This Week At FINOS

This Week At FINOS

This Week at FINOS: Week of March 21, 2022

March 21, 2022

Here's what's happening during the week of March 21, 2022 within the FINOS community.

The FINOS Community had an incredible time at our first Open Source in Finance Meetup of 2022 at Synechron FinLabs in midtown New York. During the meetup we enjoyed food, drink and great presentations from FINOS, Compliant Financial Infrastructure and the EDM Council. 

Thank you to our wonderful presenters and Synechron for the use of your wonderful space. The Open Source in Finance video and slides are available here.

Registration is Now Open for Open Source in Finance Forum (OSFF), London on Wednesday 13th July. Register now and join our growing list of financial services expert speakers

Join FINOS during Fintech Week London, who FINOS and The Linux Foundation partnered with this week. The Call for Papers for OSFF London and OSFF New York is still open!

Did you know the latest episode of the highly ranked FINOS Open Source in Finance Podcast has now been released.During this episode, Grizz discusses the Regulator Perspective on Open Source in Financial Services with two former US financial regulators, Sultan Meghji, former FDIC Chief Innovation Officer and Jennifer Lassiter, founding member of the Innovation Lab at the FDIC.


Here's what's happening during the week of March 21st, 2022 within the FINOS community.

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Monday, March 21st

  • 9am ET / 1pm GMT. FDC3: App Directory Discussion Group
    • Discussion group to develop proposals for the improvement of the App Directory as part of the FDC3 standard. The group will examine the role/value/necessity of the AppD as part of the FDC3 specification and a compliance requirement for use of the FDC3 API, in addition to working on proposals to improve the description and functionality of the App Directory.
    • Calendar invite | Webex | Agenda

Tuesday, March 22nd

  • 10am ET / 2pm GMT. Financial Objects SIG meeting
    • The Financial Objects Special Interest Group (SIG) provides a neutral forum for individuals across the financial services industry to collectively identify the need for new, open, financial objects standards as well as modifications to existing ones. The goal of the Financial Objects Special Interest Group is to promote adoption of financial object definitions and models that support common industry workflows and use cases.
    • Calendar invite | Webex | Agenda


Wednesday, March 23rd


Thursday, March 24th

  • 9am ET / 1pm GMT. FDC3 Standard Working Group
    • FDC3 aims to provide an open standard for interoperability on the financial desktop. This includes standardized verbs to invoke actions between applications (called "intents"), a standardized data format, an OpenAPI app directory standard, and standardized API operations.
    • Calendar invite | Webex | Agenda


Friday, March 25th


Upcoming Events:

    • The Open Source Bristol meetup aims to expand contributions to and consumption of open source technologies.

Have a great week and please contact or if you have any questions or you would like to take part in a FINOS virtual meetup or podcast.


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