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2023-11-12 12:00

Open Source License Obligations Checklists even better now

Import the checklists to other tools, create context diffs and merged lists

2023-03-01 12:00

Embedded Linux distributions

Results of the online "wish list"

2022-01-13 12:00

Phase #3 of OSADL project on OPC UA PubSub over TSN successfully completed

Another important milestone on the way to interoperable Open Source real-time Ethernet has been reached

2021-02-09 12:00

Open Source OPC UA PubSub over TSN project phase #3 launched

Letter of Intent with call for participation is now available


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COOL - Compact OSADL Online Lectures 2023


COOL is an OSADL webinar series. COOL is intended to take place regularly once a month and covers current as well as recurring topics around Open Source software in industry. COOL webinars are held in English language. Participation is free of cost.

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Registration - Presentations and video clips

Past COOL webinars in 2023:

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SPS smart production solutions 2023

OSADL will have a booth at the SPS smart production solutions - international exhibition for industrial automation - which will take place from November 14 to 16, 2023 in Nuremberg/Germany. Would you like to learn how Open Source software can be successfully used in industry - e.g. in a license-compliant manner, with appropriate software performance such as real-time, withstanding security attacks and under mission-critical conditions? Then visit the OSADL booth in hall 6, booth 6-454. We are very much looking forward to meeting you there!

In addition, we would like to invite you to attend the OSADL talks on Open Source at the SPS Forum in hall 6 and hall 8:

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 12:00pm - 12:20pm, Forum hall 8, 410:
    Pentesting as a community-based service, Alexander Bähr, OSADL
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 2:30pm - 2:50pm, Forum hall 6, 130:
    Paving the road for an OPC UA Open Source ecosystem
    , Jan Altenberg, OSADL

Should you need a ticket, please send a short email to, and we will provide you with a link for a visitor voucher that you may redeem via online registration into a free access ticket for both the exhibition in Nuremberg and the digital platform "SPS on air".

SPS website
- OSADL at SPS in Nuremberg - OSADL at "SPS on air"

OSADL General Assembly 2023 / OSADL Generalversammlung 2023

The Ordinary General Assembly 2023 of the Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL) eG will to take place on Thursday, June 15, 2023 in virtual form.

More information in English language is available on the "General Assembly page with agenda in English".

Die ordentliche Generalversammlung 2023 der Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL) eG findet am Donnerstag, 15. Juni 2023 in virtueller Form statt.

Weitere Informationen in deutscher Sprache sind auf der "Generalversammlungsseite mit Tagesordnung auf deutsch" verfügbar.

General Assembly page with agenda in English - Generalversammlungsseite mit Tagesordnung auf deutsch Presentations OSADL General Assembly/Präsentationen OSADL Generalversammlung (Member login required/Mitgliederlogin erforderlich)

OSADL Networking Day 2023

The traditional OSADL Networking Day 2023 will take place onsite in Heidelberg/Germany on June 14, 2023. The main topic of this year's Networking Day will be "AI in industrial automation"

OSADL Networking Day event pageAgenda - Registration - Presentations and video clips (member or participant login required)

HOT - Heidelberg OSADL Talks 2023

HOT = Heidelberg OSADL Talks are an annual online lecture event where participants are given a general overview of the fundamental legal aspects (Legal HOT) and technical aspects (Technical HOT) of using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in industry and will learn how OSADL can provide support.

In 2023 HOT will take place on May 10, 2023 (Legal HOT) and May 11, 2023 (Technical HOT). Legal HOT and Technical HOT are online events. They may be booked either separately or as package. Participation is free of charge. The conference language is English.

HOT event page - Registration - Presentations and video clips (Member or participant login required to display the videos and presentations)

embedded world Exhibition 2023

Would you like to learn about the ways Open Source software can successfully be used in industry - for example in a license-compliant way, with adequate software performance such as real-time, withstanding security attacks and under mission-critical conditions? Then do not miss the OSADL booth in hall 4, booth 4-168 at the embedded world Exhibition 2023 from March 14 to 16, 2023 in Nuremberg/Germany. We are looking forward to meeting you in person there again!

For free admission to the embedded world Exhibition you may register online at (English) or (German) using the voucher code ew23492771.

embedded world Exhibition 2023 website

embedded world Conference 2023

The embedded world Conference will take place from March 14 to March 16, 2023 in Nuremberg/Germany.

A number of OSADL's proposals to participate at the 2023 embedded world Conference have been accepted. In particular, three of them have been combined in an OSADL track, the other talks are part of separate sessions.

Here is an overview of OSADL's activities at the embedded world Conference 2023:

14.03.23 Session 2.2 Connectivity Solutions - TSN

  • 14:15 - 14:45: TSN time synchronization using PTP, Alexander Bähr, OSADL

14.03.23 Session 3.3 Embedded OS - Virtualization 2

  • 17:00 - 17:30: Using real-time Linux with hypervisors and containers, Jan Altenberg, OSADL

15.03.23 Session 3.5 Embedded OS - OSADL

  • 13:45 - 14:15: Basics of free and Open Source software (FOSS) licensing and practial recommendation on how best to comply with them, Dr. Carsten Emde, OSADL
  • 14:15 - 14:45: License Compliance Audit and FOSS policy, Dr. Till Jaeger, JBB Rechtsanwälte
  • 14:45 - 15:15: Sharing and reusing FOSS compliance material: A curation database community project, Caren Kresse, OSADL

16.03.23 Session 2.7 Connectivity Solutions - Industrial Protocols

  • 12:00 - 12:30: Open Source implementation of OPC UA and PubSub: Current status, feature overview and road map of the open62541 SDK, Dr. Carsten Emde, OSADL

For more details and the complete embedded world Conference program, please visit complete program of embedded world Conference 2023

Please note that the embedded world conference is a paid event and attendees have to register separately from the embedded world Exhibition.

embedded world Conference 2023 website, program and registration details