Speak at The Linux Foundation’s Invite-Only Open Source Leadership Summit

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The Linux Foundation Open Source Leadership Summit (formerly known as Collaboration Summit) is where the world’s thought leaders in open source software and collaborative development convene to share best practices and learn how to create and advance the open source infrastructure that runs our lives.

The Linux Foundation is now seeking executives, business and technical leaders, open source program office leaders, and open source foundation and project leaders to share your knowledge, best practices and strategies with fellow leaders at OSLS, to be held Feb. 14-16, 2017, in Lake Tahoe, CA.

Submit your speaking proposal now! The deadline for submissions is Dec. 14.

The invitation-only event offers sessions covering topics from project sustainability to licensing and compliance, open source business strategy, consuming and contributing to open source, and much more. It is a forum for education and collaboration that includes the brightest minds in open source who are shaping strategy and implementation.

Some suggested topics for 2017 speakers include:

  • Consuming and Contributing to Open Source

  • Cultivating Open Source Leadership

  • Driving Participation and Inclusiveness in Open Source Projects

  • How to Run a Business that Relies on Open Source

  • How to Vet the Viability of OS Projects

  • Legal + Compliance

  • Managing Competing Corporate Interests While Driving Coherent Communities

  • Monetizing Open Source & Innovators Dilemma

  • New Frontiers for Open Source in FinTech and Health Care

  • Open Source vs Open Governance

  • Open Source Project Case Studies & Success Stories

  • Successfully Working Upstream & Downstream

  • Sustainability of open source projects

For more ideas, check out the full list of topics or watch video recordings from last year’s event.

Not looking to speak at OSLS, but want to attend? Request an invitation.