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 Restaurant at noon.

The day’s sessions continue past the scheduled speakers, with Birds of a Feather (BoFs) talks, which are free and open to the public, and begin at 7pm. Check them out or schedule your own this week.

If you plan on attending the BoFs or join in on hacking sessions in the on-site 24-Hour Hacker Lounge, be sure to register for a Community Pass, which is a free option to attend evening events.


A free and open-to-the-public Opening Reception in the Hacker Lounge (Buchan Hall) begins at 6pm.

Off-site evening activities? Sauce Labs and Yammer are co-sponsoring a late-night party at Someday Lounge from 8pm-late with plenty of free booze, food, and geekery. The Yammer and Sauce crews will be mingling about and would love to share a beer with you!

Citizenship Award

We are recognizing exemplary open source citizens who participate at this conference. If you spot someone who is really making a difference for fellow attendees, we will be collecting nominations at the Registration desk for an award to be presented at the end of the conference.

Hashtag & Flickr Group

The hashtag for this year’s conference is #osb11. We also have a Flickr group and encourge you to take photos and upload them there.

Please review the conference’s Code of Conduct.

Find a volunteer in an Open Source Bridge t-shirt if you have a question. Tweet at @osbridge if you have a less-immediate concern or feedback.

Volunteers, be sure to check your schedule in the Volunteer Lounge. If you’re not volunteering yet, but want to help out, we still have shifts available. It’s a minimum 2-hour commitment, but an essential part of making this conference happen. Stop by the Registration/Info desk to sign up.

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