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July 15-18, 2019
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Hong Phuc Dang

Hong Phuc Dang


Hong Phuc Dang is the founder of FOSSASIA, the free and open source (FOSS) organization in Asia developing software and hardware and improving people’s lives through open technologies. She steers the organization, directs project teams, and runs events like the annual FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit. She’s originally from Vietnam, but splits her time between Singapore and Berlin. Hong Phuc works on the development of skills of SUSI.AI, the open source personal assistant, and advises the Pocket Science Lab open hardware project on business development. As a Science Hack ambassador, she promotes open science and organizes hackathons with UNESCO throughout Asia. Hong Phuc is a consultant and supports global corporations like Daimler to become more open. She also collaborates in the open source team within Zalando and implements InnerSource strategies in the company.


4:15pm4:55pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Open Source
Location: E145/146
Secondary topics:  Open Source
Hong Phuc Dang (FOSSASIA )
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Sustainability is always a big question for many open source projects. Limited resources, undefined culture, lack of a common goal or vision, lack of maintainers, no backup, poor documentations, and internal conflicts are some of the challenges that prevent open source projects from growing. Hong Phuc Dang tells the story of how FOSSASIA's projects and community are grown and sustained. Read more.