• Open Source Tech-Talks

Brief Description :

Three Tech Talks that aim to raise the awareness in the field of open source. First talk, talked about “Towards an open source community in Saudi Arabia”. The second talk, was about “Security using open source tools and services”. The final talk “CoIEA contributions in the open source community”.


  • • To raise an open source aware community.
    • First step to create an open source community in the Eastern Province (Alsharqiah).

Targeting Group :

  • IT professionals and students of IT backgrounds in Al-Dammam metro area.

Beneficiaries Number:

  • 35

Initiative Impact:

• Increased the awareness of Open Source software.
• Exposed different aspect of Open Source Software.
• Identified how to use open source tools to improve computer security.