[ILUG-BOM] PUNE: Symbiosis plans a GNU/Linux fest in mid-Feb

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Tue Feb 11 00:22:39 IST 2003


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GNUnify! 		The All India Free Software Festival
16-February-2003 Venue: Symbiosis Vishwa Bhawan, Senapati Bapat Road,
Ganesh Khind, Pune - 4. 

Time     		Themes     Symbiosis Vishwa Bhawan

09:30-10:30  		Welcome and Opening Ceremony
			Dr. S.B. Mujumdar (Chancellor SIEC Deemed University)

10:30-11:00		Morning Tea Break

11:00-11:40		IT Industry and GNU/Linux
			 Mr. Atul Chitnis (CTO - Exocore Consulting)
			 "Linux/OpenSource on Corporate Desktop"

11:40-12:20		Free Software in Education
			Dr. G. Sivakumar (Head of Computer Center - IIT Mumbai)

			"IIT Bombay's Network and Systems setup 
			 and the crtical role of GNU/Linux in it".

12:20-1:00		Prof. Jitendra Shah (Senior Lecturer - VJTI, Mumbai)
			"Free Software with Localisation in Education"

01:00-02:00		Lunch Break

02:00-02:40 		Future Tech
			Mr. M Sasikumar (Senior Research Scientist - NCST)

"A.I. Demystified"	

02:40-03:20 		* * * Made In India

o Mr. Venky Hariharan (MediaLabs) and Mr. Guntupalli Karunakar (IndLinux)
"GNU/Linux localisation and its usage, esp its relevance to our country." 

p Mr. Naba Kumar (Software Engineer - Belzabar Software Development India
Pvt Ltd.) "Anjuta IDE for C,C++ on GNU/Linux"

03:20-04:00

 Mr. Samyeer Metrani (Group Manager Embedded Systems - Encore Software
Limited)  "Simputer"

04:00-04:30		Tea Break

04:30-05:10 		Government and GNU/Linux

			Dr. S.Ramakrishnan (Senior Director - 
			Department of Information Technology
			- Government of India)

05:10-05:30 		Introduction and Felicitation of Guru

Dr. Nagarjuna (TIFR) 	Introduction to RMS

Dr. T.M. Kanvinde (Director - SICSR) Felicitation

05:30-07:00 		The Guru Speaks
Mr. Richard Stallman (President and Founder of FSF)
"The Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System"

7:10-07:30		Free Software Song and Vote Of Thanks

Students

SICSR
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