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ALASCA Round Table on Open Source and Regional IT Infrastructure as a Driving Force for Digital Sovereignty in Dresden

Cloud&Heat | ALASCA | Round Table | Digital Sovereignty | Open Source
Meeting of experts on the roof of the Saxon Parliament. (from left to right: Frauke Greven/Digitalagentur Sachsen, Stephan Ilaender/STACKIT, Dr. Daniel Gerber/BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN, Miriam Seyffarth/OSBA, Frank Bösenberg/Silicon Saxony, Paul Hertwig/N+P Informationssysteme, Dr. Marius Feldmann/Cloud&Heat Technologies)

On 26 June 23, the meeting organised by ALASCA Initiated round table on the topic of Open Source and Regional IT Infrastructure as the Driving Force for Digital Sovereignty took place in the restaurant of the Saxon Parliament in Dresden. Within the top-class discussion round, current challenges as well as concrete steps on the part of politics and business for the implementation of measures were discussed, which are aimed at sustainably strengthening digital sovereignty in the regional environment. Associations and initiatives such as ALASCA provide the framework for this in order to bundle a wide range of competences across company boundaries. On an open source basis, with open standards and at eye level between the actors.

It was a moderated discussion round of experts who discussed the topic and answered the journalists' questions. The discussion was moderated by Frank Bösenberg (Managing Director Silicon Saxony e.V.). The round table was attended by:

  • Frauke Greven (Head of Digital Agency Saxony)
  • Miriam Seyffarth (Head of Political Communication Open Source Business Alliance)
  • Daniel Gerber (Member of the Saxon State Parliament, Parliamentary Group Alliance 90/The Greens, Spokesperson for Climate, Energy and Digitalisation)
  • Stephan Ilaender (Managing Director STACKIT Service & Support/Schwarz IT/Schwarz Group)
  • Paul Hertwig (Managing Director N+P Information Systems)
  • Marius Feldmann (COO Cloud&Heat and CEO secustack)

More information and the statements of the participants can be found here: https://alasca.cloud/alasca-round-table/

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