Open World Forum held in Paris this year

Eliane Fiolet | Ubergizmo | September 30, 2013

Organized by Systematic Paris-Region, the Open World Forum is the first European Forum summit to gather political representatives, decision-makers and experts, in one place, in order to debate the technological, economic and social impacts that the Free and Open-Source technologies bring to the market. The event is coming back for its 6th edition between the 3rd and 5th of October 2013.

The 2013 edition will be held in a global context where the Free and Open Source Software industry is still sustaining an outstanding growth, unaffected by the current economy. For the frst time, an Open-Source vendor has passed the billion-dollar revenue mark. Public policies have devoted special attention to Free Software, like in the UK, in Québec with the Bédard Plan, or in France...