9 & 10
novembre 2021
Palais des congrès - Paris
Au mêmes dates et lieu que Sido Paris
Le rendez-vous européen de la communauté Open Source

Un évènement proposé par

Systematic (header)

et organisé par

656 Editions

Comité de programme

Porté par Systematic Paris Région, le comité de programme est composé de 24 spécialistes des enjeux et des technologies Open Source. Leur rôle est de définir l’orientation des contenus des conférences en proposant des thématiques, des sujets et des interventions pertinentes et impactantes. Le comité de programme est également chargé de promouvoir l’appel à conférence auprès de l’écosystème Open Source et d’évaluer les propositions qui en seront issues.


Le président du comité de programme


Vice President, Ecosystem Development

Eclipse Foundation Europe

Gaël Blondelle joined the Eclipse Foundation in 2013 where he is now Managing Director of Eclipse Foundation Europe GmbH and VP, Ecosystem Development, of the Eclipse Foundation. Gaël joined the Eclipse Foundation with the desire to help companies to work in open source as the best way to implement open innovation and open collaboration. Gaël has been involved in open source for more than 16 years in various roles, including as the co-founder of a startup developing an open source project, as a business developer of an open source systems integrator, and as a manager of a research project aiming to create an open source ecosystem for industrial players.
In 2021, he is the chair of the program committee of Open Source Experience in Paris.


Le comité de programme

Olivier BARAIS

Professor at Université de Rennes 1


Manager — Release Engineering and Technology

Eclipse Foundation Europe


Solutions Architect, EMEA chez Sonatype

Apache Foundation, Sonatype

Philippe CARRÉ

Open Source Specialist



Maître de Conférences

Université de Montpellier


Technical Account Manager


Jonathan CLARKE

Créateur & Organisateur principal

Devops REX, Rudder


Open Source Strategist and Community Activist


Simon CLAVIER is a french engineer whose backgound is electrical and biomedical engineering before specialising on IT, through a wide diversity of missions, from development to governance through sysadmin. He is working for SNCF Group since 2007 and in 2013 achieved a MBA focused on Systemic and new kinds of management and organizations and became the "Open Source Strategist". He is since convinced these two sujects are key factors of a successfull and sustainable digital transformation, as you have to act with people through a «reinvented organization » [1] and chose technologies you are able to control. He is a cross-entreprises cooperation activist on Open Source : VP of the "French-Speaking PostgreSQL Cross-Enterprise Work Group" [2] , VP of TOSIT (The Open Source I Trust) [3] and recently VP of IMA (Innovation Makers Alliance) [4].





praticienne-chercheuse et consultante



Conseillère politique

OpenForum Europe

Paula Grzegorzewska is a Senior Policy Advisor at OpenForum Europe. She is engaged in topics such as Open Source Software, ethical and trustworthy AI, Open Source Hardware and blockchain. Paula is one one the authors of the study on the impact of Open Source for the European Commission. Before, she supported women in closing the gender gap in ICT and entrepreneurship with an NGO in Luxembourg. She has a keen interest in ways that technology can be open, equal, sustainable and beneficial for the society.

Sébastien GÉRARD

Directeur de recherche


Severine LAUGIER

CEO et gestion de projets



CTO (Directeur Technique Groupe)

Alter way




Yannick MOY

Static Analysis Lead


Clément OUDOT

Identity Solution Manager


Identity Management expert.


Managing Director

Meshed Insights

Doing open source governance before it was cool

Jean-Paul SMETS



Founder of Rapid.Space and co-inventor of edge computing, Jean-Paul is promoting the development of converged cloud and vRAN industry based on radical transparency standards, a.ka. Hyper Open Cloud. Jean-Paul graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure with a PhD in computer science and from Ecole des Mines de Paris with a Master in Public Administration. He is the original author of Nexedi’s open source ERP5 and an active member of Free Software associations.

Cedric ULMER



Cedric is the CEO cofounder of France Labs, startup specialised in open source search engines and maker of Datafari. He manages the company and handles the innovation and marketing aspects. He is a member of The Search Network, an international community of search experts. In France, he is part of the board of the national cluster for open source companies. He also teaches Entrepreneurship at the Data Science European MsC of the EIT. Cedric holds the French grande ecole diploma from Telecom SudParis, with the Eurecom certificate.

Valeriane VENANCE

Developer Evangelist



Responsable Open Source


Florent ZARA

Responsable Technique

Henix / LinuxFr

Florent Zara is a French & Canadian Engineer and has been involved, both personally and professionally, in the FLOSS community since 1999. He has been president of the Open World Forum 2014 edition and speaker at Paris Open Source summit, OpenExpoEurope and the Linux Foundation Open Source Summit. Today he is an admin at LinuxFr.org (reference french-speaking, community driven website about Free and Open Source software) and CTO and Open/Inner Source expert of Henix, editor of the Open Source quality software toolsuite Squashtest. He's been an Open Source advisor for large companies, helping them with governance, licensing as well as change management. Today at ENGIE Digital, he's the project leader of the Innersource initiative and also started a cross company workgroup on this topic. He also helps internal project who wants to go Inner/Open Source.

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