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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, 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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* Paul W. Frields talk via VoIP.
* Install fest- newer features like Live USB also will be undertaken
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* Shakthi Kannan (Fedora ambassador) - talks/demos/workshops.
* 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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* FEL demo
* 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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* Installfests.
* Sun might also be sending a speaker. Not yet confirmed, referred by a contact
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== Shakthi Kannan's(mbuf)schedule ==
  
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Forenoon:
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* i-want-2-do-project. tell-me-wat-2-do-fedora (1 1/2 hours)
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** mailing list guidelines
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** communication guidelines
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** Fedora sub-projects
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* Installation concepts (45 minutes)
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* GNU/Linux desktop demo (45 minutes)
  
== Attendees ==
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Afternoon:
* 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
 
# 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
 
  
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* Badam Halwa of Embedded Systems (1 hour)
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* Packaging Red hot, Paneer (butter) masala (1 hour)
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* di-git-ally managing love letters (90 minutes)
  
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== Attendees ==
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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.
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* Also inviting IIT Guwahati, NIT Silchar, NIT Durgapur, Jadavpur University & NERIST, Itanagar.
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* Will send out official invitations through college & also via email to all the NITs & IITs.
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* Will also put up few posters at important places in the city to invite people.
  
 
== Travel ==  
 
== Travel ==  
  
* Lodging to be arranged by the college
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* Stay - at college guest house.
 
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* Food arrangements by college.
* Food is TBD
 
 
 
== Remote Participation ==
 
 
 
* TBD
 
  
 
== Sponsors ==
 
== Sponsors ==
  
* Fedora, Open SUSE & Ubuntu sponsoring free CDs & DVDs
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* Fedora project
 
* 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
* Looking for travel & other sponsorships
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* pagalguy.com
 
 
== 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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[[Category:Events]]
* Event details & Benefits for sponsors--Google document--http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dgqr3n47_0dq82zcfj
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[[Category:Events 2009]]
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[[Category:FAD]]

Latest revision as of 08:14, 19 August 2010

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NIT Agartala GLUG

Details

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

Activities

  • Paul W. Frields talk via VoIP.
  • Shakthi Kannan (Fedora ambassador) - talks/demos/workshops.
  • FEL demo
  • Installfests.

Shakthi Kannan's(mbuf)schedule

Forenoon:

  • i-want-2-do-project. tell-me-wat-2-do-fedora (1 1/2 hours)
** mailing list guidelines
** communication guidelines
** Fedora sub-projects
  • Installation concepts (45 minutes)
  • GNU/Linux desktop demo (45 minutes)

Afternoon:

  • Badam Halwa of Embedded Systems (1 hour)
  • Packaging Red hot, Paneer (butter) masala (1 hour)
  • di-git-ally managing love letters (90 minutes)

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.

Travel

  • Stay - at college guest house.
  • Food arrangements by college.

Sponsors