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:
  2. Conference organiser reserves the right to modify and make the final decision & judge with any further notice.
  3. Source:

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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