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The keynotes of the upcoming SCaLE 16X Southern California Linux Expo has been announed

SCaLE keynote addresses are always a highlight of the event and 16X will be no exception.

We are pleased to announce that John Gossman, a Microsoft Distinguished Engineer and Azure Architect, will present "Microsoft's Open Source Software Evolution" on Saturday, March 10, 2018, Join John as he explains how Microsoft shifted gears relative to Open Source to the point where it now supports Linux on its cloud platform, contributes to kernel development
and supports several OSS communities. Come early. This one will fill up fast.

Sunday's keynote is a must-see, featuring Zaheda Bhorat, Head of Open Source Strategy at Amazon Web Services. Zaheda's "Travel, Tribes and Contribution Tales" will recount an amazing Open Source journey and offer advice on projects, careers and branding. Regardless of where you are on your Open Source journey, you will relate to this story.

SCaLE 16X the 16th annual Southern California Linux Expo will take place on March. 8-11, 2018, at the Pasadena Convention Center. SCaLE 16X expects to host 150 exhibitors this year, along with nearly 130 sessions, tutorials and special events.

SCaLE is the largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North America. It is held annually in the greater Los Angeles area.

For more information on SCaLE speakers, sessions, venue or nearby hotels, please visit

See you at 16X.
  SCaLE 16X Keynotes Announced