[Fsf-friends] FLOSS meet at NIT Calicut

Praveen A pravi.a@gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 14:50:55 IST 2005

Hi All,

    We are happy to announce the one day FLOSS meet at National
Institute of Technology Calicut (formerly Regional Engineering
College, REC) on 29th JAnuary 2005.

For more details 
log on to http://glugc.nitc.ac.in/floss/index.html


Free/Libre Open Source Software Movement (FLOSS) which emphasis on the
Freedom of using different softwares. FLOSS meet is a one day
seminar/workshop focusing on Free/libre and open Source technologies
on 29th January, 2004.The event is jointly organized by the IEEE
Student branch, CSI Calicut Chapter and GNU/Linux Users group at
Calicut. The Seminar is also intended to provoke the student
community. The event will bring together academicians, students and
the industry people who are involved in the Movement.

The event will comprise of two session, in the morning and afternoon.
The morning sessions will be more concentrated on the floss
philosophy, how students can involve and get benefit out of the floss
community etc. There will be talks related to the security issues
rising in the computer world. The afternoon session will be a workshop
type. The workshop will be live demonstration type about the favorite
floss language Python.

The one day FLOSS conference will be managed by the industry people
who are involved in the movement. The eminent speakers are


1.Atul Chitnis -- He is one of India's best known technologists. He
has been at the forefront of India's technology evolution. He was the
chief organiser for Linux Bangalore 2004.

2. Shanker Balan -- Systems engineer, Yahoo! Bangalore. He is the part
of the team which takes care of Yahoo! Mail related operations all
over the world.


1. Swaroop C H -- Software engineer in Yahoo! , His book A Byte of
Python has been downloaded more than 24,000 times.

2. Pradeep Kishore Gowda -- Senior Software engineer in ZeOmega
infotech Bangalore. He has worked with/for Asea Brown Boveri(ABB),
Ingersoll-Rand, Deeproot Linux, Business Intelligence and Newer
Technologies (BIGANTS)

Praveen A
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