SFD Celebration @ ASCOL College

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August 27, 2012


Abot 46 participants. {Names will be uploaded later}

Talk on FOSS by Hempal Talk about SFD 2012 Celebration 2012 - Prakash

Agenda: {To be updated}

The kickoff event of Software Freedom Day 2012 has been started from August 27, 2012. It is college outreach event, under the college coordination team of SFD12. This kickoff event expressly focus on FOSS ka kura and Software Freedom Day Event. The first program is started from Amrit Campus, one of the distributed organizers of SFD 12. The program was started from 10:30 a.m. and lasted upto 12:00 p.m. There were around 46 participants in that talk, involvement from every semesters (2nd sem, 4th sem, 5th sem, 7th sem and 8th sem as well) most participants were from 2nd semester and they missed their class for discussion. Program was started with the general review about FOSS history and FOSS in Nepal by Hempal Shrestha and Dadhiram Nepal and later we entered in to the main part Software Freedom Day, Prakash Neupane explained the total preparation and planning of this year event. The discussion went very well; OSAC also presented their preparation for SFD12. We mostly talked for some event that can be collaboratively moved ahead. It was great to know that OSAC is preparing different activities in event such as SFD Programs / Activities

  1. Presentation & Presentation Programs
  2. Gaming Competition - Rajesh Khadka
  3. DART Competition - Devik Balami
  4. Stall Show - Sushil Banstola
  5. SataSat GB - Arun Banjara
  6. 3D Movine Show - Bikash Gyawali
  7. DEsign Competition - Utsav Bhetuwal
  8. Coding Competition- Rajendra Sharma
  9. Distro & Demo - Himal Paudel
  10. Open Chautali - Abhishek Paudel
  11. FOSSials - Abhash Adhikari

They have well formed team for every activity. After that talk , some of the students from there too expressed interest to work for central Software Freedom Day event. Most of them want to join in Artwork team and Materials Team. Anyway our first take-up was gone very commendably, so we are excited and very hopeful for next steps . I think tomorrow is planned for BernHerdt, Lets meet there.