Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) CIO Lee Congdon will be the keynote speaker for the All Things Open conference in Raleigh this week.

The conference will bring together developers and technologists interested in open source software. Congdon is expected to discuss the value of open source and how open source is driving technology trends.

The All Things Open Conference, running from Oct. 23 to 24, will include speakers from Google, Twitter, IBM, HP, Oracle and of course, Raleigh-based open source software company Red Hat. Congdon’s keynote speech is scheduled for Oct. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Raleigh Convention Center.