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Childcare and Scholarships

Childcare Having free childcare available at Open Source Bridge means that some parents will be able to attend who wouldn’t be able to otherwise. We are currently crowdfunding to cover the cost of childcare. If you anticipate wanting to utilize free childcare at OSB16, please fill out this interest form. It will help us know […]

ICYMI: Great opportunities at Open Source Bridge

This is shaping up to be another big week for us at Open Source Bridge! We have some exciting opportunities for you, and we wanted to give you a quick reminder so you don’t miss out. Just today, we’ve added two new sponsors, and several new donors to our crowdfunding campaign. If you haven’t donated […]

What a week!

We’ve hit a lucky streak for Open Source Bridge! We’ve accomplished some truly impressive things this week, and I wanted to take a moment to recognize the contributions of our awesome conference team. They have been working extra hard to make this year’s Open Source Bridge even more amazing and sustainable! I sent them this letter earlier to […]

We’re Crowdfunding!

Open Source Bridge does amazing things with very little. Companies running conferences on this scale often need a budget of half a million dollars. We run Open Source Bridge on about twenty percent of that — less than $100K. This tight budget means that every year, we start from scratch on fundraising for the conference. […]

2016 Keynote Speakers

We are very excited to announce our excellent 2016 keynote speakers! Audrey Eschright: Creating a Third Wave of Free/Open Source Software Audrey is a software developer, community organizer, and activist based in Portland, OR. She founded Calagator, an open source community calendaring service, and co-founded Open Source Bridge, an annual conference for open source citizens. […]