Exhibition Program
March 22 - 24, 2018
Lifelong Learning Institute, Exhibition Halls, Floor 1

  • March 22, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Exhibition, Career Fair, VIP Tour

    12:00 PM Exhibition & Career Fair Doors Open
    1:00 PM Welcome Snacks
    3:00 PM VIP Tour at Exhibition
    3:00 PM Career Booth Crawl
    6:00 PM Exhibition Doors Close

  • March 23, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Exhibition, Business Lunch and Afternoon Booth Tour

    9:30 AM Exhibitors Breakfast Snacks
    10:00 AM Exhibition Doors Open
    12:00 Business Lunch (Invitation)
    5:00 PM Happy Hour Booth
    6:00 Exhibition Doors Close

  • March 24, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM Exhibition, Young Developers Booth Tour, Lucky Draw

    9:30 AM Exhibitors Breakfast Snacks
    10:00 AM Exhibition Doors Open
    10:30 AM Young Developers Booth Tour
    2:00 PM Lucky Draw
    5:30 PM Exhibition Ends

  • March 25, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM After-Exhibition with Community Showcases

    10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Foyer Showcases of Open Source Projects

Conference Program
March 22 - 25, 2018
Lifelong Learning Institute, Event Halls Floor 1/2

  • March 22, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Conference Opening with VIP guests

    1:30 PM Conference Opening
    2:45 PM Coffee Break

  • March 23, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Keynotes, Business and Technology Tracks, CodeHeat Award

    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Keynote Sessions, Business and Technology Tracks
    2:00 PM CodeHeat Award Ceremony
    5:00 PM Sessions Close

  • March 24, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Keynotes, Business and Technology Tracks, Young Developers Day

    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Keynotes, Business and Technology Tracks, Young Developers Day
    12:00 PM Conference Group Photo
    7:00 PM Sessions Close

  • March 25, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Business and Technology Tracks, Workshops

    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Business and Technology Tracks, Workshops
    4:00 PM Closing Session
    5:00 PM Event Ends

Social Events Program
March 22 - 25, 2018
Singapore City


Technology and Startups

Technology and Startups

Join us in March 2018 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 Summit

OpenTech, Artificial Intelligence and Science

The FOSSASIA Summit weekend in March 2018 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.


Tracks at FOSSASIA

FOSSASIA Summit 2018 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.

Event Partners



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.

Featured Speakers

Chris Aniszczyk

Chris Aniszczyk

Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Chris is currently a VP at the Linux Foundation focused on developer relations and running the Open Container Initiative (OCI) / Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Furthermore, he's a partner at Capital Factory where he focuses on mentoring, advising and investing in open source and infrastructure focused startups.

Michael Christen

Michael Christen


Michael is the founder of SUSI AI, loklak and, the creator of the Peer-to-Peer Search engine YaCy. He is a Big Data Engineer consulting for some of the largest corporate players in Germany on search technology and digital transformation strategies. He is also architect of large search portals like the German Digital Library.

Felipe Hoffa

Felipe Hoffa


In 2011 Felipe Hoffa moved from Chile to San Francisco to join Google as a Software Engineer. Since 2013 he's been a Developer Advocate on big data - to inspire developers around the world to leverage the Google Cloud Platform tools to analyze and understand their data in ways they could never before.

Bunnie Huang

Bunnie Huang

Chibitronics PTE LTD

Bunnie is best known for his work hacking the Microsoft Xbox, as well as for his efforts in designing and manufacturing open source hardware, including the chumby (app-playing alarm clock), chibitronics (teaching electronics through arts and crafts), and Novena (DIY laptop).

Carsten Haitzler

Carsten Haitzler

Samsung Electronics

He is also known as Raster or Rasterman to the open source community, best known for initiating and leading the development of the Enlightenment window manager and its libraries. Since 2010 he has been working on Samsung's Linux platform Tizen.

Frank Karlitschek

Frank Karlitschek


Frank is the Founder and Managing Director at Nextcloud. He also founded the ownCloud project in 2010 to return control over the storing and sharing of information to consumers. Frank is also a KDE contributor since 2001.

Jean Baptiste Kempf

Jean-Baptiste Kempf


Jean-Baptiste is the President of VideoLAN and VLC Lead Developer. Since 2005, he has worked on or lead most VideoLAN related projects, including VLC for desktop, the relicensing of libVLC, the ports to mobile operating systems, and various multimedia libraries like libdvdcss or libbluray.

Chris Van Tuin

Chris Van Tuin

Red Hat

Chris is the Chief Technologist at Red Hat. He has 20+ years of experience in Sales Engineering and Services at Red Hat, Intel, Loudcloud, and Linux startups.


Asankhaya Sharma
Asankhaya Sharma SourceClear
Wong Yong Jie
Wong Yong Jie Glints
Amahdy Abdelaziz
Amahdy Abdelaziz Vaadin
Thia Kai Xin
Thia Kai Xin Lazada
German Saprykin
German Saprykin Grab
Stepan Goncharov
Stepan Goncharov Grab
Wei Shan Ang
Wei Shan Ang GlobalSign
Gaurang Torvekar
Gaurang Torvekar Attores
Khalil AlMaawali
Khalil AlMaawali Oman FOSS Initiative
Ilya Verbitskiy
Ilya Verbitskiy WebStoating
William Tan
William Tan ITE College West
Gilles Gravier
Gilles Gravier Wipro
Bruce Momjian
Bruce Momjian EnterpriseDB
Mai-Hsuan Chia
Mai-Hsuan Chia Ethereum Research
Yue Lin Choong
Yue Lin Choong Women Who Code
Ken Soh
Ken Soh AI Singapore
André Rebentisch
André Rebentisch OTS
Radek Ostrowski
Radek Ostrowski Toptal
Harihara Vinayakaram Natarajan
Harihara Vinayakaram Natarajan Wipro Limited
Robert "Bob" Reyes
Robert "Bob" Reyes Mozilla
Owais Zahid
Owais Zahid Autodesk
Virgil Griffith
Dr. Virgil Griffith Ethereum
Chirag Ahuja
Chirag Ahuja Wipro
Preetam Rai
Preetam Rai The Open School
Dilum Navanjana
Dilum Navanjana ERC Institute
Camilo Libedinsky
Camilo Libedinsky National University of Singapore
Matt Ranostay
Matt Ranostay Konsulko Group
Michael Bright
Michael Bright Containous
Nan Xiao
Nan Xiao Data Storage Institute
Alessandro Volpato
Alessandro Volpato DIYbio
Matthew Treinish
Matthew Treinish IBM
Daniel Gultsch
Daniel Gultsch Conversations
Takasu Masakazu
Takasu Masakazu SwitchScience
Yitch KPMG Digital Village
Giannis Konstantinidis
Giannis Konstantinidis Mozilla
Thomas Werkmeister
Thomas Werkmeister RASA
Maik Außendorf
Maik Außendorf Bareos GmbH & Co. KG
Chris Aniszczyk
Chris Aniszczyk Cloud Native Computing Foundation
Mete Atamel
Mete Atamel Google
Michael Downey
Michael Downey United Nations Foundation

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

FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit


Hong Phuc Dang

Hong Phuc Dang

Mario Behling

Mario Behling

Harish Pillay

Harish Pillay

Internet Society
Tit Meng

Tit Meng Lim

Chief Executive Science Centre and NUS
Roland Turner

Roland Turner

Justin Lee

Justin Lee

Open Source Community Leader

DENG Zhi Wei (Kiwi)

Hardware Lead FOSSASIA
Daniel Blueman

Daniel Blueman


Nayana Adassuriya


Noah Chen

Gi Soong Chee

Gi Soong Chee

Dunman High School
Colin Charles

Christopher Adams

Victoria Bondarchuk

Victoria Bondarchuk

Seoul Tech Society
Victoria Purynova

Victoria Purynova

Seoul Tech Society
Eden Dang

Eden Jade

Program and Event Manager
Darrel Chua

Darrel Chua

Business Development
Joerg Henning

Joerg Henning

DevOps Engineer
Philip Paeps

Philip Paeps

The FreeBSD Foundation

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