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Call for Proposals: Submit to Speak at SOSS Community Day Europe

By May 14, 2024Blog

Join us in Vienna, Austria, for the Secure Open Source Software (SOSS) Community Day Europe 2024, an enriching gathering where members from across the security and open source ecosystem converge to exchange ideas and advancements. Formerly known as OpenSSF Days, SOSS Community Days reflect our broader commitment to fortifying the security of open source software. This event is co-located with Open Source Summit Europe (OSSEU), offering an invaluable opportunity to learn about the capabilities that sustainably secure the development, maintenance, and consumption of open source software (OSS).Call for Proposals are now open. The Call for Proposals (CFPs) is open until June 16.

What: SOSS Community Day Europe 2024

When: September 19, 2024

Where: Austria Center Vienna, Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1, 1220 Wien, Austria

What to Expect at SOSS Community Day Europe 2024

SOSS Community Day Europe 2024 is a dynamic platform fostering collaboration and innovation in open source security. Join us for engaging discussions, gain insights from experts, and contribute to shaping the future of OSS security. Here’s a glimpse of what awaits you:

  • Security Education & Community Development: Explore initiatives and strategies for enhancing security education within the open source community and fostering community-driven development.
  • Open Source Security Tooling & Innovation: Discover tools and innovations designed to bolster the security of open source projects and ecosystems.
  • Open Source Vulnerabilities & Threats: Get to know the latest insights on vulnerabilities, threats, and risk mitigation strategies in the open source landscape.
  • Security Research: Engage with researchers and practitioners to stay abreast of emerging trends and advancements in open source security research.
  • AI & Open Source Security: Uncover the intersection of artificial intelligence and open source security, exploring AI-driven approaches to fortifying OSS integrity.

Call for Proposals (CFP)

We invite you to contribute your expertise and insights to SOSS Community Day Europe 2024. Submit your proposals on topics such as security education, open source tooling, vulnerabilities, AI, and more. 

Key Dates for Participation

  • CFP Closes: Sunday, June 16 at 0900 CEST (UTC+2) / 12:00 AM PDT
  • CFP Notifications: Tuesday, June 25
  • Schedule Announcement: Wednesday, June 26
  • Presentation Slide Due Date: Tuesday, September 17
  • Event Date: Thursday, September 19

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

Sponsorship Opportunities

For organizations looking to support and engage with the open source security community, sponsorship opportunities are available. Gain visibility and demonstrate your commitment to open source security by becoming a sponsor. Reach out to to explore sponsorship options before the August 2, 2024 deadline.

Register Now

Secure your spot at SOSS Community Day Europe 2024 by registering today. Don’t miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to connect, learn, and contribute to the security of open source software. We look forward to welcoming you to Vienna for a day of collaboration and innovation.