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COSCUP 2024 : COSCUP 2024: Conference for Open Source Coders, Users and Promoters (COSCUP)


When Aug 3, 2024 - Aug 4, 2024
Where Taipei, Taiwan
Submission Deadline May 19, 2024
Notification Due Jun 9, 2024
Final Version Due Jun 9, 2024
Categories    open source   FOSS   FLOSS   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:
JVM Assembly Hall
Wikimedia Taiwan
Traditional Chinese AI Open Source Grant
Interdisciplinary Practice of Art, Culture, Local Context, and Open Data.
Kaiyuanshe - Session Track
Google Developer Party
Open Source Firmware
Open Source People Network (OSPN) Japan Special track
Miscellaneous Open Source Topics
Ruby Taiwan
Open World Tour
Main Track
Open Source For Beginners
MySQL innovation and application sharing session track
Forging an Open-Source Smart Healthcare Ecosystem
Open Source Horizon
Healing Lectures - Tech-Human Dialogue in Open Culture: Love, Harm, Understanding, Repair
LibreOffice Asia Conf 2024
WordPress Taiwan Community
Student Education Track (SED)
Open Licensing Kaleidoscope
Open Source Design TW Region
Sharing Stories of Establishing or Participating in Open Source Projects
System Software Track
Open Source Inspired Hardware (and their happy friends)
O-RAN in B5G/6G
Open Source Policy
What about g0v hackathons?
Open Source and Career Growth
Kubernetes Community Day Taipei
PyCon TW
OpenStreetMap x Wikidata Open Content Track
Conference for 2024 Community of open data for agriculture
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger
sciwork scisprint
Let's Read the Source Code

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.

Submit Your Proposals at

Dates & Procedures

The Call for Papers submission deadline is on May, 19th (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 Aug 3rd and 4th 2024 at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in Taipei, Taiwan.
This conference is no registration required, ticket-free event.

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

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