[PLUG] SFD 2011

Shahid Farooqui shahidfarooqui at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 09:45:50 PDT 2011


Dear FOSS enthusiast

This Saturday (tomorrow, 17th September) is the Software Freedom Day across
the world. We at IIT Bombay are celebrating in commemoration of this day
at the following venue:

 Victor Menezes Convention Center (VMCC) Ground floor
 Time: 10am to 4:30pm
 Date: Saturday, 17th September

Please note that there are attractive prizes to be won
for quiz participation and cash prizes for the first and second
winners of the quiz.

Below is the schedule.

10:00 - 10:30 -- Inauguration by the chief guest : Prof. D.B. Phatak
10:30 - 11:15 -- Talk by P. Asokan : Benefits of FOSS
11:15 - 11:30 -- Tea Break
11:30 - 12:00 -- Talk by Madhu Belur : FOSSEE project activities
12:00 - 1:00  --  Lightning Talk - Part 1 (each talk is 15 minutes.)
    1. Nancy--Spoken Tutorial Technology
    2. Palash Jhabak---NO-SQDL Database
    3. Prashant Rawat---GCC Resource Center
    4. Kiran Kumar ---Spoken Tutorial
    5. Aman Mangal----Text Book Companion

1:00 - 2:00  --  Lunch (not organized)
2:00 - 2:30  --  Quiz
2:30 - 3:30  --  Lightning Talk Part 2 (each talk is 15 minutes.)
    6.  Vivek Ramakrishnan---Computer Language
    7. Yogesh Save---Scilab based mini circuit simulator (SMCSim)
    8. Ratish ----Eclipse Modelling Framework
    9. Saif Hassan--Web Mining
   10. Karan Ahuja----Kodelearn

3:30 - 3:45  --  Tea Break
3:45 - 4:30  --  Birds of feathers

On this occasion, we plan to have a "hackathon" (from 10am to 4pm that
day) exercise on problems listed in
  http://www.fossee.in/sfd2011#hackathon
which has information about prizes and deadlines.

List of stalls tomorrow:
  1. Madhulika -- Talk To A Teacher
  2. Namita & Team --Spoken Tutorial
  3. Rupak---SBHS
  4. Eyantra---Data Acquisition and Arduino
  5. Rakhi & Jagdish----DAQ-Scilab Interface
  6. Jovina & Anand---FOSSEE PYTHON
  7. Electronics Club (Abhishek)
  8. Rahul Joshi--OpenFoam
  9. Sameer Sahasrabudhe ----- Blender

Visit http://www.fossee.in/sfd2011#stalls for more information of stalls

Please send this email to any other relevant mailing lists and to friends.

FOSSEE team, (www.fossee.in, www.scilab.in and www.spoken-tutorial.org)
IIT Bombay


Thanks & Regards,
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Shahid Ali Farooqui
Research Fellow
IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076
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