The CxO event is an executive level conference featuring a captivating day of sessions focused on the needs of CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, CFOs and other senior Enterprise IT executives.

The event will congregate the most prominent open source minds to highlight how open source is changing IT in the enterprise, and demonstrate how it can benefit you now and in the future. At the CxO event, you'll learn directly from IT executives who have managed open source successfully within their organizations.

Sessions range from evaluating open source and calculating ROI, skill building, governance models, using services to manage risks, new trends in licensing, and many others trenchant issues. Attendees will learn how to avoid the most common mistakes and pitfalls and how to take full advantage of an emerging set of best practices for open source adoption.

  Time   Desicription
09:00 hrs to 10:20 hrs  
Inauguration ceremony of FOSS week activities, welcome address by Hon. Prime Minister / Secretary to PM, welcome address by CICC, welcome address by ICTA, opening address by Ambassador of Japan, an opening address by FOSS Week Organizer.
10:20 hrs to 10:45 hrs   TEA / COFFEE BREAK  
10:45 hrs to 11:15 hrs  

Welcome Note & Open Source
Concept & Developments in Sri Lanka
Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana
Founder Member/Director - Lanka Software Foundation | Member of OSI Board | Apache Web Services Leader | CEO - WSO2

11:15 hrs to 12:00 hrs  
IBM's Strategy & Developments on Open Source
Vijay K Sukthankar
Development Manager, Linux Technology Center,
IBM Software Lab India, Bangalore, India
12:00 hrs to 13:00 hrs   LUNCH  
13:00 hrs to 13:45 hrs  
Intel in Open Source
Danese Cooper
Title: Open Source Diva, Intel Corporation
Title of talk: Intel in Open Source


13:45 hrs to 14:30 hrs
  M-Net And Open Source: Challenges, Success Stories and Availability in Sri Lanka
Hugo Wisidagama
Director, M-Net
14:30 hrs to 15:00 hrs   Intellectual Property Rights: How It Will Affect Sri Lanka
Jayantha Fernando
Director - Legal, ICTA

15:00 hrs to 15:30 hrs

  Tea / Coffee Break

15:30 hrs to 16:00 hrs

  Benefit of FOSS for Developing Markets & Governments
Francisco Proenza
World Bank
16:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs   Benefits of Open Source Model vis-a-vis Proprietary Model
Micheal Teimann
Vice President, Open Source Affairs - Redhat
17:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs

PANEL DISCUSSION - The Role of FOSS in Modern Business Strategy for Enterprise and Government Sectors.