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2024 OSFF Week in London!

June 21, 2024

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Are you joining us for our Open Source in Finance Forum on Wednesday, June 26th? Well plan the week ahead as we’re excited to share with you our week-long series of events surrounding OSFF!

Tuesday, June 25th

What: DevOps Automation SIG - FINOS Member Only Roundtable 

When: from 9.30am

Where: NatWest Group, 1 Princes St, London EC2R 8BP

NatWest Group is hosting a FINOS member only roundtable on Open Source Supply Chain Security for the DevOps Automation SIG. The event under Chatham House Rule, will be hybrid with virtual participation and limited in person spots in London. Registration is required in the GitHub comments.

What: AI Strategic Initiative Workshops

When: from 2pm

Where: Red Hat, Peninsular House, 30-36 Monument Street, 4th floor, London EC3R 8NB

FINOS member only workshops include the "FINOS LLM Exploration: Use Case Identification Workshop" from 2:00pm to 3:45pm, focusing on collaborative opportunities in benchmarks, data frameworks, and MLOps for developing an Open Source LLM tailored for financial services. Following this, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm, the "AI Readiness SIG" working session offers members a chance to influence the AI Readiness SIG’s formation by providing input on its foundational documents.

If you’re a FINOS member, register your interest here. If you’re not a member and would like to find out how to join, contact

What: Open Source in Finance Meetup: London Welcome Social

When: from 6pm 

Where: Brewdog Waterloo

Hosted by our Ambassador, Mike Minett, and proudly sponsored by turntabl, this event promises an evening of refreshments and vibrant networking. Please note - we are at full capacity for this event, however, you can still register on our waitlist. We will let you know if a space becomes available. 

Wednesday, June 26th

What: Open Source in Finance Forum, London

When: 8am - 6.30pm

Where: Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London

The day we’ve been counting down for! The Open Source in Finance Forum in London features a lineup of industry experts and more. Here’s what you need to know: 

  • The Agenda: explore the full agenda here and get ready for a filled day of insightful talks. 
  • Keynote Speakers: We’re proud to showcase an impressive lineup of keynote speakers. Read more here.
  • Registration: if you haven't already, secure your spot now before we reach capacity! 
  • Meet the FINOS team: Our team will be at the conference for the full day, some presenting, others networking and some on the FINOS booth. Come say hi and grab yourself some free FINOS swag as well! We’re excited to meet you!
  • Project Expo and Booths: Join us at the Project Expo and Project Booths to learn firsthand about FINOS projects, showcasing how they drive business solutions through open source contributions across our community. Discover how you can leverage FINOS projects. Demos and booths will feature FDC3, the Common Domain Model (CDM), GitProxy, Artificial Intelligence (AI) Special Interest Group, and more! This event offers an excellent opportunity to deepen your understanding of the FINOS landscape, located in the Solutions Showcase.

What: Open Source in Finance Forum, London Social

When: 6.30pm - 8pm 

Where: Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London

Join us after the conference for an evening of refreshments and networking. 

Thursday, June 27th

What: FINOS Q3 Board Meeting

When: 2.30pm - 6.30pm

The FINOS Q3 Governing Board Meeting will convene, bringing together our board members to review progress, set strategic priorities, and discuss the future direction of FINOS. Stay tuned for our next All Community Call to hear the latest updates.

What: FINOS Governing Board Mixer

When: 7pm - 9pm 

Thank You to Our Sponsors

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our sponsors, whose support makes the 2024 OSFF possible. Thank you to FinOps Foundation, Hedera, GitLab, Canonical, ControlPlane, Syntasso, turntabl, G Research, NatWest, Scott Logic, Red Hat, and LF Training!

Whether you're a developer, a financial services professional, or an open source advocate, the 2024 OSFF is an event not to be missed. Register, Sponsor or Submit a proposal to our OSFF in New York from September 30th-October 1st.