Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Malaysian Government Open Source Software Conference (MyGOSSCON 2011) Call For Papers


MyGOSSCON 2011 Program Committee is pleased to announce calling for papers from interested speakers from Malaysia and around the world for MYGOSSCON 2011. 

Papers covering a variety of topics are invited, e.g. basic research, novel applications, and industrial experience, with different criteria for each category. Real-life experiences are of particular interest.

Speakers are free to include other topics deemed relevant to the main conference theme and the track themes.


Open Technologies for Sustained Creativity and Innovation. 


Open Source Solutions
Creativity and Innovation
Please refer to the main page for detail definitions of the conference theme and tracks.


Initial submission should include the following information:
Presenter's name
Contact phone number
Email address
Speaker biography
Institution/organization/company/community, if any


Upon acceptance of your paper, you will need to prepare a full paper for submission. Paper must be:
Detail enough that its effectiveness can be evaluated (any appropriate length to fill up 20 minutes speaking slot)
Paper has to be in Open Document Format or PDF
You will be informed on how to submit your paper.


1. Originality
Topics must provide a unique perspective, viewpoint or way of doing something.

2. Timeliness and Interest
Topics must contain new and relevant material.

3. Educational Value
An objective presentation that meets the educational needs of the audience is optimal to enhancing the credibility of the speaker, the speaker's employer and the conference. Sales pitches are NOT allowed.


Please take note of the following:

1. Reference Materials are Required

Our audience appreciates receiving support documentation to enhance their educational experience and serve as a reference when they return to the office. (If you rely on live demonstrations, your reference materials will be an outline of the demonstration with key reference points.)

2. 100% Adherence to NO COMMERCIALISM Policy

The educational programs at MyGOSSCON 2011 are NOT the appropriate place for promoting your company, product, service or solution.

3. No Substitutions

Substitution of speaker or paper is not allowed, except in the case of an emergency. In the event that a speaker cannot fulfil his/her commitment due to an emergency, a substitute may be submitted in writing for approval, however this does not guarantee a speaking slot for the substitute.


Abstracts are due by 30th September 2011, before or at 12.00 midnight (Malaysian time).
Full papers are due by 15th October 2011, before or at 12.00pm (Malaysian time).
Notification emails for accepted papers will be sent starting 30th September 2011.
Note: notification of acceptance to authors will be done as early as possible.


All submissions must be sent via email to mygosscon @ .


Malaysia - My ICT Activities For The Month Of September 2011

From MyGOSSCON 2011 Official website

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