The EU Open Source Policy Summit 2024
Open Source Driving the European Digital Decade | Belgium
08 December 2020
This workshop is organised in the context of the European Commission Open Source Study and will serve three main purposes:
The workshop will be virtual, is invite-only and open to officials working within the public sector. Chatham House Rules apply. If you work within the public sector and your work touches Open Source you are welcome to join the event. We are also thankful to receive suggestions for possible invitees. Please contact Sivan Pätsch.
The European Commission Open Source study investigates both public policy actions relating to Open Source around the world as well as the main economic implications of Open Source adoption in European countries. This analysis provides the basis for a policy recommendations drafted by the study team. The study team will provide participants with a presentation on the research findings and policy recommendations. They will be joined by public officials presenting national and regional approaches, providing the basis for discussions among officials. The event will provide participants the opportunity to discuss public policy actions in general and develop the policy recommendations, also providing important takeaways for participants.
The preliminary policy recommendations will be structured around eleven core themes:
A full programme and preparatory documents will be shared with participants before the event.