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What To Do About Open Source
June 2018 Seminar
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
10:00 a.m. to noon
Registration Closes at 9:00 AM
WHAT TO DO ABOUT OPEN SOURCE
Scott K. Peterson, Senior Commercial Counsel
Red Hat, Inc.
Stephen Winslow, Director of Strategic Programs
The Linux Foundation
Open source software (OSS) has emerged, from its "free software" roots, into the mainstream, having changed the way that software is developed throughout the tech industry. As the decades pass, the role of software grows, the meaning of "mainstream" expands, and open source becomes relevant to a broadening variety of business activity. Why should commercial enterprises pay attention to open source? What legal and business considerations arise from interacting with open source communities, first as a user and later as a participant? How can you help your company successfully navigate in this open source world?
Topics to be covered include:
What is open source software?
Common misconceptions about open source.
What are the characteristics of open source licenses
What are the associated software development practices
Why doesn't open source fade away
Open source in an M&A context
Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 10:00 AM until 1:30 PM
Payment In Advance Or At Event