“Open Source, Open Ideas”- A Workshop for Open Source Software Researchers

“Open Source, Open Ideas”
Hosted by Politechnic of Bari (Italy), May 29th 2007

A workshop entitled “Open Source, Open Ideas” will be held on Tuesday May 29th at the Politecnico di Bari campus sponsored jointly by Politecnico di Bari, OrgLab (University of Cassino), Syracuse University and IESEG School of Management. The workshop aims at bringing together researchers from social, legal, business, political, and technical areas to debate current Open Source Software issues and to build a collaboration network for future common initiatives. The workshop activities will include presenting current free/libre open source software research, sharing future research ideas, and social events.

Tentative schedule

28 May
Welcome dinner

29th May
9.00-9.15 Welcome from Politecnico of Bari
9.15-9.45 FLOSS Research – State of the art
9.45-13.30 Current and future research – participant presentations
13.15-14.30 Lunch
14.30-15.45 Current and future research – participant presentations
15.45-17.00 Discussion on the possibility to create a collaboration network + discussion to access to EU projects
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The meeting is free and open to all faculty as well as the broader OSS community. More information on the workshop are available at

http://floss.syr.edu/conferences/2007OSSworkshop/

To register for the workshop, please email Yeliz Eseryel (yeliz2002@gmail.com) with the subject line “Open Source Open Ideas”. Please mention which aspect of Open Source Software your research focuses on.

To get more information the workshop and how to get to Bari, please email Barbara Scozzi (scozzi.barbara@tiscali.it) with the subject line “Open Source Open Ideas”.

PLEASE PREREGISTER BY MAY 17, SO THAT WE CAN GET A HEADCOUNT FOR THE EVENT. This will also allow you to receive updates on the workshop.

Best Regards

Francesco Bolici, OrgLab – University of Cassino, IT
Andrea Carugati, IESEG School of Management, FR
Kevin Crowston, Syracuse University School of Information Studies, USA
Yeliz Eseryel, Syracuse University School of Information Studies, USA
Barbara Scozzi, Politecnico di Bari, IT


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One Response

  1. Thanks for the announcement! An exciting topic in an exotic place! Italy…..I want to go!

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