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

Apr 01 2015

April 1-2, 2015
CNIT, Paris La Défense

OW2 is cooperating with Cloud Computing World Expo organizers to build a section dedicated to Open Source in the conference program and exhibition part of the show. The Open Cloud Forum by OW2 is a free-of-charge conference, fostering communication between end-users, integrators and developers of open source components. 

Agenda of the Open Cloud Forum by OW2


Wednesday April 1st, 2015, the Open Cloud Forum by OW2 will offer - for the third year in a row - a programme of presentations and panels prepared by OW2 open source community.

Designed to inform Cloud Services Providers and Managers of Information Systems about open cloud initiatives, the programme showcases OW2 projects. It is an opportunity to learn about state of the art cloud developments, best practices in cloud computing and recent collaborations between OW2 members and industry partners. 


- 2:00pm-2:55pm: Open Cloud projects presentations 

  • Marc DUTOO, Open Wide R&D Head: Managing Everything as a Service with erOCCI OW2 project and OCCIware Collaborative Project.  Download PDF pdf.png
  • Denis CAROMEL, ActiveEon CEO: ProActive and OpenCloudware, the vApp lifecycle Management Solution for Multi Cloud.
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  • Cédric THOMAS, OW2 CEO: the AppHub Project, the European Open Source Market Place. Download PDF pdf.png 


- PANEL 1 (3:00pm-3:50pm): Hybrid cloud feedback from the community

  • Karim BENHAMED, Technology Expert
  • Marc DUTOO, Open Wide R&D Head
  • Olivier BOUZEREAU, OW2 Community Coordinator

- PANEL 2 (4:00pm-4:50pm): Cloud computing challenges and opportunities in privacy and security

  • Sébastien KELLER, THALES, Research Engineer,
  • François TOURNESAC, SIARAS, Advisor
  • Michel ARDITTI, INGENIUX EUROPE, Chief Technical Officer
  • Olivier BOUZEREAU, OW2 Community Coordinator

- PANEL 3 (5:00pm-5:50pm): Connecting Big Data, Cloud and Internet of Things 

  • Anna NIETYKSZA, European Economic and Social Committee
  • Denis CAROMEL, ActiveEon, CEO
  • Erfane ARWANI, NanoCloud Software, COO
  • Cédric THOMAS, OW2 CEO


- 6:00pm-6:50pm: OW2 General Assembly

Learn about AppHub, the New European Open Source Marketplace

AppHub is a new service platform that will support the market outreach of EU-supported open source technologies and facilitate the connection between R&D projects and their potential markets. The AppHub marketplace provides a new distribution channel for open source software components and helps users to seamlessly identify, position and implement the software outcomes of collaborative research projects.
AppHub is supported by OW2 community (France), Fraunhofer Fokus Research Institute (Germany) and UShareSoft independant software vendor (France). The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Don't miss this opportunity to discover AppHub, among other collaborative projects. 

Do not hesitate to contact us (mo AT for more information about the Open Cloud Forum by OW2 or the AppHub project.