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OSMI founder Ed Finkler gave his talk "Stronger than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community" at LoopConf in Salt Late...

February 16th, 2017

Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard

February 15th, 2017

OSMI founder Ed Finkler will be speaking at #ElixirDaze 2017

February 14th, 2017

In just 2 weeks, from March 2-3 2017, ElixirDaze will take place at the Casa Monica hotel in St. Augustine, FL. Our venerable founder Ed Finkler will be there to talk about mental health in the developer community. Today is the last day to buy tickets for the ElixirDaze training day on March 1st, and tomorrow regular conference registration prices will go up, so be sure to register today if you've been thinking about going but haven't purchased tickets yet.

OSMI will be rolling deep at Midwest PHP next month

February 13th, 2017

It's still a month away, but we're so excited to be invading Minnesota that we figured we'd go ahead and post about it today. We'll keep reminding you as the date grows closer. Early bird tickets are still available until Wednesday, so if you haven't registered yet, now is a great time to do so.

Board member Gary Hockin is giving the Opening Keynote, titled Using Open Source for Fun and Profit (Friday @ 9am in the Main Ballroom)

Founder Ed Finkler is will be there to give his talk Graph Databases Will Change Your Freakin Life (Friday @ 11am in Ballroom C)

Board member Joe Ferguson is teaching a session on DevOps For Small Teams (Saturday @ 9am in Ballroom D)

Many of the other speakers are longtime supporters as well. If you're attending Midwest PHP, be sure to look for our booth, where we'll be available to talk all things OSMI.

How to Survive Valentine's Day with Depression

February 12th, 2017

The Other Side of Valentine’s Day | City on a Hill Press

February 11th, 2017

What's your favorite podcast about mental health?

February 10th, 2017

We're big fans of Mental Illness Happy Hour. What else should we be listening to?

OSMI volunteer Amanda Folson will speak about mental health in tech at CoderCruise

February 9th, 2017

The speaker line-up and schedule for the first-ever polyglot CoderCruise was announced recently, and we're happy to say that OSMI volunteer Amanda Folson will be taking part, with a talk about mental health in tech titled Silence is Deadly. It will take place on the second at-sea day, July 17th, at 11:30am in Chambers II.

Amanda will also be giving a technical talk titled Give Me A REST! at 9:30am on July 22nd (the third full day at sea) in Chambers II. Other speakers include several longtime OSMI supporters, so it looks to be a great event.

Conference passes are still available and are only $295; however, the cruise must be booked separately. For more information, check out the CoderCruise website.

Take A Course

February 8th, 2017

In Salt Lake City for #LoopConf? OSMI founder @funkatron is speaking on Wednesday

February 7th, 2017

OSMI founder Ed Finkler will be giving his talk Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community on Wednesday at 11:30am, right after the morning break. If you're at LoopConf as well, come say hi.