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Containers – everything you need to know

November 27 @ 12:00 pm - November 27 @ 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 rare beast, someone who understands both the technology and the governance of containers. His session will explain everything you need to know about containers, which are critical to the platform infrastructure and create a new set of issues for governance.

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5G and OpenRAN

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

Tomas Lamanauskas Chair, 5G working group

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Brexit, GeoPolitical Shift and the Future of Open

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

Open Hardware and the Circular Economy

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

Why the GPL is Great for Business

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

Frank Karlitschek, Founder Nextcloud and OwnCloud

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Running a business based on Open Source

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

Olivier Maes

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

OpenUK Awards

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - October 20 @ 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. Allocated seating.

Event 6-8pm

Awards will be presented in 6 categories:

Individual

Young Person

Open Source Software

Open Hardware

Open Data

Open Source in Finance (sponsored by FINOS)

 OpenUK Kids’ Competition  – Special Guest Imogen Heap will announce Kids’ Competition Winners

Keynote by Jono Bacon

Guest tickets, including a *goody box*, available by invite only to nominees and guests or through a *diversity scholarship ticket*, supported by FINOS. For information and to apply for a diversity scholarship https://openuk.uk/finos-scholarship-programme-application/ Applications must be received by 5pm on 30 September. Successful applicants informed by 7 October, registration required 8 October to receive a goody box.

Viewing tickets (include platform participation but not a goody box) available  free of charge at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/openuk-digital-awards-ceremony-sponsored-by-bristows-tickets-110797979740

Table plan and joining instructions shared with ticket holders in advance

Open Hardware and the Circular Economy

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

John Laban

Impatient for

Open Technology

and OpenUK Board Member

Freedom, Security and Community

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

Charles Schultz

IBM’s journey to open source

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - October 2 @ 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 @ 12:00 pm - September 25 @ 1:00 pm

Shane Coughlan

Open Knowledge is Not Neutral

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

Dr Sara Thomas, Wikimedia UK

Open Innovation in the Private and Public Sector

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

Josh D’Addario & James Maddison

Open Hardware

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

Andrew Katz and Steve Helvie

Community matters

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

Matt Jarvis

KDE is All About the Apps

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

Jonathan Riddell

the Open Desktop

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

Neil McGovern, Executive Director Gnome Foundation

Intro to open chain compliance

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

Sami Atabani

Open and Trademarks

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

Pamela Chestek, attorney and member of the OSI Board

Open Healthcare

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

Kumar Jacob MBE

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

The OSI and OSD

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

Patrick Masson, OSI

Hat Labs and Hacking

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

James Kingston

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

A Covid19 response discussion

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

Terence Eden

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

A deeper dive into licensing

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

Introduction – Part 2

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

Sami Atabani

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Introduction – Part 1

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

Sami Atabani

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OpenUK Healthcare Evening featuring Karen Sandler

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - February 6 @ 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 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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