Organizers

FOSSASIA


FOSSASIA

Open TechCommunity in Asia

FOSSASIA is the premier Free and Open Source technology organization in Asia for developers, designers, start-ups, and contributors. Projects at FOSSASIA range from open hardware, to design, graphics and software. FOSSASIA was established in 2009. The annual FOSSASIA summit took place in Cambodia, Vietnam and Singapore. FOSSASIA meetups take place throughout Asia.

Science Centre Singapore


Science Centre Singapore

Home to the Wonders of Science

Science Centre Singapore brings out the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through its unique blend of exhibitions, educational programs or events. In nearly four decades, over 17 million visitors have entered our doors, arriving with curiosity and leaving inspired.

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Keynote Speakers

Chan Cheow Hoe

Chan Cheow Hoe

Government CIO, GovTech Singapore

Chan Cheow Hoe is the Government Chief Information Officer (CIO)/DCE of GovTech. As the Government CIO, Cheow Hoe oversees Singapore Government’s central information technology systems and infrastructure, and drives the development and delivery of innovative public services for citizens and businesses.

Øyvind Roti

Øyvind Roti

Head of Solutions Architecture at Google Cloud

I lead Google's international team of Cloud Architects. My professional focus areas include cloud infrastructure, data analytics and machine learning. I enjoy making toy projects with Python, Go and C and consider myself a pragmatist (Emacs with Evil mode). Always looking for opportunities to learn from others. So, please find me and share your knowledge!

Frank Karlitschek

Frank Karlitschek

Nextcloud

Frank Karlitschek is a free software developer, entrepreneur and privacy activist. He founded the Nextcloud and the ownCloud projects. He published the “User Data Manifesto” and is a regular keynote speaker at conferences like CCC, LinuxCon, Latinoware, openSUSE Conf, Akademy and now FOSSASIA.

Jan Michael Graef

Jan Michael Graef

Daimler

Jan is the CFO of CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared & Services, Electric; newly established entity within Mercedes-Benz).

Vlado Koljibabic

Vlado Koljibabic

Daimler

Vlado leads IT for the new CASE business and is COO of the Digital and IT organization that delivers new digital services for MBC Sales and Marketing.

Andrey Terekhov

Andrey Terekhov

Open Source Lead, APAC HQ at Microsoft

Andrey Terekhov is responsible for defining Microsoft’s open source strategy and developing business in Asia Pacific region. Prior to Microsoft, Andrey worked in Russia and made his way from software developer to Chief Operation Officer of a medium-size software company. He holds a PhD in Computer Science and published over 40 scientific articles.

Featured Speakers

Michael Christen
Michael Christen
loklak / CEO Yacy Search
Bunnie Huang
Bunnie Huang Co-founder at Chibitronics PTE LTD

Michael Meskes
Michael Meskes
President at credativ international GmbH
Dietrich Ayala
Dietrich Ayala
Evangelist at Mozilla

Stephanie Taylor
Stephanie Taylor
Program Manager at Google on the Open Source Outreach
Carsten Haitzler
Carsten Haitzler
Master Engineer at Samsung Electronics
Graham Williams
Dr. Graham Williams
Microsoft's Director of Data Science

Andrew Selle
Andrew Selle
Google Brain

Philip Paeps
Philip Paeps
The FreeBSD Foundation
Simon Riggs
Simon Riggs
Founder Chief Technology Officer at 2ndQuadrant
Franklin Weng
Franklin Weng
President of Board of Directors at Software 1Liberty Association Taiwan
Giuseppe Maxia
Giuseppe Maxia
Quality Assurance Architect at VMware
Melvin Zhang
Melvin Zhang
Lead Architect at Cosmiqo
Niranjan Rajendran
Niranjan Rajendran
FOSSASIA Open Event Team Lead
Remi Denis-Courmont
Remi Denis-Courmont Developer at VideoLAN, VLC
Sanjay Manwani
Sanjay Manwani MySQL Director India
Yuen Hoe Lim
Yuen Hoe Lim CTO at MomoCentral
Liling Tan
Liling Tan Data Scientist at Rakuten Asia
Lars Schneider
Lars Schneider
Git TechLead at Autodesk
Matthew Treinish
Matthew Treinish
OpenStack Technical Commitee Member
Ben Sadeghi
Ben Sadeghi
Data Scientist at Microsoft
Lorenz Gerber
Lorenz Gerber
Openchrom
Anuvrat Rao
Anuvrat Rao
Technology Partnerships at Google
Viktor Gal
Viktor Gal
Data Scientist at Shogun Machine Learning Toolbox
Benet Leong
Benet Leong
Peek.io
Wing Ho Andy Li
Wing Ho Andy Li Haxe Foundation
Christian Couder
Christian Couder
GitLab
Yohei Yasukawa
Yohei Yasukawa
Co-founder at CoderDojo Japan
Haoyi Li
Haoyi Li
Founder at Fluent Technologies
Damini Satya Kammakomati
Damini Satya Kammakomati
Konya
Alex Cureton-Griffiths
Alex Cureton-Griffiths
Open Source Village
Ecaterina Moraru
Ecaterina Moraru
Lead Interaction Designer at XWiki
Daniel Korn
Daniel Korn
Red Hat
Evgeny Potemkin
Evgeny Potemkin
Oracle/MySQL
Luis Morgado da Costa
Luis Morgado da Costa
NTU
Felix Dahmen
Felix Dahmen
Hardware Geek
herr flupke
herr flupke
🐢 the common bot
Harshit Dwivedi
Harshit Dwivedi
Open Event Android Generator
Alexander Bezzubov
Alexander Bezzubov
Apache Software Foundation
sva
sva
PEP Foundation
Jens Petersen
Jens Petersen
Red Hat
James Joshua Lim
James Joshua Lim
Wikimedia
Sven	Dowideit
Sven Dowideit
Rancher Labs
Saptak Sengupta
Saptak Sengupta
Open Event Core Developer
Masakazu Takasu
Masakazu Takasu
Nico-Tech
Steven Shiau
Steven Shiau
Clonezilla
Jesper Wisborg Krogh
Jesper Wisborg Krogh
Technical Analyst at Oracle
Sudheesh Singanamalla
Sudheesh Singanamalla
Microsoft
Andrew Lee
Andrew Lee
Debian
Matt Ranostay
Matt Ranostay
Konsulko Group
Fengling Qin
Fengling Qin
Canaan Avalon Miner
Srishti Sethi
Srishti Sethi
Wikimedia
Haggen So
Haggen So
Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association
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Topics

Technology and Startups

Technology and Startups

Join us in March 2017 and learn about new developments in software, hardware, science and machine learning. Meet developers of Open Source neurotech, laptops that can send and receive on all frequencies, cloud deployment technologies like Kubernetes and web technologies across the board - Javascript, PHP, Ruby, HTML, Git, Android, DevOps, Docker and much more. In the business track you will meet startups that tell us how they succeed with Open Tech.

Science Hacks at FOSSASIA

OpenTech, Artificial Intelligence and Science

The FOSSASIA weekend in March 2017 is dedicated to Open Technologies. This year's focus is Artificial Intelligence. What are the technologies and scientific achievements that make our world run? What is the role of Data Scientists today? We have tracks on AI and machine learning personal assistants, sessions on Open Source solutions, customized hardware production and applications using Arduinos, Rapsberry PIs, and design focused workshops with topics ranging from UX design to small scale production of prototypes by the maker fablab community. In the Science track you will learn about how you can participate in the Citizen Science community.

FOSSASIA Tracks

Tracks at FOSSASIA

FOSSASIA 2017 is looking for team members who are interested to co-host tracks at the event. Please get in touch!



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A little more about the FOSSASIA Summit

The FOSSASIA Summit is the premier Free and Open Source technology event in Asia for developers, start-ups, and contributors. Projects at FOSSASIA range from open hardware, to design, graphics and software. FOSSASIA was established in 2009. Previous events took place in Cambodia and Vietnam.

The FOSSASIA Summit is set over three days of ground-breaking talks and workshops for OpenTech enthusiasts

Buy a ticket Check out the schedule
  • DAY 1 Business Day

    Open technologies in the industry and startups

  • DAY 2 Full Monty Open Tech in 15 tracks with Talks and Workshops

    OpenTech in all varieties and from all angels: Software, Hardware, Policies, Design Hacking, Virtual Reality, Biohacking and Science

  • DAY 3 Full Monty Open Tech continues with Talks and Workshops

    OpenTech in all varieties and from all angels: Software, Hardware, Policies, Design Hacking, Virtual Reality, Biohacking and Science.

The FOSSASIA Summit is Asia's premier OpenTechSummit featuring prominent tech icons from around the world.

FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit

Team

Hong Phuc Dang

Hong Phuc Dang

FOSSASIA Founder
Mario Behling

Mario Behling

AI
Harish Pillay

Harish Pillay

Internet Society
Tit Meng

Tit Meng Lim

Chief Executive Science Centre and NUS
Roland Turner

Roland Turner

Yahi
Justin Lee

Justin Lee

Open Source Community Leader
Kiwi

DENG Zhi Wei (Kiwi)

Hardware Lead FOSSASIA
Daniel Blueman

Daniel Blueman

Numascale
Nayana

Nayana Adassuriya

Autodesk
Kushal Das

Kushal Das

Director Python Software Foundation
Kiwi

Roger Lau

Samsung
Michael Cannon

Michael Cannon

Axelerant
Gi Soong Chee

Gi Soong Chee

Dunman High School
Colin Charles

Colin Charles

Percona
Victoria Bondarchuk

Victoria Bondarchuk

Seoul Tech Society
Victoria Purynova

Victoria Purynova

Seoul Tech Society
AnandJain

Anand Jain

Kernel Developer
AnandJain

Eden Jade

FOSSASIA Community Outreach

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Science Centre Singapore is the event location for the FOSSASIA Summit. Address: 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081 (Near Jurong East MRT).