Topics and Tracks

Personal Voice Assistants, AI and Cloud

Personal Voice Assistants and Artificial Intelligence

Learn about natural language processing, how to build skills and actions for voice assistants or how to create your own Open Source chatbots in the Artificial Intelligence deep technology track. Join sessions covering Bot Framework, Tensorflow, Dataprep and more.

Cloud, Containers, DevOps

Cloud, Container, DevOps

Get better insights in how to deploy apps on the cloud more efficiently and save your company money. Sessions in the Cloud, Containers, DevOps track cover Kubernetes, Serverless Architecture, Microservices, Docker Kompose, Omnibus, OpenStack, Virtual Kubelet, and Continuous Integration.



Meet developers and startups working on the blockchain to create solutions for distributed computing, cloud services and Fintech in the Blockchain track.



Find out how to keep your services secure in the Cybersecurity track. The track has sessions about Encryption with PGP, SELinux, Secrets Management, Backups, QubesOS, Securing Web and Javascript apps.

Web & Mobile

Web & Mobile

What technologies will we need for the Conversational Web? How will existing technologies change and what else is happening in tech for web and mobile platforms? A wide variety of topics are covered in the Web Technologies and Mobile Technologies track with talks and workshops about JS frameworks, PWA, Android, Web VR and AR.

Hardware, Design and Local Production

Hardware, Design and Production

The FOSSASIA Open Tech Summit covers topics from software to hardware and knowledge. These are the ingredients for production. We have a dedicated track on Hardware & Design. Apart from technical topics speakers will share their experience from making prototype to going to large scale production and working with mass manufacturers.

Open Data, Internet Society, Community

Open Data, Internet Society, Community

More and more governments, companies and citizens share data for the benefit of the society. What are the use cases for Open data? What possibilities do we have for a truly free society in the times of tracking devices and supervision technologies, how to keep communities engaged in Free and Open Source development? These are some of the questions in the Open Data, Internet, and Community track.



Meet developers of PostgreSQL, MySQL, Apache Spark, MariaDB and NoSQL projects and learn how to save your company money with Open Source database solutions in the Database track. Specific topics include Scaling TB of data, Real-time data masking, Replication Features, Performance Schema, BigQuery, and Immutable Key-Value Stores.

Kernel & Platform

Kernel & Platform

The Kernel & Platform track covers topics from the Linux Kernel to BSD and desktop systems such as Meilix or applications like VLC. Learn about BSD network servers, Hacking with x86 Windows Tablets, Asynchronous integration of GPU computing with HPX many task processing, Unikernelized Linux, Open Build Service in Debian, and Learn C from the trenches.

Science Tech and Education

Science Tech and Education

Science needs to be open and verifiable. As more and more tools are available to a larger part of the population the chance to become a scientist or simply to participate in citizen science increases. What tools exist? What hardware is available? How to do science hands-on with Open Source software and hardware? The Science Tech and Education track covers it.


Open Science and Open Data Hackathon with UNESCO

In the FOSSASIA Hackathon developers, designers, tech contributors, bloggers, and journalists join in to develop Open Data apps and games for sustainable development and indigenous languages using FOSSASIA technologies.

  • Ultimate Cloud Training

    You want to deploy your solutions in the cloud? You want to make more use of your data's company. You want to provide trusted AI solutions? Then our tailored cloud codelabs on Thursday, March 19, Friday, March 20 and Saturday March 22 are right for you.

    Topics are Cloud, Container, Kubernetes, Security and Artificial Intelligence. We start at 8.30am with a breakfast on each morning. Workshops include topics such as 'Bringing trust and transparency in AI’ and development 'Using Kubernetes and Knative to deploy & secure containerized applications', and 'Cloud Deployments with Kubernetes'. Catering is provided.

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  • FOSSASIA Exhibition
    Tech Companies & Projects from Thu March 19 - Sun March 22

    Meet tech companies like JP Morgan, Daimler/Mercedes, and Microsoft at the exhibition. Discuss career opportunities and learn about the latest tech ideas from core developers of projects like VLC, Debian, CentOS, FreeBSD and many more.

    Exhibition Schedule: Opening on Thursday, March 19 at 12.30pm with lunch snacks, starting at 10am (Fri/Sat/Sun) and closing on Thursday/Friday/Saturday at 6pm, and on Sunday until 4pm. Hall passes available.

    Hall Pass Book Booth

Linux Professional Institute Exam Lab
Saturday March 21 , 10:00 - 13:00

Linux Professional Institute is thrilled to be offering exams at a discounted rate exclusively to FOSSASIA attendees. While at FOSSASIA, write the Linux Essentials for $75 USD, DevOps Tools Engineer for $99 USD, BSD Specialist for $99 USD, LPIC for $99 USD. Please register in advance. You can provide advance payment by Paypal or credit card (a choice within the Paypal link). You have the opportunity to take up to 2 exams within this exam lab. The exam will be presented and provided in English.

Sign up Here

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FOSSASIA Academy with BuildingBloCS Code Labs Workshops and International Speakers

BuildingBloCS and FOSSASIA are excited to announce free technology workshops for the community taking place at the FOSSASIA Summit 2020 evenings on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21 as well as Saturday morning. Workshops include Introduction to Python, VueJS, Databases, Machine Learning with Python and Creating Skills with SUSI.AI.

Please sign up through the form to reserve your slot in the workshops itself.

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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 Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, China and India.

FOSSASIA Community Tickets

You are an active member of the FOSSASIA community and want a free ticket? All you have to do is convince us, that you are an awesome code contributor to FOSSASIA projects.

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  • Codeheat Award

    In the Heat of the Code is a coding contest for FOSSASIA projects. The contest runs annually for 6 months from September to February. Grand prize winners are invited to present their work at the FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit in Singapore and get travel funding to attend.

    The jury chooses the three winners from the top 10 contributors according to code quality and relevance of commits for the project. The jury also takes other contributions like submitted scrum reports and technical blog posts into account, but of course awesome code is the most important item on the list. Other participants have the chance to win Tshirts, Swag and vouchers to attend Open Tech events in the region and get certificates of participation.

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Hong Phuc Dang


Mario Behling


Harish Pillay

Internet Society

Roland Turner


DENG Zhi Wei (Kiwi)

Hardware Lead FOSSASIA

Daniel Blueman


Nayana Adassuriya


Marco A. Gutierrez


Bella Phan


Noah Chen


Gi Soong Chee

Dunman High School

Thorsten Neumann

Founder & CTO, SmartPesa

Eden Jade

Program and Event Manager

Philip Paeps

The FreeBSD Foundation
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