Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2014

hkosc-logo-2013Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2014 (aka HKOSC 2014) is an annual international conference in Hong Kong for global open source community, it is aimed to demonstrate the use of open source software technology, open hardware technology and latest development in the world. HKOSC is targeted for developers, users and promoters.

In 2014, we was invited to held our event with co-ordination with the World Internet Developer Summit (WiDS). Together we provided a 3-day programme with Hong Kong Open Source Conference hosting 23 individual sessions were held from 13 local and 18 overseas speakers on 29 March. We tripled the number of foreign speakers and increased the number of attendants by an one and a half. With the anticipation of this increase, we hosted this event in Hong Kong Science and Technology Park. Eventually 228 people came.

Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2014

Date: 29 March 2014 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 – 6:00pm
Venue: 2/F, Lakeside 2, 10 Science Park West Avenue,Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, Hong Kong.  (Google Map and Direction)
Schedule: Agenda and List of Speakers.
Registration: Free of Charge for General Participants, and HK$1,500+ for Patrons.
Enquiry: conference@opensource.hk
Organiser: Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association.
Co-Organisers: Hong Kong Linux User Group, Open Source Hong Kong.

We would like to thank all of our sponsors and patrons, media partners and supporting organisations, as well as all volunteers, student helpers and local & overseas participants.

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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