Thursday, February 6
08:00 | Registration
09:00 | Introduction, Open Source Basics
09:30 | How to Work in Open Source –
Ibrahim Haddad dives deeper into the nuts & bolts of open source development: upstreaming, understanding collaborative development, working in existing projects and starting new ones, all in the context of existing successful open source projects.
11:30 | Lunch
12:30 | Open Source Development Process
Building on the morning session, Ibrahim Haddad will discuss details on the open source development model – how and why it works, applying open source processes within an organization (innersourcing), best practices in each development phase, managing contributions, and technical, business, and legal options for open-sourcing proprietary technology.
13:30 | Open Source & Business Strategy
Ibrahim Haddad will discuss how to develop an open source strategy for your business – designing policies, implementing tactics, developing ecosystem, and approaches to project management.
14:15 | LF Energy and You
Shuli Goodman explains why LF Energy exists and why these open source processes are critical to reinventing the energy industry.
14:30 | Break
15:00 | License Compliance
As an expert in the field, Jon Aldama presents the aspects of open source intellectual property – how do licenses actually work, how to choose one and comply with it, licenses vs patents, compliance tools and best practices.
16:00 | Managing an Open Source Program Office
Why and how to create an OSPO – strategic considerations, working with foundations, logistics and roles, leadership, and case studies, along with an introduction to the TODO Group.
17:00 | Wrap-up
19:00 | Evening Event (venue TBD)
We are seeking a location for a fun and relaxing dinner together to continue networking and discussions from the day. There is a flat fee to attend; pre-registration is required.