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COSCUP 2023 : Conference for Open Source Coders, Users and Promoters (COSCUP) 2023 Call for Proposals


When Jul 29, 2023 - Jul 30, 2023
Where Taipei, Taiwan
Submission Deadline May 23, 2023
Notification Due May 23, 2023
Final Version Due May 23, 2023
Categories    open source   FOSS   software   community

Call For Papers

Conference for Open Source Coders, Users, and Promoters (COSCUP) is an annual conference held by Taiwanese Open Source community since 2006. It’s a major force of Free software movement advocacy in Taiwan. The event is often held over two days, with talks, sponsor and community booths, and Birds of a Feather (computing). The chief organizer, staffs, and speakers are all volunteers.

We aim to provide a platform for connecting Open Source coders, users, and promoters, and to promote FLOSS with this annual conference. We are interested in best practices in open source, community management, and anything dealing with open-source related areas.

To give you an idea of the types of talks we are looking for we have created the tracks listed below:
Golang Taiwan
MySQL sharing platform.
Open Edge AI & TinyML
What else can be open besides data in agriculture?
Let’s Read the Source Code
Open standards and open source solutions for healthcare information.
OpenStreetMap x Wikidata Open Content Track
Chatbot Developers Taiwan
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger
Open Licensing
Open Source Newbies
Open Source Inspired Hardware
Interdisciplinary Practice of Art, Culture, Local Context, and Open Data.
Kubernetes Community Day Taiwan
JVM United
Laravel and Vue Communities.
Open knowledge and diverse values.
Open Design
System Software
PyCon TW Community
Google Developers
O-RAN in B5G/6G
Open Source Firmware
Julia Language
Open Education
Open Source and Career Growth
Open MarTech
Open Source AI
Misc. - Other Free Libre Open Source Topics

Welcome to join us for this celebration. No matter if you are an Open Source coder, a devoted promoter, an enthusiastic user, or just a newcomer - We welcome you to be part of COSCUP!

Submit a session

We will be using the open source tool Pretalx. Please note that the length of each agenda is preset to 30 minutes, only the specific tracks are open to other agenda lengths for selection, which will be filled in on the second page of the submission form.

In the submission type on the first page of the registration form, please select the default value (30 mins) . You may use the language you like to give your speech or write your proposal at the CfP stage. Once your talk is accepted, we might ask you to provide further information about your session in English. All the talks will possibly be recorded and the video clips will be released under YouTube CC:BY-SA 4.0. If you have something in your talk that cannot be recorded or released under CC, please do leave a note in your proposal.

Dates & Procedures

The Call for Papers submission deadline is on May, 22nd (AoE). All submissions will be reviewed by invited reviewers and the community. After all talks and the described abstract are reviewed, we will inform you about the status of your submission starting in June. An in-person conference will be held on July 29th and 30th 2023 at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in Taipei, Taiwan.

In case you have any questions, feel free to reach out to COSCUP program committee at

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