Events

The  OpenUK calendar shares our events and UK and international Open Events that may be of interest. Please contact us if you would like to have your Open event listed.

OpenUK events are open to all. Information on these and ticketing is set out here.

Upcoming Events - apply for tickets

OpenUK Healthcare Evening featuring Karen Sandler

Thu, 6 February 2020
18:00 – 21:30 GMT

Venue

OpenUK Open Healthcare evening sponsored by DITO and Great Ormond Street, DRIVE.

An evening of talks, and discussion of the place of open source in the NHS and healthcare. Keynote speaker and talks, drinks, nibbles and the opportunity to meet like minded people with an interest in health care and technology, supporting or curious about Open, over drinks and nibbles.

Keynote: Karen Sandler, Executive Director, Software Freedom Conservancy, former executive director of the GNOME Foundation, an attorney, and former general counsel of the Software Freedom Law Centre is based in New York. Karen will be introducing her big software heart and Digital Autonomy in her keynote speech. Learn more about Karen’s views in her recent blog for OpenUK.

Speaker from the Office of the Minister for Health or NHSX TBC.

Stuart Mackintosh, Founder of OpusVL, Director OpenUK and Lead of the DITO Project will update on the Innovate UK Funded EOP’s project.

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OpenUK Data WorkStream - Panel Sessions

Tue, 17 March 2020
16:00 – 20:00 GMT

OpenUK Data WorkStream Panel Sessions, sponsored by Arup.

Panel Session One:

Commercial Models in data – ethically monetising data

Moderated by Amanda Brock, CEO, OpenUK

Panel Session Two:

Opening historically closed data in 2020 and beyond – how do we meet this challenge

Moderated by Jeni Tennison, CEO, Open Data Institute

Topics and outputs for the 14 April Workshop to be agreed in this session.

OpenUK Data WorkStream - Workshop

Tue, 14 April 2020
16:00 – 20:00 GMT

OpenUK Data WorkStream Workshop, sponsored by Arup.

More details to follow on 17 March, when topics and outputs are decided at the Open Data WorkStream Panel Sessions.

Outputs will be launched on 12 June as part of OpenUK Week.

 

Future Events - save the date

OpenUK Week: OpenUK Open Hardware Fest

Mon, 08 June 2020

A collaborative event bringing together the major communities in OpenHardware for the first time.

More details to follow!

OpenUK Week: OpenUK Awards

Thu, 11 June 2020
18:00 – 22:00 GMT
Unilever Building Auditorium

OpenUK Awards, sponsored by Bristows, Legal.

The highlight of OpenUK Week?

Keynote Speaker: Jono Bacon

Watch this space for details of a further exciting guest.

5 Awards and Children’s Competition Winner will be announced. Awards nominations launch February 2020. Esteemed Independent Judging Panel: Cheryl Hung, Andrew Back and Chris Lamb.

Nominations for the OpenUK Awards, sponsored by Bristows Legal, will open in February.

The OpenUK Childrens’ Competition is sponsored by Red Hat, in conjunction with MiMu Gloves and will be launched shortly.

Very limited ticket availability for the event and celebratory drinks reception.

OpenUK Week OpenUK Fintech event

Mon, 8 June

More on our exciting Financial Sector collaboration will follow shortly

OpenUK Week: OpenUK Wellbeing event

Wed, 10 June

Focusing on our dispersed Open work force, “burn-out” and the challenges of remote working. Supporting our mental well being.

Talks from:

David McCahon, General Counsel and Wellbeing Lead, Barclays

Gib Bulloch, inspirational speaker and author of “The Intrapreneur, Confessions of a Corporate Insurgent”

OpenUK Dinner

OpenUK Annual Dinner, House of Commons

Thur, 17 September

Sponsored by Pete Wishart, MP

Tables will be available to purchase from April

More details to follow!

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