As one of the participating communities of the Hong Kong Open Source Conference, HKCOTA is inviting you to submit proposals.
CFP Submission Deadline: 28 Feb 2018 (Wed)
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If you agree with our aim and works, you could either work as our volunteers or donate to us.If you agree with our vision, please support us. Road is hard. However, we believe open-technologies, free/open-source software, open hardware, open design, open culture and open mind are the right future.
Free and open-source software (FOSS) is computer software that can be classified as both free software (“free” means freedom) and open-source software. That is, anyone is freely licensed to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and
Open-source hardware (OSH) consists of physical artifacts of technology designed and offered by the open design movement. Both free and open-source software (FOSS) as well as open-source hardware is created by this open-source culture movement and applies a like concept
The broader meaning of the term Open Content refers to releasing copyrighted materials under a more relax licence. It is also commonly referred to as “Some Rights Reserved” by Creative Commons Advocates. Materials released under this category of licenses will
What We Did?
The Hong Kong Open Source Conference (HKOSCon) is a conference aims to connect the Global Open Source Technologies to Hong Kong. We aimed to demonstrate the use of open source software technology, open hardware technology and latest development over the
OpenTech Summit, Berlin, Germany, 14 May 2015 HKCOTA and TinyBoy Team joined the OpenTech Summit 2015 in Berlin. Giving them talk and exhibition about TinyBoy project and Hong Kong Opensource Conference. During the trip, we also visited the opensource
Greater China 3D Printing Seminar @ ITFest 2015 19 April 2015 The Greater China 3D Printing Seminar is organized by HKCOTA at Room ST111, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University on 19 April 2015. In this seminar, experts from the Greater
Open Source Technology Day 2015 @ ITFest 11 April 2015 Free and open source software lowers software cost and spurs software innovation and development. In this seminar, veteran ICT practitioners will share their experience in using and innovating with
FOSSASIA 2015, Singapore, 13 – 15 March, 2015 HKCOTA was invited to the FOSSASIA 2015 to give a talk about the Tinyboy 3D Printer Project and set up an exhibition of the Tinyboy 3D Printer.
Student Sponsorship to SITCON x TW HKCOTA sponsored our first student to attend SITCON (Students’ Information Technology Conference) in Taiwan. With the generous donation from one of our active members, a Form 5 Open Source activist, Mr. Yip,