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B-Boost 2018: B2B at Open Source convention on Open Digital Transformation

Event type:
Brokerage Event
From 06/11/2018
To 07/11/2018
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17 Place de la Bourse, 33076 Bordeaux

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Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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Deadline for registration 5th November 2018
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B-Boost 2018 is the very first edition of the Open Source international business convention around free software and open source topics.

It will take place in Bordeaux at the Palais de la Bourse on November 6th and 7th 2018.

80 conferences, 1500 visitors, 10 countries, 400 B2B, 30 exhibitors are expected.

Objective: to accelerate the development of the Open Source industry.

2018 focus: Open Digital Transformation applied to
•sustainable development
•aeronautics and space
•software development and operations

•Aquinetic, Open Source cluster from Nouvelle Aquitaine
•CNLL, French Open Source council
•Systematic, Paris regions digital ecosystem
With the support of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, Bordeaux Métropole, the Chambers of Commerce of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Bordeaux Gironde, and Invest in Bordeaux

Participants: speakers, exhibitors (about 30) and visitors

Target: national and international (about 10 countries) Open digital actors
i.e. digital companies executives, digital strategy managers in traditional sectors facing the digital transformation, developers

The B2B matchmaking event will offer all actors of the Open Source industry the opportunity to have one-to-one business meetings to develop potential partnerships.

Why participate:
•Initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations with companies
•Find new commercial/technological/research partners to develop new projects
•Benefit from EEN support before, during and after the event

Cost: Free of charge

Registration and matchmaking from September until November 6th 2018