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August

A meetup of those in the area who are interested in the Koha open source ILS. All are welcome from anywhere in the world!

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
06 Aug 2014 to 09 Aug 2014
Location:
Wenatchee, WA

IMAGINE A WORLD IN WHICH EVERY SINGLE HUMAN BEING CAN FREELY SHARE IN THE SUM OF ALL KNOWLEDGE

Wikimania is a 2000+ person conference, festival, meetup, workshop, hackathon, and celebration, spread over five days in August 2014, preceded and followed by fringe events. It's the official annual event of the Wikimedia movement, where you'll discover all kinds of projects that people are making with wikis and open content, as well as meet the community that produced the most famous wiki of all, Wikipedia!

The main event itself is held in and around The Barbican Centre in London, UK. All are welcome, whether you're an expert, enthusiast, beginner or just curious!

For more information see our programme: https://wikimania2014.wikimedia.org/wiki/Programme

You can purchase tickets here! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wikimania-2014-registration-11063436035

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
06 Aug 2014 to 10 Aug 2014
Location:
London, United Kingdom

The Hungarian Drupal community is pleased to announce Drupalaton, held between 7-10 August 2014. The event is taking place at the breathtaking shore of the biggest warm-water lake in Europe, at lake Balaton in Hungary. Four days in perfect balance of work and leisure, sessions, sprints, beach sports, great food, world class wines, ultimate awesomeness day and night. This is Drupalaton.

If you would like to learn, discuss, collaborate and have lots of fun with the Drupal community, don’t hesitate, join the event!

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
07 Aug 2014 to 10 Aug 2014
Location:
Keszthely, Hungary

FOSSCON 2014 will be held Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at the Franklin Institute - 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

This year, we will be celebrating our 5th consecutive year in service. FOSSCON is a free and open source software conference that include talks and workshops on topics including development, community building, hackerspace activities, and more. Some of the topics previously presented at FOSSCON include: 3D printing, security, protecting your privacy, networking with the local tech community and discovering new technologies.

Check back to see updates as our plans get settled for 2014! We will be bringing you even more content and opportunities to get involved this year!

Stay connected with us:

via Twitter - @fossconNE
via Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/FOSSCON
via Mailing list- http://lists.basekamp.com/mailman/listinfo/fosscon-announce

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
09 Aug 2014
Location:
Philadelphia, PA

Please join us for the second session of the “OS in Big Companies” meet up series and get a technical and project management perspective on how to make a OpenSource project more successful. You can learn from failures and success stories of recent initiatives from our speakers and leave the session being more comfortable to start a new OS project or improve an existing one! Let's share our insights and collaborate to make OS initiatives in bigger companies a bigger success!

What can you expect?
We started off the series with a high level perspective on this topic. This time, we will get more technical while still having the managerial perspective in mind - as innovations need good management and strong commitment to be a success! The 3 speaking slots will be filled with experienced speakers sharing success stories, failures und best practices of OS initiatives. You can expect to see technical presentations focusing on specific projects as well as beer and pizza! Please check out the talk descriptions below for more detail.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
13 Aug 2014
Location:
SAP Labs, Cafeteria 3, Palo Alto

CloudOpen is the only event providing space for education and collaboration designed specifically to advance the open cloud. It is a conference celebrating and gathering together the open source projects, products, technologies and companies that comprise the cloud and are driving the cloud, big data and networking ecosystems today and tomorrow. CloudOpen offers more than 60 sessions (including talks, hands-on tutorials, and keynotes) covering Cloud Platforms, Automation and Management Tools, DevOps, Virtualization, Containers, Software-Defined Networking, Storage & Filesystems, Big Data Tools and Platforms, open source best practices, and much more.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
20 Aug 2014 to 22 Aug 2014
Location:
Chicago, IL

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