CHAOSScon North America 2023

Co-located with Open Source Summit North America

Vancouver, BC, Canada

May 9, 2023

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, OSPO Metrics, Common Metrics, and Metric Models.


Vancouver Convention Centre

1055 Canada Pl

Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Canada

West, Level 1, Room 110


Date: May 9, 2023

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time

Live Streaming

CHAOSScon will be streamed via the Linux Foundation streaming platform.

Live Discussions

During CHAOSScon, we will be monitoring our Slack Channel #CHAOSScon for real time questions and comments that in-person and online attendess may have.


Registration for this event is $20 USD and because this is a co-located event with Open Source Summit North America, registration for that event is a prerequisite. You can register for both events on the OSSNA Registration Page.

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Event Details

Code of Conduct at Event

All speakers and attendees are required to adhere to CHAOSS's Code of Conduct. Instances of abusive, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behavior may be reported by contacting

Social Media and Conference Updates

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

Follow @CHAOSSproj and tweet #CHAOSS #CHAOSScon during the Summit and CHAOSScon to let everyone know how important open source community health is!

Diversity Access Tickets and Family Friendliness

Please email Elizabeth Barron for more information on how to get a Diversity Access Ticket.

The CHAOSScon team plans to host an informal family friendly outing after CHAOSScon, but the details are to be determined. We recommend you join the #CHAOSScon slack channel for up-to-date information.


May 9, 2023 from 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time

Time Topic Speaker
1:00-1:30 Check-in, networking, and coffee/tea
1:30-1:50 Welcome and State of CHAOSS Georg Link, Bitergia
1:55-2:15 Keynote 1: How do we build towards open source sustainability? A discussion of issues, opportunities, expectations, and the role of individuals, companies, and organizations Sophia Vargas, Google
2:20-2:40 Discussion session in small groups
2:40-2:55 Break with coffee/tea
3:00-3:20 Keynote 2: How do you interpret, motivate to improve, and share results of OSS community health-related findings within an organization? Emma Irwin, Microsoft
3:20-3:40 Discussion session in small groups
3:45-4:30 Keynote 3: CHAOSS software updates with real time demonstrations Sean Goggins, University of Missouri, Cali Dolfi, Red Hat and Daniel Izquierdo, Bitergia
4:30-5:00 Lightning Talk Style Large group discussion, sharing what was discussed wrapup


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 sponsors!

CHAOSScon NA 2023 Organizing Committee

  • Armstrong Foundjem
  • Daniel Izquierdo
  • Dawn Foster
  • Elizabeth Barron
  • Georg Link
  • Katie Schueths
  • Matt Germonprez
  • Ruth Ikegah
  • Sean Goggins
  • Sophia Vargas
  • Vinod Ahuja