Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX

The original (also the biggest, baddest & broadest) open source gathering comes to Austin.

Get open source skills, knowledge, and insights to meet the future at OSCON

The O'Reilly Open Source Convention brings together talented people from diverse backgrounds who are doing amazing things with open source technologies. Come explore the latest tools and technologies, get expert in-depth training in crucial languages, frameworks, and best practices, and get exposure to the open source stack in all possible configurations. It's immersive, extreme learning at its best—driven by the energy and enthusiasm of all of its participants.

Whether you're improving your command of a language, exploring new technologies, or getting tips to enhance your productivity, your time at OSCON will make you better at what you do.

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Join us May 8–11 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX for OSCON 2017. Learn how open source can be a strategic business advantage, master specific tools and technologies, and even become a contributor to open source projects.

Take a look at the schedule and start making your plans today. Need help convincing your manager? We've got you covered.

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Why you should attend OSCON

Put open source to work for your business. Learn which models are right for your business, how licensing works, and how to solve some of your biggest challenges using open source tools and technologies.

Learn face-to-face from the best. Speakers include seasoned pros as well as notable newcomers; what sets them apart is their passion for the technology and willingness to share their expertise.

Stay on the forefront of software development. Hear about the latest open source projects, tools, and technologies. Explore new methods and techniques and learn how to apply them to your day-to-day work.

Expand your skills with in-depth training. In addition to conference sessions, you can add two days of highly focused professional training covering critical topics.

Make valuable connections. Between sessions you'll find yourself sharing thoughts, trading war stories, and striking up conversations with others. OSCON's hallways have been the birthplace of many ideas and collaborations.

Have a little fun. Attend some of OSCON's many extracurricular events, and be sure to explore the vibrant city of Austin, known for its history, iconic food, lively music scene, and bats!

OSCON takes place May 8-11, 2017 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Take a look at the schedule and start making your plans today. Need help convincing your manager? We've got you covered.

Devoxx4KidsTo help support diversity in the tech community, while OSCON registration is open, we're raising funds for Devoxx4Kids. Learn more »

We support diversity in tech, and we do not support TX SB6. Learn more

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The convention will take place at the Austin Convention Center, located in the heart of a rich downtown environment just steps away from the famous Sixth Street, Lady Bird Lake, and the Congress Avenue Bridge. Reserve your room.

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