London, UK – 6th December 2022 – OpenUK, the not for profit organisation representing the UK’s Open Technology sector, is delivering its first annual State of Open Con conference on open source software, open hardware and open data, organised in association with The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) SA Open. It will take place across five floors of London’s premier conference venue, the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, on the 7th and 8th of February 2023.
Following on from Advanced Infrastructure being awarded BEIS funding in a Smart Meter Energy Data Repository programme in Dec 2022, Advanced Infrastructure's CEO Christopher Jackson has been invited to deliver a session that will explore where the greatest opportunities are for smart meter data in the transition to net zero.
The conference will open with sessions on the future of Open Source Software and its funding. It will bring together leading UK and international figures in open source software, open data and open hardware around the themes of: government, law and policy; security; platform engineering; entrepreneurship; open hardware and open data. The event will also host an unconference, allowing the community to come together and share their own experiences and priorities.
Following the plenary sessions, the seven room tracks will be run by the following experts:
Tickets for the event will be available for £199 (inc VAT) covering the two days of the conference from https://stateofopencon.com/.