The first free and open source european forum
Paris, October 3-5, 2013
"THINK" will focus on the main strategies such as public policy, collaborative innovation, training and jobs, communities and also the importance of women in tech. Key players in these fields will share their vision with the participants to further the evolution of our knowlegde society.
"CODE" will help you better understand and leverage your own projects by exposing the key subjects that are transforming the open source ecosystem: Web, mobile phones and tablets, Big Data, cloud infrastructure, DevOps, software quality, emerging languages and platforms... CODE will also be your opportunity to meet key specialists in these fields.
"EXPERIMENT" will allow a mainstream audience to test and the evaluate open source world, both from a software and hardware standpoint, to discover the Internet of Objects, to re-learn co-operative creation, to meet the "makers" and the "DYIers", to better understand the natural interfaces and better live with the Internet and Open Source.
Florent Zara President of #OWF14 ! Florent is a French & Canadian Engineer and has been heavily involved, both personally and professionally, in the FLOSS community since 1999. Today he is an admin at Linuxfr.org and the COO of Henix. Born in 1998, LinuxFr.org is the reference french-speaking, community driven website about Free and Open Sourc [...]
Listen to what this year's edition of the Open World Forum has in store for your directly from the president, vice presidents, some of the track leaders and many more. We also have a word from Inria, our Diamond Sponsor. If you still hesitate to attend, we now have the perfect solution for you: 14 teaser videos that will showcase some of the good [...]
This year, many open source communities have joined forces with the Open World Forum and have helped in its organization. The OWF thanks them and welcomes them during this 6th edition during the many tracks. Come and meet the major pillars of the French Open Source world by registering for the event. Get to know them:
The Open World Forum Community Summit is an annual open workshop focusing on the growth and management of open source communities.This year, leaders and practitioners from free and open source software communities will discuss the opportunities and challenges of open source as a collaborative innovation platform.
Patrick Moreau - Head of Open Source Strategy, Inria "Inria has been involved for years in free/open source software (FLOSS). Inria can be considered as a FLOSS provider. Indeed, approximately half of its 1,000 software is distributed under a FLOSS license. Most of them are research prototypes with a variable number of users and contributors to th [...]