Linux Foundation announces keynote speakers for Open Source Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit 2021



SAN FRANCISCO, November 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Linux Foundation, the non-profit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced today the keynote speakers of Japan Open Source Summit + Automotive Linux Summit 2021, taking place virtually December 14-15. A registration pass includes access to both events. Speakers can be consulted here and the full program can be viewed here.

Open Source Summit Japan provides a forum for developers, architects, and other technologists – as well as leaders in the open source community and industry – to learn how to gain a competitive advantage using innovative and open solutions and to collaborate for it. advancement of the greatest technologies. Automotive Linux Summit connects the developer community driving innovation in this field with vendors and users providing and using the code to drive the future of automotive embedded devices.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Josh aas, Executive Director of the Internet Security Research Group speaking on Prossimo and Let’s Encrypt
  • Brian Behlendorf, Managing Director of the Open Source Security Foundation discuss efforts to secure open source software
  • Dan Cauchy, executive director of Automotive Grade Linux sharing on the state of open source and the automotive industry
  • Dr. Ibrahim Haddad, executive director of LF AI + Data Foundation sharing on new projects and updates
  • Dr. Audrey lee, Senior Director, Energy Strategy at Microsoft, and Member of the Energy Council of LF, sharing how open source can help decarbonise power systems
  • Miguel Ojeda, Software engineer and Maintainer of Rust for Linux sharing updates
  • Kate stewart, Vice President of Reliable Embedded Systems, The Linux Foundation sharing on SPDX and SBOM
  • Jim zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation discuss the state of open source and share the latest Linux Foundation initiatives

Registration is US $ 50 and a registration pass gives access to both events. The events will take place in the Japan Standard Time Zone (UTC + 09: 00) and will be virtual, so you will only need a computer and an internet connection.

Members of the Linux Foundation receive a 20% discount on registration and can contact [email protected] to request a member discount code.

Enrollment scholarships for diversity and needs
Applications for Diversity and Needs scholarship are currently being accepted here. We focus on funding applicants who belong to historically under-represented or untapped groups and / or lower socio-economic status.

Open Source Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit 2021 is made possible Thank you to our sponsors, including Diamond Sponsor: Automotive Grade Linux, Platinum Sponsors: Cloud Native Computing Foundation and Fujitsu, and Gold Sponsors: Collabora, Hitachi, NEC, Red Hat and SODA Foundation. To find out how to become an event sponsor, Click here Where Send us an email for more information and to speak to our team.

Members of the press who wish to request a press pass to attend should contact Kristin o’connell.

About the Linux Foundation
Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 2,000 members and is the world leader in collaboration on open source software, open standards, open data and open hardware. Linux Foundation projects are critical to global infrastructure, including Linux, Kubernetes, Node.js, etc. The Linux Foundation’s methodology focuses on leveraging best practices and meeting the needs of contributors, users, and solution providers to create enduring models for open collaboration. For more information, please visit

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Media contact
Kristin o’connell
The Linux Foundation
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