OSCON 2017

Event Details
May 8, 2017 - 11:00am - May 11, 2017 - 7:45pm
Austin Convention Center
500 E. Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701
United States

The O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) is a conference for anyone  who has a passion for open source, from developers and programmers to activists and community leaders. OSCON is designed to share real-world open source practices and ways to successfully implement open source into various projects or workflows.

OSCON offers over a hundred sessions on open source languages and platforms, tutorials for developing technical skills and best practices, several keynote presentations, networking opportunities with thousands of open source enthusiasts and professionals, an Expo Hall with an array of open source products and projects, and a number of fun activities and evening events. 

This year's topics include:

  • Open Source: From Consumer to Contributor
  • The Business of Open Source: From Project to Product
  • Infrastructure
  • In Real Life (IRL)
  • Adopt This Now
  • Security
  • Performance
  • Collaboration and Community
  • Leadership
  • Architecture
  • The Cutting Edge
  • Data, Big and Small

More topics listings can be found here.

OSCON trainings and tutorials will take place on Monday and Tuesday, May 8-9. The conference will be held on May 10-11. OSCON is offering two intermediate-level 2-day training courses, including "Hands-on Software Architecture Fundamentals" lead by Neal Ford of ThoughtWorks and "Learning TensorFlow", which will be lead by Tom Hope, Itay Lieder, and Yehezkel Resheff.

Potential attendees can choose from a variety of conference passes, training passes, or Expo Hall passes for OSCON depending on which events they wish to attend. Pricing for the various passes and available discounts is available here.

Featured Speakers include:

  • Neal Ford, ThoughtWorks
  • Stephanie Hurlburt, Binomial
  • Brad Fitzpatrick, Google
  • Dianne March, Netflix
  • Kelsey Hightower, Google
  • Ashley McNamara, Rackspace
  • Monty Widenius, MariaDB Corporation
  • Alvand Salehi, The White House
  • Saron Yitbarek, CodeNewbie
  • Brian Behlendorf, Linux Foundation
  • Evan Booth, Counter Hack
  • Gelareh Taban, IBM
  • Simon Wardley, Leading Edge Forum

The full  list of OSCON speakers can be found here.

Important Deadlines:

The deadline for Innersource Day speaking proposals is on Friday, April 14, 2017.