Agenda

BelFOSS 2019 – Friday 12th April 2019

09:00 – 09:30 Registration  
09:30 – 09:35 Welcome Jonny McCullagh (SpotX)
9:35 – 10:15 Microsoft: GitHub, Open Innovation Network &
OpenChain – the world turned upside-down?
Rory Campbell (Forde Campbell Solcitiors)
10:15 – 10:55 Seizing the opportunity with Open Source  Keith Lynch (Red Hat)
10:55 – 11:10 Tea/Coffee  
11:10 – 11:50 Inside OpenLDAP: Making Great Software Howard Chu (Symas)
11:50 – 12:30 Apache Druid and open source creating multiple successful companies Dylan Wylie (SpotX)
12:30 – 13:05 OpenFaaS: Keeping Serverless Simple John McCabe (Proofpoint)
13:05 – 13:45 Lunch Collaboration in Practice: How an open source ethos delivers
data science at Allstate – Kathy Ayers (Allstate)
13:45 – 14:25 UX research and how it feeds into
the development cycle for Open Source
Eriol Fox & David McNamara
(Ushahidi)
14:25 – 14.45 OpenRTK GNSS Positioning Correction
Service for Greater Belfast
Conor Graham (QUB)
14:45 – 15:25 A Life in FOSS: England to NI via
South Africa
David Cutting (QUB)
15:25 – 15:35 Comfort Break  
15:35 – 15:55 Open Data for a Smart City Andrea Thornbury
(Belfast City Council)
15:55 – 16:15 FOSS Licensing Options Phil Weir & May Cheung
16:15 – 16:45 Panel Discussion  
16:45 – 16:50 Summary & Close