HKOSCon 2017 Open Hack Challenge – Extended

HKOSCon 2017 Open Hack Challenge is aimed to encourage developers to build an open source prototype and try different open source software and commercial services / platforms provided by sponsors.

Developers can join individually or form a team with member no more than 4.

Winner Prizes

  1. Raspberry Pi 3 (sponsored by HKCOTA)
  2. PyCharm Professional Edition annual subscriptions (sponsored by Jetbrains)


  1. Source codes must be released online under an open source license for the public.


  1. Submission Form:
  2. Developers / Teams must submit a short report thru online submission form before 2 July 23:00 HKT (Sunday).
  3. Short report can be written in a document (PDF / ODF) or presentation (ODP), other open document formats are also accepted.
  4. If any questions raised by judges, developers / teams might be contacted by organiser by emails before 3 July 23:00 HKT for demonstration.

Result Announcement: before 10 July 23:00 HKT


  1. Maximum score is 100.
  2. Judges from conference organiser will score 0-100.
    1. Use of open source software and technology: 35
    2. Creativity / Idea: 35
    3. Business / Social Impact: 15
    4. Presentation (Submitted Document / Demostration): 15

Enquiry & Remarks

  1. Enquiry: [email protected]
  2. Conference organiser reserves the right to modify and make the final decision & judge with any further notice.
  3. Source:

Sammy Fung

Sammy is the President and Founder of Open Source Hong Kong. He is also the founder of the Open Platform Society. In 2022, He become a board member of the GNOME Foundation and a fellow member of the Python Software Foundation.

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