25+ sessions (and more to be announced) showcasing recent developments and the direction of open source in financial services and providing unique opportunities to hear from and engage with those who are leveraging open source software to solve industry challenges.
SAN FRANCISCO, October 13, 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 New York 2022 (OSFF). The event will take place December 8 in New York City. The schedule can be viewed here.
OSFF is the only conference dedicated to driving collaboration and innovation in financial services through open source software and standards. The event will provide practical knowledge and guidance on best practices, tools and technologies, explore how to build a successful community, and provide unparalleled opportunities to network with the executives and individuals driving open source in financial services.
Conference Session Highlights:
Open Source Readiness for Financial Institutions
- Walking the Walk: Bringing a FINOS Project into a Large Conservative Bank – S. Ramesh, Sumitomo Mitsui Bank
- InnerSource: Breaking Down Silos and Getting Things Done – Bella Wiseman, Goldman Sachs
- The Benefits and Pitfalls of OSS Project Metrics: Measuring Health and Risk in Open Source Communities – Sophia Vargas, Google
Open Source Within Financial Regulation
- Why Open Source Technology is Critical to Widespread Adoption of CBDCs and Other Digital Currencies – Karen Ottoni, Hyperledger Foundation & Jennifer Peve, DTCC
- Modernize Regulatory Reporting: Get Ready for T+1 Settlement – Antoine Amend, Databricks & Stephen Goldbaum, Morgan Stanley
- Automating Governance: Dear Security, Compliance, and Auditors, We’re Sorry. Love, DevOps. – Bill Bensing, Red Hat
Financial Interoperability for the Desktop and Beyond
- How Digital Public Goods are Bringing the $10 Trillion Informal Economy into the Digital Payments Loop – Paula Hunter, Mojaloop Foundation
- Real Life Use Cases for FDC3 2.0 – Robert Friend, Symphony & Reena Raichura, Glue42
- An Architecture for Universally Interoperable Open Source Wallets – Wenjing Chu, Futurewei Technologies
Open Source in Finance Hot Topics
- From Security Testing to Deployment in a Single Pull Request – Sarah Khalife, GitHub
- Open Source Supply Chain Threat Landscape: A Moving Target – Ilkka Turunen, Sonatype
- Open Source Powered Real-time Fraud Analysis in a Hybrid Cloud Environment – Yichong Yu & Krishna Ratakonda, IBM
Keynote speakers and additional conference sessions will be announced in the coming weeks.
Registration is offered at the rate of US$275 through October 19. 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
While wearing a mask at this event is strongly recommended, we are no longer mandating masks be worn. Attendees will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or provide a negative COVID-19 test to attend, 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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