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Submit to Speak at SOSS Fusion 2024

By February 21, 2024Blog

The Secure Open Source Software (SOSS) Fusion Conference by the OpenSSF is a leading event for open source professionals, uniting diverse experts from software developers to CISOs and tech pioneers. It’s not just an event; it’s a push toward a more secure digital future. Attendees can anticipate keynotes, security tech workshops, discussions on emerging threats, and networking. SOSS Fusion equips participants with knowledge, tools, and connections for innovation and security in the open source ecosystem. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a newcomer, a maintainer or an end user, this conference is the ultimate hub for impactful contributions to open source software security. We welcome your participation and invite you to share your expertise and insights. The Call for Proposals (CFP) to speak is currently open, providing an opportunity for you to contribute your voice to this dynamic event.

Dates to Remember: 

CFP Closes: July 12, 2024

CFP Notifications: July 30, 2024

Schedule Announcement: July 31, 2024

Presentation Slide Due Date:  October 18, 2024

Event Dates: October 22-23, 2024

Reminder: This is a community conference — please avoid product and/or vendor sales pitches.

Call for Proposals:

The upcoming SOSS Fusion’s CFP covers a diverse range of topics, including the roles of Open Source Program Offices (OSPO) in security, maintainer and contributor dynamics, and integrating secure open source software into the development lifecycle. It also explores public sector involvement, digital public goods, and regulatory measures to enhance open source software security. With a focus on diversity, education, and supply chain security, the conference aims to provide fresh insights into securing open source software. The agenda spans from understanding dependencies to leveraging AI for security, demonstrating a holistic approach to this critical intersection. 

Suggested Topics:

  • OSPO: Security and Open Source Program Offices
  • Maintainer Roles: Maintainer and Contributor roles in Securing Open Source Software
  • Dev: Secure Open Source Software Integration in the Software Development Lifecycle
  • What’s Next: Fresh Ideas for Security Research & Innovation
  • Digital Public Goods (DPG): How the Public Sector (Gov’t) can Promote & Adopt Secure Open Source Software Principles
  • Public Policy: Regulations to Improve the Security of Open Source Software
  • As We Are: How Diversity Improves Security of Open Source Software
  • Education (K-12+): the Future of Secure Open Source Software
  • End Users: Secure Open Source Software Supply Chains
  • Dependencies: Understanding the OSS in Your Stack
  • Towards a Secure Baseline: The Ecosystems Role as a Rising Tide to Lift all OSS
  • AI for Security: Leveraging AI to Secure Open Source Software
  • Security for AI: Starting with Security for Open Source AI

Sponsorship Opportunities: 

We’re thrilled to present sponsorship opportunities for organizations interested in backing this crucial gathering of open source software security enthusiasts. As a sponsor, you play a vital role in the success of SOSS Fusion Day while gaining exposure within the community. Contact us at to discuss sponsorship options. The sponsorship deadline is September 20, 2024. 

Register now!

Mark your calendars and secure your spot at SOSS Fusion 2024 by registering now. We can’t wait to welcome you to Atlanta!