“Open Technology for Growth”

February 2, 2017

Conference Venue

Live video


Moderator: Ansis Bogustovs

MAGNUM auditorium

8:30 Registration of participants
9:00 Official opening of conference
Jānis Treijs, LATA chairman of the board
9:20 The importance of being “Open by Design” in today’s world
Andrzej Osmak, IBM Cloud Advisor, presentation in English
9:50 Ģeotelpiskie saistītie atvērtie dati un biznesa iespējas: Īrijas pieredze
John O’Flaherty, National Microelectronic Applications Centre Ltd., the Executive director (Ireland), presentation in English
10:20 Coffee break
10:50 Power of NoSQL technology for your business
Gints Ernestsons, Clusterpoint founder
11:20 Docker container support in VMware infrastructure
Mārcis Lielturks, Proact IT Latvia system support engineer
11:50 Latvian Open Technology Association award giving ceremony 2016
12:30 Lunch

Parallel session I, MAGNUM auditorium
Moderator: Ansis Bogustovs

Parallel session II, DEXTRUM auditorium
Moderator: Aigars Jaundālders, Leo Trukšāns

13:30 Open data policy in Latvia: initiatives and challenges
Toms Ceļmillers, LATA award  winner 2015, system analyst, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia
Open Source Software: definition, benefits and challenges
Aleksejs Vladiševs, Zabbix founder, owner and  CEO, presentation in English
14:00 Can personal data protection impede the usage of open technology?
Anna Vladimirova-Kryukova, Law Office Spridzāns, lawyer
Running a Pure Open Source Business
Tarus Balog, OpenNMS Group, Inc. founder, CEO (USA), presentation in English
14:30 Why “jaunuzņēmums “ (“startup”) is a neologism 2016?

Dāvis Suneps, TechHub Rīga director

An example of  open technologies commercialisation in e-commerce

Rihards Pīks, Grafomap

IT training cloudplatform ReSeLa
Leo Trukšāns, Assistant Professor, University of Latvia
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Knowledge and stereotypes.
Infrastructure and open source solution.

Andris Gabrānovs, LATA award winner 2015 – lecturer, Albert college and the University of Economic and Culture
Machine learning  – how it will alter life of IT professional and what we can do right away
Aigars Jaundālders, Squalio Cloud Consulting
16:00 API Economy: API economy – making APIs part of new business models

Andrzej Osmak, IBM Cloud Advisor, presentation in English

Open source business management system Odoo
Arnis Putniņš, ITS-1 owner, CEO
16:30 Open technology solutions from the user view

Jānis Tupulis, Tieto Latvia ICT director

NoSQL database latest technical possibilities
Jurģis Orups, Clusterpoint technical director
17:00 Conference closing