[Fsf-friends] FOSSAC 2005... Pakistan

Frederick Noronha (FN) fred@bytesforall.org
Sat Jul 30 14:21:52 IST 2005

[Thanks to Sunil Abraham for forwarding this. -FN]

FOSSAC 2005 will offer 3 days of stimulating mass awareness events,
amalgamating Free and Open Source Software Technologies Exhibition,
Training Sessions, Conferences and Awards. This will commence on Tuesday
16 August 2005. The Programme format will consist of launching of the
Free and Open Source Software Awareness Campaign that includes:
3 Day Mega Exhibition of over 100 stalls featuring educational,
business, public sector and entertainment free software products.
Linux Desktop Training Sessions for over 2000 participants throughout
the 3 days event over a network of 500 latest computer hardware

"TPFOSST 05" 1st National Conference on Trends and Practices of Free and
Open Source Software Technologies, August 18, 2005.
National Free and Open Source Software Awards, August 18, 2005.
The event will attract thousands of visitors from the General Public,
Universities and people from all walks of life. The event will be graced
with visits by official dignitaries belonging to the United Nations
Development Program, Government of Pakistan, Government of Punjab,
Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry and will receive huge media


FOSSAC 2005 Free & Open Source Software Awareness Campaign 2005 is a
three day event organized to promote nationwide awareness about the
benefits of Free and Open Source Software and to persuade organizations
and individuals of Pakistan to use Free & Open Source Software.

                         Event Venue & Schedule

      Punjab University College of Information Technology (PUCIT)

                        University of the Punjab

                  Main Hall, Allama Iqbal (Old) Campus


               16th - 19th August 2005 (9:00am – 6:00pm) 

FOSSAC 2005 Event Organizers

        FOSSFP: Free and Open Source Software Foundation of Pakistan
        PUCIT: Punjab University College of Information Technology,
        University of the Punjab 
        PITB: Punjab Information Technology Board, Government of the
        PSEB-OSRC: Pakistan Software Export Board, Government of
        Pakistan, Open Source Resource Centre. 
        KMT Innovators, Lahore, Pakistan
Thanks and Regards
Mr. Osman Haq
Project Manager (OSRC)
Pakistan Software Export Board
Ministry of Information Technology
2nd Floor, Evacuee Trust Complex
Agha Khan Road, Sector F-5, Islamabad
Tel : 051 9208748
Fax : 051 9204075
Email : hosman@pseb.org.pk
URL: www.osrc.org.pk; www.pseb.org.pk

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