Fosssummit 2014

Date of event: 
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 9:00am to Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 6:00pm

The conference organized by MAEER’s MIT College of Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering and Pune Linux User Group was a first kind of conference arranged by any Engineering
college under Pune University.

The conference received huge response with 800 participants from industry as well as academic on both days of the conference. The conference had 5 parallel tracks related to Big Data, Python,
Scientific Computing, Cloud Computing, Basic Linux. There were total 20 sessions which included invited talks, workshops and paper presentations.

The conference brought together National community of experts to discuss the state-of-art, new research results, perspective for future developments. The conference gave a common platform for
students, researchers, and faculties to share their ideas views with industry.

Day1 and Day2 witnessed total registrations of 800 participants from all over Maharashtra like Kopargaon, Mumbai, Nasik, Nanded. The participants were industry persons from Cybage, Infosys,
IBM, Soft Deal private Ltd ; students from engineering , Management , Science stream ; faculties from engineering colleges ; research scholars. The speakers invited were from Hubali Karnataka, IIT
Mumbai, Red Hat, Symantec, PLUG members.

Day1 there were 6 parallel sessions related to Python, Scientific Computing, Basic Linux , Django, Gcc and Gdb in the first half of the day. Presentation by students in form of workshops were also
conducted on day 1.One complete track was dedicated for students sessions. The post lunch sessions of Day1 comprised of hands on for Python, Scilab, Android application.

Day 2 had total 5 parallel sessions related to scientific python, Scilab, Shell Scripting, Open Stack, Presentation session. The post lunch sessions were demonstration on open stack, R programming, Scilab, Perl. The presentation sessions were on Ruby by industry professionals.

The feedback analysis depicted the conference was appreciated for its content and the way it was organized and managed. The participants also showed interest for attending the conference again if organized next year.

The conference to such a scale would not have been possible with strong commitments and efforts.


MAEER’s MIT College of Engineering,
Department of Computer Engineering