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On May 27, Red Hat will sponsor "Open Your World," a day-long virtual forum presented by opensource.com 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:
|8:45||Introduction||Michael Tiemann, Vice President, Open Source Affairs, Red Hat|
|9:00||Business||Dr. David Upton, Chair of Operations Management, Oxford University|
|9:45||Government||Karsten Gerloff, President, Free Software Foundation Europe;
Graham Taylor, Chief Executive, OpenForum Europe
|10:45||Education||Matt Jadud, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Allegheny College|
|11:30||Business||Eugene Eric Kim, Cofounder and Principal, Blue Oxen Associates|
|12:30||Life||Daniel James, Director, 64 Studio Ltd.|
|1:15||Life||Dr. John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School; Chair of the US Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel|
|2:15||Business||Michael Tiemann, Vice President, Open Source Affairs, Red Hat|
|3:00||Law||Richard Fontana, Open Source Licensing and Patent Counsel, Red Hat|
|4:00||Government||Open Source for America
Panel featuring Jeremy Allison, Linux Evangelist, Google
|4:45||Life||Karsten Wade, Senior Community Architect, Red Hat|
To register for the forum, visit here.