July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR

Events

From fun receptions and networking parties to a 5K run and community events, there's something for everyone (even kids!) at the biggest annual gathering of the open source community. The events below are open to all OSCON attendees with a badge, including Expo Hall Plus pass holders.

10:00am-5:00pm Sunday, 07/19/2015
Oregon Convention Center
If you have a school aged children interested in learning more about computer programming, bring them to OSCON. We'll be hosting an entire day of workshops for kids about Java, Python, Scratch, Minecraft Modding, Arduino and more. Read more.
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9:00am–5:00pm Monday, 07/20/2015
E141
Michael Hausenblas (Red Hat), Zed Shaw (Mesosphere)
This one-day course provides you with an end-to-end understanding of Linux containers and how to operate and orchestrate them at scale. It will teach you about the low-level concepts that make up Linux containers, best practices on Docker containers, as well as how to orchestrate them using Kubernetes. Read more.
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5:30pm–8:30pm Monday, 07/20/2015
Portland 256
New Relic Portland Offices, 111 SW 5th Avenue, 28th Floor (Cross is W. Burnside St.) Must show your Cultivate badge to attend. Read more.
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5:30pm–7:00pm Monday, 07/20/2015
Portland Ballroom
If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Launch a web site? Teach a hack? We’ll find out at our annual Ignite event at OSCON. Read more. Read more.
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7:00pm - 10:00pm Monday, 07/20/2015
D136, D137/138, D139/140, E145/146, E147/E148, E141, E142
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face to face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics (best practices, open data, standards). BoFs are entirely up to you. We post your topic and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic. Read more.
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8:30pm–11:00pm Monday, 07/20/2015
Ankeny Plaza Pavilion (near Skidmore Fountain MAX stop)
The OSCON 5k Glow Run/Walk and Finish Line Festival is back. This year expect more glow, a cool new venue, special effects, frothier foam dance floor, beer, and prizes. Same great views and scenic course around the Waterfront Loop, great dance music, beer garden, and food cart. Take the MAX to Skidmore Station/Saturday Market for Ankeny Plaza Pavilion. Read more.
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9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
F150
Open Cloud Day at OSCON will cover the latest innovations in public and private clouds, IaaS, and PaaS platforms. You'll learn from industry practitioners from a variety of platforms, who will share their expertise, and provide you with a vision of where open source in the cloud is heading. Read more.
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9:00am–12:30pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
E142
Fred Melo (Pivotal), William Markito Oliveira (General Motors)
In less than half a day, this hands-on workshop will show you how to leverage open source software like Apache Geode, Spring XD, Docker, and Cloud Foundry/Lattice to quickly build a complete IoT solution. The Internet of Things requires new applications to consume data that streams in from connected devices, and apply advanced real-time analytics. Read more.
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9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
F151
Pierre Chamberland (Netmail), Laurent Denel (OpenIO), Matt Technical Advisor (Spamhaus)
Learn and contribute to modernizing open source messaging. Meet technologists from FastMail, Cyrus IMAP, Atmail, MXTools, OpenIO, and Spamhaus, who are re-booting email with smarter clients, hyper-scale storage grids, secured transport, and high performance virtualization. Discover exciting tools that can be used to develop cool new apps that can interoperate with existing systems and devices. Read more.
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9:00am–12:30pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
E141
Christopher Cannon (Hewlett-Packard)
This is an interactive, informative session for those getting started or wishing to learn more about OpenStack. Join Chris Cannon from the HP Cloud Team for an overview of OpenStack, and a hands-on introduction to HP Helion OpenStack. Read more.
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10:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
Portland Ballroom
Experience a first look into the future of container orchestration at the Kubernetes 1.0 Launch. Come and learn about the Kubernetes project, its future, and how real people are using Kubernetes for their applications Read more.
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1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
E141
Rajeev Pandey (Hewlett-Packard Company), Sujay Maheshwari (HP Helion)
In this tutorial, we will explore different ways to develop and deploy applications to the cloud via the open source Cloud Foundry and OpenStack environments. This will be a hands-on session where participants will have free access to a Helion cluster for learning and experimentation. The information covered will be applicable to any OpenStack and Cloud Foundry environment. Read more.
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1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
E142
Paco Nathan (O'Reilly Media), Haichuan Wang (Huawei), Jacky Li (Huawei technology), Vimal Das Kammath V (Huawei)
This tutorial provides a hands-on introduction to Apache Spark, with coding exercises for Spark apps showing Python, Scala, R, and SQL. We will review the Spark core API, how to build a pipeline with SQL + DataFrames, plus look through the broader Spark ecosystem: Tungsten, Streaming, MLlib, and GraphX. Read more.
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5:00pm–6:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
Expo Hall
Grab a drink and kick off OSCON by meeting and mingling with exhibitors and fellow attendees. Read more.
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6:00pm–8:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
Hall B
We’ve always suspected our attendees possess super powers and the OSComic attendee party is the perfect place to prove it. You can test your super skills in the Superhero Training Center, then lounge like a hero and power up with super foods or kick back like a villain with sinful snacks. Come as you are and create your own crusader persona or feel free to don your own accessories in advance. Read more.
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8:00pm–10:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
Puppet Labs Headquarters (308 SW 2nd Ave., 5th Fl)
Join Puppet Labs for our OSCON “Open” House Party! We are excited to open our doors to all our OSCON and Puppet Labs Friends. Read more.
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10:10am–10:40am Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Expo Hall
Join O'Reilly speakers for informal question and answer sessions. Read more.
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12:10pm–1:40pm Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Expo Hall
Join O'Reilly speakers for informal question and answer sessions. Read more.
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3:10pm–4:10pm Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Expo Hall
Join O'Reilly speakers for informal question and answer sessions. Read more.
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5:40pm–7:00pm Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Expo Hall
Quench your thirst with vendor-hosted libations and snacks while you check out all the cool stuff in the expo hall. Read more.
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7:00pm–8:30pm Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Leftbank Annex
It’s time to celebrate! Are you planning to attend OSCON? Then be sure to join the OpenStack Foundation on Wednesday evening, July 22nd 7:00-9:00pm at the Leftbank Annex located at 101 North Weidler Street, Portland Oregon 97227, to celebrate five years of OpenStack. Read more.
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7:00pm - 10:00pm Wednesday, 07/22/2015
D135/136, D137/138, D139/140, E141, E142, E145, E146, E147/E148
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face to face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics (best practices, open data, standards). BoFs are entirely up to you. We post your topic and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic. Read more.
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10:10am–10:40am Thursday, 07/23/2015
Expo Hall
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media)
Join O'Reilly speakers for informal question and answer sessions. Read more.
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12:10pm–1:40pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Expo Hall
Join O'Reilly speakers for informal question and answer sessions. Read more.
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3:10pm–4:10pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Expo Hall
Afternoon Break Sponsored by Google Read more.
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6:00pm–8:00pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Spirit of 77 Bar and Lounge
Come join our Walmart eCommerce CTO and Engineering members for an evening full of free bites + brews, mingling and networking on Thursday, July 23rd, 6pm-8pm at Spirit of 77 Bar (across from the convention center) Read more.
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7:00pm - 10:00pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
D135/136, D137/138, D139/140, E145, E146, E147/E148
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face to face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics (best practices, open data, standards). BoFs are entirely up to you. We post your topic and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic. Read more.
 

Community Events

The following events are community-driven events. If you would like more information about these events, please contact the individual groups hosting them.

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 9:00 AM – Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 6:00 PM (PDT)
LOCATION: OREGON CONVENTION CENTER
The Community Leadership Summit 2015 offers a range of opportunities for attendees, particularly those who are looking to grow, energize and inspire a community as part of their organization, project or department. Read more.
Sunday, July 19 9:00 AM–7:00 PM
LOCATION: D130
Join the NGINX team and fellow users in Portland! Want to learn more about NGINX and how it can help in your applications? Want to share how you've been using NGINX, and have your say in future features? Talk one-on-one with other users and with the NGINX team? Come and spend the day with us in Portland! We are combining great training along with an afternoon lineup of amazing guest speakers. Read more.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM (PDT)
LOCATION: eBay Inc., 1400 Southwest 5th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201
eBay is hosting PDXWIT and we are welcoming the ladies of OSCON. This event will include networking and 30 minutes of speaking from special OSCON guests! Read more.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (PDT)
LOCATION: NEW RELIC, 111 Southwest 5th Avenue #2800, Portland, OR
Hey Docker Portland! Gear up for our next meetup at New Relic! We nabbed Docker's Jérôme Petazzoni, Digital Insight's Kenny Bastani, and EMC's Jonas Rosland, all of whom will be in town for OSCON. See you there! Read more.