List of Events

Here is a list of event, includes speaker session and other intermediate slots (e.g. lunch):

Playing with Raspberry Pi - looking into the use case and play by yourself

Raspberry Pi already know well and many of you now using for your DIY hobbies and business. Do you are having fun playing with it/Is Raspberry Pi useful for your business? Masafumi will give a talk with a couple of use cases, demonstrate some of Raspberry Pi DIY gadgets and discuss what the use case is good to apply your DIY hobby/business projects.

Accelerating Operations with pdf2txt, GPT Summarization, and Azure OpenAI Service in the Open Source Ecosystem

In today's fast-paced world, businesses are constantly looking for ways to streamline their processes and accelerate decision-making. One such area is the evaluation and ranking of complex documents. This presentation will explore how leveraging open-source tools like pdf2txt, GPT summarization, and Azure OpenAI Service can help organizations automate and optimize their document evaluation processes while maintaining anonymity and confidentiality.

Drug Icon CC:藥物圖標 Creative Commons

Drug labels in Hong Kong are mainly presented in words. Elderly or ethnic minorities might find it difficult to fully understand them. The carers need to spend extra time explaining and handwriting remarks to ensure medication adherence. 

We took reference from other places’ prescription labels and designed a set of unified Drug Icons, which can be stuck on the medicine packages to visualise the prescription notes for easier understanding. 

'Open Source Culture' in the CGI & VFX Industry

This presentation will provide an overview of The Academy Software Foundation ( and their impacts on the visual effects and animation industry around the globe. Moreover, there are local software developers who contributed to the Hong Kong's original digital Ink-painting and animation creations. The speaker aims to reveal a couples of CGI Ink-painting and animations made from these Hong Kong software tools.

Building online technical community in the era of COVID-19 / 疫情時代我經歷的線上技術社群經營

It’s hard to arrange community events after COVID-19 pandemic. But there is still a strong need to gather, to share, and to learn from other developers. In this talk, I will share our experiences of how to build the Koltin community online in Taiwan from 2019 to present. The topics will be about how we arrange study jams, how we run workshops, how we build a team to attend competitions, how we connect companies to become a league, and the most important, how we grow the community and the lesson learned.

Embedded Linux on RISC-V with BeagleV, Yocto and OpenEmbedded

BeagleV is the first affordable RISC-V development board capable of running Linux distributions. RISC-V is a new computer architecture with an open instruction set which creates multiple new opportunities.

In this talk we will explore a beta version of BeagleV and learn how to get started with it. Using the Yocto Project, OpenEmbedded and appropriate board support package (BSP) we will build a simple Linux distribution from scratch and boot it on the device. The presentation will provide exact steps and quick introduction to Yocto and OpenEmbedded.