Free & Open Source Software Conference

11 - 12 February, 2019

SQU-ITA, Muscat, Oman

FOSS as Driver for Technology Transfer, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Main Topics

The range of targeted topics is very broad, but priority is given to subjects on real world applications in home, education, research and business. Based on this, the program committee is inviting proposals for paper presentations, demonstrations and poster contributions on any topic relevant to FOSS. These include but not limited to the following:

Business, Innovation, Public Sector, Security and Privacy, Best practices, Knowledge and Education, Applications and Algorithms, Hardware and Platforms, The Internet of Things, and Beyond the technology.

cloud Call for Papers


Conference Brochure

About FOSSC Oman 2019

The Free and Open Source Software Conference (FOSSC Oman) is jointly organized by the Communication and Information Research Center (CIRC) at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) and the Information Technology Authority (ITA), on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). The conference is scheduled for every two years. The previous events was on February 2013, February 2015 and February 2017 the next will be on 18th and 19th February 2019.  Learn More.


Important Days

  • Submission Deadline: Sep. 30, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: Nov. 30, 2018
  • Registration Opening: Dec. 03, 2018
  • Registration Closing: Jan. 24, 2019