In association with heise online

14 July 2009, 15:26

2009 Open World Forum: programme announcements

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • submit to slashdot
  • StumbleUpon
  • submit to reddit

The organisers have made some programme announcements for the The 2009 Open World Forum (OWF) taking place on the 1st and 2nd of October at the Eurosite George V convention centre in Paris. The detailed programme is expected to be available in August.

Confirmed keynote speakers for the event now include

  • Jacques Attali
  • Michael Tiemann – Chairman of OSI and VP of Red Hat
  • Jim Zemlin – Executive Director of the Linux Foundation
  • Mike Milinkovich – Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation
  • Sander Striker – President of the Apache Software Foundation 2005-2007,
  • Mark Surmann – Chairman of the Mozilla Foundation
  • Cedric Thomas – CEO of the OW2 consortium
  • Mark Shuttleworth – Ubuntu founder
  • Andrew Aitken – Open Source Think Tank founder
  • Matthew Aslett – Analyst at The 451 Group.

Jim Zemlin comments,“We are very excited to be taking part in this global FLOSS event. It provides a great opportunity for us to share ideas and initiatives for making Open Source a decisive lever to foster innovation and competitiveness for the economic recovery.”

The OWF is sponsored by, among others, Bull, Intel, Sun Microsystems, Accenture, Qualcomm, Google, Red Hat and Mandriva. The H is itself a media sponsor of the event.

See also:


Print Version | Send by email | Permalink:

  • July's Community Calendar

The H Open

The H Security

The H Developer

The H Internet Toolkit