Government Open Source Initiatives: An Evening with Code.gov, GSA & Hyperledger
Join us for this special Hyperledger SXSW meetup focused on the U.S. government’s open source initiatives. Hear from Code.gov about how it is supporting reuse and public access to custom-developed government source code, the GSA’s Emerging Citizen Technology Office that works with a network of partners from more than 300 federal, state, and local government entities to help evaluate, test and implement IT modernization initiatives with emerging technologies and The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf.
This panel discussion will highlight their work to date with Government Open Source Initiatives, including where they currently are, where they are going and how you can get involved!
Alvin Salehi, Senior Technology Advisor, White House
Justin Herman, Lead, Emerging Citizen Technology Office, GSA [Invited]
Joseph Castle, Technical Director of Code.gov, GSA
Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger
MC/Intros: Mark Morris, CEO at Tarantula Technology
5-5:30 Registration and Networking
5:30-7pm – Panel and Open Q&A
Hyperledger is an umbrella project of open source blockchains and related tools, started in December 2015 by the Linux Foundation, to support the collaborative development of blockchain-based distributed ledgers
Tarantula Technology –
A boutique Austin emerging technology consultant and contractor specializing in Enterprise Hyperledger solutions incorporating Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, IIoT/IoT, and Industry 4.0 5G Edge computing technology for business and government solutions based on Hyperledger open source technology.
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Light snacks and beverages to be provided.