[UKUUG-Announce] OSSG Event 12/05/11

Jane Morrison office at ukuug.org
Wed Apr 27 10:44:23 BST 2011

Open Source SG (OSSG) event:

Open Source and the UK: Liam Maxwell – London 12th May 2011


Liam Maxwell, Councillor and lead member for policy and performance at the 
Royal  Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, will give a talk for the Open Source 
Specialist Group (OSSG) about Open Source and the UK at the BCS Central London  
Offices, First Floor,  The Davidson  Building, 5 Southampton Street,  
London WC2E 7HA (http://www.bcs.org/upload/pdf/london-office-guide.pdf)) on 
Thursday 12th May 2011, from 1800 to 2100.

This bookable event is free and open to all with buffet and refreshments. 

To book a place to attend please contact Mark Elkins via mark_elkins at bcs.org

Liam co-authored with Dr Mark Thompson the report “Open Source, Open 
Standards: Reforming IT Procurement in Government” commissioned by the 
then Shadow Chancellor George Osborne MP and published in January 2009. 
Other publications include  “It’s ours, why we, not government, must own
 our data” and “How the Internet took Obama back to the 1950s”. Prior to
 becoming a Councillor at the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead 
and Head of IT, Eton College, Eton, Liam was an IT Director in Fortune 
500 and FTSE 100 business service companies.  

Mark Elkins


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