SFLC’s Fall Conference

Where: Columbia Law School’s Jerome Greene Hall, 435 West 116th Street, Room 103, New York, New York.

When: October 28, 2016   8:30am to 6:00pm EDT

Who: Eben Moglen, Mishi Choudhary, Software Freedom Law Center


Welcoming Remarks
Eben Moglen
Video (14min, WebM, 54 MiB)

Hyperledger and Beyond
A technical presentation by Chris Ferris (IBM)
Video (52min, WebM, 177 MiB)

Blockchain and FOSS, Problems and Possibilities
A panel discussion with Chris Ferris (IBM), Keith Agisim (Bank of America), and Brad Burnham (Union Square Ventures)
Video (1hr 19min, WebM, 254 MiB)

FOSS and the Automotive Future
A presentation by Jeremiah C. Foster (Genivi)
Video (59min, WebM, 280 MiB)

Q&A on Kernel Compliance
Mishi Choudhary, Greg Kroah-Hartman, Ted Ts’o
Video (1hr, WebM, 495 MiB)

Open Chain, What and Why
A presentation by Dave Marr (Qualcomm)
Video (47min, WebM, 150 MiB)

What Free Software Lawyers Do
A panel discussion with Scott K. Peterson (Red Hat), Terry Ilardi (IBM), Steve Marquess (OpenSSL), and Nathan Betzen (Kodi).
Video (1hr 8min, WebM, 159 MiB)

Concluding Remarks: Whither (Not Wither) Copyleft
Eben Moglen
Video (31min, WebM, 302 MiB)

Conference Program:

8:30am-9:30am Coffee, Registration, Welcome by Eben

9:30am-12noon Session I : Blockchain

  • Technical Presentation: Hyperledger and Beyond
    • Chris Ferris (IBM)
  • Panel: Blockchain and FOSS, Problems and Possibilities
    • Chris Ferris (IBM)
    • Keith Agisim (Bank of America)
    • Brad Burnham (Union Square Ventures)

12noon Lunch

1:30pm-2:30pm Session II : Automotive FOSS

  • FOSS and the Automotive Future
    • Jeremiah C. Foster (Genivi)

2:30pm-4:00pm Session III : GPL Compliance Without Blood, Sweat or Tears

  • Q&A on Kernel Compliance with Mishi Choudhary
    • Greg Kroah-Hartman & Ted Ts’o
  • Open Chain, What and Why
    • Dave Marr (Qualcomm)
    • Eileen Evans (HPE)

4:00pm-6:00pm Session IV : Lawyers without Guns or Money

  • Panel: What Free Software Lawyers Do
    • Scott K. Peterson (Red Hat)
    • Terry Ilardi (IBM)
    • Karen F. Copenhaver (Linux Foundation)
    • Steve Marquess (OpenSSL)
    • Nathan Betzen (Kodi)

Concluding remarks by Eben

All this, and more: free as in beer and also as in freedom. Lunch will be provided. NYS Bar members will be eligible for free CLE credit via on-site registration. If you have questions, or need other assistance, please contact rsvp@softwarefreedom.org. No pre-registration is required, but if you haven’t already, an RSVP is appreciated.

CLE materials are available at https://downloads.softwarefreedom.org/2016/conference/CLE_Packet.pdf.

If you can’t join us in person, you can catch the live stream at https://softwarefreedom.org/events/2016/conference/live.html.

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