Open For Business – Sponsored by Provident CRM, Dublin Castle, Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Open For Business – Open Source in Government, Dublin Castle

This is free seminar on open source, open standards and open data. Speakers will represent both public and private sector organisations.

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.


8:30 Registration Tea/Coffee

9:15 Keynote Speaker – Mark Taylor, Sirius

9:50 Martin Troy, Dept. of Public Expenditure & Reform / Eoin Mc Cuirc, Central Statistics – Office Open Data in Ireland

10:30 Tim Willoughby, LGMA & Giovanni Tumarello, Siren – Use of Open Source Data Intelligence & Case tracking in LGMA

11:05 Break

11:30 Eoghan Mc Carthy, NUIM – Dublin Dashboard and AIRO

12:00 Alan Mc Nab, MD of Arista networks – Why Open Source is important to Arista

12:30 Dr. Mihai Biluaca, Limerick City & County Council – How Open Source changed customer service delivery

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Gijs Hillenius – Open Source across the EU

14:30 Vincent Hussey, Office of Public Works – Use of Open Source tools in river monitoring

15:00 Ray Pierce, Garda Siochana – Open source case tracking

15:30 Cleo O’ Beirne, Revenue Commissioners – Enterprise Search tools

16:00 Closing Locknote Joe Dromgoole, MongoDB- NoSQL

16:30 Close

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