Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wrapping Up 2011

Thank you to everyone who attended Open Source Bridge 2011! Without all of you, this conference could not exist. Record Attendance This year, 479 people attended, traveling from as far away as Taiwan, Australia, and Belgium. Over half of you were new to the conference this year; new or returning, we hope we’ll see you […]

Friday Unconference and other notes

Welcome to Friday! Let’s have an unconference! What’s an unconference? It’s a attendee-scheduled event that allows all you to share your interests and learn from each other. The sessions aren’t assigned in advance, so that everyone can participate in suggesting and leading the conversations they’re interested in having. Today’s unconference is open to the general […]

If it’s Thursday, this must be Portland

Good morning citizens! Today we begin with Portland Mayor Sam Adams’ morning keynote on the city’s Civic Apps and open source participation, at 9am in the Sanctuary. The Mayor has presented at Open Source Bridge all three years, and we’re happy to have him back. Following the keynote, there will be an open data hacking […]

Things You Might Like to Know About Wednesday

Good morning! It is Wednesday, June 22nd and it’s expected be partly cloudy with a high of 71°. Sessions begin at 9am today. We will be serving a Continental Breakfast in the morning, lunch will be catered by Taqueria Los Gorditos, and an afternoon snack of cookies and fruit. There will be a farmer’s market […]

Your Guide to Tuesday

Hello all, Open Source Bridge starts today! Registration opens at 8am each day of the conference, and a Continental Breakfast will be provided for attendees. We’re kicking off Open Source Bridge today at 9am with the morning keynote “Hacking for Freedom” by Peter Fein. Speaker sessions begin at 10am. Lunch will be catered by Nicholas […]