Release Party F11 at NIT Agartala

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= Fedora 11 Release Party - Agartala, India =
 
= Fedora 11 Release Party - Agartala, India =
  
== For 2 days between 15-20 July,2009(not yet finalized) at NIT Agartala, Agartala, India ==
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== 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  
 
* 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  
* Will also put up few posters at important places in the city to attract interested people  
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* Also inviting IIT Guwahati, NIT Silchar(our Director is its joint head), 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 attract interested people
  
 
== Attendees ==
 
== Attendees ==
  
 
# Expected attendance of over 1,000 people over the two days.
 
# 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 will be invited officially
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# 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
  
 
== Reports ==
 
== Reports ==
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== Program ==
 
== Program ==
* Install fest  
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* Install fest- newer features like Live USB also will be undertaken
* Talks via VoIP with Fedora & O'Reilly speakers(negotiations ongoing)
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* 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 NIT Agartala GLUG members
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* 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
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* Sun might also be sending a speaker. Not yet confirmed, referred by a contact
  
 
== Other stuffs ==
 
== Other stuffs ==
  
* Contacted Mozilla to have a Firefox event
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* Will fully use the offline repository to be handed to us by Rangeen. Thanks a lot to NIT Durgapur folks
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* Mozilla desk focussing on Firefox
  
 
== Organizers / Team ==
 
== Organizers / Team ==
* The NIT Agartala GLUG headed bt its managing committee.  
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* The NIT Agartala GLUG headed by its managing committee.  
 
*View our GLUG's Google page-http://groups.google.co.in/group/nitalug  
 
*View our GLUG's Google page-http://groups.google.co.in/group/nitalug  
  
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== Sponsors ==
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* Fedora, Open SUSE & Ubuntu sponsoring free CDs & DVDs
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* Mozilla sponsoring a swag pack
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* 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
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== Promotion ==
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* 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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* Event details & Benefits for sponsors--Google document--http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dgqr3n47_0dq82zcfj
  
 
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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

  • ...

[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