The Linux Foundation Announces SupplyChainSecurityCon will be Featured Under the Open Source Summit North America 2022 Conference Umbrella

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Open Source Summit continues to focus on covering the most critical topics, innovative technologies and pivotal open source projects as the premier event for the open source community.

SAN FRANCISCO, January 19, 2022 —  The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, has announced that SupplyChainSecurityCon, an event launched last fall at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America, will be hosted in 2022 as part of Open Source Summit North America, June 21-24, in Austin, TX and virtual.

Open Source Summit is the premier event for open source developers, technologists, and community leaders to collaborate, share information, solve problems, and gain knowledge, furthering open source innovation and ensuring a sustainable open source ecosystem.

Co-hosted by CNCF and OpenSSF, along with The Linux Foundation, SupplyChainSecurityCon will gather security practitioners, open source developers, and others interested in software supply chain security to explore the security threats affecting the software supply chain, share best practices and mitigation tactics, and increase knowledge about how to best secure open source software.  

SupplyChainSecurityCon will be one of thirteen events held under the Open Source Summit North America 2022 umbrella. As the open source ecosystem continues to evolve, Open Source Summit will do so as well, as a conference umbrella composed of a collection of events that will always cover the most important projects, technologies and topics in open source today – in one place.

Open Source Summit North America 2022 is comprised of the following events:

LinuxCon – the precursor to OS Summit and the event for Linux developers

SupplyChainSecurityCon – addressing supply chain security

CloudOpen – covering cloud infrastructure and cloud native for developers

OSPOCon – for those working in open source program offices

Embedded Linux Conference – the premier vendor-neutral technical conference for developers working on embedded Linux since 2005

Critical Software Summit – for developers working to increase dependability of OS projects in safety, mission and business critical applications

ContainerCon – for those adopting containerization to further automation, portability and efficiency

Community Leadership Conference – where community leaders gather to share, learn and collaborate with each other

Embedded IoT Summit – for developers working on IoT for embedded devices across open source

Emerging OS Forum – where to find out about the latest trends and technologies touching open source

Open AI + Data Forum – a forum to drive open source innovation in the AI, ML, DL, and Data domains

Diversity Empowerment Summit – a forum for driving more diversity and inclusion in open source communities

Open Source On-Ramp – for developers new to open source

Save the Date.
Open Source Summit will be held on the following dates and locations:

Open Source Summit North America: June 21-24 • Austin, Texas, USAOpen Source Summit Europe: September 13-16 • Dublin, IrelandOpen Source Summit Japan: December 5-6 • Yokohama, Japan

Additional locations to be announced shortly. Registration will open in February 2022.

Submit to Speak.
The Call for Proposals for Open Source Summit North America events and Open Source Summit Europe events are now open. View suggested topics and submit talks for all events at the links provided.

The Linux Foundation strongly values the need to increase diversity, equity and inclusion in open source, and a great place for that to begin is on a conference stage. We encourage those from all marginalized communities to submit to speak. We also welcome and encourage first-time speakers to submit.

Sponsor.
Open Source Summit North America 2022 is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Diamond Sponsor: Google, and Gold Sponsors: InfluxData and Styra. Open Source Summit Europe 2022 is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Diamond Sponsor: Google, and Gold Sponsor: Styra. For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here or email us.

Press
Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Kristin O’Connell.

About the Linux Foundation
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Media Contact
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The Linux Foundation
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