ITFest 2014 - Seminar of Free and Open Source Software in Hong Kong (2014/4/12)

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Sammy Fung

Apr 10, 2014, 3:14:17 AM4/10/14

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Free and open source software brings about significant benefits. In this event, veteran ICT practitioners will share their experience in using and innovating with open source software.

At ITFest 2014, Hong Kong Linux User Group organize a seminar on Free and Open Source Software in Hong Kong. Online registration is required for check-ins at seminar.

Date: 12 April 2014, Saturday
Time: 2:00-5:30pm
Venue: LT3, Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong.
Online Registration:
Langauge: English or Cantonese (with English slides)


2:00pm Reception
2:15pm Open Source Marketing (Sammy Fung) (30mins)
2:50pm Open Source and Startup (Wan Leung Wong) (30mins)
3:20pm Break with Lightning Talk
3:35pm Use of Open Source OpenStack Cloud Platform (Dick Tang) (30mins)
4:10pm Data-HK Cloud based Data Platform 香港數據 - 雲端數據平台 (Cyrus Wong, Ron Tam) (30mins)
4:40pm Break
4:50pm Switching from MySQL to PostgesSQL - Part 2 (Triton Ho) (40mins)
5:30pm Closing


1. Tinyboy - Open 3D Printer (Parker Leung): Tinyboy received 1st Place Grand Award at Hong Kong Youth Science & Technology Innovation Competition (Teaching Aids Invention category) 2013-2014.

Lightning Talk

1. HK Localization of Firefox (Mozilla Hong Kong) (7 min)

Competition on Use of Open Technologies (ITFest 2014 HKLUG)

Organizer: Hong Kong Linux User Group.
Co-organizers: Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association, Open Source Hong Kong.
Venue Sponsor: Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong.
Supporting Organizations: Mozilla Hong Kong.

Yours Sincerely,
Sammy Fung
President, Open Source Hong Kong.
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