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Thanks for making ATO 2019 possible

Year 7 featured more speakers, hosted more attendees, companies and organizations, and created more opportunity than ever before.

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All Things Open 2019 in a Nutshell

Attendees over three days
World-class speakers
Educational Sessions
Participating organizations
Mobile app downloads
Mobile app page views
T-Shirts given out

From the 2019 Event

Arun Gupta Keynote speaker Arun Gupta spoke about Amazon's commitment to open source
Blue Cross The team at BlueCross BlueShield of NC - a good time was had by all
Erica Stanley Keynote speaker Erica Stanley spoke about "Machine Learning for All"
IBM IBM presented a 50,000 dollar check to Girls Who Code
Keynote Speakers Keynote speakers Ashley McNamara, Chris Coyier, Jono Bacon, Kohsuke Kawaguchi, Kent C. Dodds, and Todd Lewis
Conference Space Gorgeous ballrooms had enough seating for the nearly 5000 attendees
Sponsor Board Sponsored by some amazing companies in the open source community
Vendor Spaces Crowds and interest were consistent around vendor spaces over all three days
Volunteers Our volunteers were a diverse group of wonderful people, without whom the conference would not have been possible

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