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Read OpenUK CEO, Amanda Brock’s blog about the Open Technology for Sustainability Day.

Thanks to Red Hat and Federated Hermes for sponsorship of the Day and to all who have worked so hard to make this happen.

Watch the Open Technology for Sustainability Day Videos

Opening Session – Who Cares?
Amanda Brock, CEO OpenUK
Moderator: Cristian Parrino, Chief Sustainability Officer OpenUK
Faith Boal, aged 11
Ronan Fernandes, aged 10
Femi Owolade-Coombes, aged 15

Keynote
Lord Maude of Horsham

Launch of the OpenUK Consortium Carbon Negative Data Centre Blueprint
Video Launch
Introduction by Moderator: Cristian Parrino, Chief Sustainability Officer OpenUK
Panel:

  • Amanda Brock, CEO, OpenUK
  • Leanne Kemp, CEO, Everledger
  • Lucy Yu, Director, Octopus Energy Centre for Net Zero
  • Max Schulze, Executive Chairman, Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance

Open Collaboration Opening Sustainability led by Red Hat
Introduction by Moderator: Grainne Hamilton, Co-Founder, InterChange
Panel:

  • Catherine Stihler, CEO, Creative Commons
  • Salem Avan, Director, United Nations
  • Chris Baynham-Hughes, Customer Innovation Advocate, Red Hat

Opening Up the Energy Sector
Moderator: Gavin Starks, CEO, Icebreaker one
Panel:

  • Helen Crooks, Head of Data, OFGEM
  • Lonneke Driessen, Director of Standardisation, ElaadNL (Open Charge Alliance)
  • Dr Richard Dobson, Practice Manager – Data Systems, Energy Systems Catapult

OpenUK – building the Sustainable Open Future for the UK
Introduction by Moderator: Matthew Barker, President and Founder JetStack and OpenUK Entrepreneur in Residence
Panel:

  • Liz Rice, Chief Open Source Officer, Isovalent and Chair CNCF Technical Oversight Committee
  • Lowena Hull, Second Year Student Cambridge and OpenUK Kids Course Creative Director
  • Amanda Brock, CEO, OpenUK
  • Will Page, Economist and Author

Speakers

Host for the Day

Amanda Brock

CEO, OpenUK

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Participant Collaboration Panel

Catherine Stihler

CEO, Creative Commons

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Participant Collaboration Panel

Chris Baynham-Hughes

Customer Innovation Advocate for Red Hat Open Innovation Labs in EMEA, Red Hat

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Moderator Blueprint Panel

Cristian Parrino

Chief Sustainability Officer

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Youth Leader

Femi Owolade-Coombes

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Keynote

Lord Francis Maude of Horsham

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Moderator Energy Panel

Gavin Starks

CEO, Icebreaker One

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Moderator Collaboration Panel

Grainne Hamilton

Co-Founder, InterChange

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Energy Panel Participant

Helen Crooks

Head of Data, OFGEM

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Participant Blueprint Panel

Leanne Kemp

Founder & CEO, Everledger

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Participant Sustainable Future Panel

Liz Rice

Chief Open Source Officer, Isovalent / CNCF / OpenUK

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Director of Standardisation

Lonneke Driessen

Director Standardization and Test Lab, ElaadNL

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Participant Sustainable Future Panel

Lowena Hull

Creative Director - OpenUK Kids Camp

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Participant Blueprint Panel

Lucy Yu

CEO, Centre for Net Zero

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Moderator Sustainable Future Panel

Matt Barker

JetStack / OpenUK, Entrepreneur in Residence

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Participant Blueprint Panel

Max Schulze

Executive Chairman, SDIA

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Speaker

May Cheung

Chief of Staff

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Practice Manager - Data Systems

Dr Richard Dobson

Practice Manager - Data Systems, Energy System Catapult

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Participant Collaboration Panel

Salem Avan

Director, Policy, Strategy & Governance Division, United Nations

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Panel Participant Sustainable Future

Will Page

Economist and Author ex Spotify

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