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Open World Forum, Oct 30 - Oct 31, Paris

Open World Forum
Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2014
Eurosites Georges V, Paris

The OW2 Community this year again is actively represented at OWF and contributing in the OWF program. Attend one of the sessions below coordinated by OW2 and/or visit us at the OW2 booth (detailed abstracts for those sessions are available at the end of page).

Programme: Download the 2014 Programme here

(ZIP file with 6 PDF documents)

Visit us on the community booth at OWF exhibition!

We will be exhibiting at Open World Forum through an OW2 Village. Several projects, initiatives and members will be showcased throuhg the OW2 village and its three pods:

OW2 contribution to the conference program

Download the detailed program (PDF).
OW2 will be actively contributing in Open World Forum conference program with two sessions:

1. Community summit: The tools of Open Source cooperation

Date: Friday Oct. 31, 9am - 12:20am
Venue: Room Bruxelles

For the seventh year running, OW2 will be coordinating and moderating the Community Summit, offering to attendees a unique overview of today's worldwide open source communities. The Open World Forum Community Summit is an annual open workshop focusing on the growth and management of open source communities. The speakers list will be published soon.

Speakers and Schedule

  • 09:00 – 09:30 - Cedric Thomas, Welcome, Participant introduction, Theme intro, etc and OW2 case.
  • 09:30 – 09:45 - Ross Turk, Ceph
  • 09:45 – 10:00 - Emmanuel Lecharny, Apache Foundation
  • 10:00 – 10:15 - Magnus Hagander, PosgreSQL
  • 10:15 – 10:30 - Q & A, open discussion
  • 10:30 – 11:00 – Coffee Break, Booth Crawl
  • 11:00 – 11:15 - Mike Milinkovich, Eclipse Foundation
  • 11:15 – 11: 30 - Charles Schulz, The Document Foundation
  • 11:30 – 11:45 - Karsten Wade, RedHat, Fedora
  • 11:45 – 12:00 - Mike Hendrikson, O'Reilly
  • 12:00 – 12:15 - Jeremy Stanley, OpenStack Foundation
  • 12:15 – 12:30 - Q & A, open discussion
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2. European Collaborative Innovation

Download the European Collaborative Innovation présentations (ZIP file with 6 PDF documents - 19.3 MB).

Date: Friday October 31, 1:30pm - 3:35pm
Venue: Room Bruxelles

OW2 will organize in cooperation with the OCEAN project a session dedicated to open cloud R&D funded projects in Europe.

Speakers and Projects Presented

  • OCEAN, Olivier Bouzereau, OW2
  • OSSMeter, Alessandra Bagnato, SOFTEAM R&D
  • MODAClouds, Andrey Sadovykh, SOFTEAM R&D
  • BigFoot, Matteo Dell'Amico, EURECOM R&D
  • CompatibleOne, Jean-Pierre Laisné, CloudOrbit Founder & CEO
  • RISCOSS, Cédric Thomas, OW2
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Detailed Abstracts for sessions coordinated by OW2

Community Summit Session Abstract

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 evolution of the technical tools made available to open source projects.

Open source projects are collaborative by nature, they are always supported by some shared infrastructure. Open source developers today have access to a number of online tools they could not have imagined years ago. GitHub, Bitbucket, SourceForge, ohloh, Cloudbees, etc. they all offer valuable services to open source projects. While open source communities are not defined only by their technical infrastructures, the provision of tangible resources play a significant role in keeping them together. Is the growing supply of free tools changing the role of open source communities and the way they operate? What evolution are we witnessing in our day-to-day operations? What is happening to the community as the place where a collective governance is implemented. Is it disappearing? Are the community-less projects the future of open source collaboration? On the other hand, now that tools are freely available and in abundance, it may be that communities do not need to run technical infrastructures. If that is the case, what is the future of the ''infrastructure-less'' community?

European Collaborative Innovation Session Abstract

Change in the IT industry is characterized by the raise of complex, highly capital-intensive systems and multi-year innovation programs. This session will illustrate how publicly-funded collaborative innovation programs leverage open source to help shape the future of the IT industry.

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 evolution of the technical tools made available to open source projects.

Open source developers today have access to a number of online tools they could not have imagined years ago. GitHub, Bitbucket, SourceForge, ohloh, Cloudbees, etc. they all offer valuable services to open source projects. While open source communities are not defined only by their technical infrastructures, the provision of tangible resources play a significant role in keeping them together. Is the growing supply of free tools changing the role of open source communities and the way they operate? What evolution are we witnessing in our day-to-day operations? What is happening to the community as the place where a collective governance is implemented. Is it disappearing? Are the community-less projects the future of open source collaboration? On the other hand, now that tools are freely available and in abundance, it may be that communities do not need to run technical infrastructures. If that is the case, what is the future of the ''infrastructure-less'' community?

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