Open Business

As open source and open models move beyond idealism and transcend upon established business and startup alike, Europe needs to look at what and who will drive future growth and innovation.

Tuesday 19 September 2006

Open Source @ openBC: How, Why, and Where To?
Bill Liao, VP Product & Co-Founder, openBC
Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

Guerilla Evangelism: Opening Closed Environments
Zak Greant, Director, Free Software and Open Source, eZ systems
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Open Business

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Channeling Open Source in Europe
Ranga Rangachari, CEO, GroundWork Open Source, Inc.
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

Design Patterns for Positive Externalities
Marc Goldberg
Didier Beck, CEO, ecenter solutions
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

An Economic Interpretation of the Evolution of the Free/Open Source Software
Lorenzo Benussi, research fellow, university of turin
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

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Open Source for Fostering Local Development
Alexios Zavras
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

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Making It Work: How to Build a Successful Open Source Project
Louis Suarez-Potts, Community Manager, OpenOffice.org/CollabNet
Time: 17:00 - 17:40
Location: Salon Memling
Track:Open Business

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Open Source and Freedom: Why Open Standards Are Crucial to Protecting Your Linux Investment
Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, Linux Foundation
Time: 16:15 - 16:55
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

Pigs and Butter: What the Co-op Movement Can Teach Open Source
Claus Dahl, Imity
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Upper Foyer
Track:Open Business

Mixed-source Software Management
Arnoud Engelfriet, Secretary, Open Source Advisory Board, Philips Electronics
Time: 11:10 - 11:50
Location: Salon Elisabeth
Track:Open Business

EU Software Patents Reloaded
Florian Mueller, Founder, No Software Patents
Time: 11:55 - 12:35
Location: Theatre Plaza
Track:Open Business

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