Open Source 101 2021

A Virtual Event Streaming All Over the Globe
Tuesday, March 30
A one-day conference covering the basics of open source. For developers | technologists | students | decision makers


Open Source 101 is a one-day educational conference covering the processes and tools foundational to open source, open tech, and the open web. All sessions will be delivered live and virtually to devices around the world.Target audience includes developers, technologists, students and decision-makers. The format includes TED-style keynote talks as well as track sessions from industry experts.

Sessions Featured Will Focus on Topics We Feel Are 'Core" to Open Source

Just a few of the sessions featured in 2021 will include

Open Source Processes

  • The Many Ways to Contribute to Open Source + Best Practices and Examples
  • Open Sourcing an Internal Tool: Strategy, process, best practices and considerations
  • Open Source Licensing: Types, Strategies and Processes
  • Building a technical documentation static site for open source projects
  • Open Source Governance 101
  • Open Source Community Engagement Best Practices and Health Checks
  • Accessibility Best Practices and Must-Do’s
  • Being an Open Source Project Maintainer: Strategy and best practices
  • Innersource 101
  • Open Source Governance 101
  • My first pull request


  • Machine Learning Open Source Tool Stacks: Current and best options
  • The “Perfect” JS Library Tooling
  • Automating Developer Things with GitHub Actions
  • A starters guide to building APIs with Javascript
  • The Changing Landscape of Open Source Databases
  • Go With the (OAuth) Flow
  • Kubernetes – A Beginners & Intermediate Guide
  • An Introduction to MySQL Indexes & Histograms
  • Improve your git commits in two easy steps
  • Linux 101

A Virtual Event Streaming All Over the Globe

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Watch on any device, only an internet connection is needed

Our Sponsors

In 2021 some of the most influential and well-respected companies in technology will sponsor and make it all possible

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@ Home Virtual Event Schedule

Day 1 : Tuesday, May 12th


11:00 am ET - 5:30 pm ET

11:45 am ET - 11:55 AM ET

12:00 PM ET - 12:15 PM ET

12:15 PM ET - 12:30 PM ET

12:30 PM ET - 12:45 PM ET

12:50 pm ET - 1:00 pm ET

1:00 pm ET - 1:45 pm ET

1:45 pm ET - 2:00 pm ET

2:00 pm ET - 2:45 pm ET

2:45 pm ET - 3:00 pm ET

3:00 pm ET - 3:45 pm ET

3:45 pm ET - 4:00 pm ET

4:00 pm ET - 4:45 pm ET

4:45 pm ET - 4:50 pm ET

4:50 pm ET - 5:00 pm ET