The UK's Open Technology - open source software, open hardware and open data - conference. www.stateofopencon.com
Bringing together the UK and global communities. Enterprise, the public Sector, Government and Open Source Communities in one event.
Morning of Plenaries:
The Future of Open Source Software and its Future Funding, with international governments, The United Nations, Sovereign Funds and philanthropic organisations.
Seven Tracks over 1.5 days:
5 Tracks will be a mixture of curated and CFP based content. CFP’s for each relevant track managed by CFP committees working on tracks.
1. Platform Engineering
Hosted by Liz Rice, Chief Open Source Officer, Isovalent and OpenUK Board Director
CFP Chair Carla Gaggini, Head of Content, Events and Community, Container Solutions
Professor Eleanor Shaw, OBE, Vice Principal, University of Strathclyde
Katie Gamanji Senior Engineer, Apple and OpenUK Chief Future Founder
Matt Barker Vice President and Co-Founder Jetstack and OpenUK Entrepreneur in Residence
20 Open Source Founders - Full list TBC shortly.
Hosted by Sal Kammich, Director of Open Source, AI and DevSecOps, Escher Cloud and OpenUK Security Advisory
CFP Chair Andrew Martin, CEO and Co-Founder Control Plane and OpenUK CISO
4. Government, Law and Policy
Hosted by Judy Parnall, Director of Industry & Standards BBC
Dan Aldridge, Senior Policy Manager, BCS and OpenUK Policy Advisory Board
Chris Eastham, Partner Field Fisher and OpenUK Chief Legal Officer
5. Open Data
Hosted by Emma Thwaites Director, Open Data Institute
Content curated by the Open Data Institute
CFP Chair, Sonia Cooper, Assistant General Counsel, Open Innovation, Microsoft
6. Open Hardware
CFP Chair Erik Riedel, Founder and CEO Flax Computing
Hannah Foxwell, Product Director, Snyk and OpenUK MeetUp Coordinator
Paula Kennedy, Co-Founder and COO, Syntass and OpenUK Ambassador
Terence Eden, Technical Specialist Architect, Cabinet Office and Open UK Board
Please note that in applying to speak at the event, you do so at your own discretion and risk, and submitting an application does not, in itself, amount to a commitment by the organisers that you will be invited to participate as a contributor. The organisers reserve the right to choose contributors completely at their own discretion.
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