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2017 Registration and Call for Proposals are open!

Open Source Bridge, the conference focused on building open source community and citizenship, is returning for 2017! Join us from June 20–23 in Portland for four days of technical talks, hacking sessions, and opportunities for collaboration. Early bird registration is now open. Want to speak or present a workshop? We’d love to hear from you! […]

We’re throwing a party!

Join us for an evening of fun at the official OS Bridge party. Bond with your fellow Open Source citizens while surrounded by trains and playing classic video games (there are Raspberry Pis involved, of course), and board games provided by Guardian Games. Enjoy complimentary Cuban food from Pambiche, cupcakes from Back to Eden Bakery, […]

Thursday Announcements, With Love

Good morning citizens! It’s Thursday and the conference is half over (or half still to come?). Today’s weather is expected to be around 66F and partly cloudy. We’ll have the doors open at 8am, with tea, coffee, and pastries from Sweetpea Baking Company. The opening keynote by Ashe Dryden begins at 9am in the Sanctuary. […]

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 […]

Let the conference begin!

Welcome to your first day of Open Source Bridge 2013! Today’s forecast is for a high of 67F with light drizzle. If that feels a little chilly, consider asking the registration team about our Open Source Citizen scarves. We’ll be starting our program at 9am this morning, with a keynote from James Vasile of FreedomBox. […]