The place where community leadership is crafted.

The Community Leadership Summit 2016 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 2016

Jessica Rose

Developer Relations, DreamFactory

Clay Smith

Developer Advocate, New Relic

Jono Bacon

Director of Community,

Josh Simmons

Community Manager

Guy Martin

Director of Open Source Strategy, AutoDesk

Rod Martin


Tessa Mero

Developer Evangelist, Cisco

Christina Keelan

Community Manager, RethinkDB

Why come to the Community Leadership Summit 2016?


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 2016 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