Recent & Upcoming Conferences

Calendar of events for open source and health IT conferences, seminars, meetings, webinars, hearings, etc.

OpenStack Days: Silicon Valley 2016

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 9, 2016 - 10:00am - August 10, 2016 - 5:30pm
Location: 
Computer History Museum
1401 N Shoreline Blvd
Mountain View, CA 94043
United States

In its third year, OpenStack Silicon Valley features thought leadership keynotes from open source infrastructure disruptors and IT leaders for Fortune 1000 enterprises on the edge of digital transformation. The event format features keynotes and deep dives on the main stage, with sponsored breakouts that go into specific solutions and technologies driving the agile revolution. OpenStack Silicon Valley is a community event, with ways for community members of every size to participate. Join us in Mountain View at the Computer History Museum on August 9-10...

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OpenSym 2016

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 17, 2016 - 10:00am - August 19, 2016 - 5:30pm
Location: 
Fraunhofer FOKUS
Kaiserin-Augusta-Allee 31
Berlin 10589
Germany

The International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym, formerly WikiSym) is an annual conference series dedicated to open collaboration research and practice. OpenSym’s fiscal sponsor is the U.S.-based 501(c)3 tax exempt non-profit organization The John Ernest Foundation. Any donations to OpenSym are therefore tax deductible under U.S. tax law...

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2016 VIVO Conference

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 17, 2016 - 10:30am - August 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Denver Marriott City Center
1701 California St.
Denver, CO 80202
United States

The seventh annual VIVO conference in 2016 creates a unique opportunity for people from across the country and around the world to come together in the spirit of promoting scholarly collaboration and research discovery. The VIVO conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with VIVO team members from participating institutions, and offers an open and collaborative environment to share ideas and discuss topics related to adoption and implementation of VIVO, VIVO-based tools and the opportunities created by advancing data sharing and team science.

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IDLELO7

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 22, 2016 - 2:00am - August 27, 2016 - 2:00am
Location: 
IDLELO7 Secretariat Information Access Center, Ministry of ICT Building,
Plot 10/12 Parliamentary Avenue
Kampala
Uganda

The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) is pleased to announce the African Conference on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and the Digital Commons (IDLELO) 2016. As part of the efforts to promote FOSS in Uganda in line with the Draft Free and Open Source Software policy and Strategy, National information Technology Authority (NITA-U) has identified hosting of an Open Source Conference in Uganda as one of the promotion activities for Open Source in the region...

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ContainerCon North America

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 22, 2016 - 9:30am - August 24, 2016 - 11:30pm
Location: 
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Canada

Linux has been at the center of this with advancements in nearly every aspect of virtualization with Linux containers being the most recent disruptive technology. 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. Linux containers are disrupting traditional application development and virtualization models; enabling businesses to explore new, improved methods of deploying their services and products...

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LinuxCon North America

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 22, 2016 - 9:30am - August 24, 2016 - 11:30pm
Location: 
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Canada

LinuxCon is the place to learn from the best and the brightest, delivering content from the leading maintainers, developers and project leads in the Linux community and from around the world. There's simply no other event in North America where developers, sys admins, architects and all types and levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux platform...

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Open Source Open Society (OS//OS) Conference

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 22, 2016 - 11:00am - August 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Michael Fowler Centre Wellington, WGN
New Zealand

OS//OS is back and will be bigger, bolder and better in 2016. Over 2 days we'll showcase, connect and amplify the impact of the people and organisations who are designing, sharing, building, making, working, exploring, debating, advocating and championing an open world that is better for business, technology and democracy. Join us for a highly interactive conference; designed a platform to serve global leaders, local champions and the community building around them...

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OpenStack East

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 23, 2016 - 10:00am - August 24, 2016 - 6:30pm
Location: 
PlayStation Theater
1515 Broadway at 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
United States

This August, we’re gathering the OpenStack community for the first OpenStack Day in New York City. This conference will include keynote presentations, panels, networking, and demo sessions, all with some of the most notable names in the OpenStack community. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about new products, project updates, and more...

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Linux Security Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 25, 2016 - 10:00am - August 26, 2016 - 6:30pm
Location: 
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Canada

The Linux Security Summit (LSS) is a technical forum for collaboration between Linux developers, researchers, and end users. Its primary aim is to foster community efforts in analyzing and solving Linux security challenges. The LSS is a unique global event which provides the opportunity to present and discuss your work or research with key Linux security community members and maintainers...

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The Xen Project Developer Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 25, 2016 - 10:00am - August 26, 2016 - 6:30pm
Location: 
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Canada

The Xen Project creates an industry leading open source hypervisor that is powering some of the largest clouds in production today. During 13 years of development, the Xen Project enabled many different use cases covering datacentre and server virtualization, cloud computing, desktop virtualization,  security for desktop computing and within hardware appliances. More recently, the Xen Project started to expand into new markets covering NFV, mobile virtualization, embedded virtualization and automotive...

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O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 26, 2016 - 10:00am - August 27, 2016 - 7:15pm
Location: 
Javits Center
655 W 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
United States

The O'Reilly AI Conference will cover all the most essential—and intriguing—topics in applied AI. You'll learn how to implement AI in your projects, uncover AI's limitations and untapped opportunities, and explore how AI will change the business landscape. And you'll meet the brightest minds in applied AI, including keynotes from Microsoft's Lili Cheng, Peter Norvig of Google, and Facebook's Yann LeCun. Urs Muller from NVIDIA will address learning for autonomous driving...

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OpenClinica 2016

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 3, 2016 (All day) - October 4, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Joseph B. Martin Conference Centerat Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA
United States

This year’s OpenClinica conference will be held Oct 3rd & 4th, 2016 in Boston, MA. The event is located in the heart of Boston’s Longwood Medical Area within The New Research Building at Harvard Medical School, The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School.  Read More »

Open Hardware Summit 2016

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 7, 2016 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: 
McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
1332 West Burnside Street
Portland, OR 97209
United States

The Open Hardware Summit is an annual event hosted by the Open Source Hardware Association. The Open Source Hardware Association aims to be the voice of the open hardware community, ensuring that technological knowledge is accessible to everyone, and encouraging the collaborative development of technology that serves education, environmental sustainability, and human welfare.

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All Things Open 2016

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 26, 2016 - 2:00am - October 27, 2016 - 2:00am
Location: 
Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
United States

Join the world’s top developers, technologists, and decision makers as we explore open source, open tech, and the open web in the enterprise. Two days of keynotes, talks, tutorials, workshops and networking opportunities in Raleigh and the Research Triangle area. In our never-ending quest to stay on top of a quickly changing open source landscape, we’re happy to announce a few new tracks will be featured at the conference this year. Each track is the result of attendee feedback after the 2015 conference, as well as our own research and daily communication. Although not exhaustive in any way, we feel these will be of great interest to attendees and should result in a higher quality and more diverse event.

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