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The EU Open Source Policy Summit 2021

05 February 2021


February 5, 2021
14:00 - 18:00 CET

OpenForum Europe and the Linux Foundation are excited to invite you to the EU Open Source Policy Summit 2021

The EU Open Source Policy Summit 2021 aims to build bridges and encourage exchanges between the vast Open Source community and European policymakers. 

At this virtual event, we will hear representatives from the many stakeholders working at the intersection of politics and technology. We look forward to convening this conversation at this critical juncture as discussions of Open Source move into a deeper understanding of the strategic role Open Source software and hardware will play in Europe’s digital future. 

Planned Sessions:

⋅ The Open Source Impact Study

⋅ The EC’s OSS Strategy

⋅ Open Source Program Offices

   ⋅ The Automotive Industry

   ⋅ Open Source & Telecoms

   ⋅ Smart Cities

  ⋅ Digital Sovereignty

  ⋅ Open Digital Government

  ⋅ Open Source Hardware

Keynote Speaker

Chris Wright

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Red Hat

Chris Wright is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Red Hat. He leads the Office of the CTO, which is responsible for incubating emerging technologies and developing forward-looking perspectives on innovations like artificial intelligence, cloud and edge computing, distributed storage, software-defined networking and network functions virtualization, containers, automation and continuous delivery, and distributed ledgers.

Confirmed speakers

Francesca Bria

President, the Italian National Innovation Fund

Rafael Laguna de la Vera

CEO, SprinD - The German Agency for Disruptive Innovation

Mario Campolargo

Acting Director-General, DG DIGIT

Calista Redmond


Thomas Di Giacomo


Guy Martin

Executive Director, Oasis Open

Mike Milinkovich

Executive Director, Eclipse Foundation

Sachiko Muto

CEO, OpenForum Europe

Detailed agenda, more speakers and event platform will be presented in the coming weeks and months…

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