CHAOSScon North America 2021

Co-located with Open Source Summit North America

Seattle, USA

September 30th, 2021

About CHAOSScon

Learn about open source project health metrics and tools used by open source projects, communities, and engineering teams to track and analyze their community work. This conference will provide a venue for discussing open source project health, CHAOSS updates, use cases, and hands-on workshops for developers, community managers, project managers, and anyone interested in measuring open source project health. We will also share insights from the CHAOSS working groups on Diversity and Inclusion, Evolution, Risk, Value, and Common Metrics.


Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell St
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 1-206-973-1234

Room: TBA


September 30, 2021
9am to 12:30pm

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Event Details

Code of Conduct at Event

All speakers and attendees are required to adhere to our Event Code of Conduct. If you have any concerns regarding code of conduct issues prior to the event or during the event, please contact Elizabeth Barron or Georg Link.

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Registration for CHAOSScon is part of the Open Source Summit!

Social Media and Conference Updates

Subscribe to our Slack Channel #CHAOSScon for updates about the conference and to coordinate meetups.

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Live Streaming and Recorded Presentations



September 30, 2021 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Time Sessions
8:00 - 9:00 Networking Meetup (Hallway Track)
Grab a coffee and join us before the conference begins
9:00 - 9:10 Welcome & State of CHAOSS
[Georg Link]()
9:10 - 9:40 KEYNOTE
Looking in the mirror: A holistic approach to evaluating and measuring organizational success in open source

[Emma Irwin]()
9:40 - 9:45 Break
9:45 - 10:05 Why we join and why we leave open source communities
[Kevin Lumbard]() & [Elizabeth Barron]()
10:05 - 10:25 Characterizing and detecting incivility in open source code review discussions
[Isabella Ferreira]()
10:25 - 10:55 Mystic - An initial effort in academic metrics, impact, and community
[Stephen Jacobs]() & [Emi Simpson]()
10:55 - 11:05 Break
11:05 - 11:25 Building metrics models based on the state of the art best practices
[Xiaoya Xia]() & [King Gao]()
11:25) - 11:35 A complex web of open source software dependencies risk
[Sean Goggins]()
11:35 - 11:45 CHAOSS DEI Badging: From there to here
[Anita Ihuman]()
11:40 - 11:55 Break
11:55 - 12:20 Lightning Talks
Signup available the day of the conference
12:20 - 12:30 Closing Remarks
[Georg Link]()
12:30 Group Photo with Conference Participants
TBD CHAOSS Networking Event
Subscribe to the #CHAOSScon Slack Channel for news about CHAOSS meetups in Seattle

Speakers and Session Descriptions

Coming Soon!


This is a community organized event, and we rely on sponsors to cover costs for coffee and other refreshments. If you are interested in sponsoring, please have a look at our sponsor_prospectus. Thank you to our current sponsors!


Silver Level Sponsors

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Bronze Level Sponsors

Red Hat

CHAOSScon NA 2021 Organizing Committee

  • Daniel Izquierdo
  • Dawn Foster
  • Georg Link
  • Kevin Lumbard
  • Matt Germonprez
  • Ray Paik
  • Sean Goggins
  • Sophia Vargas
  • Elizabeth Barron
  • Matt Cantu
  • Vinod Ahuja

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