Saturday, January 22, 2011

Fossmeet 2011

FOSSMeet, an annual event on Free and Open Source Software at NIT Calicut, brings to you a gamut of talks in Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) along with a number of workshops, bofs and video conferences. The fest, the fourth largest of its kind in India, draws FOSS enthusiasts from all over India. Year after year, we expand our horizon and endeavor to ensure that innovative thoughts and ideas get every opportunity to realize their potential, release it and share it. The 2011 edition of the event is scheduled to be held from Feb 4th to 6th. Do visit our website.

The event is jointly organized by a group of professional student organizations, namely the IEEE(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Student Branch(NIT Calicut), FOSSCell NIT Calicut and Computer Society of India (CSI) Student Chapter(NIT Calicut) in association with the Computer Science and Engineering Association, NIT Calicut.
Get yourself registered for the event !

Who will speak?

The event will include some of the finest promoters of FOSS and talented minds from the FOSS community. The speakers team will be a vastly experienced and a passionate  bunch of people who will be very keen to share their knowledge and work with students and professionals who are interested to become a part of the community.

Important talks / workshops

Praveen A            -       Debian Development Camp - workshop
Chamba Team      -      Chamba open movie work, discussions and awareness
Niyam Bhushan    -      How to Teach Yourself User-Interface Design - talk
Noufal Ibrahim      -      Git Version Control System - workshop
Sajjad and team     -      Open Mapping Party

Kartik Mistry         -      What's up with Debian ( - talk

Art Work Submission

FOSSMeet 2011 gives you a platform to present your art skills. Check out the following link...

Open Software Submission
The participant has to submit a free and open source software which can be either original or a modification of an existing software.

Publicity Team
FOSSMeet 2011