Who Should Attend Open Source Strategy Forum 2017?

When choosing speakers and sessions every effort was made to feature content applicable to every type of possible attendee. Everyone from the C-level executive to the senior level technologist to the everyday technologist contributing to or consuming open source should find something of interest and of value.

Specifically, the conference is for the following types of people:

1. CIOs, CTOs, COOs, Directors of Technology, Computer/Information Systems Analysts, IT Directors, IT Managers, MIS Directors, Technical Operations Officers

2. Compliance Officers, Software Supply Chain Managers, IP Counsel, DevOps Managers

3. Architects, Designers, Developers, Programmers, Analysts, Engineers

Just a few of the sessions and tracks being featured that appeal to the titles identified above include:

Executive/Case Study
The Cost of Free Software: How to manage risk in an open source world
Enlightened Self-Interest: Why and how companies collaborate to build and maintain essential infrastructure
Security in the Age of Open Source
The Open Compute Project: Open IT infrastructure to achieve greater choice, customization, and cost savings
Financial Services & Open Source Participation

Legal/Policy/Case Study
OSS Licensing in a Regulated Environment
(Workshop) Implementing and managing an Open Source Compliance Program: A Crash Course
Comcast’s Journey & Transformation to Open Source
Open Source Horror Stories (and lessons learned)
protecting Freedoms: Patents & open source strategy

Community/Culture/Process
Open Source Community Best Practices
Innersourcing 101
Managing the Software Supply Chain: (Open Source) policies that promote innovation while optimizing security and compliance
Contributing to Open Source projects: Standards in Financial Services
Open Source Process Experiences

Technology/Tools/Web
Extending GitHub to Meet Your Open Source Policy
(Workshop) Git & GitHub 101
How Financial Services Can Migrate to the Public, Private or Hybrid Cloud Using Kubernetes
Use DevOps to Shift Left Your Application Security