NITA FAD 2009
NIT Agartala GLUG
- Date: July 18-19, 2009
- Time: 1000-1800 IST
- Location: NIT Agartala, Tripura, India
- FEL demo
- 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.
- 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.
- Food arrangements (TBD)
- 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
- Looking for travel & other sponsorships
- Ad "NIT Agartala Fre/Open Source & GNU/Linux fest" has been added to Clickindia Classifieds-www.clickindia.com/detail.php?id=1480637
- Event details & Benefits for sponsors--Google document--http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dgqr3n47_0dq82zcfj