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Shakthi Kannan (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Shakthimaan) & NIT Agartala GLUG to conduct the FAD
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NIT Agartala GLUG
  
 
== Details ==
 
== Details ==
* Date: 18 & 19 July 2009
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* Date: July 18-19, 2009
* Time: 10am-6pm
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* Time: 1000-1800 IST
* Location: NIT Agartala, India
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* Location: NIT Agartala, Tripura, India
  
 
== Activities ==  
 
== Activities ==  
  
* Various workshops & talks on FEL, Scilab, Octave, QUC and QCAD
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* FEL demo
* Install fest- newer features like Live USB also will be undertaken
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* Installfests
* 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
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* 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.
* Presentations & workshops(including 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
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* Shakthi Kannan (Fedora ambassador) - talks/demos/workshops.
* Sun might also be sending a speaker. Not yet confirmed, referred by a contact
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* Pradeepto Bhattacharya(KDE developer & Asia head)
 
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* Talks from NIT Agartala GLUG members.
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* Speakers from Sun (now Oracle). To be confirmed.
  
 
== Attendees ==
 
== 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  
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* 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
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* 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
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* 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
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* 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.
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* Expected attendance of over 1,000 people over the two days.
# 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
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
== Travel ==  
 
== Travel ==  
  
* Lodging to be arranged by the college
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* Stay.
 
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* Food arrangements (TBD)
* Food is TBD
 
  
 
== Remote Participation ==  
 
== Remote Participation ==  
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== Sponsors ==
 
== Sponsors ==
  
* Fedora, Open SUSE & Ubuntu sponsoring free CDs & DVDs
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* Fedora, openSUSE & Ubuntu sponsoring free CDs & DVDs
 
* 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
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* Media sponsors -Linux for You magazine-http://www.lfymag.com/index.asp?id=13
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* pagalguy.com
 
* Looking for travel & other sponsorships
 
* Looking for travel & other sponsorships
  
 
== Promotion ==
 
== Promotion ==
  
* Ad "NIT Agartala Open Source & GNU/Linux fest" has been added to Clickindia Classifieds-www.clickindia.com/detail.php?id=1480637
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* 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
 
* Event details & Benefits for sponsors--Google document--http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dgqr3n47_0dq82zcfj

Revision as of 14:08, 13 June 2009

NIT Agartala GLUG

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 & Asia head)
  • 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