Ohio LinuxFest 2016

Welcoming all Free and Open Source Software professionals, enthusiasts, and everyone interested in learning more about Free and Open Source Software.

October 7-8 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus, Ohio.

Volunteer at OLF

We need your help! Giving back to the Linux and free and Open Source community has never been more fun.

Attend OLF

Just want to learn a bunch and hang out with smart folks? That’s cool too, no pressure! We look forward to seeing you.

Sponsor OLF

You’ll be selling to the largest audience of users of Free and Open Source Source Software in the Midwest.

Hyatt Regency

BoF Friday Night – Vagrant

Join other tech birds that share a common interest in Vagrant  (software used to create and configure lightweight, reproducible, and portable development environments) on Friday, October 7th at 8pm in Union C Room at the Hyatt....
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BoF Friday Night – Infrastructure as Code

Join other tech birds that share a common interest in Infrastructure as Code (Automation and Orchestration Tools),  Friday, October 7th at 7pm in Union C Room at the...
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BoF Friday Night – Vim Text Editor Session

Join other tech birds that share a common interest in Vim, the powerful text editor on Friday, October 7th at 6pm in Union C Room at the...
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BoF Friday Night with a NASA Intern

Since the end of the shuttle program, have you been wondering what’s up with NASA? Well, apparently there has been a lot of exciting work with Open Source technology . . . . . . and one of our gracious volunteer BoF session organizers would like to share her...
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2016 OLF T-shirts are now on sale

Help support the Midwest’s oldest and largest Free and Open Source Software conference by purchasing our 2016 limited edition T-shirt. Available in Mens and Womens sizes. A portion of your purchase supports The Ohio LinuxFest Corporation, a 501(c)(3)...
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BoF Key Signing Party

Overview Our usual BoF Key signing party is returning again this year, thanks again to the help of our gracious volunteers. It will be held from 7 – 9pm Friday, October 7th in Union Room A. Like any amazing party, attendees will need to do some 1) preparation...
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Birds of Feather (BoF) Sessions

Registration As a reminder the Ohio LinuxFest 2016 will be having again its “Birds of a Feather Sessions” (BoFs), Friday, October 7th 6pm-9pm. REGISTER your own session today! BoF FAQs What are BoFs? BoFs are a great way to network with people interested...
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Ethan Galstad to Keynote Ohio LinuxFest 2016

The Ohio LinuxFest is thrilled to have Ethan Galstad deliver a keynote address at this year’s event. Ethan is the founder of Nagios, a widely used monitoring application with its roots in Open Source dating back to the late 1990s. Originally from Wisconsin,...
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Joe and Lily Born to Keynote Ohio LinuxFest 2016

The Ohio LinuxFest is excited to welcome its first father-daughter keynote team! Joe and Lily Born will be sharing their experiences in product development and entrepreneurship with our audience. Joe founded Digital Innovations to commercialize the SkipDoctor CD...
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Registration is Open

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to get registration open for you. This year, we’re pleased to be partnering with ShowClix. In addition to being a better experience when registering on our web site, it should make the check in process much...
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