Prague Symposium Agenda – Oct 26

As part of our ongoing relationship with the Linux Foundation, we have another symposium coming up this week, co-located with the Open Source Summit in Prague. (Registration is $150 for OS Summit attendees) We have a great agenda!

What: Open Source Entrepreneur Symposium

When: Thursday, October 26, 9:00 – 17:00

Where: “London” Conference Room, Open Source Summit

Tickets: Add to your Open Source Summit Europe registration – inquire at the registration desk.


9:00 – There is no Open Source Business Model – Stephen Walli, Microsoft

9:55am – Bootstrapping is the New Black: Building a Profitable Open Source Enterprise from Day One – Leslie Hawthorn, Red Hat, and Beth “pidge” Flanagan, Togan Labs

10:50 – coffee break

11:00 – Innovating in the open: Lessons from a 3 time founder of successful open source based businesses – Evan Powell, Cloudbyte

12:00 – Lunch

13:15 – Managing internal or external open source supply chains – Shane Coughlan, Leader, Open Chain Project

14:10 – Why contributing upstream is sustainable engineering – Colin Charles, Percona

15:00 – break

15:10 – The great open source business model smackdown. It’s the debate to end all debates! Evan Powell, Stephen Walli, Beth Flanagan, and Colin Charles

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