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April 2015
Free

BCS OSSG & OSHUG: Hackerspace/makerspace/fablab panel discussion

April 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BCS London,
1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street
London, WC2E 7HA United Kingdom
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We will be hosting a panel discussion which will explore the organisation, operation, challenges and benefits of creative spaces known as hackerspaces, makerspaces and fablabs. There will be representatives from Makespace Cambridge, South London Makerspace, So Make It (Southampton), Fab Lab London, London Hackspace and the UK's innovation agency, Innovate UK. Note. This event is now full, but will be recorded and hopefully live streamed.  Watch twitter hashtag #oshug and #bcsossg for details of the live stream. The video will…

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May 2015
Free

Integrated Business Innovation With Odoo

May 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Racliffe House,
University of Warwick Science Park
Coventry, CV4 7AL
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The "Integrated Business Innovation With Odoo" event will provide the opportunity for visitors to discuss their requirements and discover if Odoo is the right Open Source business application. With over 2,000,000 users worldwide ranging from very small companies (1 user) to very large ones (300,000 users) It is fast and flexible, with an optional enterprise license model so it only costs when you need supporting services. The Odoo suite provides a vast range of joined-up business functions including accounting, manufacturing,…

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Free

NHS Hack Day 10 London

May 16, 2015 @ 8:30 am - May 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Henriette Raphael Function Room,
Guy's Campus, King's College London
London, SE1 1UL
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NHS Hack Days are weekend events that bring together healthcare and technology professionals and other “geeks who love the NHS” to promote health. Our events are free to attend, and have great support from across the healthcare and tech sectors. We’re a friendly bunch, so come along and get stuck in! Weekend event with a social meet-up on Saturday evening.

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June 2015
£5

OpenTech 2015

June 13, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
University of London Union,
Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HY
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OpenTech will be 10 years old in 2015. Back on June 13th 2015, for the usual mix of technology, experience and everything else. Book your place now, while we firm up the schedule. You don't have to pay upfront, just provide a valid email address, and fill in the form. You'll then be guaranteed a ticket if you arrive at the venue before 10:20am, when tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. The cost is £5…

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July 2015

2015 Open Source Conference – Public Sector

July 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Park Plaza,
239 Vauxhall Bridge Rd
London, SW1V 1EQ
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The 2015 Open Source Conference is at the forefront of addressing the Government’s IT strategy of sharing, re-using and collaboratively developing software. Open source software is hailed as being flexible and crucially can reduce ICT spending, to deliver the best value for money to taxpayers. This unique event will enable delegates to examine how to take advantage of Open Source’s low cost, flexibility and transparency, overcome perceptions of risk and instability and consider the potential for Open Data to meet…

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September 2015

Software Freedom Day

September 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
£10

Open for Business

September 28, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Hebden Bridge Town Hall,
St. George's Street
Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY United Kingdom
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STILL A LIMITED NUMBER OF FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE: FREE TICKETS What business models work for open source, and how do you choose the right one for your business?  Indeed, how do you get started with an open source business at all?  Getting access to open source specific business expertise is a problem for the wider open source community.   To help address this, the Open Source Consortium, in partnership with the BCS Open Source Specialist Group, have put together a one day…

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October 2015
Free

BCS OSSG: Widening Participation in Open Source

October 22, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BCS London,
1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street
London, WC2E 7HA United Kingdom
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All OSC members are very welcome at the regular BCS Open Source Specialist Group meeting, which focuses on widening participation in open source communities. More details and registration here:

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May 2016
Free

BCS OSSG / OSHUG Meeting: Open Source Chips Pt. 3

May 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BCS London,
1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street
London, WC2E 7HA United Kingdom
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The monthly meeting of the BCS Open Source Specialist Group and UK Open Source Hardware User Group will return to the topic of open source chip design

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September 2016
Free

Software Freedom Day

September 17, 2016

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is an annual worldwide celebration of Free Software. SFD is a public education effort with the aim of increasing awareness of Free Software and its virtues, and encouraging its use. Software Freedom Day was established in 2004 and was first observed on 28 August of that year. About 12 teams participated in the first Software Freedom Day.

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