SFD2008:FOSS Orientation

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The main objective of the orientation will be to make the new students from different colleges aware about Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and its benefits. We will also brief them about our plans for the upcoming SFD and how they could contribute/participate in the event.

Please spread about this to others who you think are new to FOSS and might be interested.

Venue, Date and Time

Venue: Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur

Date: August 7, 2008 (Thursday)

Time: 4 pm - 6 pm

Target Group

Students (especially new to FOSS) from various colleges and universities.

Expected number of participants: 40-50

Program Agenda

S.No. Topic Time Duration Presenter
1. Introduction to FOSS Philosophy 10 min Jitendra Harlalka
2. Introduction to FOSS Nepal Community 10 min Subir Bd. Pradhanang
3. Application Demo & Alternatives 20 min Prabin Gautam
4. Migration to FOSS 15 min Bibek Paudel
5. SFD '08 & Call for Volunteers 15 min Abhishek Singh
6. Group Discussion

    a) College Coordination Committee Formation
    b) Call for Volunteers
    c) Planning for college visit
    d) Q/A
    e) Approach for college visit


Contact Information

Contact Person: Mr. Sharad Bhusal (9841-461390)