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BCS Shropshire - Maximising your opportunities with open source

Date: Thursday 16th October 2014

Venue: Telford College of Arts and Technology, Haybridge Road, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire , TF1 2NP Arrival at 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start.

Event Synopsis:

Doors open 6.30 for Coffee etc.

1) Intro/Safety - Ed Bedell MC (BCS Committee) and Telford College representative – 5 mins.

2) Shropshire Linux Group Why you need to partake – 5 min

3) BCS, Why you need to join - 5 mins – Hollie Whittles (BCS Shropshire Chair)

4) Open source, An overview – 15 mins – Adam Sweet (Transitive Technologies)

5) Open source for Infrastructure and the Corporate – 15mins – LinuxIT

6) Open Source for the Microsoft Startup – 15mins – Ed Bedell (CreaNova)

7) Open Source for the Website provider. – 15mins – Hollie Whittles (FraggleWorks)

8) Q&A with Adam Sweet, LinuxIT, Ed Bedell, Hollie Whittles

9) Thanks and End. Ed Bedell & Telford College

Finish at 9pm.
• All times are approximate

Booking to Attend: This event is free and open to all. We anticipate the event to be popular so ask that you please book ASAP at

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