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We need your help

Over the years, we’ve gotten the greatest show of love for Open Source Bridge! We’re so grateful to work on such an amazingly inclusive conference that celebrates all aspects of open source technology. In addition to our fantastic Keynotes, new in 2017 is a dedicated Activism Track for the week’s talks and a Community Organizer […]

Announcing 2017’s Keynote Speakers!

We are so very excited to reveal our 2017 Keynote line-up! Active not only in amazing open source tech projects, they are leading their communities to better serve underrepresented members through access to education, digital inclusion, and intersectionality. Social justice activism has been an undercurrent of Open Source Bridge since the beginning, but this year […]

Announcing Tuesday’s Keynote Julie Pagano

Open Source Bridge has three talented keynotes this year: Julie Pagano, Lukas Blakk, and Frances Hocutt. We’ll be sharing short Q&A sessions with each of the keynotes throughout this conference week. Julie Pagano is passionate about diversity in the tech community. She works with Girl Develop It in Pittsburgh, PA. She helps organize Steel City […]

Bridge speakers at OSCON

We love our speakers. And want to promote their other talking engagements. If you’re attending OSCON this week, be sure to check out the scheduled sessions of these knowledgeable speakers: J Chris Anderson: Synchronization is the Future of Mobile Data Ian Dees: Planned Obsolescence: Built to Last, or Build One to Throw Away? Sherri Montgomery (with […]

Wednesday Wake-up Call

Happy Wednesday, Open Source Bridge-goer! Today’s forecast is for a high of 64F, with rain likely. Don’t miss this morning’s keynote by Alex “Skud” Bayley. Skud is a social justice activist, software developer, and  advocate for open technology and culture beyond the “open source” world. The Keynote is at 9am. Doors open at 8am, with […]