Open Source in Government Webinar

Hosted by Open Ireland Network, this event is designed to explore the use of Open Source Software in Government. Hear from local and global experts examine why and where open source is being used in Ireland and abroad to help accelerate the digital transformation of government services. Learn about how to adopt open methods for effective collaboration and how to assess the sustainability of open source projects.

This event does not require technical experience and the focus is on discussing the benefits rather than the technical details of open source. Whether you have a history of open source and are interested in hearing the latest trends, or are just curious to hear real world examples of how being more open has accelerated national and regional innovation agendas, please do join us for what promises to be a fascinating set of presentations.

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1:30 pm – Welcome & Introduction – Clare Dillon, Host

1:35 pm – Panel: Open Source Software in Irish Government – Clare Dillon, Open Ireland Network; Gar Mac Criosta, HSE; Tim Willoughby, AGS; Tony Shannon, OGCIO

2:10 pm – What Sustainable Open Source Projects Look Like – Stephen Walli, Azure Office of the CTO, Microsoft

2:45 pm – GovStack: Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Government Services –Sherman Kong, Senior Advisor for GovTech at Digital Alliance at the UN

3:20 pm – International Collaborations with Open Source Software  – Danese Cooper, InnerSource Commons; Sayeed Choudhury, Johns Hopkins University

3:55 pm – Wrap up 

4:00pm – Event Close

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