OW2con’24 Press Release


Jun 11 2024

NGI Search Beneficiary Projects Highlighted at OW2con’24

This year OW2 annual conference showcases NGI Search beneficiary outcomes with demos and discussions in the main Hall community corner, and during a dedicated breakout session.

Paris, 11 June 2024 - OW2, the international community of professional open source software is offering excellent networking opportunities to open source contributors and users, next June 11-12, 2024 at Orange Gardens in Paris-Châtillon.

The 15th edition of OW2con is bringing together developers, companies, academics and non-profit organizations. The conference also welcomes Tunisia as Invited Country and highlights three OW2 projects as Community, Market, and Technology OW2con’24 Best Project Awards. This event is made possible thanks to 12 open source sponsors: NGI Search, NGI Zero Commons Fund, Collabora Online, Huawei, Orange, Worteks, City of Paris, Rocket.chat, Xwiki, OnlyOffice, MAIF, and OpenUp. 

During both days, more than 200 international developers have a chance to discuss with several dozens of speakers, partners and members of the community, including NGI Searchers. The central theme of this edition is “Funding Open Source Software and Digital Commons". All participants are able to find out more about the 5th NGI Search open call (June-July 2024) and ongoing NGI Zero Commons Fund EU open calls.

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Four breakout sessions are planned during the event:

Four NGI Searchers will present their outcomes during the first breakout session planned on June 12 at 2PM:

  • HeReFaNMi, Mohamed Amine Kerkouri, University of Orleans. 
  • MADADA, Laurent Savaete, co-founder of ZigWay.co
  • Metavision, Orestis Spyrou, Researcher at Wageningen University & Research 
  • OKLLM, Andy Donald, Research Fellow at Insight Centre for Data Analytics

Please, find a detailed program with 30+ sessions scheduled available here:  https://www.ow2con.org

The event will take place on Tuesday June 11 and Wednesday June 12, 2024 at the Orange Gardens, Innovation Campus, 44 Avenue de la République, 92320 Châtillon.

IT professionals can attend the conference for free, using a mandatory photo ID, only through the online registration: https://pretix.ow2.org/ow2con-2024/ 

Contact
OW2 – Catherine Nuel - catherine.nuel@ow2.org
OW2 – Management Office - mo@ow2.org 

About OW2
OW2 is an independent, non-profit association dedicated to promoting open source software and to fostering a vibrant community and business ecosystem. OW2 federates 50+ organizations and 2500+ IT professionals world wide. OW2 hosts 50+ technology Projects, including: ASM, AuthzForce, BlueMind, Centreon, CLIF, FusionDirectory, GLPI, JORAM, Knowage, LemonLDAP:NG, Lutece, OCS Inventory, PrestaShop, ProActive, Rocket.Chat, SAT4J, SeedStack, Sympa, Telosys, Waarp, WebLab and XWiki. Visit  https://www.ow2.org. Follow us on Mastodon (https://www.fosstodon.org/@ow2) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/680897/).

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EU programme:  HORIZON-CL4-2021-HUMAN-01  

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme under the grant agreement 101069364 and it is framed under Next Generation Internet Initiative.

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