See you NEXT YEAR!
The joint GNOME.Asia Summit & FUDCon APAC 2014 conference was hosted May 23 - 25, 2014 at Beihang univeristy, Beijing, China. The first GNOME.Asia Summit was hosted in Beijing 2008, It was great to welcome GNOME.Asia Summit back to Beijing.
GNOME.Asia & FUDCon APAC 2014 attracted more than 355, users, developers, business professionals, media, students and government officials, including 50 speakers from all over the world.
David King, Ekaterina Gerasimova and Andra Klapper ran two training sessions before the summit with 26 attendees successfully completing the session.
Richard Stallman gave a Keynote about the importance of freedom and privacy in computing and Lennart Poettering about systemd.
“ I am happy that I got the chance to present our work on systemd, and how it fits into GNOME's and Fedora's grand scheme”. -Lennart Poettering
There was a booth area with 12 booths from sponsors and communities. The media team documented the summit with photos and video recordings including a summary of each day. GNOME Asia Summit 2014 was considered very successful by all parties. The GNOME foundation looks forward to build on the success of the Summit to grow the Asia GNOME community. 9 well-known international and domestic companies sponsored the conference and thus made the Summit possible with support from 8 FOSS communities, thanks.