Fwd: FOSSASIA Summit 2019 Schedule, Exhibition + Women in Open Source Award

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Mario Behling

Feb 21, 2019, 12:04:32 AM2/21/19

What's new at FOSSASIA?

Hi, we have wonderful news. Hong Phuc is nominated for the Women in Open Source Award and the FOSSASIA Summit takes place in Singapore from March 14-17 with a Hackathon and awesome prizes.

See you in Singapore!


Hong Phuc, the founder of FOSSASIA, was nominated for Red Hat's Women in Open Source Award. Please vote for her!

Visit: https://www.redhat.com/en/about/women-in-open-source

And click VOTE.

Hong Phuc is located in Finalists profiles > Community Award > Hong Phuc Dang.

Red Hat believes open source is the future of technology, and it recognizes the contributions women are making and inspire a new generation to join the movement. Make your voice heard. Cast your vote now through February 25. The judges narrowed down the 2019 Women in Open Source Award nominations to 10 outstanding finalists. With your help, they will recognize 2 women for their contributions at Red Hat® Summit in May. Vote Now!


FOSSASIA Summit, March 14-17 Singapore - The Future is FOSS!

In just a few weeks we will all get together at the 10 years FOSSASIA Anniversary Summit 2019. It takes place from March 14-17 at the Lifelong Learning Institute Singapore with the theme "The Future is FOSS".

Key highlights include: 

  • OpenTech Hackathon with UNESCO: Build open source apps and win prizes. Join Friday or Saturday.
  • Conference: Join talks by industry experts from IBM, Google, Oracle, Microsoft, Flowchain, Red Hat, Alibaba, Sysdig, Pivotal, Elastic, Codethink, Gitcoin and open source projects like VLC, Linux, CentOS, SELinux, Debian, Kubernetes, SecureDrop, Tensorflow, PostgreSQL, MySQL, FreeBSD, ReactJS, the Blockchain community as well as hardware experts from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, ARM, Bunnie Huang from Chibitronics, Mitch Altman and many more: Schedule
  • Exhibition: Showcases and job opportunities with industry-leading companies like IBM, Indeed, Facebook: Overview
  • Social Events: Pub crawls and city tours along with other techies from around the world! Sign up.

The conference opening is at 9:00 AM on March 14. The exhibition opens at 12:00 PM with lunch snacks and a VIP tour. As a subscriber to the newsletter you can get a discount ticket using the following link (limited number):

And register for the OpenTech Hackathon today to reserve your slot.

You can also join the event as a volunteer. Sign up here


FOSSASIA Summit - Schedule Roster



Featured Speakers and Sessions

We have more than 150 speakers and close to 200 sessions where participants can learn how to work with Cloud solutions, train their personal AI, create voice interfaces, build their own Operating Systems, create AR and VR apps for the web, learn about databases or prepare for Linux certification. Find out more about the speakers.




At the exhibition you can meet company and project representatives from organizations including: IBM, Microsoft, Google, Flowchain, Indeed, Facebook, MySQL/Oracle, VLC, SUSI.AI, FreeBSD Foundation, SPH Digital, CentOS, UIlicious, UpCloud, Elastic, independIT, Lionsforge, Linux Professional Institute, PSLab and many more. There is also a lounge area and Coffee Barista. At hands-on tables you can create your own science experiments, wirelessly transfer your name on a LED name badge and cut wood using a Lasercutter. Read more about the exhibition.



IBM Cloud and AI Workshop

Friday, March 15, 2019 • 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Please join us for two intensive workshops with IBM experts from around the world on the latest technologies, development and deployment covering 'Cloud, Containers and DevOps' and developing 'Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence' applications. Sign up for the workshop here.



Azure Kubernetes Service Workshop

Saturday, March 16, 2019 • 1:15 PM to 4:30 PM

Join our workshop 'Cloud Deployments with Azure Kubernetes Service' by Microsoft at the FOSSASIA Summit and learn how to simplify Kubernetes management, deployment, and operations using a fully managed Kubernetes container orchestration service. Sign up here.



Open Hardware Workshop

Saturday, March 16, 2019 • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Please join us for a workshop about 'Creating Open Hardware and Producing it'. Mitch Altman, Bunnie Huang, Weitat Chung and other experienced hardware creators will share their experience and knowledge making hardware and producing it in larger batches in China, Korea and Europe. Sign up here.



FOSSASIA Hackathon with UNESCO

Friday, March 15, 2019 • 3:00 PM to Sunday, March 17, 2019 • 5:00 PM

Build awesome apps, games and assistants improving people's lives with FOSSASIA Technologies in the Year of Indigenous Languages Join the FOSSASIA Hackathon at the FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit with UNESCO, build awesome apps, games and personal assistants improving people's lives and tackling sustainable development challenges for indigenous people, and win awesome prizes! As part of the celebrations of the International Year of Indigenous Languages the hackathon takes place from Friday 15 March to Sunday 17 March 2019 at the Lifelong Learning Institute in Singapore. Team can join on Friday and throughout Saturday. Learn more here and sign up for free.



FOSSASIA Summit Theme: The Future is FOSS

Today we see that Free and Open Source is mainstream. The large online providers are offereing their services mainly based on FOSS solutions. FOSSASIA is part of a movement advancing FOSS to the next level developing not just software, but also Open Hardware like the Pocket Science Lab. The FOSS model provides us with a way to collaborate easily, freely and efficiently and it can help us to solve the problems of this planet together. Let's do it at the FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit! The theme of the event is "The Future is FOSS".



Thank you for sponsoring!

Thank you to our sponsors IBM, Google Open Source, Microsoft, Indeed.com, Flowchain, Facebook, MySQL/Oracle and partners for supporting the event!



Other Upcoming Activities

Please join us at these upcoming events:

Shenzhen, China: OpenTechSummit Day China 28 March, 2019

Berlin, Germany: OpenTechSummit Europe, May 30, 2019

Can Tho, Vietnam: OpenTechSummit Day Mekong, June 29, 2019

Jakarta, Indonesia: OpenTechSummit Day Indonesia, July 6, 2019

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: OpenTechSummit Malaysia, August 30/31, 2019



FOSSASIA 2016 Singapore Science Center


14-17 March 2019


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