Linux Foundation Unveils Exciting Lineup for Annual Member Summit: Security, Open Standards, and Scaling Business Models Take Center Stage

The Linux Foundation's annual Member Summit is gearing up to unite the open source community in Monterey, California, from October 24-26. With over 3,000 member organizations on board, this event promises collaboration, innovation, and partnerships among business and technical leaders.

The three-day summit features an impressive lineup of sessions, with keynote speakers to be announced soon. Here's a sneak peek at some of the engaging topics that will be covered:

  1. Brittany Istenes from Fannie Mae will discuss navigating security landscapes using InnerSource methodologies with open source components.
  2. Jeffrey Borek, IBM's WW Program Director, will explore open standards and open source in a post Cyber Resilience Act world.
  3. Lisa N. Cao, Chair and Data Engineer at Vancouver Datajam, will delve into open source DataOps and MLOps strategies.
  4. Keith Bergelt, CEO of Open Invention Network, will address managing patent threats and reducing risks in protecting open source.
  5. Scott Clinton, President & Founder of SCVentures, will discuss scaling your OSS business model and distro alongside your business.
  6. Heather Dahl, CEO of Indicio, will share insights on solving market problems with open source verifiable credentials.
  7. Jinen Setpal, Machine Learning Engineer at DagsHub, will present the machine learning angle for open source science.
  8. A panel discussion featuring executives from Trust Over IP Foundation, Accenture, Futurewei Technologies, Briartech Consulting Inc., and Gen™ will define the protocol for internet-scale digital trust.

Attendance at this exclusive event is limited to Linux Foundation members, governing board members of LF Projects, media, speakers, and sponsors. Invitation codes have been sent out; if you haven't received one yet, contact the organizers for more information on attendance opportunities.

The Linux Foundation Member Summit is made possible by event sponsors AWS and OpenSearch, Cloud Native Computing Foundation and Google, IBM, QualitySoft, Instaclustr, and others. If you're not an LF member company but would like to attend, consider sponsoring the event for additional access to the event and its attendees.

Stay tuned for more updates on keynote speakers and session details by following #LFMemberSummit on social media. For press inquiries, contact Kristin O'Connell at [email protected]