Archive for April, 2011

Open Source and the UK: Liam Maxwell – London 12/05/11

Thu, Apr 14th 2011 13:02 Posted by markelkins

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@bcs.org

Liam Maxwell is a Councillor and the Lead Member for Policy and Performance at the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, where his brief includes Information Technology.

His background is as an IT Director in Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 business service companies. He is the author of Better for Less (2010) It’s ours, why we, not government, must own our data (2009) and How the Internet took Obama back to the 1950s (2008). He is the co-author, with Mark Thompson, of Open Source, Open Standards: Reforming IT procurement in Government, a report for the Conservative Party, 2008.

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