Open Source 101 online conference 2021

Open Source 101 is a one-day educational conference covering the processes and tools foundational to open source, open tech, and the open web. All sessions will be delivered live and virtually to devices around the world. Target audience includes developers, technologists, students and decision-makers. The format includes TED-style keynote talks as well as track sessions from industry experts.

The event takes place online only, and registration is free of charge. For more information and to sign up, go to:

Sessions include:

Open Source Processes

  • The Many Ways to Contribute to Open Source + Best Practices and Examples
  • Open Sourcing an Internal Tool: Strategy, process, best practices and considerations
  • Open Source Licensing: Types, Strategies and Processes
  • Building a technical documentation static site for open source projects
  • Open Source Governance 101
  • Open Source Community Engagement Best Practices and Health Checks
  • Accessibility Best Practices and Must-Do’s
  • Being an Open Source Project Maintainer: Strategy and best practices
  • Innersource 101
  • Open Source Governance 101
  • My first pull request


  • Machine Learning Open Source Tool Stacks: Current and best options
  • The “Perfect” JS Library Tooling
  • Automating Developer Things with GitHub Actions
  • A starters guide to building APIs with Javascript
  • The Changing Landscape of Open Source Databases
  • Go With the (OAuth) Flow
  • Kubernetes – A Beginners & Intermediate Guide
  • An Introduction to MySQL Indexes & Histograms
  • Improve your git commits in two easy steps
  • Linux 101

For those who weren’t able to attend this event “live” but wanted to, you can now catch recordings of the sessions here: