Malaysia Open Source Conference 2012

Event Details
July 8, 2012 - 2:00pm - July 10, 2012 - 5:30pm
Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Open Source Conference 2012 (MOSC2012) is an international conference for sharing knowledge in ICT thats related to Open Source Software (OSS) and OSS communities. This year’s theme for Malaysia Open Source Conference 2012 is “Enterprising Open Source”. The theme invites the participant to share and explore the Open Source solutions and technology that are used in Enterprise environment.

This year, we are back to Klang Valley as most of our target participants are here. About 500 Open Source developers, system administrators, entrepreneurs, CIOs, CTOs, expert users, strategists and enthusiasts from all over the world are expected to join the 4th installment of Malaysia Open Source Conference which will be held on 8th to 10th July 2012.

So come and participate in the 2 days Malaysia Open Source Conference 2012 that we have planned with 30 talks and tutorial session, 3 competitions, 3 Birds of a Feather meet up, and 20 demonstration booths, freebies and food included. This is a conference not to be missed with every opportunity for you to hear, see and touch for yourself some of the most exciting Open Source projects.

Conference Events

The 2012 Conference will have a higher mix of interactive participation which is consistent with the Conference theme "Enterprising Open Source". The Conference will consist of the following activities :

Talk and Tutorials : There will be 36 talk and tutorial sessions from local and international speakers on topics that are expected to make profound changes to the Open Source eco-system over the next 10 years, whether in the aspects of new products or projects, technological innovation, creative features, development methodology, or community collaboration. This is an opportunity for participants to try out and enhance their development skills in the tutorial sessions. 2 sessions will be conducted simultaneously over 2 tracks. This is expected to be very popular with programmers, administrators and students.

Competition : There will be programming competitions for Enterprise Open Source solution. This is a team event where participants get to test thier skills against their peers in that field. Each competition will consist of 6 teams of 5 participants. This is expected to be very popular among programmers and students.

Demonstration Booth : There will be 20 booths for sponsors to exhibit and demonstrate their products, services and projects in detail to participants. Exhibitors are encouraged to also organise their own mini events so that participants can get involved interactively. Sponsors are also welcome to distribute freebies at their exhibition booths.

Birds of a Feather : There will be 3 Birds of a Feather sessions, where participants with the same interest can get together to have a lively dialogue about their Open Source project. Confirmed sessions are MOU signing ceremony between HeiTech Padu Berhad, MAMPU and OSDC MY Sdn. Bhd