News and Events

Nov 16 2016

POSS 2016, November 16-17, Paris

Dates: November 16-17
Venue: Les Docks de Paris
OW2 is fully invested in this flagship event of the European open source community.

OW2 on the exhibition floor : Visit us booth C18/D19!

Visit us and learn more about major OW2 technologies and our ongoing collaborative projects: discover and try the AppHub marketplace, the H2020 CHOReVOLUTION Studio and the OCCIware platform.

OW2 is running a booth shared by several members and partners, including: ActiveEon, Wakanda, SpagoBI, iKoula, OpenSides, XWiki and OW2.

Do not miss the Free Beer Party on the booth! Join us, meet and network with community members on November 16, 5 or 6 pm. 

OW2 in the conferences

This year again, OW2 is leading four sessions to the conference program including one with an AppHub project presentation:

Open Source European Collaborative Innovation, Nov 17, 11:00 - 12:30, Room Lausanne
Through a selection of state-of-the-art project presentations, this session illustrates how multinational partners leverage open source to help shape the future of the IT industry in European publicly-funded collaborative innovation programs. Speakers:  Marco Autili, CHOReVOLUTION project - Marc Dutoo, OCCIware Project - Peter Deussen, AppHub project - Alessandra Bagnato, MODELS project - Andrey Sadovykh, INTO-CPS project - Iyad Alshabani, PrEstoCloud project - Isabelle de Sutter, Systematic - Cedric Thomas, OW2.

More POSS sessions driven by OW2

Visit Paris Open Source Summit website.  


Nov 08 2016

CLASS 2016, November 8-9, Ljubljana, Slovenia

The CLASS Conference 2016 is about Clouds towards Smart Cities, Smart Energy, Intelligent Transport Systems, Advanced Manufacturing and eHealth.

AppHub presence at CLASS Conference:

Speaker : Cédric Thomas, OW2 CEO
Title: AppHub: Fostering Market Readiness at OW2

The AppHub project and its open source market place is also showcased during the conference. 

More information and registration:
CLASS Conference application areas:

  • Smart Cities, Communities, Urban Life and Mobility
  • Smart Agriculture & Smart Wood
  • Smart Factories & Industry 4.0
  • eHealth & Well-Being
  • Other areas of interest

Oct 25 2016

OpenStack Summit, October 25-27, 2016, Barcelona

Discover AppHub and try to win a digital watch

If you are attending the OpenStack Summit, discover the AppHub Store at the OW2 booth, with more than 100 projects and 30 ready-to-use open source software for the enterprise.
Ask about the AppHub Factory to generate cloud deployable images of your own software. Validate your participation for a chance to win a digital watch. The next draw will take place on December 22.

More information on the AppHub Connected Watch Contest


Oct 18 2016

CloudForward, October 18-20, 2016, Madrid

Cloud Forward 2016
October 18-20, 2016
Venue: Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain


Cloud Forward 2016 will kick off Tuesday 18th October at 14:00 and will end Thursday 20th October at 12:30.

The AppHub Marketplace, an SME training session

Peter Deussen, AppHub project coordinator and Fraunhofer Fokus Researcher, provides a presentation with recent figures about cloud expectations from European SMEs.



Oct 17 2016

OSCON Europe, 17-19 October 2016, London

Visit us at OW2 booth #1!

We are showcasing AppHub, the Enterprise open source market place, on October 17-19 in the non profit pavilion of a new edition of the OSCON Europe conference. 

About OSCON:
Open source is everywhere—from the bottom of the programming stack to the very top. OSCON, the O’Reilly Open Source Convention, brings the software engineering and developer community together to explore what’s new in open source languages, tools, and techniques. It's the best place to sharpen your skills, keep pace with changing technologies, and connect with the intellect and energy that made open source what it is today.

- 17-19 October: Conference & Tutorials
- 19-20 October: Training

Find more at:

Sep 21 2016

OW2con'16, September 21-22, Paris

21-22 Sept. 2016
Paris Mozilla Space
16 Bis Boulevard Montmartre
75009 Paris, France

Replay the conference video about What's new in AppHub, the European Open Source Marketplace.

This year's theme is "Code to Product: Addressing the delivery challenge of open source software.”  ...

Jul 13 2016

FISL17, July 13-16, Porto Alegre

fisl 2016

Dates: July 13 - 16

Venue: Porto Alegre, Brazil


OW2 is showcasing H2020 projects AppHub and CHOReVOLUTION. The open source association shares a booth with OW2 Brazilian members Konsultex and Propus.
A good opportunity to represent AppHub with its totem, flyer and live demonstrations.

Visit us booth #26!


Jun 13 2016

AppHub PlugFest in Berlin, June 13-14, 2016


1) AppHub Software Quality Workshop, June 13, 2016, Berlin

Project coordinators will learn to implement open source project management best practices. They will allow the market to find and to deploy their software more rapidly.

2) AppHub Software Appliances Workshop, June 14, 2016, Berlin

Project technical leaders will learn to improve the quality and the interoperability of open source software. Through the AppHub Factory, they will generate software appliances for physical, virtual and cloud environments.

Please find more information in the Agenda Both workshops will take place in Fraunhofer FOKUS Berlin office:

Fraunhofer FOKUS
Kaiserin-Augusta-Allee 31
Berlin, Germany

Workshop slides


May 10 2016

OSCON O'Reilly Conference, May 16-19, 2016, Austin, USA

OSCON Open Source Convention 2016

Visit us booth 109-3!

AppHub is presented at OSCON on the OW2 booth.


Apr 25 2016

OpenStack Summit 2016, April 25-29, Austin

The AppHub European Open Source Market Place is showcased at OpenStack Summit in Austin at the OW2 booth #B32, in the MarketPlace demo theater and during the TechTalks. 



Apr 20 2016

AppHub at Net-Futures 2016, April 20-21, 2016

AppHub at Net Futures Conference, April 20-21, 2016

Visit us on AppHub booth and try to win a connected watch!

connected watchVisit the AppHub booth at Net Futures 2016 (April 20-21) and discover the AppHub Store, a new open source catalog with free ready-to-use software services for the enterprise.
Ask about the new AppHub Factory to generate cloud deployable images of your own software. Get the stamp on your dedicated postcard and validate your participation.
The draw will take place on April 21 at 11:00am on OW2 booth.

Andrus Ansip, Vice-President and Commissioner for Digital Single Market at Net Futures 2016

View Andrus Ansip visiting the AppHub booth at Net Futures 2016 


Apr 19 2016

Clusters, collaboration and creating impact in the market

AppHub Presentation for NATRES Cluster

On April 19, 2016 Alexandre Lefebvre, UShareSoft, presented the European open source marketplace to the NATRES Cluster initiative participants. NATRES stands for "Novel approaches and technologies for Cloud resource and service management".


Apr 12 2016

Cloud Expo Europe 2016, April 12-13, London

ExCeL London
April 12-13, 2016
The AppHub project team is deeply involved in Cloud Expo Europe, through the OW2 booth #CF9, in the Open Cloud Developer Park and its conference program.

Visit us in the Open Cloud Park (booth #CF9)

The members, projects and partners represented there include:
- ProActive, represented by ActiveEon
- iKoula
- AppHub and OCCIware projects ...

Mar 23 2016

Cloud Computing World Expo 2016, March 23-24, Paris

About the Open Cloud Forum by OW2


The Open Cloud Forum by OW2 is a free conference fostering exchanges between open source cloud technologies end-users, experts and integrators. Based on open standards and interoperable components, the open cloud enjoys a growing success in the industry. Do not miss this opportunity to meet the designers of cloud innovations, as well as early adopters of open cloud solutions.  



Mar 08 2016

CloudScape 2016, March 8-9, Brussels

AppHub, Easy Access to Innovation


Cloudscape 2016
Dates: March 8-9, 2016
Venue: The Microsoft Centre
Rue Montoyer, 51
1000 Brussels.

In order to support EU-funded projects, the AppHub team is showcasing the European Open Source Marketplace during two sessions at CloudScape 2016 at at 11:45 and 13:15.

An online presentation of the AppHub services is provided simultaneously on Cloudwatch Hub website.

Finally, a position paper on AppHub project is being published at this event. 

For more information and registration, please visit CloudScape 2016 website  

Jan 30 2016

Fosdem 2016, January 30-31, Brusselsn B

January 30-31, 2016
Brussels, Belgium
Venue: Brussels University, ULB Campus Solbosch. 

The AppHub market place is now part of the OW2 OSCAR platform, introduced for the first time at FOSDEM 2016. This popular event attracts in Brussels thousands of developers of free and open source software from all over the world.  ...

Jan 26 2016

SQuAT Fest, January 26, 2016, Brussels

The AppHub SQuAT Fest is taking place at:
European Commission
Avenue de Beaulieu 25,
1160 Brussels
Room 0S9`



Jan 25 2016

Information Day about H2020 ICT-LEIT, January 25, Brussels

2016-2017 H2020 calls

Check new opportunities for research funding grants : attend the Information Day about Horizon 2020 ICT-LEIT.

This Net Futures Information Day and Networking event will focus on Work programme 2016-2017 calls. Among the ICT Research & Innovation topics, parallel tracks will address IoT, Software & Services, Cloud, Net Innovation and Experimental Platforms.


Venue: Albert Borschette Congress Center (CCAB) - 36 Rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
Organiser: European Commission

Please, find more information and a detailed agenda on EC Website ...

Jan 18 2016

HiPEAC, January 18-20, Prague

HiPEAC 2016 Conference

The HiPEAC conference is the premier European forum for experts in computer architecture, programming models, compilers and operating systems for embedded and general-purpose systems.


Venue: Clarion Congress Hotel Prague
Organiser: European Commission

Open Source Software Communities as ecosystem platforms: theory and practice

Cédric Thomas, CEO of OW2, will provide this talk at the HiPEAC Conference

  • Workshop: PLATFORMS: Digital platforms for the European industry
  • Topic: Open Source Software Communities as ecosystem platforms: theory and practice
  • When: January 19, 2016 from 12:30 to 13:00
  • Where: Tycho room
  • More details on this workshop

For the latest updates on keynotes and workshops, please check the HiPEAC Conference Program

Nov 18 2015

POSS 2015, November 18-19, Paris

Paris Open Source Summit
November 18-19, 2015
Venue: Docks de Paris (La Plaine Saint Denis).

The AppHub Project is well represented at POSS, among several EU-funded projects in a session called EU Collaborative Innovation, prepared by OW2



Nov 05 2015

CLASS 2015, Nov 5-6, Bled, Slovenia

The CLASS Conference is THE conference about Cloud Assisted Services in Europe from the perspective of government, business, academics, technology and venture capital.

2015 Conference Theme: 

  • Data Driven Economy and Cloud
  • Digital needs and advancements of South East Europe region

OW2 presence at CLASS Conference:
OW2 CEO, Cédric Thomas has been invited to give a presentation about software governance. The AppHub project and its open source market place will be introduced during the talk. 

Oct 26 2015

OSCON Europe, October 26-28, Amsterdam

The AppHub project is represented at OSCON Europe, October 26-28 in Amsterdam in the non-profit pavilion on OW2 booth #N1.

This booth is located at the entrance of the non-profit area.
Participants can discover live demonstrations of the AppHub beta platform. 

Register now and take advantage of a discount code:

Oct 22 2015

ICT 2015, Lisbon, Portugal


ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform - October 20-22 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Cédric Thomas, AppHub Project ICT 2015 presentation:


Oct 06 2015

CloudForward Conference 2015, October 6-8, 2015, Pisa

Cloud Forward 2015
October 6-8, 2015
Venue: Pisa

Cedric Thomas, OW2 CEO is presenting the AppHub European open source marketplace at Scuola Normale Superiore, in Pisa.

More information on the event website: Cloud Forward Conference 2015.

Sep 21 2015

MICAS 2015, Sept 21, Timisoara, Romania

AppHub: Showcase your open source project!

Open Source Initiatives such as OpenStack have created a vibrant ecosystem of research and innovation projects in the area of cloud computing, many of them providing open source software by themselves.

AppHub provides a demonstration and showcase infrastructure that helps these projects to establish a marketing and communication channel to potential users and contributors. 

Peter Deussen, AppHub coordinator, is addressing this opportunity in a presentation at Management of resources and services in Cloud and Sky computing (MICAS 2015), September 21, 2015 in Timisoara, Romania.

Sep 15 2015

ESOCC 2015, Sept. 15, Taormina (Messina), Italy

Fourth European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing
15-17 Sept. 2015
Taormina (Messina), Italy

The conference is focusing on the advances in the state of the art and practice of Service-Oriented Computing and Cloud Computing in Europe. 

During the EU projects track on September 15th, Cédric Thomas, CEO of OW2 and AppHub dissemination leader, is presenting the European Open Source Market Place. 

Jul 09 2015

RRI-ICT 2015, July 8-9, Brussels

RRI-ICT 2015
Brussels; Belgium
July 8-9, 2015

The AppHub project team is involved in a productive brainstorming in Brussels, about Responsible Research and Innovation in ICT-related projects. This approach is aiming at aligning both the process and outcomes of Research and Innovation with the values, needs and expectations of the society.



Jul 08 2015

fisl, Free and Open Source Software Livre, July 8-11, Brazil

fisl Conference
Porto Allegre; Brazil
July 8-11, 2015

AppHub is presented during fisl conferences by Cédric Thomas, OW2 CEO.

Talk Title: Governance makes the Difference: the case of AppHub, the European open source market place.

AppHub is in addition presented on the booth #22 run by the OW2 team and OW2 Brazilian Corporate member Konsultex. Check out the slides to learn more about the projects showcased on the booth.

Jun 10 2015

AppHub joins Four European Clusters

The AppHub Project team is proud to be part of four Clusters of European projects.  ...

Apr 01 2015

Cloud computing World Expo, April 1-2, 2015, Paris

Discover AppHub, the New European Open Source Marketplace and join three open cloud panels at Cloud computing World Expo.



Mar 25 2015

Net Futures March 25, 2015, Brussels

Check out Cédric Thomas, OW2 CEO, presentation about 'Open Source Software: the Governance Makes the Difference'


Mar 12 2015

Cloud Expo Europe, March 11-12, 2015, London ExCel

AppHub will be publicly launched at Cloud Expo Europe 2015, London. More



Mar 09 2015

CloudScape VII AppHub workshop and paper, March 9, 2015, Brussels

The European Open Source Market Place Showcased at CloudScape's AppHub Workshop. See more ...

Feb 18 2015

AppHub Workshop, February 18, 2015, Grenoble, France

Grenoble AppHub workshop, Wednesday February 18, 2015, is taking place at UShareSoft building. . See more ...

Jan 27 2015

Kick-Off Meeting, January 27, 2015, Brussels

The AppHub Kick-off Meeting is taking place at Fraunhofer Brussels, January 27, 2015. See more