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10th May 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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In partnership with the BCS and OSHUG, this conference explores the increasingly vital role of open-source as an enabler in the world of electronic systems. It will provide attendees with an informative view of:
- The benefits and challenges of using open-source
- Leading electronic systems organisation using open-source today sharing their experience
- The breadth of opportunities presented by open-source, from application software down to silicon IP
- Open-source capabilities from a range of leading suppliers
09:30 Arrival and Registration
10:00 Session 1: Opportunities & Challenges in Open-Source
Hear from organisations across a number of industry sectors, looking at the value open-source provides to them and some of the associated challenges.
“Open-Source: The Great Enabler for IoT Greatness (and Mediocrity)”
– Omer Kilic, Den Automation
“Sailing the Open Seas”
– Saar Drimer, Boldport
“Opening Networks with Open Hardware”
– Andrew Moore, University of Cambridge
13:00 Session 2: Practical Solutions
This session will focus on open-source technology in practice. Topics covered will include open-source verification tools, support and legal aspects such as licensing and contracts.
“Red, Amber, Green: Free and Open-Source Software in the Supply Chain – When to Avoid, Tread Carefully and Embrace”
– Andrew Katz, Moorcrofts LLP
“Open-Source Tools for the Electronics Systems Industry”
– Jeremy Bennett, Embecosm
15:00 Session 3: First Hand Experiences and the Future
Talks at the start of the day explored the challenges and the conference will conclude with exemplar success stories.
“Establishing a Corporate Open-Source Group: Journey and Lessons Learned”
– Gurj Bahia, Samsung
“Open-Source Field Programmable RF Technology Driving Innovation in Wireless Networks”
– Ebrahim Busheri, Lime Microsystems
“lowRISC – an Open-Source System-on-Chip Design”
– Alex Bradbury, lowRISC
16:00 Panel Discussion
Whilst this event provides a focal-point, the real opportunity lies in identifying actions that advance the capabilities of the electronic systems community in utilising the opportunities provided by open-source software. The panel discussion will focus on the identification of some areas for further work.
16:30 Event Close
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