Revolutionizing Tech: Open Source Summit 2024

The Programmers Association of Saudi Arabia takes great pride in presenting the Open Source Summit, a highly anticipated annual event scheduled for February 21, 2024, at The Garage in Riyadh. This summit serves as a dynamic catalyst for harnessing the power of open-source systems within the realm of technology, steering sustainable development, and expediting the digital transformation journey. With a keen focus on reducing costs and nurturing growth in the IT sector, the Summit is a platform that not only showcases bright ideas but also champions innovative open-source solutions.

Saudi Arabia stands at the forefront of digital innovation, and since its launch in November 2021, the initiative has been making significant strides. The objective is clear: to propel digital transformation across the nation, utilizing open-source software to enhance accessibility, innovation, and collaboration. Enter the Open Source Summit – a pivotal event in the tech industry, offering an unparalleled platform for the exchange of knowledge, fostering collaborations, and presenting the latest developments in open-source software. Positioned as a key player in advancing Saudi Arabia’s initiative, the Summit connects global tech leaders, innovators, and local talent to propel the Kingdom’s digital economy towards success.

The event, beyond its significance, serves as a strategic platform for multiple objectives:

  • Promoting Open Source Adoption: Through the introduction of success stories, improved access, and support for volunteers and sectors embracing open source.
  • Advancing Digital Aspirations: By accelerating digital transformation, nurturing the local tech market, increasing technical content, and stimulating digital innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Networking and Collaboration: Building a community centered on sharing, giving, and active participation for a thriving society in Saudi Arabia.

Special highlights add a competitive edge to the Summit:

  • The Maysam Awards: Recognizing exceptional contributions in Saudi Arabia’s open-source community.
  • Coding Challenge: An exciting competitive arena to demonstrate coding skills and win enticing prizes.

Join us for a day filled with insightful ideas and innovations at the Open Source Summit Riyadh. Don’t miss the opportunity to become a part of the Kingdom’s tech revolution. Register now at

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