OpenZFS Developer Summit 2018

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OpenZFS Dev Summit 2018

Our sixth annual OpenZFS Developer Summit will be held September 10-11 in San Francisco. As with previous years: The goal of the event is to foster cross-community discussions of OpenZFS work and to make progress on some of the projects we have proposed. This 2-day event consists of a day of presentation and a 1-day hackathon.

You can register for the event on EventBrite.

Key Dates

Jun 4, 2018 Conference registration opens
Begin submitting Abstract / Presentation proposals - send email to
Jul 16, 2018 Abstract / Presentation proposal deadline
Jul 27, 2018 Selected speakers notified
Aug 17, 2018 Waitlist cleared
Sep 10, 2018 Conference at Children's Creativity Museum
Sep 11, 2018 Hackathon at Delphix's SF office


The first day of the conference will be set aside for presentations. If you would like to give a talk, submit a proposal via email to, including a 1-2 paragraph abstract. Matt Ahrens will review all of the submissions and select talks that will be most interesting for the audience. The registration fee will be waived for speakers.

July 16, 2018 All abstracts/proposals submitted to

July 27, 2018 Proposal submitters notified


Will be on Day 2 of the event (Sept 11, 2018) at the Delphix SF office.


Please reach out to kritter at delphix dot com for sponsorship opportunities

Diamond Sponsors

  • datto
  • Delphix

Platinum Sponsors

  • Newisys

Gold Sponsors

  • iXSystems
  • Syneto

Code of Conduct

OpenZFS Developer Summit is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference at the discretion of the conference organizers.

If you see or experience any inappropriate conduct at the conference, report it to one of the event managers: Karyn Ritter, Matt Ahrens, Victoria Faveau, Pavel Zakharov, or one of the venue employees. At least one of these event managers should be near the registration desk at all times if you are unable to find an event manager near the incident. These contacts will step in and take the appropriate action. If you see a physically threatening situation, call 911 immediately.

For information about last year's event, see the OpenZFS Developer Summit 2017 page.