Leveraging the Global Open Source Ecosystem

OW2con'14 is over. You can still enjoy the event. Check out the video captures and the slides of all the presentations here or see OW2con'14 photos here!

One week, one city, three events

opensourceweeklogo.png With the conjunction of Open World Forum, OpenStack Summit and OW2con all within one week, Paris will be right at the heart of the open source world. This year's OW2con is set to be very special as our annual conference will be synchronized with the other two events. Come attend our sessions or, even better, give your presentation at OW2con and leverage our connections. This year is the opportunity to make OW2con your gateway to the global open source ecosystem.

OW2con'14 Open Cloud Day at OpenStack Summit and main conference at Orange Labs

OW2con'14 is the sixth edition of the annual community event that brings together technology experts, software architects, IT developers, project managers and decision-makers from all around the world.
On Wednesday 5 November, we are hosting the OW2con'14 Open Cloud Day at the Palais des Congrès as part of the OpenStack Summit. Access to the OW2con'14 Open Cloud Day is free for OpenStack Summit attendees. The OW2con Open Cloud Day conference room is directly accessible from the OpenStack Summit exhibition floor, you can't miss it. OW2con'14 Open Cloud Day will constitute the first day of OW2con'14. There will be nine cloud-oriented presentations and a booth for added visibility. And we will launch OpenCloudware and XLcloud at OW2con'14 Open Cloud Day. On Thursday 6 November we have OW2con'14 second day at Orange Labs. There will be keynote speeches (including Institut Mines Telecom, OpenStack, VideoLAN), the project presentations, as well as free lunch, coffee breaks and beer party. As a special agreement with the OpenStack Foundation, OW2 members will be granted free access to the OpenStack Summit at Keynote and Exhibition level - a $300 value. This priviledge will be accessible through your registering to OW2con'14.

OW2Con'14 will feature:
  • Thanks to the close relationship and collaboration with the OpenStack Community and Foundation team, the OW2con'14 Open Cloud Day will be hosted in the framework of the OpenStack Summit at Palais des Congrès on November 5th.
  • Exhibition space at OpenStack Summit from November 3 till November 5: Visit us booths #E41 and #E42!
  • Exhibition space at Orange Labs on November 6th for projects and sponsor demonstrations;
  • Latest news on OW2 flagship projects and new projects presentations given by high level technology experts coming from Europe, Asia and the Americas;
  • Award contest for Best of Breed projects;
  • Social events: Free Beer Party on the evening of November 6th;
  • Speakers telling their Success Stories while demonstrating real world use case of OW2 components;
  • Open Source Cloud Summit, to be held along with OpenStack Summit at Palais des Congrès on Nov. 5th.
  • Panel discussion based on "hot topics";
  • Milestones and next steps for the SQuAT initiative (Software Quality Assurance and Trustworthiness)
  • Collaborative projects (European and French projects);

10 Great reasons to attend OW2con'14

Can you afford to miss the experience? Just pick one of the ten great reasons (or even two!):
  1. Update your expertise with state of the art technology and OW2 projects presentations
  2. Show your support to the open source community (your very own long-term personal investment)
  3. Network and catch up with your peers
  4. Participate in the new OW2 Projects Awards
  5. Discover the future of open source cloud computing at the day-long summit on open source cloud computing
  6. Attend the special session on OW2’s quality program SQuAT (Software Quality and Trustworthiness)
  7. Get up to date on the strategic and business opportunities offered by open source
  8. Enjoy the now legendary OW2 beer party
  9. Learn from many uniques round tables gathering high-level experts.
  10. Learn more about today's european ecosystem of cloud computing projects.

And it's free! (thanks to our sponsors)