Sultan Qaboos University

FOSSC'17 Theme:
FOSS Deployment
Strategies & Practices

About FOSSC Oman

The Free and Open Source Software Conference (FOSSC Oman) is jointly organized by the Communication and Information Research Center (CIRC) at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) and the Information Technology Authority (ITA), on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). The conference is scheduled for every two years. The previous event was on February 2013 and the next will be on 18th and 19th February 2015. FOSSC Oman targets ICT professionals, staff, students, and the broader FOSS community.... Learn More.

About Venue

The Conference is hosted by Sultan Qaboos University located at Muscat the Capital of the Sultanate of Oman. Muscat is an ancient city characterized by a unique civilization which also reflects the Arabian and Islamic influences. It gained its importance from its location at the entrance to the Gulf waters and flourished as a center of the marine route network connecting the most important ports of Asia, Arabia and East Africa.... Learn More

Latest News (Jan 15, 2017):

  • Registration for conference 2017 is available online.
  • Free (Sponsored) Linux+ Vouchers at FOSSC-2017 read more.
  • Deadline for paper submission has been extended to November 7, 2016.
  • Preregistration for conference 2017 is available online.
  • Paper submission system is available online.
  • Introduction brochure of FOSSC 2017 is ready for download.
  • Next conference is scheduled at February 14-15, 2017 and conference theme is FOSS DEPLOYMENT STRATEGIES & PRACTICES.
  • FOSSC 2015 in the news: Oman-Daily (page:5)
  • Conference 2015 proceedings (Booklet) is ready to download as a single PDF file: English versionArabic version
  • Watch FOSSC 2015 conference on .
  • Introduction brochure of FOSSC 2015 is ready for download.

FOSS conference is jointly organized by the Communication and Information Research Center (CIRC) at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) and
Information Technology Authority (ITA), Muscat, Oman.
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