The place where community leadership is crafted.

The Community Leadership Summit 2018 brings together community leaders, organizers and managers and the projects and organizations that are interested in growing and empowering a strong community. The event pulls together the leading minds in community management, relations and online collaboration to discuss, debate and continue to refine the art of building an effective and capable community.

The event mixes together keynotes, unconference sessions, panels, and more to bring a rich set of content driven by a diverse audience.

Keynote Speakers at the Community Leadership Summit 2017

Jono Bacon

Founder, Community Leadership Summit and Jono Bacon Consulting

Sherrie Rohde

Community Manager, Magento

Stephen Walli

Independent Consultant

Jen Wike Huger & Rikki Endsley


Katie McLaughlin

Founder, KatieConf

Matthew (Brender) Broberg

Developer Advocacy / Community Lead, Intel

Jason Hibbets

Community Manager,

Todd Lewis

Founder, All Things Open

Abigail Cabunoc Mayes

Lead developer of Open Source Engagement, Mozilla

Why come to the Community Leadership Summit 2018?


Learn approaches, techniques, and methodologies from community leaders from a range of different industries.


Share your experiences, approaches, and perspectives to help craft community leadership across a range of professions.


Meet fascinating community leaders from around the world and expand your friendships and professional networks.


Expand your skills and potential by getting feedback and ideas around the work that you do and how you do it.

Weekend Before OSCON

The Community Leadership 2017 is the weekend before OSCON in the same venue.

FLOSS Community Metrics

The FLOSS Community Metrics conference, focused on tracking metrics in open software will be part of the Community Leadership Summit 2016.

The Community Leadership Summit is FREE to attend


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