OpenZFS Developer Summit 2019

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OpenZFS Dev Summit 2018

Thanks to our Diamond Sponsors

  • datto
  • Delphix
  • Intel

The seventh annual OpenZFS Developer Summit, which will be held Nov 4-5 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.

Key Dates

Jul 8, 2019 Conference registration opens
Begin submitting Abstract / Presentation proposals by emailing
Aug 19, 2019 Abstract / Presentation proposal deadline
Sep 6, 2019 Selected speakers notified
Oct 18, 2019 Waitlist cleared
Nov 4-5 Conference


Will be announced in September.

If you would like to give a talk, submit a proposal via email to by August 19th, including a 1-2 paragraph abstract. We welcome proposals for any kinds of talks related to ZFS, and we are particularly interested in fostering a diverse group of speakers. In the past, the most popular talks have featured internal details of new or upcoming features in OpenZFS, and explanations of how existing subsystems work. If you're new to the OpenZFS community or new to giving talks at conferences, mentorship is available to help make your presentation the best it can be. The registration fee will be waived for speakers.


The first day (Nov 4) will be at the Children's Creativity Museum (221 4th Street, San Francisco)

The second day (Nov 5) will be at the Delphix SF office (343 Sansome St, Suite 900, San Francisco)


Will be on Day 2 of the event (Nov 5).


Please reach out to for sponsorship opportunities

Diamond Sponsors

  • datto
  • Delphix
  • Intel

Gold Sponsors

  • Nexenta
  • OpenDrives

Code of Conduct

The OpenZFS community values respectful, welcoming behavior towards everyone. This enables our members to thrive and contribute, and encourages new participants to join our event . The OpenZFS Code of Conduct applies to attendees, speakers, sponsors, vendors, and staff of this event, and will be enforced by staff members throughout the event.

Participants asked to stop inappropriate behavior are expected to comply immediately or be expelled from the conference at the discretion of the conference organizers.

To report a violation of the code of conduct, take one of the following actions:

  • Find someone with a “STAFF” badge
  • Call / Text Karyn at +1 415-702-0074
  • Post on @kritter or in #dev-summit

If you see a physically threatening situation, call 911.

Diversity Charter

OpenZFS supports the Diversity Charter, and strives to improve the diversity of speakers and attendees at this event.

Diversity Charter