Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR

Events

Have fun and network at these events scheduled for OSCON.

Conference Events | Community Events

Onsite Meetup Application for OSCON 2019 conference is now open.

Monday, July 15

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8:00am5:00pm Monday, July 15, 2019
Location: E Room Foyer
Get hands on at the OSCON Hack Zone. Work on a solo project, partner with a friend, or meet new collaborators. Attendance is open to any registered OSCON attendee, including those with Expo Plus passes. Read more.
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9:00am5:00pm Monday, July 15, 2019
Location: D135/136
Sander Mak (Luminis Technologies), Arun Gupta (Amazon Web Services), Yishai Galatzer (Amazon Web Services), Burr Sutter (Red Hat), Gil Tene (Azul Systems), Arun Gupta (Amazon Web Services), Jeffrey Brown (Object Computing), Steve Poole (IBM), Christopher Neugebauer (AlphaSights | Python Software Foundation)
j.day: A day for Java™ (sponsored by Azul Systems) Read more.
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6:30pm9:00pm Monday, July 15, 2019
Location: Portland World Trade Center
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 4 ratings)
Lace up your sneakers and join us on Monday evening at the starting line at the Portland World Trade Center 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 16

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8:00am5:00pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: E Room Foyer
Get hands on at the OSCON Hack Zone. Work on a solo project, partner with a friend, or meet new collaborators. Attendance is open to any registered OSCON attendee, including those with Expo Plus passes. Read more.
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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: D135/136
Andrew Chen (Google), Erin McKean (Google | Wordnik), Aizhamal Nurmamat kyzy (Adecco@Google)
Incomplete, inaccurate, or outdated docs are a recognized barrier to developer productivity. Join Andrew Chen, Erin McKean, and Aizhamal Nurmamat kyzy for an overview of research-backed documentation best practices and discover how to create the skeleton of a ready-to-deploy documentation website for your own open source project. Read more.
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9:00am10:30am Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: E141/142
Chris Klepper (Microsoft), Andrea Lam (Microsoft )
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Over the last year, over 2,000 Microsoft customers built blockchain applications on Azure, and the company learned a lot in the process. Chris Klepper and Andrea Lam highlight examples of using blockchain and open source technologies such as Visual Studio Code and Azure Database for MySQL to build innovative applications. Read more.
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9:00am5:00pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: E143/144
Danese Cooper (NearForm), Cory Dobson (GitHub), Georg Grütter (Bosch Software Innovations GmbH), Daniel Izquierdo (Bitergia), Manrique Lopez (Bitergia), Harikrishnan N (Capital One), Joe Bowser (Adobe), Kristof Van Tomme (Pronovix), Benjamin Weigel (EUROPACE AG), Jacob Green, Rashi Khurana (Shutterstock), Russell Rutledge (Nike), Silona Bonewald (Hyperledger), Danese Cooper (NearForm), Georg Grütter (Bosch Software Innovations GmbH)
Gather with industry practitioners to discuss real-world implementations of this community-inspired, transformational open source approach to software development within the enterprise. Read more.
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9:00am5:00pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: F150/151
Adrian Cockcroft (Amazon Web Services), Sanath Kumar Ramesh (Amazon Web Services), Diana-Maria Popa (Amazon), Radu Weiss (Amazon), Nathalie Rauschmayr (Amazon Web Services), Richard Elberger (Amazon Web Services), Tamara Dull (Amazon Web Services), Thomas Moulard (Amazon), Zaheda Bhorat (Amazon Web Services), Matt Asay (Adobe), VM Brasseur (Juniper Networks), Matt Wilson (Amazon Web Services), Adam Jacob (Chef), Tiffany Farriss (Palantir.net), Carl Meadows (Amazon), Wesley Pettit (Amazon), Paul Roberts (Amazon), Kyle Knapp (Amazon Web Services), Simon Wardley (Leading Edge Forum), Peder Ulander (Amazon Web Services)
Open@Amazon (sponsored by Amazon Web Services) Read more.
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9:00am5:00pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: E145/146
Paco Nathan (Derwen, Inc.), Niraj Tank (Capital One), Sumit Daryani (Capital One), Donald Miner (Miner & Kasch), LUCIANO RESENDE (IBM), Sophie Watson (Red Hat), William Benton (Red Hat), Tania Allard (Microsoft), Jonathan Peck (Algorithmia), Michal Jastrzebski (GitHub), Hamel Husain (Github), Saishruthi Swaminathan (IBM), IH Jhuo (IBM ), Nick Pinckernell (Comcast)
ML ops: Managing the end-to-end ML lifecycle (sponsored by IBM) Read more.
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1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: D135/136
Paris Pittman (Google), Solly Ross (Google), Aaron Crickenberger (Google)
Paris Pittman takes you through the ins and outs of the Kubernetes contributor community so you can land your first PR. You'll learn about SIGs, the GitHub workflow, its automation and continuous integration (CI), setting up your dev environment, and much more. Stick around until the end, and you'll have time to work on your first PR with the help of current contributors. Read more.
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1:30pm3:00pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: E141/142
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
ML models are increasingly used to make decisions that impact lives. Ana Echeverri and Trisha Mahoney walk you through how to use the open source Python package AI Fairness 360, developed by IBM researchers, a comprehensive open source toolkit empowering users with metrics to check for unwanted bias in datasets and machine learning models and state-of-the-art algorithms to mitigate such bias. Read more.
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3:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: E141/142
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Patrick Titzler, va barbosa, and Jeremy Nilmeier demonstrate how to incorporate state-of-the-art open source deep learning functionality into your applications and services and how to train a model using your own data. Read more.
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5:00pm6:30pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: Portland Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.88, 8 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. Read more.
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7:00pm9:30pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Location: Punch Bowl Social, 340 SW Morrison St.
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Leave your laptop behind (but not your badge) and join us at the official attendee party for OSCON. Read more.

Wednesday, July 17

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7:00am7:45am Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: OCC Plaza
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Start the day on a relaxing note. Practice your downward dog before Speed Networking and keynotes. Read more.
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8:00am5:00pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: E Room Foyer
Get hands on at the OSCON Hack Zone. Work on a solo project, partner with a friend, or meet new collaborators. Attendance is open to any registered OSCON attendee, including those with Expo Plus passes. Read more.
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8:15am8:45am Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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.
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10:15am7:00pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Expo Hall, O'Reilly Booth
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
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. Read more.
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10:15am7:00pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Expo Hall
We've added some fun areas in and around the Expo Hall for you to experience and enjoy at OSCON. Read more.
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12:30pm1:45pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Portland Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 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.
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12:30pm1:45pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Expo Hall, Lunch
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 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.
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5:45pm7:00pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Expo Hall
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Join us in the Expo Hall for drinks and food at the OSCON Expo Hall Reception. This will be your first opportunity to network with other attendees, so don’t miss out. Read more.
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7:30pm11:30pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Bank of Expensify
Celebrate another successful year at OSCON with Team Expensify! Expensify is transforming its office into a summer soiree at Bank of Expensify, 401 Southwest 5th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204. Come and say hello, grab some food and drinks, catch up with old friends, and enjoy lawn games in the company's historic office downtown. Read more.

Thursday, July 18

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7:00am7:45am Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: Ginkoberry Concourse
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Start the day on a relaxing note. Practice your downward dog before Speed Networking and keynotes. Read more.
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8:00am5:00pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: E Room Foyer
Get hands on at the OSCON Hack Zone. Work on a solo project, partner with a friend, or meet new collaborators. Attendance is open to any registered OSCON attendee, including those with Expo Plus passes. Read more.
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8:15am8:45am Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: Portland Ballroom Foyer
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
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.
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10:15am4:15pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
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. Read more.
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10:15am4:15pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: Expo Hall
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
We've added some fun areas in and around the Expo Hall for you to experience and enjoy at OSCON. Read more.
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12:30pm1:45pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Location: Expo Hall, Lunch
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 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.