2023 Schedule

All times are in the U.S. Eastern time zone and subject to change. Activities (except for the afterparty) will be on the 3rd floor of the new Hilton tower at 402 High Street, on the same side of the street as the convention center.

Downloadable versions of the schedule are available in HTML and PDF formats.

Friday, September 8

8:00 Check-in Opens
Room Pheoris West A (Early Penguins) Pheoris West C Tibor
9:00 Arduino Meets Raspberry Pi Using O.L.D. Programming Techniques – Cameron Hughes and Tracy Hughes Introduction to Containers and Kubernetes

OLFI ticket required

LPI Linux Essentials Review – Open to all in-person registrants, facilitated by Douglas Habian

We’ll view Shawn Powers’ videos and Douglas will answer questions

Useful for anyone who wants to boost their confidence in using Linux or those starting professional use

10:00 Exploiting the IT Value Stream: Iterative Automation Strategy – Brad Krumme
11:00 Syslog for Fun (and Profit?) – Warren Myers
12:00 Break
13:00 History of Computing – Ken Elliott
14:00 NixOS from Basics to Devops – Adam Stephens
15:00 The Outstanding Advantages of Being a Linux-Based Artist – Thomas Hancock
16:00 Simulated AI Hardware: a Toy Matrix Multiply – Zak Kohler
17:00 Keynote: Open Source Can’t Win – Joe “Zonker” Brockmeier

Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation LogoOur Happy Hour sponsored by the Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation starts at 18:00 – pizza and drinks will be served from Pheoris West B. Grab something and visit our exhibitors in the Expo area in the Massey room!

Room Pheoris West A Pheoris West C Tibor
19:00 Birds of a Feather: Mastodon and the Fediverse – murph Birds of a Feather Birds of a Feather: Diversity and Inclusion – Beth Lynn Eicher
20:00 Birds of a Feather: Home Lab – Scott Redmon Birds of a Feather: Vim – Steven Pritchard Birds of a Feather
21:00 Birds of a Feather Birds of a Feather Birds of a Feather

Saturday, September 9

8:00 Check-in Opens
Room Pheoris West A and Youtube Pheoris West C Tibor
9:00 Keynote: Database Superpowers – Catherine Devlin Using Ansible to Simplify Automation and Provisioning

OLFI ticket required

10:00 Home Automation and Security with Home Assistant – Logan Arnett and Matt Arnett The Future of AlmaLinux: Building without Following – benny Vasquez
11:00 An Introduction to Mastodon and the Fediverse – Bob Murphy Rocky Linux: How It Started, and How It’s Going – Krista Burdine
12:00 Break Break
13:00 The State of Enterprise Linux 2023 – Scott McCarty Intro to Coder – Tim Quinlan
14:00 A Brief History of Containers and Virtualization – Steven Pritchard TrueNAS SCALE: When TrueNAS Finally Swiped Right on Linux – Joshua Smith
15:00 Docker Unleashed: Enhancing Local Environments with Ease – Kyle Jenkins Flexflow: Unveiling the Optimal Parallel Strategy for your LLMs – Liang Yan
16:00 When Clouds Stop Raining Discounts: Surviving the Drought – Max Blaze Manage all your Linux with Uyuni – Don Vosburg
17:00 Empire Nvidia and Its Challengers: Alternatives for Machine Learning – Liang Yan Diving in with Linux Enterprise Base Container Images (SLE BCI) – Robert Sirchia
18:00 Keynote: Freeloaders, Slackers, and Pirates: Arrrrggghhhh – Jon “maddog” Hall
19:00 Closing Remarks

The Linux FoundationThe afterparty sponsored by the Linux Foundation will be in the original Hilton building at 401 High Street (cross the street using the skybridge on the 2nd floor) in the Atrium. This is the open area outside the Gallerie bar immediately to your left as you exit the skybridge. This is at the top of the spiral staircase from the 401 lobby. Although you are welcome to patronize the Gallerie bar, OLF will be out in the Atrium space.