Why Participate in IDLELO8?

Over 500 African attendees are expected in 2018.

In this Pan-African event IDLELO8, FOSSFA brings together the expanded open source community, Free Software Fans, Open Source Software Enthusiasts, Open Data, Open Hardware, Developers, Users, Vendors and ICT practitioners. The entire community together to set the pace and direction for Africa’s future.

20 Years after its inception by the African Union ICT Ministers, FOSSFA will showcase the Open Source activities in the region since the inception. The story of open source and recommendations for constant engagement of Open Source Experts in African region will be promoted.

As a FOSSFA event, IDLELO8 embraces open source practices and principles, with an open call for papers and talk selections being made by a program committee of industry thought leaders.