Release Party F11 at NIT Agartala

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* Mozilla sponsoring a swag pack
 
* Mozilla sponsoring a swag pack
 
* Media sponsors -Linux for You magazine-http://www.lfymag.com/index.asp?id=13 & pagalguy.com
 
* Media sponsors -Linux for You magazine-http://www.lfymag.com/index.asp?id=13 & pagalguy.com
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* Looking for travel & other sponsorships
  
 
== Promotion ==
 
== Promotion ==

Latest revision as of 20:07, 11 June 2009

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[edit] Fedora 11 Release Party - Agartala, India

[edit] 18-19 July,2009 at NIT Agartala, Agartala, India

  • 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(our Director is its joint head), 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 attract interested people

[edit] Attendees

  1. Expected attendance of over 1,000 people over the two days.
  2. The faculties of Computer Science & Engineering & heads of institutions from in & around the city and nearby colleges(i.e. NIT Silchar & IIT Guwahati) will be invited officially

[edit] Reports

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[edit] Program

  • Install fest- newer features like Live USB also will be undertaken
  • Talks via VoIP with Fedora & O'Reilly speakers(negotiations ongoing). Having Gordon Meyer to give a talk on DIYs as part of the extension of Open Source hardware via VoIP
  • Presentations & workshops(Qcad, QUCS & Scilab) by eminent speakers including Shakthi Kannan(key FOSS contributor & Fedora ambassador) & probably also Pradeepto Bhattacharya(KDE developer & Asia head) & a few NIT Agartala GLUG members
  • Sun might also be sending a speaker. Not yet confirmed, referred by a contact

[edit] Other stuffs

  • Will fully use the offline repository to be handed to us by Rangeen. Thanks a lot to NIT Durgapur folks
  • Mozilla desk focussing on Firefox

[edit] Organizers / Team

[edit] Sponsors

  • Fedora, Open SUSE & 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

[edit] Promotion