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Entering the Open Source Emerging Market

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - May 14 @ 5:00 pm

Our second speaker from the West Coast is VM (Vicky) Brasseur on Entering the Open Source Emerging Market.

VM (Vicky) Brasseur is an award-winning free/open source advocate and corporate strategist,...

Percona Live ONLINE

May 12 - May 13

Percona Live is a community-focused event for database developers, administrators, and decision-makers to network with peers and technology professionals. Come learn from the best and brightest in the open source...

Unlocking the Power of Data for Space Exploration

May 7 @ 4:30 pm - May 7 @ 5:30 pm

Future Leaders is taking on the West Coast, with this weeks talk given by Dr Chris MattMann.

Chris Mattmann is an experienced IT Executive, CTO and Division Manager of the...

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...

Digital Twins

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - April 30 @ 1:00 pm

Ashleigh is an experienced Digital Consultant who partners with senior executives and leading infrastructure organisations to transform and advance the value of their digital capabilities and social usefulness....

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....

Open Chain UK

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - April 23 @ 1:00 pm

OpenChain ISO 5230 is the International Standard for open source license compliance. It is simple, effective and suitable for companies of all sizes in all markets. This standard is openly developed by a vibrant user community and freely...

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...

DrupalCon North America 2021

April 12 - April 16

DrupalCon unites experts from around the globe who create ambitious digital experiences. At DrupalCon North America 2021, the people who create the digital experiences the world relies on every day—developers,...

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...

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...

CrateDB v4.5

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - March 23 @ 6:00 pm

Crate.io welcomes members of the developer and open source community to join us as we celebrate the release of CrateDB v4.5, with which we open source our entire codebase!

In...

Software Heritage

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - March 19 @ 1:00 pm

An alumnus of the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, with a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, Roberto Di Cosmo was associate professor for almost a decade...

Understanding others, Understanding You – The Enneagram

March 18 @ 4:30 pm - March 18 @ 7:30 pm

OpenUK hosts quarterly events for all volunteers of the organisation. The first of 2021 will be hosted by Tim Lawrence, Hoffman UK CO-Founder, on Digilounge. This event will allow volunteers...

Standards Essential Patents and the IoT

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - March 5 @ 1:00 pm

Robert is a solicitor at Origin Law, and specialises in intellectual property law, with a focus on the telecoms sector. He is also chair of the Fair Standards Alliance, an...

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’...

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...

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...

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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Lintol Coding Challenge

February 22 @ 10:00 am - February 22 @ 10:30 am

Lintol are challenging you (as a team or individual) to design a processor to check unstructured data specifically.

Different types of validation checks can be added to Lintol by building scripts called...

Commercial and Business Models, making them work for open source

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

Amanda Brock, CEO at OpenUK, has conducted significant research over a decade in this area, from writing her first book chapter on this to revamping that chapter for the book...

Computing Deskflix 2021 – Hybrid and Multi Cloud

February 10 @ 10:00 am - February 10 @ 1:30 pm

Join Amanda Brock on a panel from 12:10 – 12:50 to discuss ‘Multi-cloud: are we nearly there yet?’ as well as other interesting panels on cloud computing.

You can register...

OpenUK @ FOSDEM

February 6 @ 8:00 am - February 7 @ 5:00 pm

FOSDEM 2021 is fully online this year.

Online stands may seem a bit different from physical stands, but not a lot has changed. With over 50 stands, organised per...

Open Hardware at CERN

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - February 5 @ 1:00 pm

Javier will tell you about our Open Hardware activities at CERN, including a bit of history, some details about White Rabbit (our most important OSHW project), the latest version of...

Opening up Radio Access Networks with Commodity Hardware

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - January 29 @ 1:00 pm

Dr. Ebrahim Bushehri is the founder of Myriad RF, a family of open source hardware projects providing design for low-cost and fully configurable RF boards. Busherhi is also CEO...

Cloud Native and Platform Issues

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - January 22 @ 1:00 pm

Cheryl Hung (@oicheryl) is VP Ecosystem at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, where she leads the CNCF End User Community. At over 140 members, including global names such as Apple,...

Founding an Open Source Business

January 15 @ 12:00 pm - January 15 @ 1:00 pm

Rob Taylor and Rob McQueen – Join two of the UK’s leading founders of Open Source businesses to hear about why and how to found a business based on open source...

Reinventing the Eclipse Foundation

December 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - December 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Nobody is better qualified to talk about the work of the Eclipse Foundation than Mike, the Executive Director, leading the Foundation’s move from the US to Europe. But, what does...

The Open Source Initiative

December 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - December 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Deb Nicholson, Executive Director, the OSI will look at what the OSI is, as the owner of the Open Source Definition, where its going and the challenges it faces as...

Containers – Everything You Need to Know

November 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - November 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Armijn Hemel, Founder Tjaldur Software Governance Solutions is a leader in the container space, as one of the co-authors of the Linux Foundation report on containers, https://www.linuxfoundation.org/resources/publications/

Armijn is a...

5G and OpenRAN

November 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - November 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Tomas Lamanauskas Chair, 5G working group

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Brexit, GeoPolitical Shift and the Future of Open

November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - November 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Open Hardware and the Circular Economy

November 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - November 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Why the GPL is Great for Business

October 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - October 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Frank Karlitschek, Founder Nextcloud and OwnCloud

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Running a business based on Open Source

October 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - October 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Olivier Maes

General Manager EMEA, Rancher Labs (recently acquired by SUSE)

OpenUK Awards

October 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - October 20, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

The highlight of 2020 for the Open Community

A celebration of UK Leadership in Open Technology, sponsored by Bristows law firm

Doors open 5.30pm....

Open Hardware and the Circular Economy

October 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - October 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

John Laban

Impatient for

Open Technology

and OpenUK Board Member

Freedom, Security and Community

October 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - October 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Charles Schultz

IBM’s journey to open source

October 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - October 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Adam Jollans
Program Director for IBM LinuxONE marketing, former Linux Strategy Manager at IBM, and Fellow of the British Computer Society.

OpenChain – a New Standard in Open Source

September 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - September 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Shane Coughlan

Open Knowledge is Not Neutral

July 31, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - July 31, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Dr Sara Thomas, Wikimedia UK

Open Innovation in the Private and Public Sector

July 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - July 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Josh D’Addario & James Maddison

Open Hardware

July 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - July 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Andrew Katz and Steve Helvie

Community matters

July 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - July 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Matt Jarvis

KDE is All About the Apps

June 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - June 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Jonathan Riddell

the Open Desktop

June 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - June 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Neil McGovern, Executive Director Gnome Foundation

Intro to open chain compliance

May 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - May 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Sami Atabani

Open and Trademarks

May 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - May 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Pamela Chestek, attorney and member of the OSI Board

Open Healthcare

April 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - April 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Kumar Jacob MBE

To join these events please email your request to admin@openuk.uk

The OSI and OSD

April 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - April 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Patrick Masson, OSI

Hat Labs and Hacking

April 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - April 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

James Kingston

To join these events please email your request to admin@openuk.uk

A Covid19 response discussion

April 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - April 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Terence Eden

To join these events please email your request to admin@openuk.uk

A deeper dive into licensing

April 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - April 3, 2020 @ 11:59 pm

Introduction – Part 2

March 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am - March 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Sami Atabani

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Introduction – Part 1

March 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - March 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Sami Atabani

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OpenUK Healthcare Evening featuring Karen Sandler

February 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - February 6, 2020 @ 9:30 pm

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...

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