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The municipality of Ede and Nou&Off invite you to participate in the forum on the use and implementation of LibreOffice, the open source suite of office productivity tools.

With this LibreOffice forum, Nou&Off marks its 10 year of existence. The ICT service specialist is joined by the town's administration, an active user and promoter of free and open source software solutions. Ede is already using LibreOffice across the organization and is preparing its complete deployment.

This meeting is especially relevant for those in public administrations using or implementing LibreOffice. It will be of interest to all organisations using or considering using LibreOffice.

The target audience is information technology professionals. The conference is meant for the sharing of information and the exchange of best practices.


12:30 Registration of participants
13:15 Introduction
  Astrid Oosenbrug, Member of the Dutch Parliament (PvdA, Dutch Labour Party) (to be confirmed)
  A protocol for migrating to LibreOffice - Support for LibreOffice
  Cor Nouws, managing director at Nou&Off, chairperson of the membership committee The Document Foundation
  Munich's approach to LibreOffice
  Peter Hofmann, IT@M-Dienstleister für Informations-und Telekommunikationstechnik der Landeshauptstadt München (former project leader of the move to free software by the city of Munich)
  LibreOffice at the municipality of Neerijnen - The benefits for a small organization?
  Jan Visser, ICT Coordinator at Neerijnen municipality
  Switching to LibreOffice at the municipality of Ede - the city's approach and its management of other applications' office requirements
  Anton Grootendorst , project leader of the LibreOffice migration at the municipality of Ede
  Panel discussion
16:45 Networking
17:00 Closing


Expected Participants:

Participation is free and subject to availability. Register by sending an email to libreoffice-symposium@nouenoff.nl.

Physical location
The forum will be held in the town hall of the municipality of Ede.
Bergstraat 4
6711 DD Ede