The range of targeted topics is very broad, but priority is given to subjects on real world applications in home, education, research and business. Based on this, the program committee is inviting proposals for paper presentations, demonstrations and poster contributions on any topic relevant to FOSS. These include but not limited to the following:
Technical innovation driven by free software and open source, the tension between personal freedom and business interests.
Security and Privacy
Security in an always-on, pervasive computing environment and blockchain technologies.
Hardware and Platforms
FOSS hardware and platforms including embedded, mobile, high performance open platforms.
The Internet of Things
IoT, from individual sensors and controllers through to the cloud and big data/analytic software frameworks, communications, interoperability.