HKOSCon 2016 Calls For Proposals

HKOSCon 2016 (Hong Kong Open Source Conference) is now calling for proposals! It is an annual open source conference organised by the community, to connect global open source technology, we would like to invite developers and contributors from Hong Kong and overseas to submit proposals.

Form of HKOSCon 2016 Calls For Proposals:

Topics of interest this year include but are not limited to Internet of Things (IoT), Data, Cloud, DevOps.

Important Dates:

  • Call For Proposals (CFP) Deadline: 2016/02/28 Sunday 23:00 HKT (GMT+8)
  • Announcement of CFP Result: by 2016/03/31

HKOSCon 2016 will be hosted at Hong Kong Cyberport in 24-25 June. Most of sessions/activities accepted through CFP will be presented/delivered on 2016/6/25 Saturday, in seminar room setting with audience size of 50-60 for general talks (except keynotes). Workshops, hackathons and sessions with longer length may be moved to 6/26 Sunday (in classroom setting with audience size of 30-70) if the conference is extended. Zero to Few talks might be move to Friday (in seminar room setting with audience size of 200).

HKOSCon provides financial aid program to selected overseas speakers/contributors who speak at HKOSCon 2016. (financial aid application is also part of the submission form)

Sammy Fung

Mr Sammy Fung is President and Founder of Open Source Hong Kong. He establish online community of Open Source Hong Kong in 2006, and its activities in 2010. Sammy starts his contributions in open source community in 1997, he is co-founder and founding chairman of Hong Kong Linux User Group. In 2011, Sammy also participates in open source community across Asia, he joins GNOME Asia committee in 2012, and becomes first Mozilla representative for Hong Kong in 2013. Sammy is a Python developer, open source contributer, and tech writier. He is experienced in Data Science, Django, Scrapy. GitHub / Twitter: @sammyfung Affiliates: - GNOME Asia: Committee Member. - GNOME Foundation: Member. - Mozilla: Mozilla Represenative. - Hong Kong Python User Group (HKPUG): Organiser. - Python Software Foundation: Member.

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