spain.

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. The event will contain tracks and mini-summits dedicated to specific Apache projects organized by their respective communities. In addition, ApacheCon Europe will host complimentary tracks, including Apache Incubator/Innovation, Future of Web, and Community, as well as hackathons, lightning talks and BarCampApache.

Session highlights include:

  • Building a Container Solution on Top of Apache CloudStack – Paul Angus, VP Technology & Cloud Architect, ShapeBlue

  • Practical Trademark Law For FOSS Projects – Shane Curcuru, VP Brand Management, The Apache Software Foundation

  • Building Inclusive Communities – Jan Lehnardt, Vice President, Apache CouchDB

  • Building Apache HTTP Server; from Development to Deployment – William Rowe, Jr., Staff Engineer, Pivotal

  • If You Build It, They Won’t Come – Ruth Suehle, Community Marketing Manager, Red Hat

The full lineup of ApacheCon sessions can be viewed at

Keynote speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

ApacheCon is co-located with Apache: Big Data Europe, 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 October 3 – register at Those interested in also attending Apache: Big Data can add on that event for an additional $399. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are also being accepted at

ApacheCon is made possible by Gold Sponsor Ubuntu, Silver Sponsor Red Hat, and Community Partner The Apache Software Foundation.

Additional Resources

YouTube: The Linux Foundation Event Experience (

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

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