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10th OpenChain Japan Work Group Meeting Announced for July 16th

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第10回 OpenChain JapanWG会合(蒲田)を以下のとおり開催します。

今回は、特別拡大WGとして2部構成での開催を検討しております。
第2部では、各サブWGのセッションやオープンディスカッションが可能な セッションなどを計画中です。

Location

日時:7/16(火) 13:30-17:30 (13:00開場予定)
場所:富士通株式会社(蒲田ソリューションスクエア)
https://www.fujitsu.com/jp/about/corporate/facilities/solutionsquare/

Draft Agenda

第1部:全体セッション
    ・OpenChainについて(Shane-san):10分
    ・富士通のOSSの取り組みについて 富士通:15分
    ・Japan WG紹介(今田さん、各サブWGリーダー):10分
    ・台湾よりGuest Speaker:25分
第2部:サブWG・平行セッション

  • FAQ(公開QAと活動紹介)
  • leaflet(サプライチェーン上流への説明資料ディスカッション)
  • license-info-sg(ライセンス情報授受の必須項目ディスカッション)promotion(今後のプロモーション戦略検討)
  • tooling(SPDXなどツールデモ、ディスカッション)

オープンディスカッション
a) newbie(初めて参加する人へのレクチャ―含む)
b) OSS利活用での困りごと共有
c) その他(希望テーマ 募集)

懇親会

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OpenChain @ Open Source Summit Europe

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The OpenChain Project will be hosting a Governing Board meeting, a Steering Committee meeting, and an open discussion adjacent to the main conference.

The Governing Board meeting will run from 2 to 3.30pm and is for Platinum Members and invited guests. The Steering Committee meeting and the open discussion will run from 3.30pm and may be attended by all parties. This is a unique chance to engage with and contribute to the industry standard for open source compliance in the supply chain.

Timing and Location

October 31, 2019 | 2:00 – 5:00 pm
St Clair 2, Lyon Convention Center
Event Room Name TBD
Registration Cost: Complimentary

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OpenChain @ Open Source Summit North America

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The OpenChain Project will be hosting a Governing Board meeting, a Steering Committee meeting, and an open discussion adjacent to the main conference.

The Governing Board meeting will run from 2 to 3.30pm and is for Platinum Members and invited guests. The Steering Committee meeting and the open discussion will run from 3.30pm and may be attended by all parties. This is a unique chance to engage with and contribute to the industry standard for open source compliance in the supply chain.

Timing and Location

August 20, 2019 | 2:00 – 5:30 pm
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Registration Cost: Complimentary

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OpenChain @ Open Source Summit Japan

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The OpenChain Project will be hosting a Governing Board meeting, a Steering Committee meeting, and an open discussion adjacent to the main conference.

The Governing Board meeting will run from 2 to 3.30pm and is for Platinum Members and invited guests. The Steering Committee meeting and the open discussion will run from 3.30pm and may be attended by all parties. This is a unique chance to engage with and contribute to the industry standard for open source compliance in the supply chain.

Timing and Location

July 19, 2019 | 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Toranomon Hills Forum
Event Room Name TBD
Registration Cost: Complimentary

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Meanwhile in the OpenChain Eco-System: Other Events – ITAM

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The OpenChain Project has a terrific amount of activity around the core project, the work groups and a growing network of conformant organizations and partners. We will be highlighting some of the network activities in the coming months to show how our industry standard is spreading.

Paul McAdam from Source Code Control delivered OpenChain-themed talks at two IT Asset Management events in April and June. The first was the ITAM org conference in Dublin on Monday 8th April with an audience of about 40 people. The second was the ITAM Review Wisdom conference on Wednesday 5th June with an audience of about 30 people.

These events were hosted by  ITAM Review, an Online Magazine, Forum and Networking Platform for ITAM Professionals. Reaching out into this market segment is an important aspect of raising awareness of OpenChain before we formalize our ISO standard.

Array is the Latest OpenChain Partner in Italy

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“OpenChain is an important tile in the licensing compliance process”, says Carlo Piana, Founder and Partner at Array, “and we have seen the potential for such a tool even before it was born. Therefore, we enthusiastically embraced it and started advocating its adoption to our clients in many use cases. It is an honor to be among OpenChain’s earliest partners in Europe, and we look forward to a very fruitful cooperation”.

“Carlo Piana and his team at Array have been involved in open source since before it became the backbone of all software development,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager. “Working with Array will provide us with a strong, highly respected second partner in the Italian market while also providing us with an equally strong voice for pan-European activities. I am delighted with this development and look forward to deepening our relationship over time.”

About Array

Founded in 2009 as a group of independent lawyers (“Array is an array”), Array is reborn in 2014 as a loosely knit law firm composed by professionals with an outstanding profile in the fields of Information TechnologyMedia and Telecommunications (TMT), with long standing experience in consultancy as well as in litigation in civil, criminal, administrative and ADR procedures. Array operates on the European market by offering advice to clients ranging from small projects to large communities, from SMBs to Fortune 500 corporations.

Array is a group of IT lawyers, on the cutting edge of legal developments in the Information TechnologyMedia and Telecommunications field.

Array members have a focus on Free and Open Source Software, which in recent years has become mainstream, the fastest growing trend in the IT sector and one of the most challenging legal fields.

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JBB Rechtsanwälte is the Latest OpenChain Partner in Germany

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“We are pleased to be a partner in this important project and to contribute our 20 years of experience,” says Dr. Till Jaeger, Partner at JBB Rechtsanwälte. “OpenChain is a valuable support particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises to achieve open source compliance. We are proud to contribute to these efforts.”

“The OpenChain Project is delighted to continue our expansion into the European market with the announcement of our partnership with JBB Rechtsanwälte,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager. “Till and his team have been a cornerstone in developing open source legal maturity in Europe. Their history speaks for itself and their collaboration with our project will help numerous companies throughout the supply chain access great knowledge and great solutions.”

About JBB Rechtsanwälte

In the national and international market for legal services, JBB Rechtsanwälte is a renowned law firm in the areas of Trademark and Unfair Competition Law, Copyright and Media Law as well as IT Law and Data Protection. For one and a half decades now the practice – currently counting 14 professionals – has been consulting and litigating for corporations and entrepreneurs.

The firm’s expertise is undisputed. In their core practice areas JBB and the firm’s partners have been constantly listed in a prominent position in JUVE’s annual rankings. In 2011 the practice was nominated by JUVE for Law Firm of the Year for Media. In the most recent edition of the JUVE-Handbook for Commercial Law Firms JBB is listed under the Top-30 law firms for Information Technology LawCompetition Law and Media. JBB is accurately described as “firmly established in the market” and “specialized and competent law firm”“uncomplicated in handling and billing and exemplary collaboration” on who “more and more top clients rely upon”.

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OpenChain Japan Work Group – Ad Hoc Meeting on 19th June

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DeNA will host an ad hoc OpenChain Japan Work Group meeting between 13:00-15:00 on June 19th at the DeNA Shibuya Hikarie offices. During this meeting Ueda San from Sony will present the recently released supplier education leaflet and we will have an open discussion on use cases, questions and improvements.

Due to seeking active discussion the number of participants will be limited to around 20 persons.

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Arrange Your Attendance

  • To register for the meeting please contact Takashi Ninjouji from DeNA at takashi.ninjouji [at] dena [dot] com

OpenChain Japan License Sub-Group Meeting on 11th June

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Toyota will host an OpenChain Japan License Sub-Group meeting on the 11th of June. This meeting will cover topics like SPDX-Lite and international collaboration. As with all OpenChain Japan Work Group meetings, the discussion will be held in Japanese, though everyone is always welcome to participate.

  • 日時:2019/06/11(火) 9:00-11:00
  • 場所:トヨタ自動車(飯田橋)
  • 議事:當麻 徹

Agenda

・ガイドライン作成
 - 英語化した目次案、各項目に関する記載内容素案 (Slack投稿版)のレビュー
 - 次回SPDX Asia Tel-Confへの提案に際しての付議項目(が、あるか?)

・SPDX Lite外部で収受する(サプライチェーン下流からの要望等)情報
 - これまでの議論のまとめ、できれば目次案

・ガイドラインの公開・提示方針案
 - 時期・文書としての配布有無(プロモーションSWGへの提案内容があるか?)

・次回SPDX Asia Tel-Conf
 - 提案できる内容があるならば(「ガイドライン」以外があるなら?)

Participants

  • 伊藤さん(ルネサス)
  • 浅羽さん(富士通CT)
  • 安倍さん(富士通CT)
  • 岸波さん(富士通CT)Skype参加
  • 忍頂寺さん(DeNA)
  • 小泉さん(オリンパス)
  • 大内さん(富士通)
  • 御子柴さん(富士通)
  • 當麻さん(パイオニア)
  • 遠藤さん(トヨタ自動車)
  • 田中さん (東芝)

OpenChain Supplier Education Leaflet Now Available

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The OpenChain Project today announces the release of the Open Source Software License Compliance General Public Guide. This document is an outcome of the OpenChain Japan Work Group, one of the most active and vibrant parts of our project.

The leaflet is intended to be a short, simple and clear guide for distribution to suppliers of all sizes. Our intention is to provide a solid foundation for understanding open source license compliance in an accessible manner.

This document is made available in English and Japanese. We hope to add further translations in the future. As with all OpenChain Project reference material, the guide is made available under CC-0 licensing (effectively public domain, and it may be used, studied, shared and improved in any way you want.

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