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If you build it, they will come. Enabling a Vibrant Open Source Community

CD Workshop: Learn How to Enable a Vibrant Open Source Community

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Did you miss the latest Continuous Delivery Workshop with Neil McGonigle?

Watch the recording to learn how Fidelity Investments built an open source community.


If you build it, they will come: Enabling a Vibrant Open Source Community

In the dynamic technology landscape, open source contribution has become a critical enabler for innovation. But open source development takes a complete shift in engineering culture. So how do you drive that change in a large enterprise?

How do you create, grow, and sustain a vibrant open source community?

Propose a Workshop

Do you have an idea for a workshop? Learn more about our program and submit a proposal.

Continuous Delivery Mini Summit

Continuous Delivery Mini Summit


We’re hosting the Continuous Delivery Mini Summit in co-location with Open Source Summit Europe 2023 on September 18, from 9:00-12:30 in Bilbao, Spain

This half-day event aims to connect the Continuous Delivery community—from leaders, industry experts, practitioners, and open source developers—to share and discuss how to improve the world’s capacity to deliver software with security and speed.

It’ll be a great chance to catch up, learn from each other, and hear about the latest trends in Continuous Delivery.

Event details

early-bird talks cdCon 2023

cdCon 2023 Sneak Peek: Five Early-bird Talks Accepted

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Contributed by: Lori Lorusso, JFrog, cdCon Program Committee Chair

The cdCon Call for Papers is well underway and, based on the submissions the program committee just reviewed, this year’s cdCon is going to be jam-packed with amazing technical content and community-focused sessions from project maintainers, end users, and notables in the continuous delivery space. With over 40 submissions received in just a week we were hard-pressed to choose just five to announce early but without further ado… check out the first five early bird talks:

Panel: The Continuous Delivery Paradox – Balancing Business Value with Speed
Moderator: Gautham Pallapa, VMWare

Fidelity’s Software Delivery Platform – Frictionless Approach To Achieve Autonomic DevOps & Enhanced Security/Compliance Practices
Speakers: Jamie Plower & Evan Elms, Fidelity Investments

Operating Tekton with Secure Defaults
Speakers: Christie Wilson (Warwick) &  Wendy Dembowski, Google

CI/CD for Data – Building Dev/Test Data Environments with Open Source Stacks
Speaker: Vinodhini Duraisamy, Treeverse

Trusted Open Source Artifacts on the Blockchain: A Hands-On Introduction to Pyrsia
Speaker: Adam Gardner, Dynatrace

Congratulations to the speakers of these talks! 

*If you weren’t a part of the first five – have no fear, you are still in the running for acceptance into the cdCon 2023 program. We will send out notifications for the remaining program on March 3, 2023.* 

Submit Your Talk

The CFP deadline is Friday, February 10 at 11:59 PM PST and we need more submissions to review so we can curate the best content to help others on their path to continuous delivery. We’re looking for talks in the following tracks:

  • 101 (beginners to the CDF & continuous delivery content)
  • Interoperability in CD
  • Cloud Native CD
  • Progressive Delivery
  • Best Practices in Continuous Delivery
  • MLOps
  • Observability & Analytics
  • Performance
  • Security & Supply Chain Security
  • Developer Experience & Productivity
  • Platform Engineering
  • Policy & Governance
  • Automation & Testing
  • Leadership
  • Community & Culture

Don’t miss this great opportunity to share your knowledge with the CDF community. 

Have Questions? – Ask The Committee

Our Program Committee members are your resource if you have any questions during the submission process. Each member brings their own experience in continuous delivery to the table and we are here to help you if you need help with your abstracts. Please feel free to reach out to me on the CDF Slack Channel, Twitter, or LinkedIn and I can help connect you to one of our members that would be best suited to answer your questions. 

  • Adam Kaplan (Red Hat)
  • Alyssa Tong (CloudBees)
  • Andrew Fong (Prodvana)
  • Batuhan Apaydın (Trendyol)
  • Brad McCoy (Basiq)
  • Carlos Panato (Chainguard)
  • Dadisi Sanyika (Apple)
  • Garima Bajpai (Ericsson)
  • Lori Lorusso (JFrog) – Program Committee Chair
fosdem 2023



Once again this year, there will be a CI/CD Devroom at FOSDEM 2023 in Brussels.

Devroom details

Lori Lorusso (CDF Outreach Chair) and Fatih Degirmenci (CDF Executive Director), also had two talks accepted. They can’t wait to highlight all of the awesome work the open source projects, SIGs, working groups, & end users are doing in the Continuous Delivery Foundation.

Saturday in the CI/CD room: Making Continuous Delivery Accessible to All
Sunday in Friends of OpenJDK room: Securing Your Software Supply Chain One Open Source Project at a Time

Making CD available to all FOSDEM


OSSummit NA 2023

Open Source Summit NA


Open Source Summit is the premier event for open source developers, technologists, and community leaders to collaborate, share information, solve problems, and gain knowledge, furthering open source innovation and ensuring a sustainable open source ecosystem. It is the gathering place for open-source code and community contributors.

Open Source Summit is a conference umbrella, composed of a collection of events covering the most important technologies, topics, and issues affecting open source today.

This year, cdCon + GitOpsCon will be co-located with Open Source Summit and will take place May 8 – 9, 2023.