Open source webinar is May 18

News for Researchers

Posted April 21, 2021 by Alyssa Amen

NUtech Ventures, the university’s technology commercialization affiliate, will host a free noon webinar on May 18, “Open Source Software 101: The Basics.” It is open to all Nebraska faculty, staff, postdoctoral researchers and students. 

The webinar will be led by Ameera Haider, Stephen Gardner and Dillon Durnford, attorneys at law firm Quarles & Brady. They will present the philosophy and benefits of the open source community and discuss common open source licenses.  They will also discuss open source software’s effect on university technology commercialization, with real-world examples related to intellectual property protection and licensing to external companies. 

Registration is available. A Zoom link will be emailed to all who register by 10 a.m. the day of the webinar. 

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