Open Source Networking Meetup – Discovering CloudPower with IoT and API Economy

Hello! You are cordially invited to Open Source Networking Meetup. In this Networking Meetup, we have invited honorary guests from IBM giving an introduction and demonstrations on building various applications including Internet of Things (IoT) on IBM Bluemix platform. Bluemix, awarded the Best Cloud Development Platform by ComputerWorld [2] in 2015, is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) supporting open source applications. This is a great opportunity for you to learn how IoT applications are built and how API are run on cloud, and also an excellent opportunities to chat and network with other applications developers in Hong Kong. Refreshment and alcoholic beverages will be served in the meetup.

Open Source Hong Kong starts to manage attendance records and to issue attendance certificates to its members for professional development. For enquiry, please email to membership@opensource.hk.

Please find the event details as follow:

Date: 23 September 2015, Wednesday.
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
(Reception starts at 6:45pm with Refreshment and alcoholic beverages)
Venue: The Hub co-working space
Address: 1F, Fortune Building,150-158 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai. (1-min walk from Exit A1, Wan Chai MTR Station) (Location)
Target Audiences: Applications developers who are interested in building software & mobile applications on cloud and learning more about IoT and API Economy.
Number of Participants: 30.
Registration: http://oshk-cloud-power-iot-api-meetup.eventbrite.hk

Agenda:
7:00pm Introduction of IBM Bluemix
7:15pm Exploring Bluemix.net
7:30pm StrongLoop to Power the API Economy
8:00pm Hands-on Demo: Bluemix IoT Zone with Python and iOS Devices
8:30pm Open Networking and Discussions

Co-Organisers:
– Open Source Hong Kong (OSHK)
– Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association (HKCOTA)

Speakers:
– Chung Lam, Client Technical Professional, IBM Cloud
– Eric Yu, Performance Marketing Manager

Event Sponsor: IBM HK

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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