Policy conference sessions

10:00am–10:40am Friday, 07/20/2012
Tony Wasserman (Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley), Simon Phipps (Public Software CIC)
Formed by a group that included Tim O'Reilly, OSI has been the cornerstone of the movement OSCON aims to gather in plenary. Hear how OSI is transforming itself into the new voice of the global open source community
11:30am–12:10pm Thursday, 07/19/2012
Karl Fogel (Open Tech Strategies, LLC), Gunnar Hellekson (Red Hat)
We've assembled the first comprehensive history of open source in the US government -- all the major events, publications, policy, and code releases we could collect. And it's mashable. From that data, we learn how the government adopts open source, how policies affects adoption, and how governments have most effectively encouraged their own open source use.


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