LinuxFest Northwest, an annual Open Source event in Bellingham, WA USA, features presentations and exhibits on free and open source topics, as well as Linux distributions & applications, InfoSec, and privacy; something for everyone from the novice to the professional!


Linuxfest Northwest 2018: "Message In A Bottle"

LinuxFest is celebrating 19 years of service to the Free and Open Source community and we want you to be a part of it! Please join us by being a presenter at one of the largest, technically diverse, educational, and fun open source conferences here in the Pacific Northwest.

We are encouraging (but not requiring) that presenters touch on our theme "Message in a Bottle": Security, Containerization, and Personal Data. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us at present@linuxfestnorthwest.org.


Call for Sponsors!

Download our Prospectus and fill out our Sponsorship Form or email sponsor@linuxfestnorthwest.org.

Call for Papers

We are now accepting proposals for sessions!

You can submit proposals for BoFs, Presentations, Long presentations, Tutorials, and Short Tutorials. Proposals should fit in one of the 5 tracks: Code, Education, Humans, Infrastructure, and Security. The submission period is open December 01, 2017 - January 31, 2018. You have 58 days left!

Submit your proposal now

 

Call for Tracks

We are now accepting custom track requests!

Would you like to host a mini-summit, sub-conference, or hack space? The submission period for track requests is open December 01, 2017 - January 31, 2018. You have 58 days left!

Submit your request for track

Where to stay in Bellingham, WA

We recommend the following accommodations for your visit.

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Home2 Suites by Hilton Bellingham Airport

We are proud to once again be partnering with Home2 suites Bellingham to offer a special rate of $114 a night!

Use the link to reserve your special room rate or call and ask for LinuxFest or group code “LF4”

805 Home Lane, Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 734-3111

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Hotel Bellingham Airport

We are proud to once again be partnering with Hotel Bellingham Airport (formerly the Hampton Inn) to offer a special rate of $84 a night! With complimentary shuttle service to and from LinuxFest Northwest held at Bellingham Technical College. The hotel is also home to Fox Hall the location of our Friday Night Board Game Party and Saturday Networking Event.

Please call to receive the special LinuxFest rate!

3985 Bennett Dr, Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 676-7700

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