Win an #OpenTechNights Support Package for the FOSSASIA Summit 2020 (March 19-21) and participate in the DevSprints on Sunday, March 22
FOSSASIA contributors are invited to apply for #OpenTechNights - a program that provides lodging support and complimentary conference passes to the annual FOSSASIA Summit. The event will take place at Lifelong Learning Institute, Singapore on March 19 - 21 and the DevSprints on March 22 |
In the #OpenTechNights program we support Free and Open Source Software and Hardware contributors of FOSSASIA to join the annual FOSSASIA Summit. Here you can meet, learn and connect with open source developers and leaders from all over the world. #OpenTechNights winners will receive lodging support and free access to conference sessions, a professional Apache workshop, the social event ticket and SWAG.
# WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE
You are eligible if:
* You have made substantial contributions to a FOSSASIA project on GitHub at
within the last six months.
* You are above 18 years of age and able to travel independently.
* You do not receive travel support through another program or from another organization
# WHAT DOES OPENTECHNIGHTS COVER
Winners of OpenTechNights will receive:
1. A stipend of 125 SGD inequivalent of 5 nights lodging in a Singapore hostel. This stipend is given out at the event on Sunday March 22 between 15:00 - 17:00.
2. A free community ticket to the event and access to catering.
3. Social event ticket with catering (Friday, March 20, evening)
4. Event T-Shirt.
5. 25% discount on all FOSSASIA event merchandise including PSLab.io and LED Badge Magic.
Please be aware that OpenTechNights does not cover flights and any other costs. Please refrain from requesting additional funding by email. Participants who already receive funding through their university or other sponsors are not eligible for lodging support. However, they can still receive other advantages.
# HOW TO APPLY FOR THE OPENTECHNIGHTS PROGRAM
Step 1: Please fill in our form here as soon as possible. The earlier the better, we are accepting contributors on an ongoing basis.
Step 2: FOSSASIA will notify all winners within two weeks of their submission. We will begin accepting participants immediately, and continue until all open spots are filled, so the earlier you apply, the higher your chances to get in.
Step 3: Tweet to @fossasia that you are a winner of #OpenTechNights with an interesting photo.
Step 4: Join the FOSSASIA Summit.
Step 5: Get reimbursed on Saturday, March 21 between 9:00 - 11:00 AM at the registration.
# EXPECTED PARTICIPATION
To qualify for the support, we expect participants of OpenTechNights to join us at - all - of the following activities (Please ensure you sign the participants list at the entrance at arrival of the sessions):
1. Friday, March 20 between, 16:00 - 18:00: Participate in FOSSASIA Community Meetup
2. Saturday, March 21, between 13:00 - 15:00: Give a lightning talk about the project you contributed to at FOSSASIA
3. Sunday, March 22 from 10:00 - 17:00: Participate or support the FOSSASIA DevSprints at HackerspaceSG
Please support the event and help to reach out to community members who cannot join us by:
* making tweets or
* sharing what you learn on social media
* publishing photos
# DISCLOSURE OF DATA USE
The data collection in this form is intended to guarantee gender balance, age diversity and diversity of participants from different countries.
The support for this trip is available for participants who join the event full time. Please choose the right category below for your trip:
Participants who already receive travel funding will be requested to pay for their lodging themselves. However, even if you receive support from another organization you can still be a winner in OpenTechNights and receive a free Tshirt, ticket and other advantages.
I am - NOT - receiving any other travel support to participate at the FOSSASIA Summit. Should I receive any other support, I will give back the support I received. I understand that I will participate in all mentioned sessions and activities.
I am already receiving travel support, but I would like to get a free ticket to the event and participate in all other mentioned sessions as an OpenTechNights winner.
Are you a member of the FOSSASIA Community?
Participating in the community as a developer is a requirement. Please let us know how you are participating.
You are a public member of the FOSSASIA GitHub organization (
Regularly contribute code to FOSSASIA projects or other Open Source projects
Joined the FOSSASIA Chat on Gitter,
Read the FOSSASIA Best Practices Guidelines on
Signed up for the FOSSASIA Newsletter,
Followed repositories you participate in or optionally run the Star-Me script in your browser
Forked relevant projects from the FOSSASIA GitHub (
) that you are interested in
Followed the FOSSASIA Facebook page on
Followed FOSSASIA on Twitter (
) and the Codeheat Twitter account (
You have tweeted @fossasia with a photo or posted a social media message about a community or code related activity in the past
Followed FOSSASIA on YouTube at
Joined the FOSSASIA Group on Linkedin,
Followed the FOSSASIA page,
and OpnTec page
What is your name?
What is your email?
Please reconfirm your email.
Please tell us a few lines, that convince us to host you at the FOSSASIA Summit.
Have you contributed to Open Source and Open Technologies and want to learn more about a certain technology? Did you participate in local Open Tech communities and want to connect with global contributors? What is the reason you want to participate?
Please tell us the link to your GitHub profile.
Please tell us to which FOSSASIA project you are contributing to
How have you made substantial contributions to Open Source and Open Technologies in FOSSASIA recently?
LED Badge Magic
Your area of expertise
Machine Learning and AI
Network System Administration
Sales and Marketing
Training and Consulting
Do you have a website or blog? What is the link?
Please tell us the link to your GitLab or another profile.
Please tell us any other place you your store Open Source contributions on the web.
What is your phone number?
What is your country? Where are you based?
What is your gender?
For accommodation arrangement only
You were born on/before March 19, 2002
Only attendees who can travel independently and are above 18 years of age can apply.
Confirm your arrival
If you are not available to participate in the event full time on - all days - you cannot participate for the program.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Confirm your departure
If you are not available to participate in the event full time on - all days - you cannot participate in the program.
Monday, March 23, 2020
I will participate actively in the event and I confirm that I will join the sessions listed below. I understand that I will not receive the support package, if I am not participating in these sessions.
If you are not able to participate in the activities you will not receive the reimbursement for lodging. There are no exceptions possible. Please confirm you are able to participate in the following.
Thursday March 19, 8:30: Meet at event registration and participate in the opening and Apache Kafka workshop
Friday, March 20 between, 16:00 - 18:00: Participate in FOSSASIA Community Meetup
Saturday, March 21, between 13:00 - 15:00: Give a lightning talk about the project you contributed to at FOSSASIA
Sunday, March 22 from 10:00 - 17:00: Sign up and Participate or support the FOSSASIA DevSprints
I accept the terms and conditions mentioned in this form. Any wrong statement I made will result in the cancellation of the program support. I will not receive lodging or other support, if I made wrong statements in this form.
All statements made are true and I understand, that any wrong statement will result in having to pay the lodging myself.
Anything else you would like to tell us?
Send me a copy of my responses.
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