FOSSASIA Activities

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Coding Programs

FOSSASIA organizes local, regional and global developer trainings and coding contests. We also cooperate 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 join our events or 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. Visit 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 oganize science hack labs, Open Tech events, meetups, coding contests and internship programs with developers, designers and contributors from around the world.

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 for the FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit
 from 17th - 19th March 2017 at the Science Centre Singapore!

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FOSSASIA Ideas for Projects, Code Heat Contests, Developer Programs

FOSSASIA organizes coding programs around the year. We are 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. In the #codeheat coding contest developers build up their code profile and participants can win trips to awesome Open Tech events. Read more about our project ideas and join the Code Heat coding contest or register to get information for one of our internship and job openings.

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Interested in coding for FOSSASIA?
Register on our application page for internship and job openings,
subscribe to our newsletter for announcements
and start engaging by doing a mini-project.

FOSSASIA Events, Hackathons and Science Hack Labs

Throughout the year FOSSASIA organizes meetups and events. The highlight is the annual FOSSASIA Summit in March. FOSSASIA events are the place software development gets done. If you rely on open technologies, open source and hardware development, you must be a part of FOSSASIA events, be it as an attendee, speaker, volunteer or sponsor. You can also organize your own Open Tech event with the open event software at eventyay.com.

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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
Join our coding contest.

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 OpenTech meetups, organize own 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 signing up on our Open Source Event organizer portal on eventyay.com and invite friends and community members. Also look out for other events on the portal or start your own.

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We need your support to continue our work for you. We need funds for developing open source software and hardware, sharing of knowledge, organizing events and meetups and to keep our network running.

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