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The Linux Foundation Announces Full Agenda for Open Source Summit and Embedded Linux Conference Europe

By 08/08/20198月 21st, 2019Press Release, Uncategorized

Premier open source event showcases existing and emerging technologies across tech sector and brings together open source and community visionaries in Lyon, France

SAN FRANCISCO, August 8, 2019 – The Linux Foundation today announced the session line-up for its Open Source Summit Europe, the leading conference for open source developers, architects and other technologists and a hotbed for emerging technologies, and Embedded Linux Conference Europe. The event takes place October 28-30 in Lyon, France.

Open source software and technologies are a leading indicator of where companies are investing resources for technology development. By bringing the latest open source projects and leading technologists together in one place, the event becomes a forum for defining and advancing technology development in the years ahead.

“From embedded Linux systems to cloud computing to emerging technologies in urban computing, among others, Open Source Summit covers the most relevant open source projects and technologies today,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation. “This event brings together the brightest technologists in one place to advance and sustain open source for all.”

Session Highlights Include:

  • The State of Kubernetes Development Tooling – Ellen Körbes, Garden (Cloud Infrastructure)
  • Open Source Collaboration and Companies: Finding the Right Balance – Dawn Foster, Pivotal (TODO/OS Program Management)
  • The Unified Tracing Platform – Steven Rostedt, VMware (Linux Systems)
  • Machine Learning Models and Datasets Versioning Practices and Tools – Dmitry Petrov & Ruslan Kuprieiev, Iterative AI (AI)
  • Flash Subsystems Status Update – Richard Weinberger, Sigma Star GmbH & Miquèl Raynal, Bootlin (Embedded Linux)
  • Sequencing Your Own OSS License Compliance Initiatives for Maximum Momentum During OSS Development – Wendy Freedman, 20th Century Fox (Automating Compliance)
  • Verifying Device Identity with TPMs – Matthew Garrett & Brandon Weeks, Google (Security & Safety)
  • From an Idea to a Patch in the Linux Mainline – Marta Rybczynska (Embedded Administration)
  • Introduction to Kubernetes Operators and The Operator Framework – Matt Dorn & Michael Hrivnak, Red Hat
  • Introduction to JanusGraph – Jason Plurad, IBM (Project Highlights)
  • Data-Driven Tools for Decision Makers in City Planning – Talia Kaufmann, Northeastern University/OECD (Urban Computing)
  • Seven Hard Truths About Open Source Community – Karen Chu & Matt Butcher, Microsoft (Growing & Sustaining OS Communities)
  • Opening the Echo Chamber: Inclusivity in the Real World – Laura Hilliger (Diversity & Inclusion)
  • A Dive into Zephyr Device Driver Model – Tomasz Bursztyka, Intel (IoT)

Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference Europe is made possible by Diamond Sponsor Intel, Platinum Sponsors Cloud Native Computing Foundation and IBM, and Gold Sponsors Civil Infrastructure Platform, Codethink, Nutanix, Red Hat and VMware.

Discounted registration of $800 is available through August 15. Students and academics, as well as hobbyists, are also eligible for special rates. Diversity and need-based scholarships are available. Members of the media can contact Andi Lustak ( for complimentary press passes.

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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