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     The FOSSASIA 2015 Singapore Success

Hello ,

I would like to follow up on FOSSASIA 2015 and some of our current activities 
of FOSSASIA, which could be interesting for you.

Our  FOSSASIA'15 [] event in Singapore in March has 
been a fantastic success. Thanks to everyone who helped to make this event 
possible! We would also like to thank all sponsors, venue partners and our main 
supporters  Red Hat [] and  Google 

FOSSASIA 2016 will take place from March 18-20 in Singapore. Below are some 
numbers and facts of 2015 now, some info about 'What's Next in 2015' and our  
FOSSASIA GSoC program 
[] with 5,500 
USD stipends for students (tight Deadline 27 March, apply now!).

Happy Coding and all the best,

Hong Phuc

​     ​ ​ ​     ​          FOSSASIA'15 Numbers and FactsWe had 128 speakers 
from 27 countries and 900+ attendees. 37 volunteers supported the event.There 
were 142 scheduled sessions and lightning talks, and 58 breakout and 
unconference sessions.Dozens of talks are already available as  videos 
[]. Thousands of  
photos [] have been uploaded to 
social networks. 1500+  tweets [] with the FOSSASIA 
hashtag were posted during the event.Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, the Singapore 
Minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Initiative said at the event at a Q&A 
with Roland Turner: " Rest assured, we will continue to support Open Data and 
Open Source. []"Other 
keynotes included Lennart Poettering with systemd; Bunnie Huang gave insights 
to Open Hardware Development; Colin Charles about the future of MariaDB, and 
Gen Kanai talked about developer engagement at Mozilla."Build your own minimum 
viable Internet" was a hot topic at the event set by  Harish Pillay 
[] as well as the Internet of Things and 
enabling local production with digitization of machines like knitting 
machines.A first trend analysis of FOSSASIA shows that Python continues to 
receive increasing attention of developers and DevOps topics attracting a lot 
of interest.          ​     ​ ​ ​     ​          WHAT'S NEXT

* Due to the large interest in DevOps at FOSSASIA we are teaming up with Red 
Hat to bring you some free  Open Stack 
[] webinars including a series to 
learn how PaaS partnered with DevOps can improve application time to market.  
 follow this link 

* And: DevOps can also join a free  webinar 
  to learn about the Keystone identity service 
 which is part of the OpenStack Platform.

Free OpenStack DevOps Webinar 
          Open Stack Keystone ID Webinar 
           ​     ​ ​ ​     ​          GSoC Stipends and Meetups

FOSSASIA was accepted as a mentor org for Google Summer of Code 2015. We are 
now looking for students who would like to develop for Open Source projects and 
receive a stipend of 5,500 USD. We are particularly looking for mobile app 
developers and software developers for Open Hardware and the Internet of 
Things. Please check out our ideas list at  [] 
and sign up quickly before March 27 on  Google Melange 

The FOSSASIA community organizes events and developer meetups throughout the 
year. Please join our  meetups in Singapore 
[], in  Dubai 
[] and many  other 
cities in Asia [] or  watch some videos 
[] from the last event 
online now on  YouTube 

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