Free and Open Software Conference and Expo - Columbus, Ohio - October 24-26, 2014

The twelfth annual Ohio LinuxFest will be held October 24-26, 2014, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Hosting authoritative speakers and a large expo, the Ohio LinuxFest welcomes all Free and Open Source Software professionals, enthusiasts, and everyone interested in learning more about Free and Open Source Software.

Hotel- Travel Information

September 21, 2014suzenrose

Make your hotel reservation.... rooms going, discounted group rate.

Drury and Hyatt group rates link is seen below:   

Schedule Now Published

September 16, 2014vance

We are happy to announce that the 2014 conference schedule is now live!

As of this moment, it lists all 40+ main track talks, the Friday Early Penguins talks, and the professional training sessions for OLFI—the Ohio LinuxFest Institute.

Also returning on Saturday for this year will be the Career Track and Open Source Solutions Stage. In addition, we've got some extra ideas cooking. Keep an eye out as we add this new content to the schedule!

We look forward to seeing you this October 24, 25, and 26 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Visit our registration page today and take advantage of our free Enthusiast registration or paid OLFI training!

Ruth Suehle to Keynote at Ohio LinuxFest 2014

August 26, 2014vance

Ruth Suehle

The Ohio LinuxFest is excited to welcome Ruth Suehle as a keynote speaker at our 2014 conference.

Ken Starks to Keynote at Ohio LinuxFest 2014 - UPDATED

August 19, 2014vance

Ken Starks
We are pleased to announce that Ken Starks will be delivering a keynote address at the 2014 Ohio LinuxFest.

Jon "maddog" Hall to Keynote at Ohio LinuxFest 2014

August 13, 2014vance

Jon 'maddog' Hall
Ohio LinuxFest is proud to announce that Jon "maddog" Hall will be returning to deliver a keynote presentation at this year's event.

Enthusiast Registration Open

August 10, 2014warner

We're very pleased to announce that as of August 11 our enthusiast registration is open! Stay tuned for  updates on keynotes and speakers, we're working really hard to finish up the schedule just for you. Meanwhile, register for OLFI or as an enthusiast!

Ohio LinuxFest Institute 2014

August 6, 2014skippy

We are pleased to announce that registration for Ohio LinuxFest Institute 2014 is now open!

OLFI offers training from expert instructors on topics of interest to Linux professionals. This year, we have instructors from Chef, GitHub, Mirantis and Red Hat.

OLF on Twitter

August 5, 2014suzenrose

Thanks for 523 follows, and growing @ohiolinux on twitter.  AND thanks to the 70 people who submitted speaking proposals by the deadline!  We will let you know soon if you were selected.

Time is Running out!

July 7, 2014suzenrose

Yes the  Ohio LInuxFest conference is not until October 24,25,26  but the Call for Proposals is in it's last leg!


The Call for Talks ends on 7/24/14 ,  so you need to get it done soon.

I know, you have been meaning to send in your proposal for a talk at OLF, and it would be a dynamite talk. .....But we need time to evaluate proposals and arrange a schedule.

More info about how to submit here: 

Diverse Inclusive Open Source Workshop & Lunch 2014

If you want Free and Open Source Software communities to become more diverse and inclusive, and want to meet others who are working toward the same goal, then come to the Diverse Inclusive Open Source workshop!