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Open Source Summit North America announces additional keynote speakers
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Open Source Summit North America announces additional keynote speakers

Richard Harris Richard Harris in Open Source Friday, July 14, 2017

Open Source Summit North America announced speakers include actor and online entrepreneur Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

The Linux Foundation has announced additional keynote speakers for Open Source Summit North America, taking place September 11-14 in Los Angeles, CA.

The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit is the premier open source technical conference in North America, gathering 2,000 developers, operators and community leadership professionals to collaborate, share information and learn about the latest in open technologies, including Linux, containers, cloud computing and more.

Initial keynote speakers were announced in June but since then, The linux Foundation has announce that additional speakers have been added to the docket.

Additional keynote speakers:

- Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Actor, Founder and Director of HITRECORD - an online production company that makes art collaboratively with over 600,000 artists of all kinds - will share his views on the evolution of the Internet as a collaborative medium, and key technological lessons learned since the company’s launch

- Wim Coekaerts
, Senior Vice President, Linux and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle

- Chris Wright, Vice President & Chief Technologist, Office of Technology at Red Hat

Tutorials and summits, all included with registration:

- Diversity Empowerment Summit
- Docker Container Orchestration: Building Clusters in Production
- Linux Cryptographic API for Fun and Profit
- Docker Container Orchestration Advanced: Operating Clusters in Production
- Hacking Device Drivers - How to Get into Kernel Development
- Using the Linux VRF Solution
- Networking Mini-Summit

Additional activities include:

- Speed Mentoring
- Recruiting Program
- Women in Open Source Lunch
- Kids Day
- Hacking for Humanity - A Social Innovation Hackathon with Girls in Tech
- Literacy Program + Children's Book Drive
- Daily activities including meditation, a 5k run and downtown LA bus tour

Evening social and networking events include:

- Partner Reception (invitation required): Sept 11, 6:30-8:30pm, The Rooftop at The Standard Downtown
- Onsite Attendee Reception + Sponsor Showcase: Sept 12, 5:15-7pm, Platinum Ballroom at JW Marriott LA Live
- All-Attendee Reception: Sept 13, 6:30-9pm, Paramount Studios Hollywood

Registration is discounted by $150 through July 30, and academic and hobbyist rates are also available. In addition, applications are being accepted for diversity and needs-based scholarships.

Members of the press who would like to request a complimentary press pass to attend should contact Dan Brown at dbrown@linuxfoundation.org.

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