Open World



Why Custom Software Should Be Open source, Open Data Business, Open APIs Boosting Business, Open Real-Time Interfaces in Transport and Traffic, Digitalization… There are plenty of sessions available on openness to explore and to learn about at Mindtrek 2017! As one of our core events, Open World will offer you a wide range of speeches and presentations. You will hear examples where utilizing open source code has transformed business models in traditional companies, as well as cases in which it has enabled growth and internationalization.


Come learn about the potential greatness and business opportunities provided by open technology solutions. The benefits of open tech can be reaped by businesses, governments, and educational institutions alike. This broadens collaboration and accelerates the creation of value across industries. Open World empowers us and increases transparency, allowing us to efficiently utilize all the data available for improving our businesses, as well as our society.



For whom

This event is for those interested in Open Source, Open Data or Open APIs who believe in sharing information so that others can modify it for alternatives uses or improve it. Open World brings together people from the private and public sectors to show us how we can all benefit from openness.



Wednesday, September 20th

Thursday, September 21st

10:45 – 11:30 “The Six City Strategy: Open Real Time Interfaces on Transport and Traffic”
11:00 – 11:30 “Digitalization”, Markus Mannio, Tieto
13:00 – 13:30 “Open Data Business – How to Do It?”
13:45 – 14:15 “Case Stories: Open APIs Boosting Our Business”
16:45 – 17:15 “On Open Source: Happy Employees and a Better World – Case Chilicorn Fund”

10:45 – 11:15 “Why Custom Software Should Be Open Source”
12:45 – 13:15 Open World (TBA)
14:30 – 15:00 “Jenny – Enabling People to Concentrate on Meaningful Conversations”