Industry experts will gather to discuss the most cutting edge topics at the cross section of finance, open source and technology, revealing recent developments and the direction of open source in financial services.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2022 — The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, and co-host Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate adoption of open source software, standards and best practices in financial services, today announced the conference schedule for Open Source in Finance Forum London 2022 (OSFF). The event takes place July 13 in London, UK. The schedule can be viewed here.
OSFF is the only conference dedicated to driving collaboration and innovation in financial services through open source and this year, will be held as part of Fintech Week London, a partnership emphasizing the importance of open source software and open collaboration in the financial services industry.
The event will feature 30+ sessions, gathering senior leaders and technologists from financial services, technology and open source to deepen collaboration and drive innovation across the industry in order to deliver better code, faster.
Conference Session Highlights:
- Managing OSS Risks in Finance – Pradeep Jadhav, Bank of New York Mellon
- FDC3 in the Wild – Real World Use Cases That Help Evolve the Standard – Kris West, Cosaic & Dimiter Georgiev, Symphony
- Safe to Fail Open Source Culture – Sylvia Lobo, Digital14
- When Open Source & Finance Collide – Keith Bergelt, Open Invention Network
- The Challenges of Deploying Real-time AI for Finance and How Open Source Can Help – Nava Levy, Redis
- Extending SBOMs to Describe AI Systems – Kate Stewart, The Linux Foundation & Karen Bennet, Technical Consultant
With Additional Talks By These Companies:
- Goldman Sachs
- Red Hat
Confirmed keynote speakers include Kim Prado, CIO, US Capital Markets, I&CB and Office of the COO at BMO Capital Markets, Gabriele Columbro, Executive Director at FINOS, Hilary Carter, VP of Research at The Linux Foundation, and Jim Zemlin, Executive Director at The Linux Foundation. Additional keynotes will be announced in the coming weeks.
Registration is offered at the early price of 149 GBP through May 25. Members of The Linux Foundation receive a 20 percent discount – members can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a member discount code. Members of FINOS can attend at no cost – members can contact email@example.com to request the FINOS Member registration code.
Health and Safety
Attendees will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and will need to comply with all on-site health measures, in accordance with The Linux Foundation Code of Conduct. To learn more, visit the Health & Safety webpage.
Diversity & Need-Based Scholarships and Travel Funding
Applications for diversity and need-based scholarships are currently being accepted here. The Linux Foundation’s Travel Fund is also accepting applications, with the goal of enabling open source developers and community members to attend events that they would otherwise be unable to attend due to a lack of funding. We place an emphasis on funding applicants who are from historically underrepresented or untapped groups and/or those of lower socioeconomic status. To learn more and apply, click here.
Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Kristin O’Connell.
FINOS (The Fintech Open Source Foundation) is a nonprofit whose mission is to foster adoption of open source, open standards and collaborative software development practices in financial services. It is the center for open source developers and the financial services industry to build new technology projects that have a lasting impact on business operations. As a regulatory compliant platform, the foundation enables developers from these competing organizations to collaborate on projects with a strong propensity for mutualization. It has enabled codebase contributions from both the buy- and sell-side firms and counts over 40 major financial institutions, fintechs and technology consultancies as part of its membership. FINOS is also part of the Linux Foundation, the largest shared technology organization in the world.
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