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Open World Forum, Paris

Open World Forum
"Free, Libre and Open Source Software at the Heart of the Digital Recovery"
Paris 2009
October 1-2


The Open World Forum is the leading global summit bringing together decision-makers from across the world to discuss the technological, financial and social impact of open technologies. With 160 speakers from 20 countries, and a 1,200-strong international audience, the 2008 Edition of the Open World Forum has highlighted the influence that FLOSS will have on the implementation of tomorrow's major technological advances. See more at:


On October 2nd, in Paris, we will stage the OW2 Experience Day as an Associate Event in the framework of the Open World Forum. The objective of this one-day track, based on real life experience in using OW2 projects, is to show how OW2 is actually helping end-users. We are planning for 6-8 presentations delivered by tandems of end-users and project leaders.

Session title: OW2 Experience Day: Learn from real-life experience in using OW2 code.

The presentations will ideally be given by end-users, or jointly by a project manager and end-user.

OW2 User Experience Program:
Morning (11AM - 12h30AM)
- Introduction, Cdtic Thomas, OW2

  • OW2 and France Telecom: History, Usage and Perspectives, by Alexandre Lefebvre, France Telecom.
  • Aeliapedia: Knowledge Building with XWiki at AELIA, Ludovic Dubost, Xwiki & Jean Leroux, Aelia
Afternoon (02:00PM - 04:00PM)
  • SpagoBI at the Italian Ministry of Health, Stefano Scamuzzo, Engineering
  • JOnAS for Allocation of State Funding to Local Government, Benoit Hericher, Ministry of Interiors and Benoit Pelletier, Bull.
  • Monitor an inter organisations exchange system with Petals 3, Gael Blondelle, EBM WebSourcing
  • Back to RAD ( Rapid Application Development ) with Java and Telosys ( a new way of coding with Java/Web/AJAX technologies ), Laurent Gurin, SOGETI.
OW2 call for presentations
We currently (end-July 2009) have 5 confirmed presentations and 7 proposal pending confirmation. You might still have a chance to grab a presentation slot. We are inviting you to submit a proposal. We are looking for joint presentations by project leaders and end-users dedicated to showing how OW2 projects are used by real-life companies. Presentations may include:

  • Production use of OW2 projects by end-users;
  • Systems integrators solutions deployed with OW2 projects;
  • Integration of OW2 projects in commercial offerings.
Submit your presentation now!


Submission format:

  • ABSTRACT (<200 words; why should you talk be selected...)
  • SPEAKER BIO (<150 words)
Please use the online form above to submit your proposal.

Deadline: July 15, 2009.


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