The Linux Foundation Announces Keynote Speakers for Open Source Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit 2021

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the keynote speakers for Open Source Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit 2021, taking place virtually December 14-15. One registration pass includes access to both events. The keynote speakers can be viewed here and the full schedule can be viewed here.

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

Keynote speakers include:

  • Josh Aas, Executive Director of the Internet Security Research Group speaking on Prossimo and Let’s Encrypt
  • Brian Behlendorf, General Manager of the Open Source Security Foundation discussing efforts to secure open source software
  • Dan Cauchy, Executive Director of Automotive Grade Linux sharing on the state of open source and automotive
  • 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 LF Energy Board Member, sharing how open source can help decarbonize power systems
  • Miguel Ojeda, Software Engineer and Rust for Linux Maintainer sharing updates
  • Kate Stewart, Vice President of Dependable Embedded Systems, The Linux Foundation sharing on SPDX and SBOMs
  • Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation discussing the state of open source and sharing on the latest Linux Foundation initiatives

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

Members of The Linux Foundation receive a 20 percent…