FOSS4G-ASIA conference series started in 2014. The first edition of FOSS4G-Asia in Bangkok, Thailand. Since then, it is being held every two years in different Asian countries. All work related to the hosting of the conference is done by the local organizing committee work that is formed by the local hosting institution / organizers. The conference has now become the main Asian FOSS4G event.
FOSS4G ASIA 2014 – BANGKOK
The first Free & Open Solutions for Geoinformatics-Asia conference was held in Bangkok, Thailand from the 2nd to 5th December 2014 at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. The major theme of the conference was ‘Enabling Geospatial Asia through Open and Participatory ICT Ecosystem’.
FOSS4G ASIA 2017 – HYDERABAD
The second FOSS4G ASIA Conference was held in 2017, Hyderabad, India from January 26-29, 2017, Hyderabad, India and hosted by IIIT-Hyderabad, India. The major theme of the conference was ‘Empowering communities through open geospatial innovation’.
FOSS4G ASIA 2018 – MORATUWA
The third FOSS4G-Asia was conducted at the Department of Town & Country Planning, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka from 2nd to 5th December 2018. The overall theme for the conference was ‘Open Source for Sustainable Development’