LinuxCon North America, 22-24 August 2016, Toronto ON Canada

LinuxCon North America is coming up on 22nd August 2016, it’s a huge conference with great keynote speakers such as Jim Whitehurst, the CEO of Red Hat, and Cory Doctorow, author and prolific blogger on open left and open culture. Of course Linus Torvalds will also be there!

The event hashtag on Twitter and is #linuxcon and the event itself is hosted at the beautiful Westin Harbour Castle hotel in downtown Toronto, Canada.

Schedule and Sessions

Click here to view the schedule.


It’s not too late to register! Students get a discount.


The sponsors of the conference are:

  • Huawei
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Citrix
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Intel
  • Red Hat
  • Suse
  • DataDog
  • Oracle
  • SanDisk
  • Virtuozzo
  • Core OS
  • Google
  • Linux Academy
  • NetApp
  • New Relic
  • Port Worx
  • Supergiant
  • Sysdig
  • Ubuntu delivered by Canonical
  • Alteeve
  • Anchore
  • Aporeto
  • Aytra
  • Cisco
  • Cloudistics
  • ContainerShip
  • Datera
  • Deis
  • Diamanti
  • DigitalOcean
  • Docker
  • EMC {code}
  • Igalia
  • IOVisor
  • OmniBond
  • Rancher
  • Savoir-Faire Linux

Some sponsors that I want to point out are:

  • DigitalOcean: excellent hosted VPS servers
  • Docker: pretty popular container tool
  • Igalia: a software development consulting co-operative which works on free/open source
  • Savoir-Faire Linux: Canadian web hosting and development company
  • Red Hat: creators of the Fedora distribution of GNU/Linux



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