The FOSSASIA Summit 2019 is an exciting Open Technology event for developers, students, and start ups using open source to build up their businesses. It is a unique opportunity to share the latest innovations in open source technologies and meet contributors and potential partners. It will take place once again in Singapore from March 14 - 17, 2019.

Since the first FOSSASIA meetup in 2009 in Ho Chi Minh City, FOSSASIA has taken the lead to organize Free and Open Source Software conferences in Asia. Past FOSSASIA events have attracted thousands of participants, speakers from 41 countries, and hundreds of volunteers. The FOSSASIA Summit has an over the average participation of female technologists.

Ticket Information

Ticket type Sales ends Price Quantity Subtotal
Community Standard

Full Event Pass for FOSSASIA Summit. Access to All Sessions. (Pre-registration required for some workshops).

Sun, March 17 S$ 99.00 S$ 0.00
Hall Pass and Special Events

Access to Exhibition + Access to Special Events: Opening, Closing, Open Hardware Workshop, IBM Workshops, Microsoft Cloud Workshops, Hackathon Awards

Sun, March 17 S$ 15.00 S$ 0.00
Business Standard

Full Event Pass. Tshirt. Plus: Access to Speakers Lounge with Snacks and Refreshments. Access to Social Event on Saturday Evening.

Sun, March 17 S$ 399.00 S$ 0.00
VC/Investor Ticket

Full Event Pass. Tshirt. Plus: Access to Speakers Lounge with Snacks and Refreshments. Access to Social Event. Meeting with the organizers.

Sun, March 17 S$ 1,800.00 S$ 0.00

Full Event Pass for Academic Staff.

Sun, March 17 S$ 79.00 S$ 0.00
Social Event with Buffet Standard

Social Event with Buffet, Indian Dance and Cultural Attractions.

Sat, March 16 S$ 75.00 S$ 0.00

Pre-order your guaranteed FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit T-shirt for 10 SGD instead of 12 SGD.

Sun, March 17 S$ 10.00 S$ 0.00

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Featured Speakers

Mitch Altman

Open Hardware Creator

Mitch Altman is a San Francisco-based hacker and inventor, best known for inventing TV-B-Gone, as featured speaker at hacker conferences, as international expert on the hackerspace movement, and for teaching introductory electronics workshops. He is also Chief Scientist and CEO of Cornfield Electronics.

Mete Atamel


Mete is a Developer Advocate at Google, focused on helping developers with Google Cloud. As a long-time Java and C# developer, he likes to compare the two ecosystems. Prior to Google, he worked at Microsoft, Skype, Adobe, EMC, and Nokia building apps and services on various web, mobile and cloud platforms. Originally from the island of Cyprus, he currently lives in Greenwich of London, not too far away from the prime meridian.

Masayuki Igawa


Masayuki Igawa is a software engineer for over 20 years on a wide range of software projects, and developing open source software related to Linux kernel and virtualization. He's been an active technical contributor to OpenStack since the Grizzly release. He is a core member of some OpenStack QA projects such as Tempest, subunit2sql, openstack-health and stackviz. He currently works for HPE to make Upstream OpenStack better for everyone. He has previously been a speaker at OpenStack Summits, LinuxCons Japan and the other open source related conference events.

Dr. Graham Williams

Director of Data Science, Microsoft

Graham has been an open source developer since the 1980's, with early contributions to emacs packaging, the TeX repository, Machine Learning toolkits, and Debian packaging. He remains a strong advocate for open source as well as a practitioner and researcher in artificial intelligence. In his current role with Microsoft he leads a team of data scientists, engineering projects that share their technology as open source.

Bunnie Huang


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).

Ilya Verbitskiy

WebStoating s.r.o

As a software engineer and software development manager in finance and e-commerce sectors, Ilya gained more than 10 years of experience in leading the development of complex software in teams, large and small. Before starting his own business, he worked in Europe and North America for several multinational companies.

Ilya Verbitskiy is the founder of WebStoating s.r.o., an agency helping companies to create a successful online business. Outside of work, he's a husband and father and enjoys sports, games and learning everything about everything.

Andrew Lee


Andrew Lee (Hualian, Taiwan) – an active Open Source Liaison focusing on the Debian and LXDE Projects. He worked on localization efforts of various kinds of local dialects and aborigines languages in Taiwan. He created various localization related packages in Red Hat, Mandrake, and Debian distros, and also creates and maintains packages in Debian for LXDE project.

Andrew Lee works as a software developer in the Build and Infrastructure team at Collabora and has 5 years of experience working with the Open Build Service(OBS) building both rpm and deb format packages and distribution creations for many different projects and clients. He is now making an efforts on packaging OBS in Debian distro.

Duane O'Brien

Duane O'Brien is the Head of Open Source at, the world's #1 jobs site. He is passionate about enabling smart and meaningful contributions to the open source ecosystem by both developers and corporations. Duane navigates the path between engineering and management, drawing on both his experience as a developer and program manager at companies such as Autodesk, Adobe, and PayPal, as well as his experience supporting Agile transformations.

Jollen Chen

The Flowchain Foundation

Jollen Chen is the creator and lead developer of Flowchain, an open source based IoT blockchain solutions. Before Flowchain, he has been working on embedded software and full-stack web development for many years. His research interests are the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and IoT data security. Jollen holds a Master's degree in Manufacturing Information and Systems from the National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. You can find him online at

Carsten Haitzler

Technical Director, Arm

Worked in the Linux and open source world industries for 20 years in several countries on all sides of the globe, has contributed to several open source projects and is best known for founding the Enlightenment window manager project and having written lots of graphics related code for X11. That's 20 years of programming mostly in C and assembly on top of Linux, shipping in 100+ million devices around the globe.

Matthew Treinish

IBM Research

Matthew has been working on and contributing to Open Source software for most of his career. Matthew currently works for IBM Research developing open source software for quantum computing. He is also a long time OpenStack contributor and a former member of the OpenStack TC (Technical Committee) and was previously the PTL (project technical lead) of the OpenStack community's QA program. He has previously been a speaker at, OpenStack summits, LinuxCons Japan, China, and North America, Open Source Summit Europe, SeaGL, OpenWest, and FOSSASIA.

Hamish Coleman

Dim Sum Labs

Hamish has always liked to bend hardware to his will, which led to a career as a Sys Admin and means that he is always trying to understand what is inside the black box.His quest to make computers do his bidding (and not theirs) has continued to drive his tinkering with software and hardware at home and at work.  He believes in empowering others to also bend technology along with him!Hamish currently lives in Hong Kong - tiny living with his many tiny computers.

Stephen Frost

Crunchy Data Solutions, Inc.

As a PostgreSQL major contributor and committer, Stephen implemented roles support in 8.1 to replace the existing user/group system, SQL column-level privileges in 8.4, and Row Level Security scheduled to be released with PostgreSQL 9.5. He has also spoken previously at numerous conferences, including pgConf.EU, pgConf.US, PostgresOpen, SCALE and others.

Michael Christen

Founder, SUSI.AI

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 engine technology and digital transformation strategies. He is also the architect of the German Digital Library search portal.

Michael Cheng

Lawyer. Raspberry Pi/GPIO Fanatic. Currently supporting open source program office at Facebook. Former IT sysadmin, investment banker and high school dropout. Born in Taiwan. Currently based in the US. Spent 10+ years in China, Thailand, Japan, Myanmar and Hong Kong.

Lim Tit Meng

Science Centre Singapore

As the CEO of Science Centre and Vice Dean of NUS Mr Lim Tit Meng promotes STEM as an engine for knowledge-based innovation economy; engages stake holders to share the mission and champions creative science communication. His goal is to inspire youth to see STEM as a powerful means to create their own future as well as solutions for the future.

Kushal Das

Freedom Of The Press Foundation

Kushal is a staff at the Freedom of the Press Foundation. He is helping to coordinate l10n for the project. Kushal worked with the bn_IN community and started his own Free Software journey as a KDE translator back in 2004. He is active in the Fedora and Python community and also serves as a director in the Python Software Foundation.

Remi Denis-Courmont


Long-time open-source developer, and largest contributor to the VLC media player project

Sachin Shridhar

Pivotal Software, Inc

Sachin Shridhar is Vice President, Customer Success Organization, Asia Pacific and Japan, at Pivotal Software, Inc. The CSO group is responsible for all technical services in the region including Solution Architecture, Implementation, Delivery, Consulting and Education.

In his role he is driving Pivotal's offerings to assist customers make the transitions to the software driven world, making software development a core competency and an advantage for businesses.

Sachin has spent over 2 decades in the industry and over a decade in markets across Asia Pacific and Japan. His experiences are in Services and Solutions in technology companies, helping customers and partners be successful with the technology offerings.

Prior to Pivotal, Sachin was the Vice President for APJ Services, Red Hat for over 5 years driving the pre-sales, consulting and education business for them.

Michael Ducy


Michael Ducy currently works as Director of Community & Evangelism for Sysdig where he is responsible for growing adoption of Sysdig’s open source solutions. Previously, Michael worked at Chef where we held a variety of roles helping customers and community members leverage Chef’s open source and paid solutions, as well as implement the ideas and practices of DevOps. Michael has also worked in a variety of roles in his career including Cloud Architecture, Systems Engineering, and Performance Engineering. Michael holds a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Chicago and an MBA from The Ohio State University.

Jason Zaman

Gentoo Linux

Jason Zaman is a Gentoo Linux developer and maintains the SELinux policies and userspace libraries. He is also an upstream maintainer on the SELinuxProject and Community Lead on TensorFlow's SIG-Build.


Milindu Kumarage

Sysco Labs

Tristan Van Berkom


Darmadi Komo

Microsoft APAC

Triton Ho


Kitman Cheung


Ayan Pahwa

Mentor-A Siemens Business

Steven Shiau

NCHC, Taiwan | Clonezilla project

Matt Ware


Astrid Mager

Institute of Technology Assessment (ITA)

Tarun Kumar


Harshil Agrawal

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad

Parag Nemade

Red Hat

Mishari Muqbil

Proteus Ops

Manyi Lu

Alibaba Cloud

Øystein Grøvlen

Alibaba Cloud

Andrea Frittoli


Felipe Hoffa


Carol Chen

Red Hat

Sayan Chowdhury

Red Hat

Adhari Donora

Rumah Budaya Sikukeluang

Amit Sagtani

KDE Community

Guruswamy Revana

BVRIT HYDERABAD College of Engineering

Urvashi Verma

Delhi Technological University

Isham Mohamed MI

Kloudynet Technologies Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

Aiko Klostermann


Augustine Correa

Hackerspace Mumbai

Anuj Deshpande

Espressif Systems

S M Sarwar


Owais Zahid


Yogi Rampuria


Sinny Kumari

Red Hat

Saptak Sengupta


Rohit vyas

Redhat Inc

Anton Babenko

Robert Bob Reyes


Mario Behling


Hong Phuc


Shanker V Selvadurai


Amod Narendra Narvekar


Rohan Malhotra


Shagufta Gurmukhdas


Daniel Maslowski

Martin Michelmayr


Dilum Maduranga De Silva


Melvin Zhang


Anand S


Philip Paeps

FreeBSD Foundation

Michael Cannon


Huzaifa Sidhpurwala

Red Hat

Nisha Gopalakrishnan

Oracle India Pvt Ltd

William Tan

ITE College West

Ranjith Varakantam

Red Hat

Harshit Dwivedi


Divyanshu N Singh


Microsoft Team


Rushil Sharma

Red Hat

Yorgos Saslis

Red Hat

Michal Cichra

Red Hat

Prashant Mishra

Click2Cloud Inc

Jean F. Queralt

The IO Foundation

Graham Dumpleton

Red Hat

Jorge Morales

Red Hat

Paul Lorett Amazona


Suraj Narwade

Red Hat

Nikesh Balami

Open Knowledge Nepal

Nguyễn Hồng Quân


Chathu Vishwajith

Auth0 Inc

Jonathan Le Lous


Dieter Stubler

independIT Integrative Technolgies GmbH

Rajika Imal

99X Technology

Chaithra Gopalareddy


Amit Bhattacharya


Masashi Hamahira


Colin Charles


Paul Hamilton

South West Makers

Scott Jones

Six Kin Development

Chris Travers

Adjust GmbH

Aagam Shah

Red Hat

Sunil Samal

Red Hat

Michael Bright

@mjbright Consulting

Dr. Data Ng


Neha Sharma




Harish Pillay

Red Hat

Mayank Prasad


Akshat Garg


Nino Stephen Mathew


Balasubramanian Kandasamy


Yogesh Ojha

TATA Consultancy Services

Saroj Tripathy


Mohammed A. Imran

Practical DevSecOps - Eracorp

Sri Harsha Gajavalli


Satyajit Bulage

Red Hat

Mashrin Srivastava


Saumya Suvarna

Cisco Systems

Narendra Chauhan


Abhijeet Kasurde

Red Hat India

Rupal Shirpurkar

Click2 Cloud Inc

Jogendra Kumar


Son Le Thanh

IBM Watson

Anshuman Verma


Madhushanka Padmal


Himanshu Dixit


Sanjeev Kumar Biswas


Martin Bähr

Beijing LUG

Omprakash Kasaraboina

ScaledV Consultancy Pte. Ltd.

Sanskar Jethi


Akshat Jain


Priyanshu Khandelwal


Roland Turner


Norbert Preining


G. Matthew Rice

Linux Professional Institute

Arundhati Gupta


Anup Kumar Panwar


Mohit Kumar




Sundeep Anand

Red Hat

Srikar Mutnuri

Tata Consultancy Services

Ryan Teoh


Zhong Tian


Ramya Authappan


Vivek Khurana

Mintango Technologies

Jens Petersen

Red Hat

Kumar Rishav


Abhishek Ranjan

Bundl Technologies Pvt Ltd

Aravind Putrevu


Jens Wilke


Manuel Riel

iViveLabs Ltd.

Anjali Curic


Sophia Curic


Stefan Beyer


Srijan Agarwal

KDE | Clarisights

François Cartegnie


Aayush Arora

Coding Blocks

Masafumi Ohta

Raspberry Pi Foundation

Harin Nalin Vadodaria

Oracle India Private Limited

Organized by FOSSASIA

The annual FOSSASIA Summit is the premier Open Technology event in Asia for developers, contributors, start-ups, and technology companies in Asia. Projects at FOSSASIA range from open hardware, to design, graphics and software. FOSSASIA was established in 2009. The annual FOSSASIA summittook place in Cambodia, Vietnam and Singapore. Meetup groups exist throughout Asia.

The FOSSASIA organization develops Open Source software and hardware solutions with a global developer community. FOSSASIA was founded in 2009 by Mario Behling and Hong Phuc Dang.

Getting Here


Eunos Road 8, Lifelong Learning Institute, Singapore