OCTOBER 23 - 24, 2017
Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh, NC

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The Greatest Conference Track Lineup Ever?

If you’re a tech conference junkie like we are, we politely ask you to take just a moment to consider… Is this the greatest single track lineup ever? We’re talking about the Front-End Developer track taking place at this year’s event on Tuesday, October 24. In no way are we patting ourselves on the back, … Continued

The Root Shell – Streamcasting Live From ATO

If you’re interested in Linux and Unix fundamentals, and we know the majority of our attendees are, you’re going to love the fact that Spencer Krum will be broadcasting live from the conference this year. Spencer, the host of The Root Shell, will be interviewing an all-star lineup of guests about all sorts of tech/floss … Continued

Make Sure To Attend The 2017 Welcome Social

Sunday Evening, October 22 @ 6:00 pm ET Imurj, a collaborative for visual and performing arts hosted by Open Source Stories Join the All Things Open team for an amazing welcome social Sunday evening starting at 6:00 pm ET. Open Source Stories will serve as host as attendees gather from near and far for the … Continued

Top Media Outlets and Foundations to be Onsite and Providing Coverage

There are certain media outlets and open source organizations that push things forward and literally “create” the space. We’re very fortunate that many of them have been friends and partners from the beginning, and many will be onsite providing coverage and providing the education they’re so well known for. Be sure to stop by one … Continued

Stop By a Booth and Volunteer for an Underrepresented Group

Since 2013, the first year of the event, we’ve done everything possible to encourage participation from women in technology and other underrepresented groups. Thanks to GitHub and other partners, we’re proud to say many of those groups will be in attendance this year and hosting exhibit tables. We encourage attendees to stop by and say … Continued

Students To Attend – Thanks to Capital One

It’s a cliche, we know, but students really are the future of open source. If students don’t learn the fundamentals while in school and meet today’s “experts” at industry events, how can we reasonably expect the innovation open source is responsible for to continue? The short answer is that we can’t. We’ve worked very closely … Continued

Lightning Talks – hosted by Opensource.com

The team at Opensource.com will once again host Lightning Talks on the main stage (Ballroom B) on Tuesday, October 24. Always one of the most popular events at the conference, 6 world-class technologists and community leaders will have 5 minutes to discuss an open source topic they are passionate about. Programming starts at 1:15 pm ET, but … Continued

We Love Stickers, and We Love Unixstickers and Sticker Mule

We’ve always loved tech stickers. Anyone that has ever attended an All Things Open event and meandered by the Give-One/Take-One sticker table will attest to that. This year we’re really proud to partner with two great companies that love stickers as much as we do – Unixstickers and Sticker Mule. Sticker Mule is the official … Continued

Early Check-In Sunday Evening, October 22 – Free Shirts!

We will once again enable All Things Open attendees to check-in early to avoid the Monday morning rush. Early check-in will take place Sunday evening, October 22 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm ET at the Raleigh Convention Center. The ATO team and a wonderful team of volunteers will help attendees check in, get name tags … Continued

Four Amazing Socials Announced

While technology has enabled remote communication like never before, we feel this has also increased the importance of face-to-face interaction. There simply is no substitute. For this reason we have created 4 fantastic opportunities for our attendees which are designed to promote and enable networking in fun and safe environments. No RSVP’s are required, there … Continued