OSGi Community Event 2018

Thanks to everyone who joined us at the OSGi Community Event 2018 in Ludwigsburg, Germany, October 23-25, 2018. We enjoyed the talks and meeting up with members of the community, we hope you did too. Thanks to EclipseCon Europe for inviting us to colocate again this year.

We are pleased to advise that presentation slides and video recordings of the sessions from the conference are available from the links in the schedule below.

The OSGi Alliance also announced its OSGi Alliance Leadership Awards for 2018 and further details can be found here.

If you have any questions about the conference or the details below please contact us by email.


Time Description Slides/Video
09:00-12:00 From Zero to a Professional OSGi Project in Minutes
Jürgen Albert [Data In Motion Consulting GmbH], Mark Hoffmann [Data In Motion Consulting GmbH]
12:00-13:00 Lunch
Time Welcome & Keynote Slides/Video
13:30-14:15 Marie Curie, Open Source, Kickstarter, and Women in Tech
Amanda Whaley [Cisco DevNet]
14:15-14:30 Break
Time Schubartsaal Slides
Seminarräume 1-3 Slides
OSGi in Action: How we use OSGi to build Open Liberty

Alasdair Nottingham [IBM]

How OSGi drives cross-sector energy management
Jörn Tümmler [SMA Solar Technology]
15:15-15:50 Meld OSGi Bundles with Java Modules
Udo Hafermann [Software AG]

Turtles all the Way Up – From OSGi bundles to Fog Computing
Tim Ward [Paremus]
15:50-16:15 Afternoon Break
16:15-16:50 Visualization of OSGi based Software Architectures in Virtual Reality
Lisa Nafeie [German Aerospace Center (DLR)]
How to connect your OSGi application
Dirk Fauth [Robert Bosch GmbH]
17:00-17:35 Prototyping IoT systems with a hybrid OSGi/Node-RED platform
Bruce Jackson [Myriad Group AG]

MicroProfile: OSGi was meant for this
Ray Augé [Liferay]
17:35-18:15 Stamtisch
18:30-19:30 Eclipse Kahoot!
19:30-21:30 OSGi BoF



Time Keynote Slides/Video
09:00-09:15 OSGi Welcome and OSGi Leadership Awards
Dan Bandera [OSGi Alliance President]
09:15-10:00 OSGi Keynote: Flying to Jupiter with OSGi
Tony Walsh [ESA] & Hristo Indzhov [Telespazio VEGA]
10:00-10:25 Break
Time Schubartsaal Slides
Seminarräume 1-3 Slides
10:25-11:00 OSG(a)i: because AI needs a runtime
Tim Verbelen [imec]

OSGi enRoute for R7 – getting started the easy way!
Tim Ward [Paremus]
11:10-11:45 Integrating SLF4J and the new OSGi LogService 1.4
BJ Hargrave [IBM]

Popular patterns revisited on OSGi
Christian Schneider [Adobe]

11:55-12:30 It Was Twenty Years Ago Today – Building an OSGi based Smart Home System
Christer Larsson [Makewave AB]

Improved developer productivity thanks to Maven and OSGi
Lukasz Dywicki [Code-House]

12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:35 OSGi CDI Integration Specification
Ray Augé [Liferay]

Migrating from PDE to Bndtools in Practice
Amit Kumar Mondal [Deutsche Telekom AG] & Jochen Hiller [Deutsche Telekom AG]

14:45-15:20 OSGi Feature Model – Where Art Thou?
David Bosschaert [Adobe]

A real world use case with OSGi R7
Jürgen Albert [Data In Motion Consulting GmbH]
15:20-15:45 Break
15:45-16:20 OSGi with Docker: a powerful way to develop Java systems
Udo Hafermann [Software AG]

Remote Management and Monitoring of Distributed OSGi Applications
Tim Verbelen [imec] & Jan S. Rellermeyer [TU Delft]

16:30-17:05 OSGi for the data centre: Connecting OSGi to Kubernetes
Frank Lyaruu

Simplify Web UX Coding using OSGi Modularity Magic
Paul Fraser [A2Z Living Pty. Ltd.]
17:05-18:30 Exhibitors Reception
 18:30-20:30  OSGi BoF



14:45-15:15 Closing Session

Time Keynote Slides/Video
09:00-09:45 Keynote: Lessons on Open Source from a 25-Year-Old Company
Harish Pillay [Red Hat]

09:45-10:00 Break
Time Schubartsaal Slides/Video
10:00-10:35 OSGi and Java 9+
BJ Hargrave [IBM]

10:45-11:20 Panel Session – Modularity Futures: OSGi and Java 9+
BJ Hargrave [IBM], Sebastian Zarnekow, Peter Kriens [aQute], Andy Guibert [IBM]
11:30-12:05 Eclipse Modeling Framework and plain OSGi the easy way
Mark Hoffmann [Data In Motion Consulting GmbH]

12:05-13:15 Lunch



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