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OBOOE second international meeting - Brussels Feb 22, 2008

by Nicolas Bossut last modified 2008-02-26 11:22

OBOOE is new umbrella Federation bringing together European business associations and organizations related to free, libre and open source software. The Federation goals are to encourage cross-border networking between national initiatives and to become a voice for the sector.

Participants

Participation is open to representatives of european OSS business organisation or related institution, with a special focus on SME. Please Nicolas BOSSUT prior to registration to present your organisation and get more information about Obooe.

Meeting agenda

  • Presentation of each organization by participants (membership, activities, focus, model, …), including the challenges and opportunities faced by their organizations and members – 15 minute each.
  • Models of existing Federation of SME (Zea will prepare a draft summary of existing international business federation models, organization, scope and investigate funding scheme).
  • Open discussion about models and alternatives.
  • ... additional topics suggested by participants (please send it to Nicolas BOSSUT)
  • Networking between participants.

When ?

Date : Fri Feb 22, 2008

Time : 13.30 - 17.30

Where ?

Workshop location

The workshop will be held in Brussels, Fondation universitaire / Universitaire Stichting (11, Rue d'Egmont / Egmonstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium)

Transports

  • From the Airport: Take the train to Gare Centrale/ Centraal Station
  • From Gare du Midi/Zuid Station or Gare Centrale/Centraal Station: Take Metro 2 (Simonis) to Porte de Namur/Naamse Poort or Trône/Troon

Timetables are available on the web site of the SNCB or by phone (+32/2/555.25.25).

Map

Egmont

Accomodation

They are plenty hotels in Brussels. The European Commission published a list of the well-know business hotels.

Contact person ?

Nicolas BOSSUT - Zea Partners - nicolas (at) zeapartners.org - +32(0)473/515.500

Who ?

Please send a mail to Nicolas BOSSUT if you want participate to this meeting.

  • British Computer Society, United Kingdom
Paul ADAMS
  • COSS (Center for Open Source Solutions), Finland
Henri BERGIUS
  • ESLE (Basque Open source Business Association), Spain

Daniel ARMENDÀRIZ

Philippe DOMINGEZ

  • ESLIC (Canarian Open source Business Association), Spain
Gonzalo ALLER
  • ESLM (Madrid Open source Business Association), Spain
Ismaël OLEA
  • FossPlanet.ru, Russia
Alexander BOKOVOY
  • FNILL (French Open Source Industry Federation), France
Benjamin JEAN
  • FUNDECYT, Spain

César GÒMEZ MARTÌN

Jésùs RODRIGUEZ

  • Grupo Ikusnet, Spain
Txema LAULLOU
  • LIVE Linux Verband, Germany
Elma GEESE
  • Model Driven Development, Spain
Antonio CARRASCO
  • Open Ireland, Ireland
Patrick O'CONNOR
  • Zea Partners, Belgium

Xavier HEYMANS

Nicolas BOSSUT

  • Zope Foundation, The Netherlands
Martijn FAASSEN



Source

http://www.zeapartners.org/events/feb-2008/OBOOE