FINOS MONTHLY UPDATE
4 april 2023
Join us for our upcoming hackathons - on May 3rd a member exclusive event at BMO (Bank of Montreal) offices in New York City and April 24th - May 18th for a virtual Global Accessibility Awareness Day Hackathon. Find out more information and how to get involved before the deadline dates below.
Register for our first member meeting hosted at J.P. Morgan Chase - Embankment, London on June 14th - 15th. We’ll also have some public events! Read more below. Do you have a real world example of a FINOS project that you could demo? Showcase it at the member meeting as part of our project expo. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in an Emerging Technologies SIG? Read more below on the proposal and engage in the github issue here.
Our annual Open Source in Finance Forum (OSFF) has been confirmed for Wednesday November 1st at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square NYC. Register your interest and we’ll keep you informed of the Call for Papers, Registration, Schedules and more! To learn about sponsoring OSFF, view the prospectus here.
You’ve asked for it and now it’s here! The Legend team will be hosting office hours every third Wednesday of the month starting on April 19th at 12pm EST. Join the meeting and bring your questions. If you have a new question, feel free to raise a GitHub issue or to email email@example.com and the Legend team will address your question at the meeting.
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This week the first ever FINOS ‘Big Boost Mondays’, Ireland took place in Dublin, organized by the FINOS DEI SIG to highlight individuals' DEI journey within the tech community. Our next London event will be hosted by Red Badger on Monday 24th April. Register here and stay tuned for more details. If you’d like to get involved organize, host and/or sponsor Big Boost Mondays with our London and Dublin FINOS DEI SIG communities, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Last week we had 40 people join the proposal for an Emerging Technologies SIG (Zenith). Watch the presentation on the proposed SIG here. The opportunity to show interest (based on the recording) is still wide open - comment on the GitHub issue here.
April 24: Join us for our next Tech Gateway "Big Boost Mondays" event at Red Badger in London. We will be announcing our guest speakers soon. Keep updated and register here.
April 24 - May 18: Register for our virtual hackathon open to all, aiming to promote the design of accessible inclusive digital and physical assets and tools. Thank you to our sponsors, Discover, Axa, Mural and Nearform. Learn more and sign up before the deadline of April 21st.
April 26: Join us along with Scott Logic at our host Nomura in London discussing open source in finance and more! Register here.
NEW YORK MEETUP
May 2: We're planning an Open Source in Finance Meetup in New York. Stay tuned for more details! Email us at email@example.com to get involved!
May 3-4: Calling all developers employed (or sponsored) by a FINOS member! Join us for our first FINOS in-person Hackathon at the BMO (Bank of Montreal) offices in New York City. Sign up before April 17th for free event swag! Explore the use cases here and if you have some you’d like to share, contact our CTO Maurizio Pillitu.
June 14-15: Save the date for our exclusive member meeting, hosted at J.P. Morgan Chase - Embankment, London. We’ll have member-only sessions where we’ll deep dive into our key initiatives for 2023. We'll also have some public events that you'll want to check out! Register now and stay tuned for further details.
We are also looking for FINOS Project Expo participants showcasing how FINOS projects and open source contributions are powering business solutions across our community. An amazing way to expand the "business" understanding of the FINOS landscape and build new connections through our projects. Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to get involved!
November 1: Register your interest for our annual Open Source in Finance Forum conference at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square NYC. We’ll keep you informed of the Call for Papers, Registration, Schedules and more! To learn about sponsoring OSFF, view the prospectus here.
Stay tuned for announcements on upcoming events! Sign up now for regular updates.
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