To introduce OSS to the participants, especially HRD side participants
To update and share activities/developments related to OSS in each economy
To discuss specific / concrete topics which are common amongst the participating
  economies, based on the Beijing Statement
To build a real, co-operative community and decide the action plans, based
  on each Economy’s level and needs
  September 6th Tuesday (Chair: Prof. V.K. Samaranayake, ICTA) Venue: Trans Asia Hotel  
  09:00 hrs to 09:30 hrs Registration  
  09:30 hrs to 10:00 hrs Address from Round Table Chair.  
                                      ICTA (Prof. V.K. Samaranayake - Sri Lanka)  
                                      CICC (Dr. Shuichi Tashiro - Japan)  
  10:00 hrs to 10:15 hrs Coffee Break  
  10:15 hrs to 12:00 hrs Economy Reports  
                                      - 10:15 hrs to 10:30 hrs Ms. Tazrian Khan - Bangladesh  
                                      - 10:30 hrs to 10:45 hrs Mr. Noy Shoung - Cambodia  

                                    - 10:45 hrs to 11:00 hrs Mr. Ping Yeh - Chinese Taipei

                                      - 11:00 hrs to 11:15 hrs Mr. Veriyanta Kusuma – Indonesia  
                                      - 11:15 hrs to 11:30 hrs Mr. Shawn Soon Son Kwon – Korea  
                                      - 11:30 hrs to 11:45 hrs Mr. Sisouvanh VANTHANAVONG – Lao P.D.R.  
                                      - 11:45 hrs to 12:00 hrs Mr. Shahril Saad - Malaysia  
  12:05 hrs to 13:30 hrs Lunch at Hotel Trans Asia, Colombo  
  13:30 hrs to 15:15 hrs Economy Reports  
                                      - 13:30 hrs to 13:45 hrs Mr. Shahril Saad - Malaysia  
                                      - 13:45 hrs to 14:00 hrs Mr. M. Sasikumar - India  
                                      - 14:00 hrs to 14:15 hrs Mr. Mohammad Osman Haq - Pakistan  
                                      - 14:15 hrs to 14:30 hrs Mr. Lim Kin Chew – Singapore  
                                      - 14:30 hrs to 14:45 hrs Mr. Supphachoke Suntiwichaya- Thailand  
                                      - 14:45 hrs to 15:00 hrs Dr. Shuichi Tashiro -Japan  
                                      - 15:00 hrs to 15:15 hrs Dr. Ruvan Weerasinghe – Sri Lanka  
  15:15 hrs to 15:30 hrs Coffee Break  
  15:30 hrs to 18:00 hrs WG Meeting  
                                     [ WGs: Human Resource (Mr. Lim Kin Chew - singapore),  
                                         CodeFest (Mr. Niibe - Japan / Mr. Chamindra - Sri Lanka),  
                                     Localization ]  
  19:00 hrs to 21:00 hrs Reception at Galle Face hotel (Host: CICC)  
  September 7th Wednesday (MC: Liquidmedia) Venue: Transa Asia Hotel  
  09:00 hrs to 09:15 hrs Inauguration Ceremony of FOSS week activities (Lighting Oil Lamp)  
  09:15 hrs to 09:30 hrs Welcome Address by FOSS Week Organiser  
                                       (Prof. V.K. Samaranayake)  
  09:30 hrs to 09:40 hrs Opening Address by Hon. Prime Minister  
  09:40 hrs to 09:50 hrs Opening Address by Ambassador of Japanese Embassy  
  09:50 hrs to 10:00 hrs Opening Address by ICTA (Mr. Manju Haththotuwa – ICTA, Sri Lanka)  
  10:00 hrs to 10:15 hrs Opening Address by CICC (Mr. Akio Kanaya - CICC, Japan)  
  10:15 hrs to 10:40 hrs Photo Session / Coffee Break  
  10:40 hrs to 11:00 hrs Special Report: Mr. Akihiko Ichikawa, Chairman of e-Gov WG, GBDe  
                                        “Report of e-Government WG activities in GBDe”  
  11:00 hrs to 12:00 hrs Keynote Address: Mr. Rasmus Lerdorf, Father of PHP  
                                        “PHP: Catalyzing the LAMP Stack”  
  12:00 hrs to 13:00 hrs Lunch at Hotel Trans Asia  
  13:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs Invited Talk: Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, Director, OSI  
                                        "The World is not flat in Open Source"  
  14:00 hrs to 15:00 hrs Keynote Address: Mr. Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, FSG  
                                       "Global Standards will Balance the IT Playing Field"  
  15:00 hrs to 15:30 hrs Coffee Break  
  15:30 hrs to 16:00 hrs Invited Talk : Mr. Francisco Proenza, FAO Investment Centre.  
                                      "Benefit of FOSS for Developing Markets and Governments"  
  16:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs Keynote Address: Mr. Michael Tiemann, President, OSI  
                                       “The Benefits of the Open Source Model vis-à-vis  
                                      the Proprietary Model”  
  17:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs Panel Discussion with all Keynote Speakers (Chairman : LSF)  
  19:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs “Freedom Night” Reception and Dinner (Host : ICTA)  

  September 8th Thursday (Mainly Round-Table Members) Venue: Trans Asia Hotel  

Chair: Mr. Reshan Dewapura – ICTA, Sri Lanka | Dr. Shuichi Tashiro – CICC, Japan

  09:00 hrs to 09:15 hrs Report on Codefest held on September  
                                       6 th & 7 th (Mr. Chamindra de Silva)  
  09:15 hrs to 10:30 hrs Round Table 1 (including Brief Report on WG, by each WG Chairman)  
  10:30 hrs to 10:45 hrs Coffee Break  
  10:45 hrs to 12:00 hrs Table 2 / Colombo Statement / Close of Conference  
  12:00 hrs                      Free  
The organizers reserve the right to change the agenda and will inform all participants via email.