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

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

Postby markelkins » Sat Apr 16, 2011 10:08 am ... on-120511/

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 ( 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

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 Liam was an IT Director in Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 business service companies.
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