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

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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Catherine Devlin to Keynote Ohio LinuxFest 2016

The Ohio LinuxFest is delighted to have Catherine Devlin return to our stage, this year as a keynote speaker. Catherine is an Innovation Specialist at 18F, a startup within the U.S. government dedicated to popularizing and propagating modern, open-source software...
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New Web Site and CFP Open

After over a month of work, we’re very excited to unveil our new web site. In addition to a modern design that’s easy to use, our web site will work well on all sizes screens and all types of mobile devices. Big thanks to our partners Chepri for their fine...
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The Ohio LinuxFest at Hyatt Regency Columbus 2016

The Ohio LinuxFest is proud to announce that we will hold our 14th annual event at the Hyatt Regency Columbus on October 7 and 8, 2016. Ohio LinuxFest welcomes all Free and Open Source Software professionals, enthusiasts, and everyone interested in learning more about...
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