Open World Forum – Paris: 9/30-10/1 #open #freeculture

The third Open World Forum – being staged in Paris on 30 September and 1 October 2010 .

Year on year, the Free / Open Source model is affirming itself as the invisible driver behind the digital revolution, whether at the level of emerging technologies (Cloud computing, the Internet of Things…), business models and societal trends. The aim of the Open World Forum is to gather together all the key decisionmakers and interested parties – political leaders, CxOs and decision-makers, Community leaders and stakeholders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers and academic – to evaluate possible trends and cross-fertilize growth initiatives around the open digital world.

This year’s theme, ‘OPEN IS THE FUTURE‘, will be explored through 15 Keynote addresses, 20 conferences and workshops, 8 Think Tanks, 1 Demo Cup, 1 Open IT ShowRoom and a TV Channel, organized into 3 main strands and 9 themes, plus associated events: