E-Day on the Exmouth: Why the East-End should capitalise on open source software.
There may be some additional speakers, depending on availability. Watch this space!
Buffet Lunch and Panel Discussion: from 12.30pm - 2.00pm.
Introduction to the Open Day:
Hugh Barnard - FOSS in Large Organisations: how the corporate world benefits from Open Source software.
Fabian Tompsett: Ethos and opportunities for Open Source in Tower Hamlets.
Chris Kilby: Lessons from the first two years of ProjEX and where we'll be a year from now (ProjEX is the open source based computer suite in the Social Club).
- Questions and Discussion.
- After lunch, there will be Static Displays and Demonstrations. We'll show a range of open-source software including Terminal Server (re-using low processing power machines), WikiEducator (free education project), Open Office (open source office software) and Gnucash (personal finance software).
- 3:45pm final questions and roundup.
- Mail us questions beforehand and we'll try and answer them on the day!
When & Where
The ad hoc consortium for open source computing in Tower Hamlets