Community Leadership Summit X

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The Community Leadership Summit began in 2009 in Portland, Oregon, USA, and has grown to be a key fixture on the open source event calendar.

The Community Leadership Summit is an annual event conceived back in 2009 by Jono Bacon, who is currently the Senior Director of Community at XPRIZE, former community manager for the global Ubuntu community, and author of The Art of Community by O’Reilly. He has organized it each year since then. He put together the summit as a first step in helping community managers and leaders to define and refine their work, share knowledge and make connections in a vendor neutral way. CLSx events are local CLS style events that happen in locations around the world. FInd out more about CLS:

Other communities are learning from the way open source communities work. In turn we are starting to learn from them. Jono Bacon blew seeds into the wind at CLS this year to try to distribute the