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July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR

Events

Have fun and network at these events scheduled for OSCON.

Conference Events | Community Events

Monday, July 16

1:30pm5:00pm Monday, July 16, 2018
SOLD OUT
Location: E147/148
Danese Cooper (PayPal), Cedric Williams (PayPal)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Have you ever wanted to give an Ignite talk but didn't know where to start? Are you new to public speaking and having trouble arranging your talk? Or maybe you're a savvy speaker who needs tips to fine-tune short-form talks or just want to work on your presentation skills. If any of this sounds familiar, this workshop is for you. Read more.
6:30pm8:30pm Monday, July 16, 2018
Location: Vera Katz Plaza
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 5 ratings)
Lace up your sneakers and join us on Monday evening at the starting line at Vera Katz Plaza for the return of the OSCON 5K Fun Run/Walk. Celebrate your success with music, food, and beverages following the race. Read more.

Tuesday, July 17

9:00am5:00pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Location: B117-119
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Get hands-on with TensorFlow and learn how you can be a part of the project. Attendance is open to any registered OSCON attendee, including those with Expo Hall passes. Read more.
9:00am5:00pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Location: E141
Rachel Roumeliotis (O'Reilly Media), Danese Cooper (PayPal), Georg Gruetter (Robert Bosch GmbH), Gil Yehuda (Oath), Ashley Wolf (Oath), Christopher Litsinger (Comcast Cable), Russell Rutledge (Nike), Silona Bonewald (PayPal), John Landy (Ericsson), Shelly Nizri (Elbit Systems), Stephen McCall (Fidelity Investments), Shreyans Dugar (Fidelity Investments), Alolita Sharma (Amazon Web Services), Daniel Izquierdo (Bitergia), Erin Bank (CA Technologies), Jim Jagielski (Apache Software Foundation), Georg Gruetter (Robert Bosch GmbH), Guy Martin (Autodesk), Klaas-Jan Stol (University College Cork), Daniel Izquierdo (Bitergia), Danese Cooper (PayPal), Adam Baratz (Wayfair)
InnerSource Day at OSCON is a gathering of industry practitioners discussing real-world implementations of this community-inspired, transformational open source approach to software development within the enterprise. InnerSource was inspired by the pervasive spread of open source software throughout the areas of operating systems, cloud computing, programming languages, and JavaScript frameworks and elsewhere. A number of companies, led by PayPal and its InnerSource Commons, are adopting the practices of this powerful open source movement to create an internal company collaboration under the rubric of InnerSource. Read more.
9:00am5:00pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Location: B115-116
Edd Wilder-James (Google), Sandeep Gupta (Google), Hallie Benjamin (Google), Edd Wilder-James (Google), Gunhan Gulsoy (Google Brain), Ton Ngo (IBM), Yi-Hong Wang (IBM), Sherol Chen (Google), Hannes Hapke (Cambia Health Solutions), Paige Bailey (Microsoft), Fabio Buso (Logical Clocks AB), Scott Soutter (IBM), Jason Furmanek (IBM), Gabriela de Queiroz (IBM), Augustina Ragwitz (IBM), Alex Kari (Camas Liberty Middle School), Al Kari (Manceps, Inc.), Edd Wilder-James (Google)
The TensorFlow Community Day brings together TensorFlow contributors and users to share experiences, increase collaboration, and advance the state of open source machine learning. Read more.
9:00am5:00pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Location: B113-114
April Nassi (Google), Christian Posta (Red Hat), Samrat Ray (Google), Tao Li (Google), Mak Ahmad (Google), Nilesh Patel (IBM ), Daniel Ciruli (Google), Shubha Anjur Tupil (Pivotal), Aaron Hurley (Pivotal ), Robert Ross (Namely), Cynthia Thomas (Cilium), Romain Lenglet (Cilium), Liam White (IBM), Kelsey Hightower (Google), Fabio Oliveira (IBM Research), Kelsey Hightower (Google)
Istio--an open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices--provides an easy way to create a network of deployed services with load balancing, service-to-service authentication, monitoring, and more, without requiring any changes in service code. Read more.
5:00pm6:30pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Location: Portland Ballroom
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
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 website? Teach a hack? We’ll find out at our annual Ignite event at OSCON, sponsored by PayPal. Read more.
7:00pm9:30pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Location: OMSI (1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 5 ratings)
Leave your laptop behind (but not your badge) and join us at the official attendee party for OSCON. Read more.

Wednesday, July 18

8:15am8:45am Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Location: Portland Ballroom Foyer
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
Ready, set, network! Meet fellow attendees who are looking to connect at OSCON. We'll gather before Wednesday and Thursday keynotes for an informal speed networking event. Be sure to bring your business cards—and remember to have fun. Read more.
10:20am4:00pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Location: Expo Hall - O'Reilly booth
Author Book Signings will be held in the O’Reilly booth during the conference. This is a great opportunity for you to meet O’Reilly authors and get a free copy of one of their books. Complimentary copies will be provided to the first 25 attendees. Limit one free book per attendee. See oscon.com/authors for the schedule. Read more.
12:30pm1:45pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Location: Expo Hall
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 4 ratings)
Join other attendees during lunch to share ideas, talk about the issues of the day, and maybe solve a few. Not sure which topic to pick? Don’t worry—it's not a long-term commitment. Try two or three and settle on a different topic tomorrow. Read more.
12:30pm1:45pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Location: Portland Ballroom
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
If you’re looking to find like minds and make new professional connections, come to the diversity and inclusion networking lunch on Wednesday. Read more.
5:45pm7:00pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Location: Expo Hall
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
Quench your thirst with vendor-hosted libations (plus snacks) while you check out all the cool stuff in the Expo Hall. Read more.
7:00pm10:00pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Location: Pips and Bounce at 833 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214
Average rating: *....
(1.40, 5 ratings)
Pinging all developers. Join us for a glow-in-the-dark bash with drinks, snacks, and competitive ping pong. We'll also have breakout sessions and lightning talks throughout the night, including "Scaling CocoaPods" with Samuel Giddins and "Holding up the walls as a deputy maintainer" with Shannon Skipper. Read more.

Thursday, July 19

8:15am8:45am Thursday, July 19, 2018
Location: Portland Ballroom Foyer
Ready, set, network! Meet fellow attendees who are looking to connect at OSCON. We'll gather before Wednesday and Thursday keynotes for an informal speed networking event. Be sure to bring your business cards—and remember to have fun. Read more.
10:20am4:00pm Thursday, July 19, 2018
Location: Expo Hall - O'Reilly booth
Author Book Signings will be held in the O’Reilly booth during the conference. This is a great opportunity for you to meet O’Reilly authors and get a free copy of one of their books. Complimentary copies will be provided to the first 25 attendees. Limit one free book per attendee. See oscon.com/authors for the schedule. Read more.
12:30pm1:45pm Thursday, July 19, 2018
Location: Expo Hall
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Join other attendees during lunch to share ideas, talk about the issues of the day, and maybe solve a few. Not sure which topic to pick? Don’t worry—it's not a long-term commitment. Try two or three and settle on a different topic tomorrow. Read more.