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Business - Written by on Monday, April 6, 2009 15:17 - 3 Comments

OpenForum Europe 2009 and the Openness Imperative

Open Forum Europe 2009 is another highlight in a lengthing list of engagements this spring. I will giving a keynote, along with Vint Cerf, at what promises to be a lively dialogue between the open source community and European policy-makers.

Open standards and open source software already enjoy widespread support in Europe, particularly among governments who fear the influence of Microsoft and other proprietary software vendors. So this year’s conference will examine some of the issues that will define the Internet of the future. How will the next 5-10 years of technology innovation transform the Internet, for example, and are today’s regulations sufficient to ensure that the Internet remains open?

My role is to help make a broader case for openness in business and government, with my main point being that greater openness — socially, technologically, politically, and strategically — underpins any hope we have of solving some of the massive challenges that confront humanity. Here’s the description I’ve just finished drafting:

Open standards are fueling a period of unprecedented innovation on the Internet that is reshaping every institution in modern society. In business, smart firms realize that openness can accelerate innovation and unleash the knowledge, ingenuity and skills of a diverse global talent pool. In government, greater openness is generating radically more productive, equitable and transparent services and unlocking new possibilities to crowdsource solutions to global challenges. The Open Internet not only underpins these important transformations, it helps reveal a more general competitive and political imperative for the 21st century. Without greater openness in all institutions, the world will be ill-equipped to confront the complex challenges that face humanity.

I hope to see you at the event if you’re in or near Brussels on on April 24th.


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Lori Collins
Apr 14, 2009 9:42

Where in Brussels is the event? And what time will you be presenting? I might be able to attend — just need the details.

Apr 23, 2009 21:59

I’m the only one in this world. Can please someone join me in this life? Or maybe death…

Europe Web Directory and Search Engine
Apr 25, 2009 20:40

Great forum! hope i could watch it.

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