OpenDocument Format
Towards real world interoperability.
Past experience has shown developers and technical management from larger and smaller vendors as well as community leaders have valued the chance to attend and work on real world interoperability.


November 17+18th 2011

The 7th ODF plugfest consists of three separate events you can choose from, depending on your interests:

General audience

  • Are you an end user interested in the current state of the art in office applications? Visit the public facing part of the event with interesting talks on ODF and its applications. This part is intended for a wider, non-technical audience (Friday afternoon). (more)

Interested in deep technical understanding of ODF?

  • If you are interested in the technical work that powers the portability of your future content, visit the more interactive technical sessions (Thursday + Friday morning) (more)

Work with automatically generated documents?

The events take place in the historical city hall of Gouda, The Netherlands.

Thanks to the programme committee consisting of:

  • Alan Bell – OpenForum Europe
  • Joris Dirks – Dutch Government
  • Patrick Durusau (Individual)
  • Basil Cousins – OpenForum Europe
  • Roberto Gallopini – Sourceforge
  • Sophie Gautier – TDF
  • Bart Hanssens – Fedict
  • John Haug – Microsoft
  • Michiel Leenaars – NLnet foundation
  • Louis Suarez-Potts
  • Jos van den Oever (WebODF, KO GmbH)
  • Rob Weir (IBM)

Gouda plugfest organised and hosted by: