FOSS-ed for Hackers

FOSS-ed for Hackers

The two day event had a very good turn out with several interesting presentations. The highlight of the event turned out to be Prof. Lawrence Lessig's keynote speech which captivated everyone. Many thanks go out to the sponsors of the event, and all the speakers, as well as all who attended, for making the event a successful one.

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May 22nd and 23rd at the Excel World Conference Center

Are you a software engineer who craves really deep knowledge of various technologies?

This conference is for YOU!

FOSS­Ed for Hackers is a conference designed to allow the “gurus�? of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) technologies help others become gurus. The content is meant to be technical and in­depth. We welcome hard questions and deep interactions – the program has plenty of room for lots of discussion. This is a unique event for software engineers to come and learn from a group of experts about various aspects of FOSS and become gurus themselves!

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Lawrence Lessig
Professor of Law, Stanford University
Founder of Creative Commons

Prof. Lessig is a world renowned leader in open content and copyright issues. His speaking style is one to talk of for years after; do not miss this opportunity to listen to Prof. Lessig!


Bus Route

  • From Pettah/Fort: Take the 120: Get down at the St.Joseph/Excell world halt.
  • From Galle Road/Mt.Lavinia/Thummulla : Take the 155, Get down at the
    second bus halt from the Union Place/Dialog halt.