OSS 2022, the 18th yearly edition of the international conference on Open Source Systems, concluded successfully today in Madrid, Spain. OSS 2022 was co-located with OpenSym 2022, bringing together like-minded academics and practitioners interested in open source software, open data, open hardware, open science and open collaboration.

About 20 papers and talks have been presented at the conference, igniting lively discussions and bringing up new ideas for future work. As per tradition, a business meeting of IFIP WG 2.13 was also held at the conference.

The joint conference proceedings of OSS 2022 and OpenSym 2022, published by ACM are now available for those who cannot attend the conference(s) and for future reference.

We are starting to make plans for the next year’s edition of the conference: OSS 2023. Organizers and venues are interested in hosting the conference next year are welcome to get in touch with the working group to discuss details.