During today and tomorrow, June 7, Madrid will host the Free Software and Hardware sector, anyone interested and expert in these issues which will gather in La Nave, Madrid.
During the day today there will be talks and presentations that will focus on the topics chosen by thethe organization of OpenExpo Europe for this year's edition, always without leaving the framework of Free Technologies.
Thus, the protagonists of this edition will be prominent people within the IoT, Cybersecurity, Augmented Reality, Cloud, Fintech, Tourism and women of Technology. The person in charge of opening the OpenExpo Europe will be Chema Alonso, a reputed hacker who helps make our systems a little more secure. TO Chema Alonso It will be followed by David Cuartielles, Jim Jagielski, Yaiza Rubio, Obi-Juan and countless speakers who will be able to speak and be interviewed by different media and attendees at OpenExpo Europe, in order to bring the technologies with which they work closer together.
Networking, the central point of OpenExpo Europe will also be present and on this occasion There will be 8 thematic forums where not only attendees but also representatives of various companies related to the world of technology will participate. It is worth mentioning the assistance of Microsoft, Nokia, Google CLoud, Booking.com, Yelp, Telefónica, Vodafone or Repsol, BBVA, Bankia, S.Financieros Carrefour, Grupo Leche Pascual, among others.
Tomorrow's session will continue to have events related to networking and advertising Free Software projects, but also the protagonist will be the contest of the OpenAwards 2018, a contest where the best projects related to Free Software are awarded. In this year's edition, more than 130 companies have participated, being one of the most important contests within Free Software.
Despite the news of the purchase of Github by Microsoft is taking over the Free Software panorama, the truth is that Events such as OpenExpo Europe have made and make large companies and other users interested and work for Free Software. So OpenExpo Europe is still a good opportunity to learn about new free technologies. Do not you think?