Is located as a branch of the Arusha International Conference Centre for the purpose of built Convention Centre in Dar es salaam City a major gateway to the world renowned “southern tourist circuit”, the “coastal tourist circuit” and Zanzibar in Tanzania, with sophisticated audio-video, communication and Information technology.

FOSS4G 2018 has the compacted schedule with gives more opportunities to the FOSS community to interact with other community. With great keynote speakers, paper sessions, and talks, we believe this event has great opportunities for learning and networking but adding more FOSS communities in African countries.

Two days of conference workshops will be held prior to the main conference at JNICC and State University of Zanzibar with hands on sessions for both new and experienced users.

Many evening events are planned, including a Icebreaker at National museum, a Social along the beach, and a Gala at the JNICC.

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Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre, Shaaban Robert St, Dar es Salaam: -6.810990, 39.292200
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Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre, Shaaban Robert St, Dar es Salaam

Guest of Honour

January Photo

Hon. January Makamba

Minister responsible for the Environment and the Union

Keynote Speakers


Angela Oduor Lungati

Director of Community Engagement



Neema Meremo

Human Resource Manager

Hope for girls and women Tanzania


María Arias de Reyna

software engineer


Denise Photo

Denise McKenzie

Communication and Outreach program globally for the consortium



Ms. Khadija Abdulla Ali

Drone pilot

Zanzibar Mapping Initiative, Uhurulabs, and Wingcopter

Dr Tubolayefa Warekuromor Photo

Dr Tuboloyefa Warekuromor

Information system and Environmental management