Mil-OSS | Central Florida Chapter


SOFIC Hackathon and Working Group 7 (May 21 - 24):

  • We are excited to have put together 4 days of coding and discussions all focused on open technologies.
  • The activities will kick off with a two day Hackathon focusing on Man & Machine collaboration followed by two days of Informative and Education presentations dedicated to open technologies.
  • You can learn more about these events and register to attend here.

Our Monthly Meetings:

  • In addition to our Hackathons we are now holding monthly Meet Ups to discuss open technologies. You can learn more about our monthly meetings and RSVP to those here.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events and gaining your input to continue to advance open technologies.

Who Should Attend

  • People that believe an open exchange of information is essential to the advancement of technology.
  • People that thrive on solving business problems using technology.
  • People that enjoy developing solutions in an open source environment.

Our Mission

Mil-OSS exists to improve technology development and innovation by connecting and empowering an active community of patriotic developers and solution providers, improving use of the taxpayers' funds through thorough requirements extraction, wise execution, and streamlined delivery by leveraging open source and open technology innovation.

Our Goals

  • Create new open source solutions that are more effective for the Warfighter
  • Increase reuse of code and existing open source projects
  • Increase awareness of existing reusable and open source technologies
  • Initiate events and opportunities that enable the government to communicate requirements directly to developers
  • Educate developers on how to better develop for the government
  • Improve government collaboration with coalition and interagency partners

Our Guiding Principles

  • We believe that contributing to OSS in the DoD is a patriotic contribution to our national defense
  • We believe that as stewards of taxpayer funds, we are responsible to be efficient, cost-effective and innovative
  • We believe in the innovative power of people, especially in large numbers and diverse backgrounds
  • We believe in finding and meeting challenges—good solutions to real problems will find their needed funding

Connect To Us

  • Send us an e-mail at - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Communicate with the steering committee at - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Stay updated by joining our GoogleGroup at -!forum/mil-oss