Developers from all over the world are joining the FOSSASIA Summit. We want to connect established and new Open Tech contributors alike. We are inviting Free and Open Source Software contributors of the FOSSASIA community to join us. Winners will receive free lodging at a shared hostel accommodation in the centre of Singapore, and a free ticket to the conference.
Winners are expected to volunteer at the summit, help in the exhibition and support sessions and join the summit each day, as well as to engage or support the Hackathon.
# Who is eligible to participate in the #OpenTechNights?
Eligible for the #OpenTechNights are developers who have made substantial recent contributions to a FOSSASIA project on Github at https://github.com/fossasia. Developers must also be above 18 years of age and able to travel independently. Developers who already receive travel support through another program or from another organization are not eligible.
# What does #OpenTechNights cover?
OpenTechNights covers hostel accommodation in a shared room in Singapore during the conference and a ticket for entrance to the FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit. Other travel cost cannot be covered through the program. Please refrain from requesting additional funding by email. There is no possibility to fund flights or other costs through #OpenTechNights.
# What are the expectation during the event?
Attendees support volunteers, speakers and participants at the event, and take a shift at the FOSSASIA booth. Let’s bring the spirit of sharing Open Technologies and learning together! Please confirm that:* you will volunteer at the event and support the exhibition from 8AM on the opening day and participate in the opening event at 10AM, Thursday, March 14, 2019.* participate in the Hackathon on Friday, March 15 (2.00 PM – 10.00PM), Saturday, March 16 (8.00AM - 10.00 PM), and Sunday, March 17 (9.00 AM – 5.00PM).* help to reach out to community members who cannot join us at the event, make tweets, share what you learn on social media, publish photos and put up blog post about the summit.* participate in the closing of the event.
# How do I sign up?
Step 1: Please fill in our form here as soon as possible before February 5, 2019. The earlier the better, we are accepting people on an ongoing basis.
Step 2: We 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. Please note, winners will receive free accommodations in Singapore. Flight and other travel costs are not included and are the responsibility of the attendee. These cost - cannot - be covered in the program.
Step 3: Selected applicants must confirm their itinerary and tickets within 20 days of acceptance to insure their free stay in Singapore. Otherwise slots will be redistributed. Earliest check-in possible is Wednesday March 13, latest check-out is Monday, March 19. Please indicate your arrival and departure times in the application form.
# More Information
More updates, tickets and information on our website: https://2019.fossasia.org
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