TOPIC STREAM 09: Open Source Software / Openmind 2012

Open Source Software stream covers various topics related to open source software, including open procurement, best open source practices and fresh showcases where open source has made a difference. We will hear about the importance of software freedom and discuss the threats to openess and general purpose computing that we are currently facing. We also have a session dedicated to the potential future of mobile technologies – what role can open source software play in these new developments? Programming is organised by COSS (the Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions).

This year OKFestival’s Open Source Software topic stream also acts as Openmind 2012, the event in Finland about business, companies and tools around open source.

On Twitter:
  • Open Source Software / Openmind 2012: #OMind
  • OKFestival: #OKFest

Topic Stream Partners



Finalised Programming


Session #1 Open Procurement – By the Rules or Bend the Rules

HACK cinema 1, Tuesday 18th, 11:30 – 13:00  /  Session host: Ilkka Lehtinen, COSS

>> VIDEO DOCUMENTATION

>> Speaker Deck (PDF): Ilkka Lehtinen, Karsten Gerloff


Session #2 Open IT – Best Practices to Make It Happen

HACK cinema 1, Wednesday 19th, 11:30 – 13:00 / Session host: Ilkka Lehtinen, COSS

>> VIDEO DOCUMENTATION (PART 1)

>> VIDEO DOCUMENTATION (PART 2)

>> Speaker Deck (PDF): Karsten Gerloff, Jarkko Moilanen, Aki Lassila


Session #3 Open IT – Where It Has Happened?

HACK cinema 1, Wednesday 19th, 14:00 – 15:30 / Session host: Kim Aaltonen, SUSE Suomi

>> VIDEO DOCUMENTATION

>> Speaker Deck (PDF): Jutta Kreyss, Jari Järvelä


Session #4 Open IT – Future of Mobile

HACK cinema 1, Wednesday 19th, 16:00 – 17:30 / Session host: Jukka Hornborg, Ixonos

>> VIDEO DOCUMENTATION

>> Speaker Deck (PDF): Kimmo Puputti, Kimmo Karhu


After event: Proactum Open Meet Up (pre-register!)

Pub Angleterre, Fredrikinkatu 47, Wednesday 19th, 17:30 –


Guest Programme Planners


  • Ilkka Lehtinen, Managing Director, COSS ry.
  • Matti Saastamoinen, Open Source Specialist, COSS ry. Twitter: @smoinen

Contact us: info@coss.fi