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October 2014

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October

JavaOne: access to Java Champions and technical sessions, opportunity to talk to Java experts, and chances to connect with community members from around the globe.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
28 Sep 2014 to 02 Oct 2014
Location:
San Francisco, CA, United States

We're looking forward to welcoming you to the port of Europe, the capital of The Netherlands, Amsterdam! Join us as we invite the international Drupal community to this lovely canal-side city with its rich history and vibrant society.

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Date:
29 Sep 2014 to 03 Oct 2014
Location:
Amsterdam, Netherlands

PyTexas is the annual, regional gathering for the Python community in Texas. PyTexas is organized and run by community volunteers. PyTexas, like most of the Python community, is focused on providing a diverse and enjoyable experience for everyone interested in Python. Please help us do that by following the code of conduct.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
03 Oct 2014 to 05 Oct 2014
Location:
College Station, TX, United States

2 days packed with SilverStripe related content - one day of talks, and one day of workshops - completely free of charge. You'll even get a SilverStripe t-shirt to bring home.
If you’re in or around Europe, don’t miss this chance to meet others from the community, meet Sam Minnée, and learn what’s going on with SilverStripe here in Europe!

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Date:
03 Oct 2014 to 04 Oct 2014
Location:
Linz, Austria

OggCamp is an unconference, and it only happens because of its attendees. Alongside our scheduled track, we’ll have 2 tracks which will be decided on the day. This means we need you to come along and offer a talk about your project, hobby, experiences, or opinions. Anything related to Free Culture is welcome, including Free and Open Source Software, Creative Commons works, hardware hacking, or any collaborative activity.  Please check out the Talk Guidelines page ahead of the event for guidance about tone, content, and set-up.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
04 Oct 2014 to 05 Oct 2014
Location:
Oxford, United Kingdom

Koha is a fully featured, scalable library management system. Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types and sizes, volunteers, and support companies worldwide.

KohaCon is the yearly get together of the Koha Community. KohaCon is usually free to attend, and held (generally speaking) on a different continent every year.

The Universidad Nacional de Córdoba is hosting KohaCon14 in Córdoba, Argentina from 6 to 12 October 2014.

Schedule:

- Arrivals: 4-5 October 2014 (depending on travel plans)
- Conference: 6-8 October 2014
- Hackfest: 9-11 October 2014
- Trip or excursion: 12 October 2014

To register and submit presentation proposals go to http://koha-community.org/kohacon/kohacon14/

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
06 Oct 2014 to 12 Oct 2014
Location:
Córdoba, Argentina

Join us at the 2014 Alfresco Summit, our annual user and developer conference that brings together:
* Exceptional customers
* Business users
* Leading engineers
* Strategic partners

At Alfresco Summit, you will discover how to reinvent work with our open source platform for content and smart process applications. Alfresco Summit is the place to learn from others facing the same business problems you have around document management, collaboration, compliance, process management, and mobile content management.

Why you should attend:
* Network with industry thought leaders and content visionaries
* Learn from Alfresco product experts, executives, and engineers
* Explore use cases spanning government, finance, healthcare, public sector, media, business services sectors, and more
* Discover our latest technology innovations

Mark your calendar today! You won't want to miss this event.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
07 Oct 2014 to 09 Oct 2014
Location:
London, UK

The TYPO3 conference comes back to Berlin to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

The TYPO3 CONFERENCE 2014 planning is in full swing. The event will be taking place on October 8-10, 2014 in Berlin! Spend three nice, interesting and exciting days in one of the most beautiful cities in the world at T3CON14EU, the main event revolving around TYPO3 CMS, TYPO3 FLOW, TYPO3 NEOS, Content Management, and Community. Step outside and straight into the action of the city! Of course, we'll be making the most of our inspirational location.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
08 Oct 2014 to 10 Oct 2014
Location:
Berlin, Germany

Imagine a world where technology can make it easier to collect, digitize and store data that can help - deforestation monitoring in the Amazon, provide clean drinking water to the world or document human rights violations. Imagine hosting that gigantic data store on a simple, fast, cost-effective Open Source Cloud that can be accessed anytime and from anywhere. Imagine a world where local communities influence true democracy via their online voices. Imagine a world where smarter maps will safely navigate people out of earthquakes, hurricanes or wildfires. This was Grace Hopper Open Source Day 2013.

Grace Hopper Open Source Day 2014 is all that and more. In addition to the Code-A-Thon , which is returning from past years, we are excited to announce the debut of 101 Sessions. These sessions are intended to help, those with little to no background in open-source topics, get started. This year we are proud to announce the following participating Organizations:

Code-A-Thon
1. InSTEDD
2. Microsoft Disaster Response
3. Sahana Software Foundation
4. OpenStack
5. Systers-Peace Corps Partnership
6. Ushahidi
7. The Women's Peer-to-Peer Network

101 Sessions
1. Chromium - Google Chrome
2. FreeBSD
3. GitHub
4. Linux Foundation
5. OpenHatch

Be a part of the community that bends & moulds technology; be inspired by how its solving some of society’s grand challenges.

Please RSVP today!

2014 GHC OSD Co-Chairs
Aakriti Agarwal

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
08 Oct 2014
Location:
Phoenix, AZ/USA

Thunder Plains is a web and mobile developer conference organized by the Oklahoma City Javascript User Group. The conference focuses on JavaScript and related technologies in a wide variety of different use cases and platforms that make the web all the more interesting.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
09 Oct 2014
Location:
Oklahoma City, United States
Open is in: open government, open data, open knowledge. Open is freedom and innovation, and the promise to empower us as citizens and consumers.
But is Open enough to cure the world's pressing problems? Join us in Amsterdam to explore!
EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
09 Oct 2014 to 10 Oct 2014
Location:
Amsterdam, Netherlands

AdaCamp is a series of conferences dedicated to increasing women’s participation in open technology and culture: open source software, Wikipedia and other wiki-related projects, open knowledge and education, open government and open data, open hardware and appropriate technology, library technology, creative fan culture, remix culture, translation/localization/internationalization, and more.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
11 Oct 2014 to 12 Oct 2014
Location:
Berlin, Germany

Open Source Developers Conference is a not-for-profit conference covering all aspects of open source technology - from software and systems to open data. For the past years OSDC has been held across Australia, hosting talks by leaders and luminaries of Open Source Technology.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
13 Oct 2014 to 17 Oct 2014
Location:
Melbourne, Australia

xTupleCon14 is bigger and better than ever.

Special featured opener: Silicon Valley icon Steve Wozniak. Network with a hundreds of global open source users at our new premium conference center and hotel.

Join us for a full week of #xTupleCon14 activities: October 13-18, 2014 (Monday - Saturday). Pre-conference Workshops on Monday-Tuesday with opening "Woz" keynote on Tuesday evening; main conference delivered Wednesday-Thursday; company-specific events on Friday; golf on Saturday.

What is #xTupleCon14? Two main days packed with inspirational keynote speakers (including leaders in government, technology and our local military), VIP guests and entertainment, delivered in premium breakout sessions, including content for everyone, at every level. Tracks include: Business Management, Operations & Planning, and Technology. Plus half-day pre-conference workshops for hands-on, deeper dive training. Community Awards Dinner including Developer of the Year, and more.

How can #xTupleCon14 help you? Learn how open source technologies can help your business: Be inspired. Plan for success. Discover tools to execute your vision for company growth.

Register soon for the #xTupleCon14 Room Block Best savings (up to 40% off regular rates). Held at the beautiful and spacious Waterside Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 235 E. Main St., Norfolk, Virginia (USA), just a few blocks away from xTuple Headquarters. Special Guest/Spouse Meals Discount are available for the Welcome Reception, daily meals (breakfast and lunch) and the Awards Dinner. The City of Norfolk’s Convention and Tourism Bureau is available to help plan your visit to #NorfolkVA.

Who should attend xTupleCon14? Valued customers, curious prospects, open source developers and users worldwide, free PostBooks® tire-kickers, enthusiastic partners, resourceful vendors, and your guest or spouse, too.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
13 Oct 2014 to 18 Oct 2014
Location:
Norfolk, Virginia (USA)

Puppet Camp Duesseldorf is a community-oriented, regional gathering of Puppet users and developers. This one-day conference is an ideal opportunity to talk to a diverse group of Puppet users, benefit from presentations delivered by prominent community members, share experiences, and discuss potential implementations of Puppet with your peers.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
16 Oct 2014
Location:
Duesseldorf, Germany

We’re excited to announce Connect.js, Atlanta’s premier annual conference dedicated to JavaScript. Connect.js will feature presentations from global technology and thought leaders, as well as local community speakers. Hosted at Atlanta’s prestigious Cobb Galleria Centre on Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18, attendees have the opportunity to learn more about their favorite JavaScript technologies; hear about what’s new and on the forefront; and interact with other developers, speakers and event sponsors. This will be a spectacular two-day show featuring over 40 workshops and sessions. We’ll have experts presenting in three different JavaScript tracks: server, web, and mobile.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
17 Oct 2014 to 18 Oct 2014
Location:
Atlanta, GA

All Your Base is the only curated database conference of its kind in the UK. Join us for talks from database creators, industry leaders and developers working at the coal face on where to store and how to handle your data.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
17 Oct 2014
Location:
Oxford, United Kingdom

CloudDevelop aims to bring together people exploring every aspect of cloud computing. From App development, DevOps to Big Data.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
17 Oct 2014
Location:
Columbus, OH, United States

nginx.conf 2014 is a conference for people who are passionate about delivering better application and web performance.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
20 Oct 2014 to 22 Oct 2014
Location:
San Francisco, CA, United States

The HTML5Devconf is the largest independent gathering of technical software developers, designers and decision makers in the world focused on Internet software technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, node.js and other cross platform server/mobile/web technologies.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
20 Oct 2014 to 21 Oct 2014
Location:
San Francisco, CA, 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.

Opensource.com is a sponsor for this conference.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
22 Oct 2014 to 23 Oct 2014
Location:
Raleigh, NC

The Free Software and Open Source Symposium (FSOSS) is a two-day conference focusing on all aspects of open source. Running annually since 2002, FSOSS brings together open source leaders, contributors, users, and entrepreneurs to discuss technology, business models, community, and trends.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
23 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Skills Matter is pleased to introduce FullStack – a conference in the Node and JavaScript space. This year, we will bring the world's top innovators, hackers and experts together with our amazing developer community in London to learn and share skills on JavaScript and Node, gain insights and drive innovation. Join to experience two days jam-packed with talks, demos, and coding.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
23 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014
Location:
London, United Kingdom

GeeCON is a conference focused on Java and Java Virtual Machine based technologies, with special attention to dynamic languages like Groovy and Ruby. GeeCON is a forum for sharing experiences about modern software development methodologies, enterprise architectures, software craftsmanship, design patterns, distributed computing and more!

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
23 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014
Location:
Prague, Czech Republic

The twelfth annual Ohio LinuxFest will be held in October 2014, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Hosting authoritative speakers and a large expo, the Ohio LinuxFest welcomes all Free and Open Source Software professionals, enthusiasts, and everyone interested in learning more about Free and Open Source Software.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
24 Oct 2014 to 26 Oct 2014
Location:
Columbus, OH

The 2014 Seattle GNU/Linux Conference is scheduled for October 24th and 25th at Seattle Central College (Maps).

SeaGL is a grassroots technical conference dedicated to spreading awareness and knowledge about the GNU/Linux community and free/libre/open-source software/hardware. Our goal for SeaGL is to produce an event which is as enjoyable and informative for those who spend their days maintaining hundreds of servers as it is for a student who has only just started exploring technology options. SeaGL's first year was 2013.

The cost of attendance is free.

Attendee Registration will not require the use of non-free software.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
24 Oct 2014 to 25 Oct 2014
Location:
Seattle, WA

EmpireNode is a community-run single-day, single-track format with a twist — taking place at Location 05 in NYC on October 27th, 2014. The morning will be action-packed 20-25 minute talks covering the range of all things Node.js. The afternoon fun times are centered around a number of Node.js workshops presented by teams of awesome instructors. It's all Node everything!

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
27 Oct 2014
Location:
NYC, United States

RICON is a distributed systems conference for developers. Previously hosted in separate events, this year’s conference will bring together a larger audience of developers, industry leaders, partners, customers and community members to discuss a wider variety of experiences across the distributed systems and network ecosystem. The CFP is now open and closes on August 18, 2014. Early bird pricing for the conference ends September 22.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
27 Oct 2014 to 29 Oct 2014
Location:
Las Vegas, NV/USA

EclipseCon Europe is the Eclipse Foundation’s primary European event designed to create opportunities for the European Eclipse community to learn, explore, share and collaborate on the latest ideas and information about Eclipse and its member companies.

EclipseCon is all about community. Contributors, adopters, extenders, service providers, consumers and business and research organizations gather to share their expertise and learn from each other. EclipseCon delivers networking opportunities that lead to synergies in the community, as well as opportunities to give and receive help on specific technical issues or to generate business opportunities.

Unlike many other conferences, the sessions and keynotes at EclipseCon Europe are chosen by an independent program committee, allowing us to consistently offer a high-quality program. To contact the program committee, send us email.

The categories for talks at EclipseCon Europe change every year to include the most interesting current topics. The categories for 2014 are listed on the CFP page.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
28 Oct 2014 to 30 Oct 2014
Location:
Ludwigsburg, Germany

Explore Open Source, Open Hardware, Open Data and the Open Web with the world's top technical, business and thought leaders, and the most vibrant communities, for two days (Oct 30-31) in the heart of Paris's downtown business and entertainment district.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
30 Oct 2014 to 31 Oct 2014
Location:
Paris, France

This is the biggest non-profit open source event held in Mexico for more than 12 years.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
30 Oct 2014 to 02 Nov 2014
Location:
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

October