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Open World Forum (OWF'13)

Open World Forum
October 3-5, 2013

The OW2 Community will be this year again actively represented at OWF .

Community Panel

  • Schedule: Day 1 in the plenary session after keynote presentations.
    * Theme: The future of open source foundations.
    * Moderator: CĂ©dric Thomas, OW2 CEO.
    * Speakers: Bertrand Delacretaz, Apache / Stefano Maffulli, OpenStack / Gabriele Ruffatti, OW2 / Gael Blondelle, Eclipse.

Community Summit:
Open Source as a Collaborative Innovation Platform, Opportunities and Challenges

For the sixth year running we, at OW2, are organizing the Community Summit at the Open World Forum (October 3-5, Paris). 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. With no cumbersome IP negotiations, no costly contracts, and rules of engagement simply defined by the license attached to the code, open source software is a fantastic mechanism for sharing innovation efforts. Open source creates value and drives innovation in emerging markets such as cloud computing, big data, embedded systems, Internet of things, machine to machine, etc. But in these areas, the industry is increasingly characterized by the raise of complex, highly capital-intensive systems and multi-year innovation programs. Is the game changing for open source communities?
The list of confirmed speakers include: Gabriele Ruffatti (Engineering,Italy) / Lars Kurth (Xen/Citrix, UK/Germany) / Bertrand Delacretaz (Adobe/Apache, Switzerland) / Stefano Maffuli (OpenStack, US/Italy) / Jim Ahtes (Atos, Spain) / Dana Petcu (Rumania) / Louis Suarez-Potts (Canada) / John Mertic (SugartCRM, US) / Roberto Di Cosmo (IRILL, France/Italy) / Peter Ganten (Ennovation, Germany) / Frederic Aatz (Microsoft, France) / Simon Phipps (UK)

Detailed description of the session here

OW2 Conference Track proposal: "Open Source on Clouds"

We are proposing 6 presentations based on OW2 projects and their cloud deployments.

  • An OpenStack Federation with CompatibleOne
  • OW2 ProActive on OpenStack (title TBC)
  • The OW2 Sirocco multi-cloud management framework
  • Leveraging OpenStack for high performance clouds
  • It's not cloud, it's clouds
  • A global network of OpenStack Testbeds
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