OpenForum Europe and the FOSS4SMEs consortium are glad to announce speakers for our event on how policy can support SMEs in harnessing Open Source Software for their digital transformation
What policy environment do we need to support SMEs innovativeness and independence in a digital world? How can SMEs take advantage of digital tools to improve their competitiveness?
The FOSS4SMEs consortium invites you to explore these and more questions with our distinguished panel from academia, SMEs and Open Source.
The event will happen on 25 September 2019 at L42 Business Centre, Rue de la Loi 42, Brussels.
André RichierPrincipal Policy Officer, DG GROW, European Commission
Sivan PätschFOSS4SMEs consortium, OpenForum Europe
Amanda Brock - ModeratorCEO of Trustable; European Representative Open Invention Network; Chair Open Source (OS) and IP Advisory Group of the United Nations Technology Innovation Labs Programme
Cedric ThomasCEO, OW2
Cristina Rossi-LamastraProfessor of Business Economics, Polytechnic University of Milan
Lucas LanziottiProject Manager, European Digital SME Alliance
Georg GreveCEO of Vereign (tbc)
Justina BieliauskaiteProject Manager, European Digital SME Alliance
Nadine RoijakkersProfessor of Open Innovation, Open University Netherlands
15:00 - 15:30
15:30 - 15:45
Keynote on European Commission point of view
15:45 - 16:00
Presentation of Policy Recommendation Report
16:00 - 17:00
Expert panel on academic, SME and policy implications
17:00 - 17:30
17:30 - 18:30