The FOSSASIA Summit 2018 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 be held at the Life Long Learning Institute from March 23 - 25, 2018.

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 Summithas an over the average participation of female technologists.

Ticket Information

Ticket type Sales ends Price Quantity Subtotal
Standard Business Registration Fee

Full Event Pass. Plus: Access to Speakers Lounge with Snacks and Refreshments. Access to Social Event on Saturday Evening (March 24).

Wed, February 28 S$ 620.00 S$ 0.00
Standard Registration Fee

Full Event Pass for Standard Registrations.

Thu, February 08 S$ 98.00 S$ 0.00
Late Registration Fee

Full Event Pass for Late Registrations.

Sun, March 25 S$ 133.00 S$ 0.00
Academic and Student Registration Fee

Full Event Pass for Academic Staff and Students. Please provide Student ID.

Thu, February 08 S$ 69.00 S$ 0.00
Social Event with Buffet

Saturday Evening (24th March) Social Event with Buffet, Live Music, Performances and Cultural Program.

Sat, March 24 S$ 65.00 S$ 0.00
Young Developers Day Ticket

For Students up to 18 Years Old Accompanied by One Guardian. Access for both to Event, Exhibition and Careers Day on Young Developers Day, Saturday March 24.

Sat, March 24 S$ 12.00 S$ 0.00

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Featured Speakers

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. You can find him in several YouTube videos, blog posts, and conferences around the world.

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). He received his PhD in EE from MIT in 2002. He currently lives in Singapore where he runs a private product design studio, Kosagi, and he actively mentors several startups and students of the MIT Media Lab.

Frank Karlitschek


Frank Karlitschek started the ownCloud project in 2010 to return control over the storing and sharing of information to consumers. In 2016 he initiated the Nextcloud project to bring this idea to the next level. He has been involved with a variety of Free Software projects including having been a board member for the KDE community. Frank has spoken at MIT, CERN and ETH and keynoted LinuxCon, Latinoware, Akademy, FOSSASIA, openSUSE Con and many other conferences. Frank is the founder and CEO of Nextcloud Gmbh. Frank is a fellow of Open Forum Europe. 

Carsten Haitzler

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.

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. Since a few years, he has been mostly working with and founding start-ups, and consulting for bigger firms.

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.

Chris Aniszczyk

Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Chris Aniszczyk is an open source executive and engineer by trade with a passion for building a better world through open collaboration. He's 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.At Twitter, he created their open source program and led their open source efforts. For many years he served on the Eclipse Foundation's Board of Directors representing the committer community and the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee. In a previous life, he bootstrapped a consulting company, made many mistakes, lead and hacked on many and Linux related projects.

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.


Asankhaya Sharma

Head of R&D - SourceClear

Wong Yong Jie

Technical Lead - Glints

AMahdy Abdelaziz

Code Artist - Vaadin

German Saprykin

iOS Developer - Grab

Stepan Goncharov

Engineering Manager - Grab

Gaurang Torvekar

CTO - Attores

Yi Chiao (Yitch) Cheng

Futurist - KPMG Digital Village

Dr. Virgil Griffith

Scientist - Ethereum

Chirag Ahuja

Consultant - Wipro

Preetam Rai

Founder & Educator - The Open School

Sandeep Kapalawai

Developer - Mozilla

Dilum Navanjana

Software Developer - ERC Institute

Khalil AlMaawali

Project Executive - Oman FOSS Initiative

William Tan

Head of Technology Projects - ITE College West

Ilya Verbitskiy

Founder - WebStoating

Gilles Gravier

Director, Senior Blockchain Strategy Advisor - Wipro

Takasu Masakazu

Global Biz Development - SwitchScience

Mai-Hsuan Chia

Developer - Ethereum Research

Yue Lin Choong

Director - Women Who Code

Ken Soh

Application Engineer - AI Singapore

André Rebentisch

Organizer - Open Tech Summit Europe

Chen, Yi - Xi

Electrical Engineer - NCKU

Radek Ostrowski

Blockchain Engineer/Community Lead - Toptal

Alessandro Volpato

Hacker/Biologist - DIYbio

Harihara Vinayakaram Natarajan

Chief Architect - Wipro

Nan Xiao

Research Engineer - Data Storage Institute

Matt Ranostay

Senior Software Engineer - Konsulko Group

Remi Denis-Courmont

Senior Software Engineer - VideoLAN

Daniel Gultsch

Head of Development - Conversations

Camilo Libedinsky

Assistant Professor - National University of Singapore

Matthew Treinish

Open Source Developer Advocate - IBM

Stella Widyasari

Consultant - ThoughtWorks

Daniel-Constantin Mierla

Cofounder - Kamailio

Martin Bähr

Community Manager - Elastos

Seth Vargo

Developer Advocate - Google

Philip Paeps

The FreeBSD Project

Marco Gutierrez

Developer - GlideX

Ben Sadeghi

Data & AI Specialist - Microsoft

Truc Viet Le

Machine Learning Developer - SAP

Jollen Chen

Creator & Lead Architect -

Kenji Shimono

Linux Hacker - Mobile Netwalker Laboratory

Jayaditya Gupta

Developer - KDE

Dr Chong Shang Shan


Darin Lobo

Founder - BiospaceSG

Mishari Muqbil

Founder - CoderDojo Thailand

Melvin Zhang

Maintainer and AI Programmer - MagArena

Ricky Setyawan

Principal Sales Consultant - Oracle

Michael Downey

Director of Community - United Nations Foundation

Aayush Arora

Web Developer - FOSSASIA

Pronnoy Goswami

Software Development Engineer - McKinsey & Company

Himanshu Singh

Developer - Qlum

Qin Fengling

Software Development Manager - Canaan

Yury Bushmelev

Senior System Engineer - Lazada

Team Ethical Hacking

United World College Southeast Asia

Kristi Progri

Tech Speaker - Mozilla

Calvin Cheng


Raymond Chan

Chapter Lead - DataKind Singapore

Daniel Pocock

Software Engineer - Debian Project

Robert "Bob" Reyes

Tech Speaker - Mozilla

Owais Zahid

Software Development Manager - Autodesk

Adarsh S

Contributor - CloudCV

Kiruthika Ramanathan

Senior Manager - Science Centre Singapore

Vigneshwer Dhinakaran

Developer - Mozilla

Chetankumar Khatri

Data Science Lead - Accion labs Inc.

李健秋 Andrew Lee

Software Engineer - Collabora

Héctor Orón Martínez

Senior Engineer - Collabora

Masayuki Igawa

Senior Software Engineer - SUSE

Thia Kai Xin

Data Scientist - Lazada

Michael Bright

Developer Evangelist - Containous

Mete Atamel

Developer Advocate - Google

Maik Außendorf

Co-founder and manager - Bareos GmbH & Co. KG

Thomas Werkmeister

Machine Learning Engineer - RASA

Giannis Konstantinidis

Developer and Tech Speaker - Mozilla

Stephanie Taylor

Program Manager - Google

Urvika Gola

Developer - Debian

Pranav Jain

Developer - Debian

Tameesh Biswas

Developer - Drupal

Jens Petersen

Engineering Manager - Red Hat

M Padmal

Developer - FOSSASIA PSLab

Kushal Das

Developer - Freedom of the Press Foundation

Christopher Travers

Database Administrator - Adjust, GmbH

Alex Shinn

Software Engineer - Indeed

Oskari Saarenmaa

CEO - Aiven

Isuru Abeywardana

Developer - FOSSASIA

Teng-Ying Tai

CEO - MoGaMe Mobile Entertainment Co.,Ltd

Mohammed A. Imran

Senior Security Engineer - Zendesk

Prasad Pandit

Developer - Red Hat India

Poonam Mishra

Developer - Systers Projects

Le Kien Truc

Senior Backend Engineer - nclouds

Keya Desai

Senior Software Consultant - Thoughtworks

Ankit Raj

Consultant - MLG Blockchain

Colin Charles

Chief Evangelist - Percona

Pandikrishnan Gurusamy

Senior Database Admin - Lazada Group

Chin Hong Hua

Open source Technology Evangelist - Red Hat

Anton Babenko

CEO - Betajob

Guruswamy Revana

Associate Professor - BVRITH

Alisha Aneja

Developer - Fedora

Simmi Mourya

Deep Learning Engineer - Predible Health


Developer - KDE

Rabimba Karanjai

Researcher - Mozilla

Daren Frankel

Blockchain Expert - ConsenSys

Nila Ethel E

Executive Director - SPACE

Paul Amazona

Developer - DataKind

Hamish Coleman

Sys Admin/Hacker - Hardware Tinkering

Joe Conway

VP PostgreSQL Engineering - Crunchy Data Solutions

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 summi ttook 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


Life Long Learning Institute 11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore Singapore 408601