The first free and open source european forum
Paris, October 3-5, 2013
"THINK" will focus on the main strategies such as public policy, collaborative innovation, training and jobs, communities and also the importance of women in tech. Key players in these fields will share their vision with the participants to further the evolution of our knowlegde society.
"CODE" will help you better understand and leverage your own projects by exposing the key subjects that are transforming the open source ecosystem: Web, mobile phones and tablets, Big Data, cloud infrastructure, DevOps, software quality, emerging languages and platforms... CODE will also be your opportunity to meet key specialists in these fields.
"EXPERIMENT" will allow a mainstream audience to test and the evaluate open source world, both from a software and hardware standpoint, to discover the Internet of Objects, to re-learn co-operative creation, to meet the "makers" and the "DYIers", to better understand the natural interfaces and better live with the Internet and Open Source.
Ministère des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises, de l'Innovation et de l'Economie numérique
Listen to what this year's edition of the Open World Forum has in store for your directly from the president, vice presidents, some of the track leaders and many more. We also have a word from Inria, our Diamond Sponsor. If you still hesitate to attend, we now have the perfect solution for you: 14 teaser videos that will showcase some of the good [...]
This year, many open source communities have joined forces with the Open World Forum and have helped in its organization. The OWF thanks them and welcomes them during this 6th edition during the many tracks. Come and meet the major pillars of the French Open Source world by registering for the event. Get to know them:
Patrick Moreau - Head of Open Source Strategy, Inria "Inria has been involved for years in free/open source software (FLOSS). Inria can be considered as a FLOSS provider. Indeed, approximately half of its 1,000 software is distributed under a FLOSS license. Most of them are research prototypes with a variable number of users and contributors to th [...]
The Linux-based Android OS was designed specifically for phones and tablets but companies have increasingly been using, or considering using it, in other embedded products in recent years. Because of its custom design, it makes the most sense as an embedded operating system in connected devices that have a user interface, and most often, a touch s [...]
Kids and hacker culture : How (and why) pass on the hacker/maker culture to our kids leaving tools around and teaching them how to use them responsibly, growing a garden, home improvement projects, giving them responsibility and power over their living space (within limits!), arts & crafts, and a significant piece on getting started with ele [...]