Join Microsoft at Open Source Summit North America 2024

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Open source is fundamental at Microsoft and can be found throughout the company today - across Microsoft, developers are using open source technology and building it with collaborators across the globe. From the Linux kernel to fundamental user space technologies like systemd and cloud-init, to key projects like Kubernetes and PostgreSQL, you'll find Microsoft engineers active in the community. And Microsoft Azure is a proven platform for Linux and open source workloads, offering unparalleled flexibility to build, secure, and scale intelligent apps using open source software of your choice.


Join us at Open Source Summit

Join Microsoft at Open Source Summit North America, taking place in Seattle from April 16-18. Open Source Summit brings together open source developers, technologists, and community leaders to collaborate, share information, solve problems, and gain knowledge, furthering open source innovation and ensuring a sustainable open source ecosystem. Open Source Summit is made up of a collection of events covering the most important technologies, topics, and issues affecting open source today.


Register for Open Source Summit North America today!


Attend Microsoft sessions

Attend a Microsoft session at Open Source Summit to learn more about Microsoft’s contributions to the open source community, best practices for using open source technologies, and insights into emerging trends in open source. Add the below sessions to your Open Source Summit schedule.


Tuesday, April 16




Panel Discussion: Improving Supply Chain Integrity with OpenSSF Technologies

Jay White, Microsoft; Arnaud Le Hors, IBM; Issac Hepworth, Google; Michael Lieberman, Kusari; Marcela Melara, Intel Corporation

11:20am -12:00pm PDT


You Don’t Know Jack (and Kashan): Lessons from Running Linux at Hyperscale

Jack Aboutboul, Microsoft & Khrum Kashan

12:15pm – 12:55pm PDT

Two GitOps Titans, One Powerful Solution: Flamingo (Flux + Argo)!


Joaquin Rodriguez, Microsoft & Priyanka Ravi, Weaveworks


3:25pm – 4:05pm PDT


OSS Supply Chain Threats and Why You Need a Holistic Security Strategy


Adrian Diglio, Microsoft

4:20pm – 5:00pm PDT



Wednesday, April 17




Investigating Checkpoint and Restore for GPU – Accelerated Containers

Nan Lu, Microsoft & Adrian Reber, Red Hat

11:00am – 11:40am PDT


Panel Discussion: OSS Viability and Project Selection

Emma Irwin, Microsoft; Matt Germonprez, CHAOSS / University of Nebraska at Omaha; Dawn Foster, CHAOSS; Gary White, Verizon

11:55am – 12:35PM PDT

Reinventing Container Linux for the Wasm Era (and More) with System Extensions 


Andrew Randall, Microsoft


2:00pm – 2:40pm PDT

Lightning Talk: Charting the Course for Secure Software Supply Chain with Guac-AI-Mole! 


Ridwan Hoq, Microsoft


2:10pm – 2:20pm PDT

Booting a Linux Kernel in a Higher Privilege Level


Thara Gopinath & Anna Trikalinou, Microsoft


2:55pm – 3:35pm PDT

Tales of Adopting OpenTelemetry: A First-Timer Journey 

Hope Oluwalolope, Microsoft


4:00pm – 4:40pm PDT


Thursday, April 18





Ross Gardler, Microsoft

9:40am -9:45am

Repository Cohorts: How OSPOs Can Programmatically Categorize All Their Repositories


Justin Gosses, Microsoft; Natalia Luzuriaga, Remy DeCausemaker & Issac Milarsky, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


11:00am – 11:40am PDT


How to Start Contributing to the Linux Kernel 

Kelsey Steele, Microsoft & Allen Pais, Microsoft


2:00pm-2:40pm PDT

Logically Securing the Illogically Logical Use of Large Language Models 


Jay White, Microsoft & Sarah Evans, Dell Technologies


3:15pm  - 3:55pm PDT

A Journey into Linux Interrupt Handling Bottom Halves

Allen Pais, Microsoft

4:10pm – 4:50pm PDT


Meet with us in person

Come visit us at booth P6 where you can engage with Microsoft experts on various topics including open source projects and programs at Microsoft, AI, PostgreSQL, cloud native technologies, Linux on Azure, and more. You’ll also be able to see the latest open source technologies in action.


We look forward to connecting with you!


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