Following on last year's Open Source Summit, hosted by NASA, we've broadened our planning team to include the State Dept and the Veteran's Administration.
Purpose of the event: Convene the government open source community, move beyond the discussion of whether open source is secure or capable enough, and engage in practical discussions about how to do it right.
This Summit is more workshop than presentation. Bring your problems to find solutions. Bring your experiences to share. Bring your passion for open source and find a community.
Day One: Open Sourcing From Inside Government
|Morning: Context Setting and Networking|
|9:10am|| Opening Keynote
Chris Vein, US Deputy CTO for Government Innovation
Speakers: Providing inside government perspectives on open source software:
|11:00am||Deep Discussions On How To Use, Develop, Release, Build Community|
|How to Navigate Technical and Legal Hurdles|
Speakers: Presentations concerning the following questions:
|2:00pm||Deep Discussions on Technical and Legal Hurdles|
|5:00pm||End of Day|
Day Two: Collaborating Beyond the Walls of Government
|Building and Managing Community|
|10:00am||Deep Discussions on Building and Managing Community|
This location can be reached by public transport and requires taking the free and frequent University of Maryland bus. See this link for full details: http://bit.ly/LP0jFO
The event will be facilitated by Wayne Moses Burke of the Open Forum Foundation and will provide high energy, relevant speakers to educate the participants interspersed with deep discussions to ensure that everyone gets questions answered and information that is directly relevant to their interests and needs.