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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 […]

Day 2: Wednesday, June 22

Join us at the Eliot Center in Portland, OR (1226 SW Salmon St) through Friday, June 24. Our keynote begins at 9am in the Sanctuary. Wake up with a little coffee or tea beforehand. Here is Wednesday’s schedule. Wednesday’s keynote speaker is Julia Nguyen. Julia (@fleurchild) is a web and mobile developer, writer, speaker, and computer science […]

Get to Know Julia Nguyen

Julia Nguyen’s keynote speech is Exploring Mental Illness With Open Source, on using technology to share mental health experiences with others. Julia Nguyen is a web and mobile developer, writer, speaker, and computer science student. She organizes mentorship events and workshops at the University of Waterloo Women in Computer Science Undergraduate Committee (WiCS). She also […]

Day 1: Tuesday, June 21

Open Source Bridge kicks off tomorrow! We’ll be at the Eliot Center in Portland, OR (1226 SW Salmon St) from Tuesday June 21 through Friday June 24. Registration opens at 8am and the keynote begins at 9am in the Sanctuary. (Don’t worry, there’s coffee and tea.) Here is Tuesday’s schedule. Tuesday’s keynote speaker is the […]

Get to Know Shauna Gordon-McKeon

Shauna Gordon-McKeon’s keynote speech is Free Culture in an Expensive World, exploring how our social norms around money impact who participates in open source and how they do so. Shauna Gordon-McKeon is an independent researcher and developer who focuses on free technologies and communities. She runs a business, Galaxy Rise Consulting, providing web and mobile […]