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Our Calendar shows OpenUK events, events we will be attending and third party Open Technology events.

OpenUK events are open to all but may have limited ticket allocations and preference will be given to our Supporters Information on upcoming OpenUK events and ticketing, future events and past events is set out on this page. You can also enjoy recordings of our past events.

We are happy to list events for others in our events calendar. Please contact admin@openuk.uk to request an event is listed.

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Upcoming Events

Open Source & Ireland’s Innovation Ecosystem

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - February 25 @ 6:00 pm

Join Board member Phil Weir at 4:45 on a Panel Session speaking about Ireland’s Commercial Open Source Ecosystem.

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The story of the COVID Tracker Ireland App and how open source collaborations can help change the world

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - February 26 @ 1:00 pm

Danese Cooper has spent her life dedicated to promoting open source and InnerSource (the practice of open source methods inside corporations). It is well known that many organisations are inherently resistant to change. Throughout her career, Danese has gained many insights into how to effect change in organisations and ecosystems. In this session, Danese will share many of the lessons she has learned about how to effect long lasting cultural change.

Danese Cooper is the founder and president of InnerSource Commons. She is also vice president of special initiatives at NearForm, an Irish tech firm. Previously, she was head of open source software at PayPal, CTO of the Wikimedia Foundation, chief open source evangelist for Sun, and senior director of open source strategies for Intel. Danese was also the inaugural chairperson of the Node.js Foundation. She concentrates on creating healthy open source communities and has served on the boards of Drupal Association, the Open Source Initiative, the Open Source Hardware Association, and she’s advised Mozilla and the Apache Software Foundation. Danese also runs a successful open source consultancy that counts the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the SETI Institute, Harris, and Numenta as clients. She’s been known to knit through meetings.

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Computing Deskflix 2021 – Financial Services

March 3 @ 10:00 am - March 3 @ 1:30 pm

This episode of Deskflix will hear from industry experts and peers in the financial sector on their 2020 best practices, what they’ve learnt for 2021 and how they plan to overcome the next wave of disruption.

Join Amanda Brock on a panel with details to be confirmed later.

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Open for digital transformation – Red Hat Virtual Briefing

March 4 @ 10:00 am - March 4 @ 12:00 pm

In this morning briefing, you’ll hear from our experts about the three fundamentals of an open digital transformation – technology, process and culture. And how you can adopt these ‘open’ advantages to ensure your digital transformation is anything but generic.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This event is for Board level, senior executives and strategy leaders focussing on digital transformation, technology and operations, and culture

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Open Source 101 Conference

March 30 - March 30

40 Open Source Sessions and Speakers
Attend the 2021 Open Source 101 conference on Tuesday, March 30 for a full day of open source programming! The event is FREE to attend and all content will be streamed LIVE and online – this is a 100% virtual one-day conference.

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BCS Internet Specialist Group: Digital Sovereignty, Gaia X, New Regulation and OpenUK

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - April 9 @ 8:00 pm

Join Amanda Brock speaking to the BCS Internet specialist group on Digital Sovereignty, Gaia X, New Regulation and OpenUK. She will speak about open source in the UK, where the geo political shift is most clearly defined by Brexit, and ask, what does this mean for open collaboration? How is the UK dealing with digital and data sovereignty and creating trust through transparency and the use of open?

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FLIGHT Europe 2021

April 20 - April 20

Synopsys will bring together leading experts from around the world to discuss the latest trends in open source license compliance, legal risk, and M&A due diligence. Join Amanda Brock who will be speaking at this virtual event that is free to attend. Synopsys be announcing the agenda soon.

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Red Hat Summit 2021

April 27 - April 28

The Red Hat Summit is expanding to become an all-new, flexible conference series, consisting of a 2‑part immersive virtual experience as well as a global tour of small-scale, in-person* events. This series will create collective opportunities to share experiences, innovations, and insights.

Red Hat Summit® 2021 is where we come together to uplift perspectives in enterprise IT all around the world, ensuring that every contribution has a place, every person has a voice, and every question has a meaning.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2021

May 4 - May 7

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities virtually from May 4 – 7, 2021. Join containerd, CoreDNS, Envoy, etcd, Fluentd, Harbor, Helm, Jaeger, Kubernetes, Open Policy Agent, Prometheus, Rook, TiKV, TUF, Vitess, Argo, Buildpacks, CloudEvents, CNI, Contour, Cortex, CRI-O, Dragonfly, Falco, gRPC, KubeEdge, KubeVirt, Linkerd, NATS, Notary, OpenTracing, Operator Framework, SPIFFE, SPIRE, and Thanos as the community gathers for four days to further the education and advancement of cloud native computing.

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Open Source Community Day 2021

May 20 - May 20

Open Source Community Day is a FREE virtual one-day conference for any developer focused on the latest technologies in open-source.

Join Amanda Brock at 14:00-14:30 on the ‘Women in Open Source Tech Entrepreneurship Panel’ to hear some practical advice for open source entrepreneurs.

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Berlin Buzzwords 2021

June 14 - June 17

Berlin Buzzwords is back! And they cannot make any promises on the WHERE (virtual or onsite), they can tell you WHEN!

June 14 – 17, 2021

Join Amanda Brock where she will be speaking about Commercial Models in Open Source.

As soon as possible, they will let you know more details on the location or in how far they will be able to make an onsite-event together with you. This is why for now, there will only be conference passes for a virtual event available.

More details on the Call For Paper, ticket categories and sponsoring opportunities to follow soon!

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021

October 12 - October 15

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities from October 12-15, 2021. Join containerd, CoreDNS, Envoy, etcd, Fluentd, Harbor, Helm, Jaeger, Kubernetes, Open Policy Agent, Prometheus, Rook, TiKV, TUF, Vitess, Argo, Buildpacks, CloudEvents, CNI, Contour, Cortex, CRI-O, Dragonfly, Falco, gRPC, KubeEdge, KubeVirt, Linkerd, NATS, Notary, OpenTracing, Operator Framework, SPIFFE, SPIRE, and Thanos as the community gathers for four days to further the education and advancement of cloud native computing.

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All Things Open 2021

October 17 - October 19

All Things Open 2021, the largest open source/tech/web conference on the U.S. east coast will take place October 17-19. More than 200 speakers will deliver 200+ open source sessions across more than 20 tracks. Nearly 7,500 from around the globe attended and participated in 2020. At least that many are expected in 2021.

UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) 2021

November 1 - November 12

The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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See our past events many of which are recorded.

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