Open Gov Summit 2013 | Open Source & Open Standards…Unleashing the potential of G-Cloud
Engaging with the SME market and building government communities
Thursday 25 April, 9.00am - 2.00pm
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Parliament Square London
If you’re aware of the government’s latest drive towards open source & standards in IT, you’ll know the reason behind it is to help government departments pay more competitive prices for their IT systems, by eliminating the vendor lock-in of proprietary solutions.
This 2nd annual Open Gov Summit, hosted by open source G-Cloud providers Zaizi and Alfresco, brings together Chief Executives, Chief Technology Officers, Enterprise Architect, ICT Programme Managers and civil servants who have responsibility for delivering on the government ICT strategy to explore how Bristol City Council are leading the way in engaging with SME suppliers, adopting open source solutions and promoting a government community around the solutions.
Key Note speaker:
Gavin Beckett, Chief Enterprise Architect, Bristol City Council
At this event, you will learn:
- About Bristol City Council’s SME engagement strategy
- How they are utilising open source and open standards based software and solutions
- Their plans to share the solutions with other government authorities under open source license
Join us at this exciting event to network with national and local government, learn about key developments in the industry and engage in a discussion with the speakers.