Anniversary Schedule at OSCON

The Open Source Initiative (OSI), in conjunction with OSCON, will be celebrating 20 years of Open Source next week at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland. The OSI will be hosting a day of community-led lightning talks, open source related activities, and an after party on Wednesday (July 18th). Entrance is free, courtesy of OSCON, but registration for the Expo Plus pass is required using the promo code EXPOFREE:

Besides the "Open Source Anniversary" track (organized by the OSI) in room F149, OSI Vice President Vicky (VM) Brasseur will be participating in the "Open Source Past, Present, and Future" track in room E146. The Expo Plus pass gives access to the event organized by the OSI, while the regular pass gives access to all other OSCON sessions and activities. The promo code “OSI20” gets 20% off any regular pass.

ScheduleOpen Source Anniversary (Room F149)Open Source Past, Present, and Future (Room E146)
 10:20amMorning Break 
 11amSimon Phipps: Welcome
Keynote: Danese Cooper & Stephen Walli: Heroic and inspiring tales of open source
 11:50amCarol Smith: ClearlyDefined: Crowdsourcing FOSS data for project success
Stefano Zacchiroli: Software Heritage: browsing 20 years of FOSS, and then some
Abby Mayes: Open as a competitive advantage
1:45pmPatrick Masson: Welcome
Keynote: Bruce Perens: 20 years of Open Source
Vicky (VM) Brasseur: How to open-source an internal project
 2:35pmJose Parrella: 25 years of Debian
Abby Mayes: 20 years of Mozilla
Jennifer Rondeau: Twenty years of OSS: The challenges of contributors and maintainers from past to future
 3:15pmAfternoon Break
 4:15pmDeb Nicholson: Free Software: Our Past and Our Future
Deb Goodkin: 25 years of FreeBSD
Petra Sargent: You can teach an old dog new tricks: Moving from proprietary to open source
 5:05pmMichael Tiemann: 25 years of Red Hat
Josh Simmons: Teaching the Next Generation to FLOSS
Vicky (VM) Brasseur: Closing
Amye Scavarda: Building authentic communities: Upholding developer values while delivering customer value
5:45pmBooth Crawl (5:45pm - 7:00 pm)
7:00pm - 9pm20th Anniversary Party (Cupcakes and Cocktails)
7:30pm - 8pm: Panel with OSI / Open Source Founders.

The OSI will also be celebrating the Anniversary at the Community Leadership Summit, held just before OSCON (July 14-15). The event is free to attend, but registration is required: