Seminar 05.05.2010

Open Source Tools  

for the  

Public Sector


Open Kvarken & Regional Council of Ostrobothnia

Venue: University of Applied Sciences in Vaasa

Wolfintie 30 second floor, Festive Hall

Wednesday: 05.05.2010, 09:30 – 16:00

All presentations will have English slides but will be held in Swedish, Finnish or English.


Morning session

09:30 Registration and coffee


10:00 This is Open Kvarken

Project manager Rainer Lytz, VCOSS


10:15 Eduvom - Open source as a complete solution in school environments

Sub-project manager Jean Forsman, VCOSS & IT-administrator Kenneth Nickull, Vörå-Maxmo presents the Eduvom-project


10:45 Penguins in the classroom - what is there to gain from Linux in schools?

Kim Wikström, Opinsys


11:15 eGov on Open Source Software

Urban Bertling, Curema/Idega


12:00 – 13:00 Lunch


Afternoon session


13:00 Open Meetings

Head developer Sebastian Wagner from Germany presents his Web Conference tool OpenMeetings


13:30 SIP bridge into OpenMeetings developed by JNT and Openkvarken.

We are now offering the solution to

Kenneth Nylund, CTO at JNT


14:00 Coffee 


14:30 - Cooperative Webshop

Marketing Manager Karl-Johan Smeds, Creamarketing


15:00 Föräldramötet - virtual PTA meetings + A project tool

The UCOSS team from the University of Umeå presents their part of the Open Kvarken project


15:45 After conference

Refreshments and informal discussions.

Please confirm your participation to rainer.lytz (@) or register at

Registration closes May the 3rd. No participation fee

The program is subject to change.


 Participants: 38 men and 2 vomen

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