Open Source Event Management Software

  • Fri, 11/27/2015 - 15:58 by aatif

Open Source Event Management Software


Event management is the process of managing projects such as festivals, conferences, ceremonies, formal parties, concerts, or conventions. It also consists of arranging the required equipment, renting the event space, identifying the target audience, planning the logistics, devising the event concept, and coordinating the technical aspects before the start of the event.

Event management software is used to manage event management projects such as academic conferences, trade exhibitions, and smaller events such as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) meetings. Let's see some of the open-source event management software.

ConfTool is an event management system. It is used to support the organization of academic conferences, workshops, congresses, and seminars. It is available in 10 different languages. ConfTool comes with two different versions VSIS ConfTool and ConfTool Pro. VSIS ConfTool is specially designed for smaller events with up to 150 participants. It is an open-source system and mostly used in academic organizers and non-commercial events.

ConfTool Features

Easy to use.
It can be used with all graphical browsers.
Provide access management based on user roles.
It can uploads files in different formats.
Facilitate the creation of proceedings through data export.
Online registration and time discount support.

Fusion Ticket
Fusion Ticket is an open-source box office, online ticketing, and event management software. It can handle many types of events such as festivals, theaters, sports, clubs, parties, education, etc. It is released under the GPL3 license. It is designed in such a way that allows you to set up a venue and event choose your type of payment and then let users buy tickets.

Fusion Ticket Features

Provide support of the multi-event and multi-venue.
Provide customization templates of email and tickets.
Provide a smart template system.
Provide integration support like Paypal.
Provide support of custom seating plan.

Open Conference Systems
Open Conference Systems (OCS) is an open-source solution. It is designed to manage and publish academic conferences. It is a web-based tool that can be installed on the local server. It is a comprehensive solution, it saves time and energy for clerical and managerial tasks. Open conference system efficiently manage the conference proceedings, event details, record-keeping, and paper submission.

OCS Features

Provide features of composing and send a call for papers.
It allows the paper submitter to edit their work.
Provide integration support.
Ability to create a conference website.
It can register participants.