Open Source Software Quality in Practice

Date:
27 October 2005

Time:
6:00pm to 9.00pm

Venue:
Herbert Collins Building, HC024, Southampton Solent University, formerly Southampton Institute

Organised by BCS Open Source Specialist Group (OSSG), jointly with the BCS Quality SG and Hampshire Branch.

A buffet and refreshments will be available during the evening.

The main speakers will be Mark Taylor, Executive Director of the Open Source Consortium, which is currently at the centre of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) sponsored Open Source Academy; and Dr Graham Oakes, a Systems Engineer with over 20 years worldwide private and public sector experience.

Professor Margaret Ross will say a few introductory words on behalf of BCS Hants Branch and the Quality Specialist Group whose support at this event includes a free prize draw available to all those attending to win a free book. There will also be free demonstrations available of VMware running on Southampton Solent University PC's, which allows multiple operating systems.