Open World Forum, Paris

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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:

OW2 is Community Partner of the event and will be actively present in the program:
- FLOSS Communities Summit
- OW2 Experience Day
- Open Innovation Summit
On october 1, OW2 will be presented together with OSA and the Apache, Linux and Eclipse foundations. The Trustie Community will also be presented by the OW2 Chinese Local Chapter.See more


On October 2nd, 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. See more

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 Tentative Program:
Morning (11AM - 12h30AM)
- Introduction, Cdric 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
  • Telosys: how to industrialize an application migration (from client/server to the web)? , Laurent Gurin, SOGETI.
  • How to design a web application with Bonita, the open source BPM Solution?, Rodrigue Le Gall, BonitaSoft.

This contest is open to start-ups from the Open Source sector.See more
Some projects of the OW2 Community will raise the challenge:
Bonita, presented by BonitaSoft
Xwiki, presented by XWiki
ProActive, presented by ActivEon.

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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