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Program FLOSS Workshop 2010

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Day 1: Thursday, July 1st, 2010

9:00-9:15: Registration in Room SR E013b, August Bebel Straße 4.

9:15-9:30 Welcome address from the organizing committee

Alexia Gaudeul, Sebastian von Engelhardt and Kristina von Rhein


9:30-10:30: Plenary session 1

Jürgen Bitzer, Returns to open source software engagement: An empirical test of the signaling hypothesis, University Carl von Ossietzky, Oldenburg. (paper in common with Ingo Geishecker and Philipp Schröder).

Discussant: Dirk Riehle

10:30-11:00: Coffee break

11:00-12:00 Morning session

Dirk Riehle, Open source - a new software developer career, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg.

12:00-14:00: Lunch at "Stilbruch", Wagnergasse 1&2.

14:00-15:30: Afternoon session 1: Competition in OS markets.

Room 102, Bachstrasse 18, building K (GSBC)

Gerhard Clemenz, Open source software and network externalities, University of Vienna.

Discussant: Thomas Le Texier

Eric Darmon and Dominique Torre, Open source, dual licensing and software competition, Université de Rennes and Université Nice Sophia Antipolis.

Discussant: Gerhard Clemenz

Thomas Le Texier, 'Hybrid' competition, innovation outcomes and regulation: A duopoly model, GREDEG - CNRS - Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis.

Discussant: Dominique Torre

15:30-16:00: Coffee break

16:00-17:30: Afternoon session 2: Open source governance and development process:

Jean-Michel Dalle and Matthijs den Besten, Voting for bugs in Firefox, Université Pierre et Marie Curie and Ecole Polytechnique, Paris.

Discussant: Karl Beecher

Christopher Oezbek and Florian Thiel, Radicality and the open source development model, Freie Universität Berlin (presented by Karl Beecher).

Discussant: Matthijs den Besten

Cho Namun and Lee Namhyung, Differences explain success: the case of open source software development, University of Korea

Discussant: André Lorentz

17:30-17:45: Break

17:45-19:15: Afternoon session 3: Quality, use, value and innovation in OSS

Jesús García-García and María Isabel Alonso de Magdaleno, Fair value on commons-based intellectual property assets. Lessons of an estimation over the Linux kernel, University of Oviedo.

Discussant: Torsten Heinrich

Kirsten Haaland, Arne-Kristian Groven, Ruediger Glott and Anna Tannenberg, Free/libre open source quality models -a comparison between two approaches, UNU-MERIT, Department of Applied Research in Information Technology, Norsk Regnesentral and FreeCode AS.

Discussant: Jesús García-García

Torsten Heinrich, Increasing returns, growing user bases and the usage of commercial and open source software, University of Bremen.

Discussant: Kirsten Haaland

20:00: Dinner at "Im Sack", Oberlauengasse 14.

Day 2: Friday, July 2nd, 2010.

9:30-10:30: Plenary session 2

Rebeca Méndez-Durón, Returns from social capital in open source software networks, University of the Balearic Islands.

Discussant: Alexia Gaudeul

10:30-11:00: Coffee break

11:00-12:00: Morning session: Participation and contribution by firms in OS

Michael Fritsch and Sebastian Von Engelhardt, Who starts with open source? Institutional choice of start-ups in the German ICT sector, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena.

Discussant: Mario Schaarschmidt

Mario Schaarschmidt, Christopher Schneider, and Harald Von Kortzfleisch, Linking firm-affiliation, network embeddedness, and technical contribution in open innovation communities, University of Koblenz-Landau.

Discussant: Arianna Martinelli

12:00-14:00: Lunch at "Teatro", Engelplatz 10a

14:00-16:00: Practitioner session

Jean-Marc Duflot, Thomas Le Texier and David Versailles, A case study in open source software and open innovation in air traffic management: The case of Eurocontrol's surveillance products and services, Eurocontrol, GREDEG-CNRS-Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis and Economix -Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense. (Slides First Part) (Slides Second Part)

Jan Wildeboer, Open Source - Reality Check, Business models based on Free Software in practice, Red Hat GmbH.

16:00-16:30: Coffee break

16:30-18:00:  Afternoon session 1: Business models and strategy in OS markets

Frederik Kramer, Myth or truth: Is there really a mature and sustainable open source software market?, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg.

Discussant: Landry Leonard

Mario Schaarschmidt, Matthias Gerz, and Harald Von Kortzfleisch, Testing the duality between modularity and business model in open source software development, University of Koblenz-Landau.

Discussant: Frederik Kramer

Landry Leonard, FLOSS strategic thinking: A proposed framework to support the strategic decisions of commercial open source companies, Université Lyon II, Laboratoire CoActis.

Discussant: Mario Schaarschmidt

18:00-18:15: Break

18:15-19:15: Afternoon session 2: OS in a broader context

Sebastian von Engelhardt and Andreas Freytag, Institutions, culture, and open source, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena.

Discussant: Heger Attaya

Heger Attaya, Business Models of Open Source Software and Hardware. What impact on the open source market?, CEPN, University of Paris Nord

Discussant: Rebeca Méndez-Durón

20:00: Dinner at Die Grüne Tanne, Karl Liebknecht Straße 1

We gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Intershop Foundation and Red Hat.