[Openstandaarden] Agoria and OSS
bh at udev.org
Mon Dec 1 17:07:37 CET 2003
Can someone go to tomorrow's presentation of Mr Patrick Slaets, Agoria?
Read: The speaker will defend the standpoint that the government should
not interfere in Open Source Software.
Agoria is mainly driven by BIG compagnies, and does not represent the
interests of belgian SMEs.
Economic Advisor, Agoria ICT
Many misconceptions still exist around Open Source Software.
However, it can achieve rewarding potentialities, such as contributions
to R&D, and should play a larger role in the Belgian ICT-industry. The
speaker will defend the standpoint that the government should not
interfere in Open Source Software.
16.30 h Registration
17.00 h Introduction by prof. Dirk Deschoolmeester, Chairman of
17.15 h Public policy and ICT-Skills by Hugo Lueders, Comptia
18.00 h Open Source Software by Patrick Slaets, Agoria
18:45 h Round-up by prof. Deschoolmeester on the European Computer
Driving License (ECDL www.ecdl.com) and the European Certification
of Informatics Professionals (EUCIP - www.eucip.org), two initiatives
from the Council of European Informatics Societies (CEPIS -
19.00 h Drink
Target audience: CIO's, development managers, IT managers
Date and time: Tuesday December 2, 2003 from 16.30 h till 20 h.
Venue: Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, Reep 1, 9000 Gent
Benjamin Henrion <bh at udev.org>
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