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

About Open World Forum

The Open World Forum is the leading global summit meeting bringing together decision-makers, communities and developers to cross-fertilize open technological, economic and social initiatives, in order to build the digital future.

The event was founded in 2008 and now takes place every year in Paris, with over 180 speakers from 40 countries, an international audience of 1,500 delegates in 2010. The Forum is governed by steering group that brings together the leading international technological communities (Linux Foundation, Open Source Initiative, OW2 Consortium, Qualipso Consortium), and the main Open Source software associations from the French-speaking world (Adullact, AFUL, CNLL, PLOSS, Silicon Sentier), with support from major European and French institutions (the European Commission, the Paris City authorities, and the Ile-de-France regional council and regional development agency) , Agence Régionale de Développement).

The Forum’s partners include 70% of the key global players from the IT world.

The Open World Forum is being organized this year by the Systematic competitiveness cluster based in the Paris region, supported by a Forum Committee which brings together the main partners and contributors to the OWF (AF83, Alter Way, Bull, Systematic’s Open Software Special Interest Group and Smile).