What is this event?
This event is organised in the context of the European Commission study on the impact of Open Source Software and Hardware in Europe, conducted by OpenForum Europe and Fraunhofer ISI. The following topics will be addressed throughout the course of the day:
- Preview of the economic impact of open source;
- Open source policy trends around the world;
- Latest initiatives of the European Commission and Member States;
- Discussions on findings and actions with experts from academia, business and policy.
Speakers and a detailed agenda will be announced soon.
OpenForum Europe (OFE) is a European open source software and open standard not-for-profit organisation advocating for interoperability in technology. Its key objective is to contribute to achieve an open and competitive Digital ecosystem in Europe. They frequently host events on the topic of open source software, such as this upcoming event in November.