HKOSCon 2018 Calls for Communities

To encourage and promote open source projects and communities, Hong Kong Open Source Conference (“HKOSCon”) introduces new process – “Call For Communities” for HKOSCon 2018, which communities can manage their speaker invitation & selection, and run their own tracks. Community track starts from two 30-min sessions.

As December 2017, Mozilla, Haxe Foundation and Blockchain Development Community (China) are early registered as participating communities at HKOSCon 2018. Open Source Hong Kong, Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association and Hong Kong Linux User Group are organisers of HKOSCon 2018, which will also manage their own booths and activities.

HKOSCon invites open source communities to join HKOSCon 2018 as participating communities. Details can be found in this google doc. Deadline extended to 1/14.

Call For Proposals (CFP) will be carried on January-February, and tentative conference date is 2-3 June.

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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