[Fsfe-ie] Recent Open-Source / Free-Software seminar

Ben North ben at redfrontdoor.org
Wed Mar 23 16:01:39 CET 2016


Unfortunately I was unaware of this until just now, but:

The Office of Public Works recently organised a day-long seminar 'Open for
Business v.2.0' [
with the following speakers:

Keynote Speaker: Mark Taylor, Sirius
Martin Troy, Dept. of Public Expenditure & Reform /  Eoin Mc Cuirc, Central
Statistics Office:  Open Data in Ireland
Tim Willoughby, LGMA & Giovanni Tumarello, Siren:  Use of Open Source Data
Intelligence & Case tracking in LGMA
Eoghan Mc Carthy, NUIM:  Dublin Dashboard and AIRO
Alan Mc Nab, MD of Arista networks:  Why Open Source is important to Arista
Dr. Mihai Bilauca, Limerick City & County Council:  How Open Source changed
customer service delivery
Gijs Hillenius: Open Source across the EU [
Vincent Hussey, Office of Public Works:  Use of Open Source tools in river
Ray Pierce, Garda Siochana:  Open source case tracking
Cleo O' Beirne, Revenue Commissioners:  Enterprise Search tools
Closing Locknote: Joe Dromgoole, MongoDB:  NoSQL

The seminar took place on 2 March and had the tagline 'open source, open
standards and open data'.

Summaries of some of the talks:


Encouraging that this is happening here.

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