Bird&Bird hosted an Open Source Program seminar on the 25th June 2019 to explore the cutting edge in Open Source Program Offices in Europe and beyond. Attendees included representatives from leading national and international organizations, and all parties were active in exploring legal topics like “contributions” and “project leadership” alongside the processes needed to ensure corporate success in this field. The opening keynote was delivered by Amani Hajj Ali and Fabienne Haag from SAP, explaining how their company’s outbound process remains transparent and agile through the use of a standard like OpenChain. The event also covered open source tooling to compliance and other process management in business, a talk delivered by Dr. Michael C. Jaeger from Siemens, before proceeding into a group discussion focused on how OpenChain supports leadership position in open source management. The evening was concluded with open discussion over snacks and drinks.