On 10 September 2015, the 1st International Conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM 2015) launched at the German Jordanian University under the auspices of Princess Sumaya bint Hassan. Over 150 participants from twenty countries attended the conference. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Herpers, co-director of the IVC and member of the BRSU OSSCOM Team, co-chaired the conference.
In her speech, Princess Sumaya emphasized the importance of the EU-supported open software project, referring to its role in the education sector with regard to linking local and regional labor markets.
Jordan Royal News covered the Conference in a short report titled “Software Technology Conference discusses promoting the use of open source software”.