SOOCON24 Schedule Live and Registration Open!

State of Open Con24

The UK’s Open Technology Conference
Open Source Software, Open Hardware & Open Data

The Brewery, London
February 6-7, 2024


London, UK – 28 September 2023 – OpenUK, the not-for-profit organisation representing the UK’s Open Technology sector, has today announced its second annual conference, State of Open Con 24 (SOOCon24), taking place at The Brewery in London on 6-7 February.

The 2024 event will follow the success of State of Open Con 23 (SOOCon 23) earlier this year, to focus on Open Technology including open source software, open hardware, open data, open innovation and open standards and the value that the open community brings to the UK and its digital economy. Alongside a diverse range of topics, the event promises to include a diverse range of speakers and participants.

Track hosts include

  • Liz Rice, Chief Open Source Officer at Isovalent, hosting Open Source Software
  • Judy Parnall, Head of Standards & Industry at the BBC hosting Government, Law and Policy
  • Emma Thwaites, Director of Corporate Affairs at the Open Data Institute (ODI hosting Open Data)
  • Allison Randal, Open Source and Hardware Strategist, hosting Open Hardware
  • Carla Gaggini, Head of Content, Events and Community at Container Solutions, hosting Careers and Entrepreneurship