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September 2018

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September

The annual FOSS4G conference is the largest global gathering focused on open source geospatial software. FOSS4G brings together developers, users, decision-makers and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation. Through six days of workshops, presentations, discussions, and cooperation, FOSS4G participants create effective and relevant geospatial products, standards, and protocols.

FOSS4G has been held all over the world and draws attendees from over 40 countries. Bonn, Germany hosted the conference in 2016. Last year Boston, Massachusetts, USA hosted. In 2018, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania will host.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
27 Aug 2018 to 02 Sep 2018
Location:
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

A developer-focused Blockchain conference. BlockChainConf is a conference for software engineers interested in or building applications that leverage decentralized data, decentralized ownership, decentralized identity, decentralized infrastructure and software.

There is more to BlockChain that cryptocurrencies and ICOs! This conference will arm you with the technical skills and tools to build the infrastructure and applications for a new decentralized world.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
06 Sep 2018 to 07 Sep 2018
Location:
Atlanta

Libre Application Summit is a conferences for developers and users focusing on building an application eco-system for the Linux platform. The goal is to increase the number of applications in Linux by improving its shortcomings at all layers of the platform, gaps in cultural education, and expanding cultural, humanistic and technical diversity. Attendees are expected to learn about better toolchains, native toolkits, developing web applications on Linux, understanding open source and free software as examples. This is the 2nd year of the conference. Hope to see you there!

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
06 Sep 2018 to 09 Sep 2018
Location:
Denver, Colorado

Container Camp is Europe’s leading independent conference on container technology.

Join us in London for this action packed, 2 day event. You’ll attend sessions on the latest technology solutions, have direct access to leading container experts and expert-led training sessions for all ability levels. You’ll hear local and international technology leaders share their container stories and gain insights into best practices and the latest container adoption frameworks.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
06 Sep 2018 to 07 Sep 2018
Location:
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom

SaltConf18 At a Glance

SaltConf18 is a gathering designed to help systems administrators, cloud architects, enterprise IT operators, site reliability engineers, IT directors, and IT managers more effectively manage and secure data center infrastructure using SaltStack event-driven automation.

SaltConf18 will include four full days of pure SaltStack goodness, now including two days of pre-conference training on Monday, Sept. 10, and Tuesday, Sept. 11. The main conference runs Sept. 12–13 and includes keynotes, breakout sessions, and valuable training from SaltStack customers and users, core engineers, and partners.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
10 Sep 2018 to 13 Sep 2018
Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Koha library management software community's annual worldwide conference. No registration fee is required to attend.

The 2018 conference is in Portland, Oregon, USA. Over 7 days there is:

  • The conference itself, with talks and discussions (10-12 September)
  • A culture day, where community members explore the place they are visiting (13 September)
  • A HackFest, where librarians, developers and community members get together to improve Koha (14-16 September)

KohaCon is the Koha community's annual world-wide conference, which is held on a different continent every year. Librarians, developers, support providers and community members get together to learn about and improve Koha. For more information visit the conference website https://kohacon2018.bywatersolutions.com/

Koha is used by thousands of libraries around the world to manage and share their resources and collections with their communities. Features include a public catalogue, issuing and return of resources, cataloguing using library standards (MARC), extensive reporting, and all the main features expected to help libraries of all sizes and types manage and share their collections. For more information visit https://koha-community.org/

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
10 Sep 2018 to 16 Sep 2018
Location:
Portland, Oregon, USA

The ISG Automation Summit combines strategic guidance with practical advice about the promise and peril of automation and digital labor and their implications for the workplace. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of the automation opportunity in their IT or business services environment, as well as how to build the business case and begin the process. Through a series of thought leader presentations, customer panels and expert round tables, we'll explore key topics in AI and automation, including: Implementing Automation, Cognitive, Change Management. Use promo code CONCAL for a special rate on the event site - http://ow.ly/CfbC30jA00T

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
12 Sep 2018 to 13 Sep 2018
Location:
London, UK

devopsdays is a worldwide community conference series for anyone interested in IT improvement.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
12 Sep 2018 to 13 Sep 2018
Location:
berlin,Germany

The largest PHP conference in the pacific northwest is happening this fall, Sept 14-15. Come join the fabulous PHP community for a weekend of learning, sharing, and more. Sign up for our mailing list for more information

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
14 Sep 2018 to 15 Sep 2018
Location:
Portland, OR USA

In 2018, we bring together the DevOps community in San Francisco, providing opportunities to learn, explore, network and help shape the future of DevOps and Jenkins. DevOps World | Jenkins World is designed specifically for IT executives, DevOps practitioners, Jenkins users and partners.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
16 Sep 2018 to 19 Sep 2018
Location:
San Francisco, California

GRCon is the annual conference for the GNU Radio project & community, and has established itself as one of the premier industry events for Software Radio. It is a week-long conference that includes high-quality technical content and valuable networking opportunities.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
17 Sep 2018 to 21 Sep 2018
Location:
Henderson, Nevada, United States

Community experts present trends in platforms and software architecture. Learn how service mesh and Kubernetes can support deployment of enterprise microservices, and how edge computing, APIs and serverless help you scale.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
18 Sep 2018 to 19 Sep 2018
Location:
San Francisco, CA

ORConf is an annual conference for open source digital, semiconductor and embedded systems designers and users. Each year attendees are treated to an array of presentations from all corners of the open source hardware space.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
21 Sep 2018 to 23 Sep 2018
Location:
Gdansk, Poland

Join us to discuss the latest innovations in containers, cloud, DevOps, IoT, servers, web frameworks, plus many other Apache projects and communities in a collaborative, vendor-neutral environment.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
24 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018
Location:
Montreal, Canada

Join us for a two days workshop to see how the open source approach can be applied to CubeSat (and Small Sat) missions with a focus on space science for the benefit of all!

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
24 Sep 2018 to 25 Sep 2018
Location:
Madrid, Spain

IDLELO is the premier African summit that gathers the continent's Open Source community. “The grazing ground" Idlelo is the perfect place to learn about Free and Open Source Software, the Open Source Model, and to meet enthusiasts, practitioners and vendors alike.

About #IDLELO8

Free Software and Open Source Foundation (FOSSFA) together The South Africa Information Technology Association, together with partners, is pleased to announce the African Conference on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and the Digital Commons (IDLELO 8) 2018.

IDLELO summits have been held in Nairobi (2014), Abuja (2012), Accra (2010), Dakar (2008), Johannesburg (2006) and Kampala (2015). Durban is a prime choice as host given its commitment to Open Source Technology. The area’s natural beauty and successful tourist industry promise a successful summit both in terms of substantive discussions and a positive South African experience. This 8th summit coincides with the 20th Anniversary of FOSSFA.

The main objectives of the summit include to:

Review and recommend resolutions to be adopted at a continental level
Promote local community uptake of FOSS
Promote the use of the FOSS model in African development
Promote the integration and adoption of FOSS in National Policies for countries in Africa
Use FOSSFA expertise & reach to add value to FOSS initiatives
Promote partnership in FOSS initiatives in South Africa and the region

In our all our work, whether as individuals, government, private sector or civil society, we should all be contributing towards building on the value of the open source model for Africa’s development.

IDLELO is the meeting place for FOSS community, enthusiasts, supporters, advocates, Thought Leaders & Decision Makers.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
24 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018
Location:
Durban, South Africa

Open Networking Summit is the industry’s premier open networking event, gathering enterprises, service providers and cloud providers across the ecosystem to share learnings, highlight innovation and discuss the future of Open Source Networking, including SDN, NFV, orchestration and the automation of cloud, network, & IoT services.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
25 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018
Location:
Amsterdam/Netherlands

ONS brings together business and technical leaders across enterprise, cloud and service providers to share learnings, highlight innovation and discuss the future of open networking and orchestration.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
25 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018
Location:
Amsterdam/Netherlands

Core theme of the OSBConf is the development and application of open source software solutions for data backup - covering latest developments, conveying strategic knowledge and presenting empirical reports. The annual congress provides an ideal opportunity for backup specialists to meet up, exchange views and establish ties with other members of the international open source community.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
26 Sep 2018
Location:
Cologne,Germany

SymfonyLive London is a 2-day event: 1-day workshop on September 27th and 1-day 2 tracks conference on September 28th 2018. Over 350 engineers, developers and IT professionals will meet at Westminster for the conference. Symfony is proud to organize the 7th edition of the British Symfony and PHP conference and to welcome the Symfony and PHP communities from all over the UK.

Join us for 2 days of Symfony to share best practices, experience, knowledge, make new contacts, and hear the latest developments with the framework!

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:
27 Sep 2018 to 28 Sep 2018
Location:
London, UK

September