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Open Source Lisbon 2019 is an undeniable success



Friday, October 11, 2019 — Lisbon, PT // A crowd of over 500 inspiration-craving members of various nationalities and business areas, came together on Friday, October 4th, to discuss and share some of the most innovative Open Source solutions, at the 17th edition of the biggest Open Source event in Portugal. Open Source Lisbon took place at Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon, with the theme “Leading the Generation Shift”.

Networking AreaThe event featured presentations and case studies of national and multinational companies that are undergoing a DigitalTransformation through Open Source technologies. People got to learn about cutting-edge technologies as well as getting closer to this collaborative approach as the basis for a technological evolution. It was a day filled with inspiration, passion for Open Source and tech-hungry guests. As stated by Hugo Oliveira, Syone's Chief Marketing Officer:

"This year's event went beyond our expectations! We had an increment of 30% in the number of participants and every feedback from attendees, sponsors, partners and speakers was incredibly positive. We are truly overjoyed and proud for putting together this great event, and with such positive feedbacks we are already preparing ourselves to make next year's edition even better!"

The event was streamed live in multiple channels, reaching more than 1.000 views. The crowd was brimming with prestigious multinationals representatives, local businesses, nonprofits, educational institutions and much more. The event had 31 speakers that ranged from CEOs, CTOs, Managers, Solution Architects, Developers, among others, who brought talks that encompassed the Open Source technology by presenting new innovative solutions and case studies.

Speakers included Filipe Barroso from Google Developers Group, Miguel Vera from Unbabel, Regina Sáenz de Pisón from Elastic, Ricardo Fiel from Microsoft, Miguel Angel Diaz from Red Hat, Hong Phuc Dang from Zalando, David Buckhurst from BBC and many more!

Learn all about Open Source Lisbon here.