Paris Open Source Summit 2018



Paris Open Source Summit 2018

December 05 - 06, 2018


Paris Open Source Summit
DOCK PULLMANN, Paris - Aubervilliers
December 05-06, 2018
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OW2 will participate in the Paris Open Source Summit this year again with a large community booth and a significant contribution to the conference program with several tracks coordinated by the community. 

OW2 in the conferences

OW2 will coordinate two conference tracks: 

Open Source Community Summit

Schedule: Wednesday December 5th afternoon, 14h00 - 16h15, Room MIXAGE.
Abstract: The Open Source Community Summit is an annual international workshop focusing on the growth and management of open source communities. This year, leaders and practitioners from free and open source software communities will share experience and best practices and discuss the challenges of creating market value with open source while complying with free software ethical values.

Cédric Thomas, OW2


 Available soon

Ethics in a Pragmatic Skin

 Available soon

Ralph Mueller, Eclipse Foundation

Supporting Open Collaboration: the Importance of Independent Foundations

 Available soon

Italo Vignoli, OSI - TDF

Educating About Ethics to Communicate FOSS Market Value

 Available soon

Ludovic Dubost, XWiki

How to Create Ethical OSS as a Private Company

 Available soon

Herman Rucic, C4C

Save Code Sharing in the Copyright Reform: Act Now!

 Available soon

Stéphane Fermigier, CNLL

How to Drive Ecosystem Growth with Shared Values and Ethical Guidelines?

 Available soon

Gabriele Ruffatti, Independent speaker

Digital Ethic in the Post-Truth Era

 Available soon

Thierry Carrez, OpenStack

Ethics Beyond Free Software and Open Source: the Market Value of Open Collaboration

 Available soon

Alexander Sander, FSFE

Public Code and Copyright: How a Little Law Change can Destroy or Flourish your Business

 Available soon

Deborah Bryant, Red Hat

Red Hat, a Case Study in Corporate Open Source Stewardship and Culture.

 Available soon

Open Source in Big European Cities

Schedule: Dec. 6 morning, 11h30 - 13h , room LE MONTAGE
Abstract: A public workshop where managers of large municipal information systems discuss how they make open source decisions and share experience and best practices.
Building on the success of previous year's event  and the on-going support of City of Paris in this endeavor, we are renewing the Open Source in Big Cities session. The objective of the session is to enable like-minded practitioners to share experiences and best practices in implementing open source solutions within the conventional information system but also in Smart Cities applications, Citizen Relationship Management, e-Citizenship, etc. 

Philippe Bareille, City of Paris

Lutece the Open City Service Platform

 Available soon

Carlos Alocen, City of Zaragoza

An open API strategy for new city applications

 Available soon

Patrick Ohnewein, IDM Südtirol

Digital Strategy South Tyrol: How a region uses Open Data, Open Source and Open Standards to stay innovative

 Available soon

Towards Open Source Commons for Muni Software

 Available soon

Matthieu Faure, ADULLACT

Comptoir du Libre, a Market Place for Muni Software.

 Available soon

Come exhibit with OW2 at Paris Open Source Summit

The expected members participating include: 


Organized now since the first Paris Open Source Summit in 2015, OW2 community booth will be shared by several members or open source friends and partners. Please see the illustration and detailed description below. Pods will be distributed on a first arrived - first served basis.



@ OW2 members: please contact Catherine Nuel quickly if you would be interested in co-exhibiting or would like more information.

Booth description:


This space includes: 

  • a storage area  
  • a global sign including all members participating logos at the top of the booth.
  • an individual sign (flag or poster) for each member participating 
  • a large screen to be shared by all members.
  • a demo pod (large screen + sound system) available to propose demos to attendees (agenda to be set-up collaboratively on-site)  
  • OW2 can provide individual flat screens for each demo pod (19" screens).  
  • Social event: OW2 organizes a Free Beer Party, end of day one, a great opportunity to network with attendees and other exhibitors!