FOSSASIA Activities

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Coding Programs

FOSSASIA organizes local, regional and global developer trainings and cooperates with partners in programs such as Google Summer of Code. Please join us and browse our open issues, mini-projects and GSoC ideas.

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Developer Meetups and Conferences

The FOSSASIA Open Tech Summit takes place once a year. We organize Science Hack Days and regular meetups throughout Asia from Beijing, Saigon, Singapore to Dubai. Please check out our meetup groups and get in touch with us if you would like to start a group in your region.



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Software and Hardware Development

We develop applications for Science hack labs, software programs for events, community engagement and open data tools, and we support existing projects with resources. Check out the FOSSASIA Labs for more info.



About FOSSASIA

What We Do

We bring people together to share, create, develop and make things with Open Technologies and software. We organize science hack labs, Open Tech events, meetups and coding programs with developers, designers and contributors.

Why We Do It

We want to see that information technology and science have a liberating impact on our society. We believe this can be achieved if people have access to digital tools and knowledge. Open Technologies offer free and open access. At FOSSASIA we are excited how sharing is possible on all layers from software, hardware and design to data and knowledge and we work hard to enable people to participate in the sharing society, expand knowledge, tools and opportunities, freedom of communication and expression for everyone.

Who We Are

We are a network of people from all continents, who want to see progress and improvements of people's lives in Asia and everywhere. We are developers, designers, event organizers and contributors who want to learn and share ideas, create and make digital software tools and hardware, that benefits people around the world. FOSSASIA was founded in 2009 by Hong Phuc Dang and Mario Behling.

The FOSSASIA Summit is an annual conference featuring prominent Open Tech icons.

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Join us at the FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit
 in March 2017 in Singapore!

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FOSSASIA Ideas for Projects and Google Summer of Code

FOSSASIA is proud to participate for several years as a mentor organization in the Summer of Code program of Google and at Google Code-In. Google Summer of Code offers students stipends to write code for our open source projects. Since 2011 FOSSASIA functions as an umbrella organization for a number of projects. Read more about our project ideas.

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Interested in coding stipends? Subscribe to our newsletter for announcements
and start by doing a mini-project.

FOSSASIA Events and Science Hack Labs around the Year

Troughout the year FOSSASIA organizes meetups and events. The highlight is the annual FOSSASIA Summit in March.

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How Can I Support FOSSASIA

Subscribe to FOSSASIA channels and spread Open Tech news.

FOSSASIA members are active on social networks, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, code platforms, mailing list and many more. Please help us to spread information and share your ideas. Let's start the conversation and subscribe to our newsletter.

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Become a contributor and solve a bug, implement a new feature or write a unit test.

We are looking for your expertise, be it as a software developer, hardware maker, designer or administrator. Please join us and contribute to our projects on Github. Solving a bug, implementing a new feature, writing unit tests and giving feedback on existing projects is the first step before joining FOSSASIA coding programs.

See an overview of projects here

Donate to the FOSSASIA cause.

We need your support to continue the work for sharing of knowledge, code and design and organizing events and meetups. Please donate to our cause and help us to improve people's lives by offering open access to knowledge, ideas and digital tools.

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Join our meetups, organize events and become a volunteer.

FOSSASIA groups and projects exist throughout Asia. Still there are many white spots left, where you can help to spread free knowledge and digital Open Technology tools. You can start by joining our events and meetups as a participant or volunteer. If you want to organize your own meetup in your city, please feel free to start a FOSSASIA developer group and announce it on social media like twitter @fossasia.

Join Our Meetup Groups

FOSSASIA needs your support to continue the work for sharing of knowledge, code and design, organizing events and meetups and to keep our network running.

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Friends and Partners

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