Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

From building an AI server infrastructure to creating skills and actions for voice assistants or create your own Open Source chatbots with SUSI.AI. Join sessions covering Bot Framework, Big Data, Dataprep and more.

Cloud, Containers, DevOps

Cloud, Container, DevOps

Get better insights in how to deploy apps on the cloud more efficiently and save your company money. Sessions in the Cloud, Containers, DevOps track cover Kubernetes, Serverless Architecture, Microservices, OpenShift, and Continuous Integration.



Meet database engineers and learn how to save your company money with Open Source database solutions. Specific topics include Scaling TB of data, Real-time data masking, Replication Features, Performance Schema, BigQuery, and Immutable Key-Value Stores.

Mobile Technologies

Mobile Technologies

Mobile development sessions covers technologies for mobile platforms, Android, iOS, cross platform tools and discuss current trends and future of mobile technologies.


Web Technologies

Web development sessions covers technologies for web platforms, Javascript, HTML, frameworks, development tools as well as upcoming trends and technologies.

Open Source Hardware and Firmware

Open Source Hardware and Firmware

With the decrease of prices of hardware development tools and production open source hardware projects are gaining popularity. Projects range from laser cutters to pocket science labs. Apart from technical topics speakers will share their experience from making prototype to going to large scale production and working with mass manufacturers.

Open Data, Internet Society, Community

Open Data, Internet Society, Community

More and more governments, companies and citizens share data for the benefit of the society. What are the use cases for Open data? What possibilities do we have for a truly free society in the times of tracking devices and supervision technologies, how to keep communities engaged in Free and Open Source development?

Kernel & Platform

Kernel & Platform

Topics from the Linux Kernel to BSD and desktop systems such as Meilix or applications like VLC. Learn about network servers, hacking with x86 Windows tablets, asynchronous integration of GPU computing with HPX many task processing, Unikernelized Linux, Open Build Service in Debian, and C from the trenches.

Science Tech and Education

Science Tech and Education

Science needs to be open and verifiable. As more and more tools are available to a larger part of the population the chance to become a scientist or simply to participate in citizen science increases. What tools exist? What hardware is available? How to do science hands-on with Open Source software and hardware?

Featured Speakers

Marco A. GutiƩrrez

Open Robotics

Marco A. GutiƩrrez holds a PhD in cognitive vision planning for robotics systems. He has contributed to RoboComp, the Point Cloud Library and Open Perception. He was also the co-founder of GlideX, a startup in the field of AI for network security.

Daniel Blueman


Daniel is working on a wide spectrum of embedded systems to large ccNUMA systems in conjunction with Open Source projects, most notably the Linux Kernel, for a couple of decades. His passion for learning has kindled his interest in hardware FPGA development, as well as radio/WiFi technology and full stack programming from low-level Golang to Javascript.

Schedule Roster

Schedule Roster

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January 6, 2020

  • Sunday January 5 Exhibition Preparation takes place.

    Throughout the day exhibitors prepare for the event.

  • Monday January 6 Exhibition opens throughout the day. Tour with speakers and VIPs takes place at 12:30.

    8:00 PM Exhibition Preparation
    8:30 PM Breakfast Snacks for Exhibitors
    9:00 Exhibition Opens
    12:30 PM Exhibition Tour with VIPs
    17:00 PM Exhibition Closes

January 6, 2020

  • Monday Morning January 6, 9:00 - 12:30

    Conference Opening
    Venue: University
    Open Tech Track with VIP guests.

    8:00 Registration and Breakfast Snacks
    9:00 Conference Opening Track 1: Open Tech
    10:30 Coffee Break
    10:50 Keynotes
    12:30 Exhibition Visit

  • Monday Afternoon January 6, 14:00 - 17:30

    Afternoon Program
    Venue: University
    Different Tracks about Open Source Technologies.

    14:00 All Tracks Start
    15:30 Coffee Break and Exhibition Visit
    16:00 Tracks Continue
    17:30 Sessions End

Social Events
January 5-6, 2020

  • Sunday January 5, 12:00-16:00 Arrived in town for the OpenTechSummit? Join us at the Meet and Greet.

    Join the OpenTechSummit Speakers and Attendees casual Meet & Greet hangout, meet the local tech scene.

  • Sunday January 5, 17:00 Venue Preparation with volunteers, organizers and exhibitors

    Let's set up the venue for the event.

  • Sunday January 5, 19:00 Let's get together for a Pre-Event Dinner Meetup with speakers of the event.

    Please join us for a pre-event dinner meetup with locals and international participants of the OpenTechSummit.

  • Monday January 6, 19:00 Our official OpenTechSummit Social Dinner Event

    Join us for the OpenTechSummit Social Dinner Event. Please get your social event ticket beforehand.

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A little more about OpenTechSummit

OpenTechSummits are premier Free and Open Source technology events for developers, start-ups, and contributors. Projects at the event range from open hardware, to design, graphics and software. The first OpenTechSummit was established in 2009. Previous events took place in Vietnam, Germany, Thailand, Cambodia, China and India.

Event Organizers


Open Tech in Asia

FOSSASIA develops Open Source software and hardware solutions with a global developer community from its base in Asia and organizes Open Technology events around the year. The mission of FOSSASIA is to improve people's lives by sharing open technologies, knowledge and resources and building a sustainable FOSS ecosystem. Projects include conversational AIs, science applications and event management tools. FOSSASIA's annual OpenTechSummit in Singapore is the premier Open Technology event. FOSSASIA was founded in 2009.


Open Tech Development and Consulting

OpnTec GmbH is an Open Source company based in Berlin, Germany. We develop sustainable consumer products together with the open tech community and bring them to market. We create the missing pieces to make open technologies successful, be it software, hardware, design, or end user documentation and marketing. OpnTec has experience producing large batches of hardware. We provide consulting about best practices and organize events to share our knowledge.

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Organization Partner


Community Partners


Hong Phuc Dang


Mario Behling

CEO at OpnTec

Nayana Adassuriya

Social Enterprise

Eden Jade

Senior Program Manager at FOSSASIA

Avarjana Panditha

Undergraduate at University of Moratuwa

Amantha Amarasena

Undergraduate at University of Moratuwa

Dilini Ayesha

Undergraduate at University of Moratuwa

Summit Venue - University of Moratuwa

The University of Moratuwa is hosting the OpenTechSummit as a partner of the event.

Moratuwa University is the event location for the OpenTechSummit.

Bandaranayake Mawatha
Moratuwa 10400
Sri Lanka