Open For Business

Sponsored by @Provident CRM, Dublin Castle, Friday November 28, 2014

Open For Business – Open Source in Government, Dublin Castle

Open data, open standards and open source are driving innovation across the public and private sectors. In the public sector, the move towards “open” is facilitating better data management, systems integration, management reporting and standardisation.

This seminar will explore the potential of Open Data, Open Standards and Open Source to deliver Government (Local, National and Semi-State) services. A number of case studies will be presented.

Agenda


8:30 - 9:00 Reception and Registration

Morning Session


9:00 - 9:15 Opening Address

9:15 - 9:45 Mark Taylor, CEO, Sirius IT – Adoption of ODF by the UK Government and other open stories.

9:45 - 10:15 Amanda Brock, Open Innovation Network Open Source – what is it and what do I need to know from a legal and IP perspective

10:15 - 10:45 Dr. Mihai Bilauca, Limerick City and County Council – A service Led approach to merged authorities and shared services.

10:45 - 11:45 Break

11:05 - 11:35 Davin Cody, HP – How Open Technologies are shaping organisations like HP.

11:35 - 12:05 Giovanni Tummarello, Sindice Tech – Big Data, Search and Semantics – No Problem!

12:05 - 12:35 Tommy Kavanagh, South Dublin County Council – Fix Your Street – An open solution…

12:35 - 13:05 Evelyn O’Connor, DPER and Deirdre Lee, Derilinx –Open Data in Ireland

13:05 - 14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Case Studies


14:00 - 14:25 Kate Kirwan, SIPTU – Document Management in SIPTU using Alfresco

14:25 - 14:50 Dervla O’ Keeffe, Revenue Commissioners, Revenue’s data warehouse and business intelligence

14:50 - 15:15 Jimmy Darcy, GAA – Learning.GAA.ie Moodle and the GAA

15:15 - 15:30 Afternoon Break

15:30 - 15:55 Mairead Phelan, PMO and Rhoda Kerins, LGMA – Building Control for the Future with an Open Source Stack

15:55 - 16:20 Eoghan McCarthy, AIRO – NUIM – Dublin Dashboard and Data Store

16:20 - 16:45 Vincent Hussey, OPW – Open Source and Open Standards in GIS

16:45 - 17:00 Close

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