Software Freedom Day Hong Kong 2014

Local F/OSS communities co-organize software freedom day again this year in Hong Kong.

Software Freedom Day 2014, Hong Kong

Date: 2014.09.20 Saturday
Time: 2:00-5:30pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre 9 (LT9), 4/F Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. (Direction)
Languages: English / Cantonese.

Confirmed List of Topics and Speakers:

  • Monitoring censorship with open source software by Mr. Chung-hong Chan (電鋸).
  • Open Source Job Board by Mr. Sammy Fung.
  • Using Redis in game system by Mr. Triton Ho.
  • The Boring Licences (Take 2) by Dr. Haggen So.
  • Looking for C10K Solution – Elixir and Erlang by Mr. Hilary Cheng.
  • A Case Study: How Does Open Source Drive Up The Development of a Constructed Language by Mr. Brendan Tang (sorpa’as).
  • 自由香港字型 Free Hong Kong Fonts by Mr. Kingman Leung (梁敬文).

Venue Sponsor: Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong.

Co-Organizers:

  • Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association
  • Hong Kong Linux User Group
  • Mozilla Hong Kong
  • Open Source Hong Kong

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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