Inaugural all-Island Conference on Free and Open Source Software

This event is not organised by the BCS.

1 February 2008

Spires Centre, Belfast

Due to recent sponsorship, the delegate fee was waived.

Open-Island was an inaugural strategic all-Island one day conference which took place on the 1st February 2008 in the Spires Centre, Belfast, on Free & Open Source Software under the aegis of OpenIreland and OPEN-NI.

The audience were public sector representatives from local government, health and education as well as local software development companies and those involved in procuring ICT solutions for their respective organisations.

The event featured a key note from Bruce Perens, author of the Open Source Definition, as well as addresses by senior representatives from large public and private sector organisations such as SUN Microsystems and AIB, and indigenous startup software companies such as DataHub Solutions.