Agenda Posted for “Open Your World” Forum

May 20, 2010

by Team

On May 27, Red Hat will sponsor “Open Your World,” a day-long virtual forum presented by and hosted by Red Hat’s Michael Tiemann, Vice President, Open Source Affairs. The virtual event will feature ten presentations exploring how the open source ideals of participation and collaboration are impacting business, education, government, law and life.

The presentations will provide attendees with a view of how open source principles play a larger role beyond technology to innovate and solve problems. We hope that the forum will act as a catalyst for open source communities to grow and encourage the use of open source thinking across multiple areas of life.

The agenda for our May 27 forum is as follows:

Schedule (ET)
8:45IntroductionMichael Tiemann, Vice President, Open Source Affairs, Red Hat
9:00BusinessDr. David Upton, Chair of Operations Management, Oxford University
9:45GovernmentKarsten Gerloff, President, Free Software Foundation Europe;
Graham Taylor, Chief Executive, OpenForum Europe
10:45EducationMatt Jadud, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Allegheny College
11:30BusinessEugene Eric Kim, Cofounder and Principal, Blue Oxen Associates
12:30LifeDaniel James, Director, 64 Studio Ltd.
1:15LifeDr. John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School; Chair of the US Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel
2:15BusinessMichael Tiemann, Vice President, Open Source Affairs, Red Hat
3:00LawRichard Fontana, Open Source Licensing and Patent Counsel, Red Hat
4:00GovernmentOpen Source for America
Panel featuring Jeremy Allison, Linux Evangelist, Google
4:45LifeKarsten Wade, Senior Community Architect, Red Hat

To register for the forum, visit here.

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