Under the patronage of

  • Logo Ministère de l'économie

Institution partners

  • Direccte Ile de France
  • Région Île de France
  • Ville de paris
  • Agence Régionale de Développement Paris Île-de-France
  • W3C

Diamond Sponsors

  • Red Hat

Platinum Sponsors

  • Alter way
  • Smile

Gold Sponsors

  • Neo Telecoms
  • SUSE
  • vmware Logo
  • Microsoft
  • Intel AppUp℠ Developer Program

Silver Sponsors

  • Oracle Logo
  • Capgemini
  • af83
  • Adacore
  • Bearstech Logo
  • Qualcomm
  • Ubuntu

Bronze Sponsors

  • Accenture
  • Alcatel-Lucent Logo
  • hp
  • Jamendo
  • Nuxeo


Main Organizer

  • Systematic


  • af83
  • Alter way
  • Smile

Experiment day organizers

  • Cap Digital
  • Hackable Devices

Louis Suarez-Potts

Community Manager, OpenOffice.org , Oracle ( Canada)

Louis Suarez-Potts

Louis Suárez-Potts is the longtime Community Development Manager and Chair of the Community Council for OpenOffice.org; he joined Sun Microsystems in 2007 and has led the OpenOffice.org community since 2000. (In 2010 the acquisition of Sun by Oracle was completed; Suárez-Potts is now with Oracle.) The lead and co-lead of several projects and the primary spokesperson and representative of OpenOffice.org, Suárez-Potts also represents the project regarding OpenDocument Format (ODF) matters, and is on the OASIS ODF Adoption and Interoperability Technical Committees and is a member of the ODF Alliance, representing OpenOffice.org. He speaks frequently at national and international conferences on the ODF, OpenOffice.org, education and free- and open-source software and culture, and on the practice of community development. Suárez-Potts is currently working on several articles examining the history and logic of corporate-sponsored open-source and free-software development, as well as its adoption by public enterprises. He lives in Toronto and received his PhD from U.C. Berkeley.