Three (3) 2020 CFP Q&A Sessions Scheduled – Thursday, April 9

We’re thrilled to announce three (3) All Things Open 2020 CFP Q&A sessions have been scheduled. The sessions, which have been extremely popular in past years, will take place Thursday, April 9 and will be one (1) hour in duration each.  They are designed for anyone considering submitting a talk to All Things Open 2020 […]

A conversation with Phil Yanov: Someone you should know

We recently sat down with Phil Yanov at Open Source 101 in Columbia, SC. Phil is a long-time technology thought leader and one of the most respected and well-known voices in the South Carolina tech community. He’s the founder of the Tech After Five networking series as well as the Tech After Five podcast, and […]

3 Great Tech Orgs in Columbia, SC

At the most recent Open Source 101 event in Columbia, South Carolina we had a chance to sit down with the leaders of three (3) great organizations doing amazing work in the greater Midlands region of the state. The three people and organizations included: Caroline Crowder of the USC Columbia Technology Incubator Cheryl Morlan of […]

The “Why” Behind Javascript Frameworks – Talk video and audio now live

We recently hosted Peter Elbaum at the Open Source South Carolina and the ATO Open Source RTP meetup groups, and he delivered his “The “why” behind Javascript frameworks” talk at both. Javascript frameworks is a topic we’ve been interested in for quite a while, and we were especially interested in the angle Peter took when […]

All Things Open 2020 – Moving Forward As Planned

We’d like to take just a minute and address the Coronavirus situation.  It’s top-of-mind for many at the moment, and justifiably so.  We’ve received a few questions from our community, which is perfectly understandable given the way things have transpired. First, we sincerely hope everyone is safe and that no one in our community has […]

2020 Showcase Profile – Women in Tech Allies RDU, interview now live

We’re pleased to announce the first group to be featured in our 2020 Showcase Series – Women in Tech Allies RDU. Women in Tech Allies is an RDU based group with a mission to advocate for diversity in technology through networking, tech talks, mentorship, etc.  Susan Wands and Alani Perry serve as organizers and both […]

2019 Promotional Video Now Live

We’re really excited to announce the 2019 promotional video is now available! Our goal was to produce a video that captures the essence and spirit of the conference, and we feel Jonathan Corbett of Oak Hill Photography and Triad Aerial Images did an outstanding job. For those that attended in 2019, you’ll see some familiar […]

Spacewalk 2020: Experience it again, or watch for the first time

The first-ever Spacewalk event was hosted on the evening of Tuesday, January 21 in downtown Durham, NC.  Nearly 200 attended in person at the Carolina Theater. The evening featured three (3) segments of content: A preview of the upcoming year for All Things Open, including the announcement of a slightly new direction for as […]

How We Encourage Diversity and Inclusion

7 Things We Do To Encourage Diversity & Inclusion 5 minute read  We’ve hosted open source events for more than 10 years now – more like 13 – and we’re consistently asked about diversity and inclusion. “How do you ensure it?” and “What do you do to encourage it?” are common questions. While we’ve got […]

New Decade, New Look

New Decade, New Look reading time ~7min For the last 7-8 years, most people have gotten to know us as All Things Open, the conference taking place every October in downtown Raleigh. And rightly so. Up to this point, it’s all we’ve ever really talked about and promoted publicly. Building a 5,000 person event is, […]