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OpenChain Japan Work Group Meeting #12

By 2020-01-05January 8th, 2020News

OpenChain Project Japan workgroup held the 12th meeting at NEC on December 19th.

This meeting was special for us because it marked the two year anniversary of our activity. We were also delighted to welcome so many overseas visitors such: Kate Stewart, Thomas Steenbergen, William Bartholomew, Oliver Fendt, Michael C. Jaeger, Arun Azhakesan, SZ Lin, Haksung Jang, Wonjae Park, Han Jiho and other Korean friends.

Haksung Jang, Han Jiho and Thomas Steenbergen kindly shared their excellent works and knowledge with us. Of course our project general manager Shane Coughlan gave the opening speech. We shared case studies from many companies.

Many thanks to all the participants, and special thanks to Shima-san, Yoneshima-san and Yamamoto-san from NEC for their great efforts for hosting the meeting.

Here are some interesting statistics regarding the Japanese attendees:

Professional Role

  • Software Developer: 11
  • Researcher: 7
  • OSS Promotion: 15
  • Legal & Intellectual Property staff: 22
  • Quality Assurance : 1
  • Technology Planning: 1
  • Others: 3 ( Sales: 2, Consultant: 1)

Number of times to joing Japan WG meetings

  • First time: 14
  • Second or Third time: 24
  • More: 22