(Jul 20 Updated)
Conference for Open Source Coders, Users & Promoters (COSCUP) is one of the largest open-source technology conferences in Taiwan, attracting thousands of participants every year and providing rich opportunities for sharing experiences and exchanging ideas.
COSCUP 2023 will take place from July 29 to July 30 at NTUST, Taipei, Taiwan. This article summarizes a few ways you may be interested in participating in this fantastic year's event.
Participants can attend various sessions, talks, and workshops, learn about the latest open-source technology and trends, exchange experiences, and establish connections with other participants. Checkout:
- One-Day Volunteers
- Welcome Party
- Healing Market
- Parent-Child Workshops
- Open Source Star Village
- The Design We Open - Internet Shutdowns Hackathon
- hacking room
- lightning talk
For overseas participants:
- Language: More than one hundred talks in English we have this year.
- VISA: contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
- Accommodation: We don't have any specific recommendations for accommodation as the event is taking place in downtown Taipei, and it's easy to reach the venue via public transport from anywhere in the city within 30 minutes. You can explore various hotels on OTA platforms of your choice or try this one (without any warranty) if you're having difficulty deciding.
- Social event and city tour: Check out two special BoFs for you - 1. Cross community Gathering 2. Taipei City Tour
You are not just an attendee this year! Take the survey before the end of June, and your contribution will be part of this worldwide open-source trend report, which will be revealed in the event this year.
👉 Become a speaker (closed)
If you are an expert or enthusiast in open-source technology, you can apply to become a speaker at COSCUP. COSCUP offers multiple tracks, including infrastructure, development, community, and more, allowing speakers to share knowledge and experience in different fields. Contact email@example.com if you have any questions.
👉 Host a booth (closed)
If you are an organizer of an open-source community or support open-source as a company or organization, you can apply to become a booth host at COSCUP. Booth hosts can promote the theme of the open-source community or interact with participants and establish connections. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org (for communities) and email@example.com (for companies) if you have any questions.
👉 Become a sponsor (closed)
If you are a company or organization, you can support COSCUP through sponsorship. Sponsors can receive different levels of benefits, such as opportunities to display company logos or customize promotional activities. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
If you would like to support COSCUP, you can sponsor the conference as an individual. Individual sponsors can receive various benefits, such as COSCUP souvenirs, etc. Contact email@example.com if you have any questions.
👉 Become a volunteer (closed)
COSCUP is entirely volunteer-driven. If you want to participate in the operation and organization of COSCUP, you can apply to become a volunteer. Volunteers can assist with various tasks at the conference, such as registering participants, maintaining venue orders, or assisting booth hosts, and receive appreciation and benefits from COSCUP. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
In summary, COSCUP provides multiple ways to participate and meet the needs and interests of different people. If you are interested in open-source technology, you are welcome to join COSCUP, learn, exchange, and establish connections with other participants.