SESSION 5 -  Open Source in Latin America and China

SESSION 5 - Open Source in Latin America and China

Schedule : April 2, 11:00 - 12:00
Session chair : Cédric Thomas, OW2 CEO

Note : the slides (PDF) of the presentation given are available on the Program page

1) Large Projects, Large Teams: a practical approach
Speaker : Diego Ribeiro/Elizier Santos, SERPRO (Brazil)
Schedule : April 2, 11:00 - 11:30
Abstract : This talk will discuss how Serpro -- a development agency of the brazilian federal government -- developed an open source framework, that combined the best from the open source world, and how it was rolled out to nearly 3000 developers in more then 30 projects spread in 11 development centers through the country.

  • How open source allowed those projects to happen
  • Issues and solutions to roll for developers
  • Challenges on supporting the new paradigm
2) Open Source Communities: Trustie Resources and Infrastructures
Speaker : Yin Gang, NUDT, China
Schedule : April 2, 11:30 - 12:00
Abstract : This is an introduction to the Trustie infrastructure, a software factory for China.

Cancelled: Middleware as a tool in reducing the digital divide in Paraguayan Society
Speaker : Nicolás Caballero, Presidencia de la República del Paraguay
Abstract : Massification of mobile telephony and television, and the government's obligation to consider the technological options in Spanish and Guarani. Technological options using open source appears as a response by providing developers Paraguayans Openmoko or opensource middleware for DVB-T or GINGA SBTVD