Category Archives: 2.1 Event Information

Open Source Collaboration—the other Open Source Innovation (in German)

Below, please find a blog post in preparation of the BITKOM OSS Forum in July 2016.


Open-Source-Software ist zu einem wichtigen Bestandteil von Softwareprodukten geworden. Es gibt praktisch keine Software mehr, die nicht auch auf Open Source aufbaut. Unternehmen, welche Open-Source-Software in ihren Produkten verwenden, machen sich meist Sorgen um die rechtlichen Konsequenzen, welche Open-Source-Lizenzen mit sich bringen. Entsprechend haben Unternehmen Open-Source-Governance und -Compliance Prozesse aufgesetzt, um diese Herausforderungen in den Griff zu bekommen. Am 02.06.16 werde ich für den ASQF in Berlin eine Einführung in gute Open-Source-Governance geben.

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Tracking and Preparing for ECOOP 2012

Here is useful information from the chair if you are considering attending ECOOP 2012 in Beijing!

  1. We have a Facebook page for announcements: http://www.facebook.com/events/221514727865075/
  2. We have a travel page where people can plan and discuss travel arrangements http://www.facebook.com/events/314574741939037/
  3. ECOOP registration is now live at http://ecoop12.cs.purdue.edu. Early registration deadline is May 1st. Please register early.
  4. There is funding for student travel to PLDI+ECOOP: http://pldi12.cs.purdue.edu/content/students
  5. Students are also encouraged to participate as volunteers (free ECOOP+ registration): http://ecoop12.cs.purdue.edu/content/call-student-volunteers
  6. The PLDI Student Research Competition (http://pldi12.cs.purdue.edu/content/student-research-competition) and the ECOOP PhD Symposium (http://ecoop12.cs.purdue.edu/content/ecoop-2012-doctoral-symposium) are open for submissions.

See you at ECOOP 2012 in Beijing!