openSUSE.Asia Summit 2020 Announcement

12. Mar 2020 | Shobha Tyagi | No License

Faridabad, India, Selected for openSUSE.Asia Summit 2020

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India was accepted to host the openSUSE.Asia Summit 2020. openSUSE.Asia summit is going to be held for the first time in India, Faridabad.Faridabad is a district of Haryana situated in the National Capital Region bordering the Indian capital New Delhi.

The supporters of openSUSE in India, and of Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) at large are excited to organize the most awaited openSUSE.Asia Summit event. In this activity, experts, contributors, end users, and technology enthusiasts will gather to share experiences about the development of openSUSE and other things related to FLOSS and have a lot of fun. The venue for the openSUSE.Asia Summit was chosen after being proposed by the Indian community during openSUSE.Asia Summit 2019 in Bali, Indonesia. Finally, the Asian committee decided Faridabad as the host of openSUSE.Asia Summit 2020 from September 25 to September 27, 2020, at Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies, Faridabad.
Goals to be achieved in the openSUSE.Asia Summit 2020 in Faridabad include:

  • To promote openSUSE in India.
  • To attract new contributors for openSUSE from India and other Asian countries.
  • To provide an alternative to the wider community that FLOSS can be a powerful tool for doing their daily job.
  • To provide a platform for sharing user and developer experiences usually such discussions only occur online.

In the end, we are proud to present India as one of the best places for the openSUSE.Asia Summit.

Pre-announcement

openSUSE.Asia Summit 2020 will immediately open a call for paper for prospective speakers. In addition, a logo competition for the openSUSE.Asia Summit 2020 will also be opened. This would surely be an opportunity for designers in Asia to compete with each other to show their abilities and contribute to this activity. More details about the above information will be informed in the near future through news.opensuse.org.
See you in India !!

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