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Volunteer Participation in Mozilla and Open Source Communities

  1. 1. Volunteer Participation in Mozilla and Open Source Communities Sammy Fung BarCampHK 2013 http://slidesha.re/YhYZ5P
  2. 2. Sammy Fung sammy.hk
  3. 3. Sammy Fung● Organizes and Participate local open source communities actively.● Previously: Founding Chairman of Hong Kong Linux User Group.● Current: Community Coordinator of Open Source Hong Kong.● New: Mozilla Rep.
  4. 4. User Groups and Communities● Hong Kong Linux User Group (since 1997).● Open Source Hong Kong.● Ubuntu Hong Kong.● Hong Kong Python User Group.● Hong Kong Drupal User Group.● Mozilla Hong Kong Community (NEW!).● Others.
  5. 5. Past & Key Events● GNOME.Asia 2012, Hong Kong.● COSCUP (2011, 2012), Taipei.● MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  6. 6. Past Events● Software Freedom Day (2009-2012), Hong Kong.● Firefox 3 and 4 Parties (2008, 2011), Hong Kong.● GNOME 3 Party (2011), Hong Kong● Hacking Thursday Hong Kong (Bi-Weekly) and Taipei (Weekly).● Monthly Open Source Workshops, Hong Kong.● BarCampHK! (since 2007).
  7. 7. ApacheCon Asia → Hong Kong ???
  8. 8. GNOME.Asia 2012● Apache Foundation was failure to bring ApacheCon Asia (2009) to Hong Kong.● Meet with Pockey, GNOME.Asia committee in 2010.● Invited to submit proposal.● Failure on 1st bet for GNOME.Asia 2011● Local GNOME 3 Party (2011)● Success on 2nd bet for GNOME.Asia 2012● GNOME.Asia 2013 at Soeul, Korea.
  9. 9. GNOME 3 Party (2011), Hong Kong.
  10. 10. GNOME.Asia 2012● Failure of ApacheCon Asia in Hong Kong.● Meet with Pockey.● Invited to submit proposal.● Failure on 1st bet for GNOME.Asia 2011● Local GNOME 3 Party (2011)● Success on 2nd bet for GNOME.Asia 2012● GNOME.Asia 2013 at Soeul, Korea.
  11. 11. GNOME.Asia 2012, Hong Kong.
  12. 12. GNOME.Asia 2012● First Asia open source event host in Hong Kong.● 20+ oversea speakers, 150 attendees.● A success event!● Finance.● number of attendees.● Hopes it is NOT the LAST one!
  13. 13. GNOME.Asia 2012, Hong Kong.
  14. 14. GNOME.Asia 2012● First Asia open source event host in Hong Kong.● 20+ oversea speakers, 150 attendees.● A success event!● Finance.● number of attendees.● Hopes it is NOT the LAST one!
  15. 15. GNOME.Asia 2013, Seoul.
  16. 16. GNOME.Asia 2012● Failure of ApacheCon Asia in Hong Kong.● Meet with Pockey.● Invited to submit proposal.● Failure on 1st bet for GNOME.Asia 2011● Local GNOME 3 Party (2011)● Success on 2nd bet for GNOME.Asia 2012● GNOME.Asia 2013 at Soeul, Korea.
  17. 17. COSCUP, Taipei
  18. 18. COSCUP in Taipei● Conference for Open Source Coders, Users and Developers. (since 2006) (August)● Largest Annual Open Source Conference in Taiwan (>1,500)● Talks and Lightning Talks● Commercial and Community Booths● Foreign and Local Speakers.● Meet with Taiwan friends and Oversea Speakers.
  19. 19. Main Track #1, COSCUP, Taipei
  20. 20. COSCUP in Taipei● Conference for Open Source Coders, Users and Developers. (since 2006) (August)● Largest Annual Open Source Conference in Taiwan (>1,500)● Talks, Lightning Talks, Workshops and BoFs.● Commercial and Community Booths● Foreign and Local Speakers.● Meet with Taiwan friends and Oversea Speakers.
  21. 21. Talks, COSCUP, Taipei.
  22. 22. Lightening Talks, COSCUP, Taipei.
  23. 23. BoFs, COSCUP, Taipei.
  24. 24. COSCUP in Taipei● Conference for Open Source Coders, Users and Developers. (since 2006) (August)● Largest Annual Open Source Conference in Taiwan (>1,500)● Talks and Lightning Talks● Commercial and Community Booths● Foreign and Local Speakers.● Meet with Taiwan friends and Oversea Speakers.
  25. 25. Commercial Booths, COSCUP, Taipei
  26. 26. Community Booths, COSCUP, Taipei
  27. 27. COSCUP in Taipei● Conference for Open Source Coders, Users and Developers. (since 2006) (August)● Largest Annual Open Source Conference in Taiwan (>1,500)● Talks and Lightning Talks● Commercial and Community Booths● Foreign and Local Speakers.● Meet with Taiwan friends and Oversea Speakers.
  28. 28. Mozilla and I● Firefox 3 Party (2008), Firefox 4 Party (2011) in Hong Kong.● MozTW – Mozilla Taiwan Community● MozCamp Asia 2012● Becoming first Mozilla Rep in Hong Kong.
  29. 29. MozTW – Mozilla Taiwan Community
  30. 30. MozTW – Mozilla Taiwan Community
  31. 31. Mozilla and I● Bob Chao (MozTW, COSCUP)● MozTW – Mozilla Taiwan Community● Irvin (MozTW)● MozCamp Asia 2012● Becoming first Mozilla Rep in Hong Kong.
  32. 32. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  33. 33. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  34. 34. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  35. 35. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  36. 36. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  37. 37. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  38. 38. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  39. 39. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  40. 40. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  41. 41. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  42. 42. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  43. 43. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  44. 44. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  45. 45. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  46. 46. Paid-staff Leadership Townhall Session
  47. 47. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  48. 48. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  49. 49. Mozilla WebFWD
  50. 50. Mozilla WebFWD● http://webfwd.org/● WebFWD is a open innovation program created by Mozilla.● It helps startups which produces open source projects (not necessary completely open source companies).● Mozilla provides mentors, coachs and trainings to startups in the program.● Participants can live in anywhere in the world and relocation is not required.● They wont invest neither take shares from startups, but they will provide opportunity for funding (by others) at end of program. Your ideas should be innovative, and having market potential.
  51. 51. MozCamp Asia 2012, Singapore.
  52. 52. Mozilla Reps (ReMo)
  53. 53. Mozilla Reps (ReMo)
  54. 54. Mozilla Reps● Volunteer, not paid staffs.● empower and support volunteer Mozillians who want to become official representatives of Mozilla in their region/locale● help Mozillians to organize and/or attend events, recruit and mentor new contributors, document and share activities, and support their local communities better.
  55. 55. Mozilla Reps● 336 Mozilla Reps.● Taiwan: 7, China: 3, Hong Kong: 1.● 34 Mentors.● 9 Council (7 Volunteers + 2 Paid Staffs).● Application Flow: Fill Form → Interview by Mentor → Review & Approval by Council.
  56. 56. Purposes● Learn more in the community.● Look for more contributors, participants.● Making friends, business partners.● Dont be quiet. Dont be shame. Show your head.
  57. 57. Q&A and Discussion● Mr Sammy Fung, Mozilla Rep.● Dr Haggen So, HKLUG.● Mr Wan Leung Wong, Hacking Thursday HK.● Mr Mathieu Bridon, Fedora Ambassador.This Slide: http://slidesha.re/YhYZ5P

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