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May

FOSS4G North America (NA) features many of the top open source geospatial technologies. These include web mapping, mobile mapping, big data geoprocessing, desktop GIS, IoT, and more. This is a good conference if you're interested in mapping with microsatellites, drones, balloons, and poles. It features some outstanding 3D and 4D technologies, as well as LiDAR.

The conference is warm and welcoming to people from all backgrounds. There are talks for all skill levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. The program features 1 day of workshops, and 3 days of session talks.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
02 May 2016 to 05 May 2016
Location:
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

The first ever PyCon in Israel!
Join us to meet cool Pythonistas for 2 days of talks, sprints and workshops about Python.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
02 May 2016 to 03 May 2016
Location:
Ayalon Mall, 301 Aba Hilel Rd., Ramat-Gan, Israel.

DrupalCon brings together thousands of people from across the globe who use, develop, design, and support the Drupal platform.

DrupalCon is the heartbeat of the Drupal community. It's where improvements to the project are made, where important business connections are built, and where lifelong friendships bloom. Twice a year, the Drupal community gathers in North America, Europe, and a third geographic region, and joins together for a full week dedicated to sharing and growing Drupal skills.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
09 May 2016 to 13 May 2016
Location:
New Orleans, LA

Apache: Big Data North America will gather together the Apache projects, people and technologies working in Big Data, ubiquitous computing and data engineering and science to educate, collaborate and connect in a completely project-neutral environment. It is the only event that brings together the full suite of Big Data open source projects.

Dozens of leading Big Data solutions are developed under the auspices of The Apache Software Foundation (ASF). The ASF and The Linux Foundation have joined forces to produce Apache: Big Data North America to bring the power of these projects together under one roof where where project code committers and developers can collaborate with users to accelerate adoption and the state of the art.

If you are a Big Data professional, you won’t want to miss this event. From Hadoop and Spark to Kafka and Bigtop, countless Apache projects are the foundation of today's Big Data platforms and are the foundation for the greater ecosystem.

Apache: Big Data North America will cover the issues, technologies, techniques and best practices that are shaping the data ecosystem across a wide range of industries including finance, business, manufacturing, government and academia, media, energy and retail.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
09 May 2016 to 12 May 2016
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Apache products power half the Internet, manage exabytes of data, execute teraflops of operations, store billions of objects in virtually every industry, and enhance the lives of countless users and developers worldwide. ApacheCon brings developers and users together to explore key issues in building Open Source solutions "The Apache Way". With hundreds of thousands of applications deploying Apache Software Foundation products and code contributions by well over 4,500 Committers from around the world, the Apache community is recognized as among the most robust, successful, and respected in Open Source.

Powering more than 400 million Websites and countless mission-critical applications worldwide, Apache products are the go-to solutions across countless industries --from financial services to publishing to radioastronomy to social networking to biomedicine research data stores to mobile medical applications. More than a dozen Apache projects form the foundation of today's Cloud computing, and Apache software continues to play a key role in the evolution of Big Data. Five of the top 10 Open Source downloads are Apache projects: understanding their breadth and capabilities has never been more important in today's marketplace.

ApacheCon, the official conference of The Apache Software Foundation, has grown to two events, Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon North America.

ApacheCon North America will bring together the open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, web technologies and cloud computing. Apache projects have and continue to be hugely influential in the innovation and development of software development across a plethora of categories from content, databases and servers, to big data, cloud, mobile and virtual machine. The developers, programmers, committers and users driving this innovation and utilizing these tools will meet in Vancouver, May 12 & 13, for collaboration, education and community building.

ApacheCon North America will contain tracks and mini-summits dedicated to specific Apache projects organized by their respective communities. In addition, ApacheCon North America will also host complimentary tracks, including Apache Incubator/Innovation, Future of Web, and Community, as well as hackathons, lightning talks and BarCampApache.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
11 May 2016 to 13 May 2016
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Open source, all the way up the stack: Join the software engineering and developer community to explore what's new in open source languages, tools, and techniques. Sharpen your skills and discover important new trends so you can be better at what you do. Save 30% when you register with code PCOS.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
16 May 2016 to 19 May 2016
Location:
Austin, TX USA

The biggest companies in the world are coming to All Things Data Las Vegas to show you how to make better business decisions with your data. Our speakers are professionals from well-known companies who will share their hard-won knowledge live, providing you with actionable information to fuel your company’s growth!

Network with 3,500 Like-Minded Marketers
All Things Data is your opportunity to mingle with the greatest minds in data and analytics.

Learn from the Best in the Business
All Things Data hosts 50 lectures about how to use data and analytics to score big business wins.

Two Days (+Night Party) in the City of Lights
After the lectures, it’s time for some fun and games in the city that never sleeps!

For more information and questions about tickets or sponsorship, please contact: Jacob Erickson Jacob.E@ATDconf.com

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
16 May 2016 to 17 May 2016
Location:
Westgate Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, 3000 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, United States, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

PGCon is an annual conference for users and developers of PostgreSQL, a leading relational database, which just happens to be open source. PGCon is the place to meet, discuss, build relationships, learn valuable insights, and generally chat about the work you are doing with PostgreSQL. If you want to learn why so many people are moving to PostgreSQL, PGCon will be the place to find out why. Whether you are a casual user or you've been working with PostgreSQL for years, PGCon will have something for you.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
17 May 2016 to 21 May 2016
Location:
Ottawa, ON, Canada

Annual Joomla developer conference for attendees across the world

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
20 May 2016 to 22 May 2016
Location:
Barcelona, Spain

The Open Apereo Conference is designed to be an international, inclusive event, providing opportunities for community members to:

Present perspectives based on institutional experience, access the experience of others, exchange ideas, develop dialogue and form new partnerships.
Develop an understanding of other areas of the academic enterprise by looking outside of immediate interest areas and contributing to the understanding of commonalities as well as contrasts.
Organize community-wide, project-based, or institutional discussion, dialogue and practical collaborative work.

This year, the event will include the “Open Summit” - an opportunity for open initiatives in education to share best practices, state-of-the art and strategic directions. Apereo is leading the development of this event together with the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and Red Hat.

Mark you calendars and join us this year to share your success stories at our Open Apereo 2016 conference in New York City!

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
22 May 2016 to 26 May 2016
Location:
New York City, USA

swampUP provides the perfect platform for the elite members of the DevOps and Dev communities to share their Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery best practices. You can share knowledge, exchange ideas, build relationships, and come together as a community in a comfortable setting. Like other conferences, you will have the chance to attend sessions and meet Artifactory and Bintray users from all over the world. Unlike other conferences, we have specially built our program so our community can relax, mingle, and have the flexibility to spend the evening in the amazing Napa Valley and discuss CI with a glass of wine at hand. Our unique cocktail reception followed by a Gala dinner will enable you to build stronger relationships and give you the opportunity to meet the JFrog team.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
23 May 2016 to 24 May 2016
Location:
Napa Valley, CA

​PHP Tour is a conference organized by the French PHP Users group, gathering all developers, IT companies, open-source contributors and PHP lovers.
After Nantes, Lille, Lyon, and Luxembourg (in Luxembourg), the PHP Tour goes to Clermont-Ferrand, a lovely city surrounded by volcanoes. Both AFUP and Clermont’ech are happy to welcome you there on May 23-24, 2016 at the Polydome convention centre.
Two days to talk about PHP, uses, experiences, performances, two days to share and learn, two days to celebrate the language with all the community !

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
23 May 2016 to 24 May 2016
Location:
Clermont-Ferrand France

Over the years, Malaysia Open Source Conference or MOSC MY have brought together thousands participants, of CEOs and leaders, vendors, consultants, associations and regulators from around Malaysia and the world to address mutual challenges and share information on Open Source Software.

With "A New Begining" as the theme for year 2016, we are addressing the main technology focus and trends for most consumers.

MOSCMY 2016 is set to explore the Open Source software and technology at the Enterprise level, and to promote the development of local Open Source solution for Enterprise environment to be use worldwide.

Date : 25-27 May 2016 (Wednesday Till Friday)
Time : 9am till 5pm
Venue : Faculty of Information Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
25 May 2016 to 27 May 2016
Location:
Bandar Baru Bangi

Join Koha community members for their annual conference from 30 May to 4 June 2016 in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Whether you're just curious about Koha, or have been using it for many years to manage your library, come along and learn more about Koha, the world's first free and open source integrated library management system.

Over five days there are opportunities to learn about and contribute to Koha. The first three days include presentations, case studies and round tables. After a break in the middle for site seeing (optional), the hackfest is an opportunity to work together fixing bugs, planning and working on improvements, and sharing experiences. There are also plenty of opportunities to socialise.

Our host and organiser for 2016

The host and organiser for KohaCon16 is the Library & Information Centre at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the library for the largest academic institution in Greece.

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Library recently replaced its legacy commercial ILS with Koha. Their new catalog went live in late September 2015 – it includes about 1 million records, 1.5 million items, and has over 45,000 active users (students, faculty members, administrative staff and external users).

About the conference

The annual Koha conference is a major event for the Koha community. It is held in a different continent each year, and attracts community members from around the world. Previous locations have included France, Texas (US), New Zealand, India, Scotland, Nevada (US), Argentina, and Nigeria.

Important dates

  • 29 February 2016: The call for presentations closes
  • 22 April 2016: Registration closes (registration is free!)
  • 21 March 2016: Programme schedule published
  • 30 May–1 June 2016: Presentations and sessions
  • 2 June 2016: Day trip to a place with historical interest or natural beauty (fees may apply)
  • 3–4 June 2016: Hackfest, where community members exchange ideas, squash bugs, and develop new features

More information

For more information see https://koha-community.org/kohacon/kohacon16/ and the conference website http://kohacon2016.lib.auth.gr/

PS: Did we mention that there is no registration fee to attend? And that that the conference location is a great place to visit!

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
30 May 2016 to 04 Jun 2016
Location:
Thessaloniki, Greece

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