Brussels / 4 & 5 February 2023


Ciarán O'Riordan

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Ciarán O'Riordan is currently a Senior Policy Advisor at OpenForum Europe. He has been working in Brussels since 2004 with a focus on EU policy, particularly on copyright and patents policy as well as community engagement for the drafting of version 3 of the GNU General Public License. A user of GNU/Linux and free software since 1998, his work has focussed on software policy but has also included automotive policy, GDPR, and corporate finance. He studied law at Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles. Before moving to Brussels Ciarán worked as a software developer in Dublin.


Title Day Room Track Start End
The coming EU Standard-Essential Patents regulation Saturday UB5.132 Legal and Policy Issues 17:00 17:25
AMENDMENT The New EU Interoperable Europe Act and the Reuse of Software in Public Administration
Implications for OSS in Public Administrations
Sunday AW1.120 Public Code and Digital Public Goods 11:40 12:20