European Commission Workshop on Open Source



European Commission Workshop on Open Source 

November 14 - 15, 2019

Brussels, Belgium

Workshop about the future of Open Source Software and Open Source Hardware

Workshop Title: "Open Source beyond 2020 - Powering a Digital Europe"
Venue: Avenue de Beaulieu 25, 1160 Brussels (Auderghem)
Co-organizers: Directorate-General Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT)Directorate-General Informatics (DIGIT).

  • November 14
    - From 8h30 : Registration
    - 18h - 19h30 Reception
  • November 15
    - From 8h30 : Registration
    - 15h00 : Closing Session

OW2 CEO C├ędric Thomas has been invited to participate in a panel at this EU workshop:
Panel 1: Role of Open Source as Innovation enabler
Schedule: November 14, 9h45 - 11h15
Abstract: During the past 15 years, Open Source Software has experienced a dramatic expansion and has constituted a cornerstone that supports many  new  products.  We  are  now  starting  a  new  decade  and  Open Source  seems  up  to  fit  for  innovation  and  economic  development.What  are  the  emerging,  OSS  based,  business  models?  What  is  the 2economic  impact  of  OSS?  What  are  the  issues  that  may  hinder  the optimal contribution of Open Source to the economy? How can we reach the full potential of Open Source?  What new business model are  working?  What  are  the  main  barriers?  Should  there  be  a  role for policy setting? What should public service do? 

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