NITA FAD 2009

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NIT Agartala GLUG

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Details

  • Date: July 18-19, 2009
  • Time: 1000-1800 IST
  • Location: NIT Agartala, Tripura, India

Activities

  • FEL demo
  • Installfests
  • Talks via VoIP with Fedora & O'Reilly speakers (to be confirmed). Having Gordon Meyer to give a talk on DIYs as part of the extension of Free/Open Source hardware via VoIP.
  • Shakthi Kannan (Fedora ambassador) - talks/demos/workshops.
  • Pradeepto Bhattacharya(KDE developer)
  • Talks from NIT Agartala GLUG members.
  • Speakers from Sun (now Oracle). To be confirmed.

Attendees

  • Inviting interested faculty members & students of our college, Tripura Institute of Technology(TIT), ICFAI, Tripura Medical College(TMC) & other local colleges & schools officially through college invitation.
  • Also inviting IIT Guwahati, NIT Silchar, NIT Durgapur, Jadavpur University & NERIST, Itanagar.
  • Will send out official invitations through college & also via email to all the NITs & IITs.
  • Will also put up few posters at important places in the city to invite people.
  • Expected attendance of over 1,000 people over the two days.

Travel

  • Stay.
  • Food arrangements (TBD)

Remote Participation

  • TBD

Sponsors

  • Fedora, openSUSE & Ubuntu sponsoring free CDs & DVDs
  • Mozilla sponsoring a swag pack
  • Media sponsors -Linux for You magazine-http://www.lfymag.com/index.asp?id=13
  • pagalguy.com
  • Looking for travel & other sponsorships

Promotion