Boosting innovation and growth by fostering Free Open Source Software
Rome, 16-17 January 2008
The 16th and 17th of January took place the First International QualiPSo conference about fostering trust and quality in Free Open Source Systems. With 135 attendees from China, Brazil, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Greece, Belgium and other EU countries, the two-days conference was focus on the challenges that the FOSS model introduces while being integrated in industry strategies.
Leading organizations unite to create a new IT event: the Open World Forum
Paris, 1 December 2008
This event collocated in the Open World Forum , Floss Innovation and Competitiveness, attracted attendees from Industry , Academia and Open Source communities interested in boosting the Open Source Adoption.
During this one day session, Floss quality, future trends, interoperability, information management, next generation forges or competence centers were main topics discussed by respected international experts on Open Source coming from Europe, EEUU, India or Africa.
In addition, the Open World Forum contributed to provide an international meeting point for all IT stakeholders to cross-fertilize initiatives in Free Libre and Open Source Software.
As a meeting place for exchanging ideas, hosting over 34 seminars, 140 prestigious speakers from 20 countries, 1,200 delegates, and many associated events and business meetings, the Open World Forum 2009 has definitively established itself as the worldwide ‘Davos’ of open technologies. It provided a unique opportunity to find out more about the latest trends and innovations in the area of open technologies. It also enabled senior corporate executives, politicians, technology experts and investors from six continents to discuss and exchange ideas.
The Open World Forum provided an opportunity to take stock, launch new areas of work and new initiatives, and identify the major paths for future development in the digital recovery.