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IDABC Open Source event 2009

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On the 2nd October 2009, the European Commission, Directorate General for Informatics organised the IDABC Open Source Event 2009: The Power of Communities.

The event was part of the Open World Forum taking place in Paris, on 1-2 October 2009.

In this international event you were able to:

  • Participate in a worldwide initiative bringing together Open Source players and decision-makers from 5 continents.
  • Explore the future of Free, Libre and Open Source Software, with Innovation Awards, Trends Radars, and recommendations around a unique forward-looking initiative: the 2020 FLOSS RoadMap.
  • Share insights and best practices with many of the most respected Open Source experts and entrepreneurs worldwide.
  • Network with 1,500 CxOs, CIOs, IT Managers, architects, developers, academics and investors from more than 20 countries.

More information on the Open World Forum.

IDABC Open Source Event, The Power of Communities:
The IDABC Open Source Event 2009 focused on European Public Administrations investing in Open Source Communities: how and why? From multi-stakeholder management to expected outcome. It highlighted these key aspects of FLOSS sustainability and present seven practical cases, closing with a panel discussion. The keynote of the day focused on the economical aspects of sustainability.

For a detailed list of presentations given, please download the IDABC Open Source Event 2009 Presentations .

The Open World Forum took place right in the center of Paris, in the Eurosites George V convention Center:

Further information:

IDABC OSOR Event - 2 October 2009, Paris
Speakers' biographies
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