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COEP FOSSMeet'19

Libre, not Gratis

COEP FOSSMeet‘19 is College of Engineering, Pune’s own Free and Open Source Software event. It is jointly organised by Computer and IT department, COEP, COEP’s Free Software Users Group (COFSUG) and COEP’s - Information and Cyber Security Research Group (COEP - ICSRG).

With a vision to promote the culture of openness, innovation, and freedom, the meet intends to bring together FOSS developers, academicians, researchers, students and all those who love the FOSS movement and provide an opportunity to all technophiles out there to participate in the FOSS development and adoption process through hands-on sessions, discussions and lectures.

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Omkar Jadhav : 9405333642
Vikrant Ghatkar : 9834079157
Organising Team, COEP FOSSMeet‘19

For any further queries, mail us at fossmeet@coep.ac.in

For more information, visit our website at https://foss.coep.org.in/fossmeet/

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Call for proposals (CFPs) is on and will end by 20th February 2019. Submission guidelines for talks, workshops & seminars : expand

Call for proposals (CFPs) is on and will end by 20th February 2019.

Submission guidelines for talks, workshops & seminars :

* Describe your talk/workshop topic with a brief abstract.

* Proposal should have objective with clear expectation for audience.

* Please include a short title (to make it easy to produce a compact schedule) and an engaging description of the event.

* Your submissions should include the following things:

    a.Description

    b.Duration of talk/workshop(can be added in abstract)

    c.Prerequisites

    d.Speaker Info

    e.Speaker Links

    f.Mail your photo at fossmeet@coep.ac.in

* Multiple submissions are allowed.

Aiko Klostermann

The Deep Learning Showdown: How to pick the right tool for the job?

When you have a data centric problem to solve and you look for a technology to support you with this: The machine intelligence landscape can be overwhelming. I analysed the landscape using a data-driven approach and condensed the outcome into a consumable form. Additionally, I came to the conclusion that there is a set of questions you have to ask yourself to make the best possible choice for you… more
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  • 01 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Akshay S Dinesh

What Does Healthcare Need from FOSS programmers

Programmers make impact by solving real world problems. The reason why there are not many successful software startups in health tech is because of challenges in understanding and estimating the magnitude of needs in healthcare, fear of working on complex problems, uncertainities surrounding regulations, and so on. In this talk I will discuss various pain points in the use of technology in routin… more
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  • 03 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Shirish Agarwal

Different ways to contribute to Debian

The talk will be about both coding and non-coding ways in which people could contribute to Debian for fun and profit. more
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  • 04 Feb 2019
Beginner

Yogesh Chavan

Hacking your router with OpenWRT

OpenWRT is Linux distribution specially made for routers and other networking devices. When you install it on router, it unlocks lots of potentials of router. This session will be demonstration of such hacks. more
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  • 04 Feb 2019
Beginner

Yogesh Chavan

IoT via Beaglebone

Beagleboard.org is creating nice open source hardware boards for more than 10 years. Beaglebone is their most popular cost-effective boards till date. It is attractive solution to implement IoT. Few Beaglebone physical computing demonstrations will be shown. Sample IoT application will be shown using Beaglebone. Language used will be Python. more
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  • 04 Feb 2019
Beginner

Ranjith Rajaram

Nftables, successor to iptables

Nftables is a new packet classification framework that aims to replace the existing iptables, ip6tables, arptables and ebtables facilities. In this session, we will review the differences between ip*tables and nftables. In the modern world of IaaS,PaaS and SaaS, iptables plays an important role in establishing connection between two distinct objects or from the external world. With the latest upd… more
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  • 04 Feb 2019
Beginner

Ranjith Rajaram

Is Dockerless world a reality ?

Container orchestration Engine like Kubernetes or PaaS platform like OpenShift have support for multiple container runtime. docker is widely used and the currently the most popular container runtime. In this talk, we will review and explore alternative container runtime and standards surrounding it. We will learn how to build simple container images(including multi-stage builds) without docker an… more
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  • 04 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Diwanshi Pandey

Beyond the Basics: Create custom HTML elements using Angular Elements

Have you ever played with Legos or have built something amazing with them? Imagine how much easier front-end web development would be if your HTML elements were just like lego blocks and you could use your imagination and combine them together to create something amazing and use them wherever you want and however you want. Let’s go beyond the basics and try creating framework independent web comp… more
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  • 04 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Nilesh Chandekar

Emulated Stack

With a technology like OpenStack which is and has always been demanding in terms of hardware requirements; not everyone can have access to the same amount of hardware that will be required to build a production grade cloud. more
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  • 04 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Gaurav Sitlani

Introducing software defined storage with Ceph

We are transitioning into the era where rate of growth of data is becoming rapidly exponential with AI and data science gaining popularity in the market already. There are only a few handful of open source solutions which have been able to make this transition smooth for the world. In this talk we’ll touch base on the basics of software defined storage and distributed systems. And then move on to… more
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  • 04 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Diwanshi Pandey

Get started with Web Assembly

WebAssembly is a brand new web technology with massive potential. It will have a significant impact on how web applications are developed in the future. more
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  • 10 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Prathamesh Chavan

Understanding Linux Boot Process

Understanding Linux Boot process involves a lot of handovers between processes and share-holders. The session will cover the outline and flow about the Linux Boot process. The session duration could be of 60 mins. The session will have two speakers : Prathamesh Chavan (myself) and Kenneth Dsouza more
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  • 11 Feb 2019
Beginner

rahul bajaj

Metal as a Service: Foreman Discovery

When we talk about the cloud, we usually hear of Paas, Saas, and Iaas. This talk introduces Maas i.e Metal as a Service to the audience. Foreman is an open source project that helps system administrators manage server throughout their life-cycle, from provisioning and configuration to orchestration and monitoring. more
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  • 11 Feb 2019
Beginner

Ravishankar Rajagopalan

Business Algorithms

This 2 hour session is a part of our program meant for developers, which has been delivered in some top companies. It looks at algorithms needed by businesses/used by enterprises, goes beyond the basics, and will be useful for just about everyone who will program (which is almost everyone who’s studying science/engineering or even commerce today). We will tune the content to suit budding develope… more
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  • 12 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Rahul Bansal

Careers in WordPress and open-source at large!

Sometime ago open-source looked at as a backup career choice. Companies using proprietary tools used to pay more and were more attractive for overall perks and benefits. more
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  • 12 Feb 2019
Beginner

Ankit Gadgil

Building your own Software Architecture

Starting a new project or reviewing the architecture of an existing one, this session may help you make the right decisions. We will capture and go through a list of checkpoints and considerations that should be made when starting to work on architecture of a project, planning, drafting a solution and execution of the same. Useful to developers, product owners, and architects involved in a projec… more
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  • Confirmed
  • 12 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Omkar Jadhav

Mathematical modeling using GNU Octave by Prasad Mehendale

-GNU Octave is a high-level interpreted language, primarily intended for numerical computations. -It provides capabilities for the numerical solution of linear and nonlinear problems, and for performing other numerical experiments. -It also provides extensive graphics capabilities for data visualization and manipulation. -Octave is normally used through its interactive command line interface, but… more
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  • 12 Feb 2019
Intermediate

ark Arjun

Neighbourhood Mapping Using Open Source Tools: A Koorachundu Village Panchayath experience

Importance of mapping Neighbourhood mapping. Role of the local community, government and individual in map making. Why is it required to have open Map data. Mapping of our neighbourhoods with open source tools and Openstreet Map. Sharing community efforts taken at Koorachundu Village Panchayath for mapping the amenities, utilities and the assets. A small introduction on how to map the neighbourho… more
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  • 12 Feb 2019
Beginner

Rahul Prajapati

Hooking with WordPress

Hooking is a technique that is used to register an event and provide a mechanism to run code when an event occurs. Hooking makes it possible for one to alter a program’s behavior without modifying the original program code. more
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  • 13 Feb 2019
Beginner

Rohit Londhe

TripleO (OpenStack On OpenStack) Project

TripleO i.e OpenStack on OpenStack is an upstream project using which the OpenStack cloud is made. It uses OpenStack’s own cloud facilities as the foundation. more
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  • 13 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Gautam Rege

Confessions of an FOSS Entrepreneur

I started Josh Software, a core-technology services company 11 years ago. Though it was one of the best decisions of my life, it has had it’s huge ups & downs. Our entire 11 years have been built on the foundation of Free and Open Source Sofware and this talk is about how we have stood on the shoulders of the open-source community and how you too can “make it happen”. more
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  • 14 Feb 2019
Beginner

sudhanwa Jogalekar

User groups: Are they relevant in the current context?

There are various (Linux)user groups all across the country in various cities and even in colleges. With the advancement of technology, internet connectivity and various social media, are these groups really relevant? If yes how they should operate? If not, is there any replacement? Lets explore this together in this session !! more
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  • 14 Feb 2019
Beginner

Gaurav Pant

Using Blender 3D

Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. more
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  • 15 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Gaurav Pant

What is a CMS?

Lots of people today use Content Managment Systems, The talk is going to be about understanding the concept of a Content Managment System. Drupal will be used as a demo tool for the same. more
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  • 15 Feb 2019
Beginner

Amol Kahat

Introduction to TLSv3 Protocol

TLSv3 protocol is recently released in Aug 18. It have major differences between 1.2 and 1.3. This protocol stoped supporting to different hash algorithms, elliptic curves and 3 way hadshake. As those will be get break easily in coming years. To make it more secure new algorithms are added, changed way of handshake. etc. more
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  • 15 Feb 2019
Beginner

Amol Kahat

SSL Certificate generation and It's process

Everyone prefer to use https connection over http connection, most of them only know that site URL begins with https is the secure site and connection is encrypted by SSL certificates. Implementing SSL certificates in the website is quite easy but few knows about certificate generation and it’s request format, certificate type and it’s public, private key types. This process of certificate is als… more
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  • Confirmed
  • 15 Feb 2019
Beginner

Aditya Shankar Tripathi

Cybersecurity: Offensive & Defensive

Anything that relies on the Internet for communication, can be affected by a breach in security. Today, most of us use the Internet to avail the hosted services without knowing about the extent of privacy breach that can affect us. This workshop will serve as a starting point to a more secured digital life for the participants. This workshop will also give an insight into corporate’s cybersecurit… more
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  • 15 Feb 2019
Beginner

Aditya Shankar Tripathi

Python for Security Professionals

Python is very powerful and yet easy-to-learn language even for those who hate coding. This session is for people who want to make their careers in Cybersecurity with coding skills. Python is used now-a-days to develop many security tools and scripts. more
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  • 15 Feb 2019
Beginner

Chandan kumar

Should I contribute to Open Source or not?

Is there a need to contribute to FOSS projects these days ? It depends upon the situation. Someone is solving coding challanges or pushing hard themselves to land a patch in FOSS projects or still struggling to find the right project to contribute. more
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  • 15 Feb 2019
Beginner

Chandan kumar

Have fun with Python3

From the last 4 years, PythonPune has been consistent in organizing monthly meetup as well as helping people to solve their problem. This time we are here to deliver a full fleged workshop on Python Programming language. This workshop will cover: 1. Zen of Python 2. Writing Idiomatic code 3. Covering tools of the trade like tox, best practices, prototyping, development/testing/automation 4. Commo… more
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  • 15 Feb 2019
Beginner

Bhavin Gandhi

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GNU Emacs - tool for all your editing needs

We spend most of our time writing things, be it code, documentation, blog post, emails etc. The tool that one uses to write things should be something which is highly configurable and focuses more on productivity. This talk will cover reasons why one should use GNU Emacs, it will cover various things Emacs can do out of the box. How it’s possible to extend it for various programming languages and… more
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  • 15 Feb 2019
Beginner

Nikhil Dhandre

Exploring Widgets with Widgetastic

In the world of testing, we are playing with interactive and non-interactive widgets. Widgetastic is a python web UI testing framework. It is designed to abstract out web UI widgets into a nice object-oriented layer. Usually, people use classes and instances to avoid repetitive work. In a similar way, the user can do with the widgets on the web UI. Let’s explore the world of widgets… more
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  • 15 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Bhavin Gandhi

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GNU Emacs - Let's get started (workshop)

We spend most of our time writing things, be it code, documentation, blog post, emails etc. The tool that one uses to write things should be something which is highly configurable and focuses more on productivity. This workshop will cover reasons why one should use GNU Emacs, it will cover various things Emacs can do out of the box. How it’s possible to extend it for various programming languages… more
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  • 15 Feb 2019
Beginner

Jaysinh shukla

Tor: Under the Hood

Tor is a free/libre software which enables its users to surf the Internet anonymously. Journalists use Tor to communicate more safely with whistleblowers. Corporations use Tor as a safe way to conduct competitive analysis. Tor is an easy, free of cost replacement for VPN based approach. Tor was initially developed by a branch of US Navy during the year 1990. Since 2006, the development of Tor is … more
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  • 18 Feb 2019
Beginner

Burhanuddin Rashid

Enhanced your skill and career using the power of open source.

Do you want to enhanced your skills? Have you always wondered how devs manage to build so many popular open source libraries while still doing their regular day job? Have you always had the feeling that you would never be able to do that? Well, the truth is - you can do it too through open source. more
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  • 19 Feb 2019
Beginner

Jaysinh shukla

Untwisting Twisted!

Twisted is a framework for writing event-driven applications in Python. Event-driven is a well-recommended programming paradigm for writing high performance networking applications, GUI applications or device drivers. The framework is more than a decade old and has a large community base. I am proposing an entry-level workshop to share my expertise with the community. more
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  • 19 Feb 2019
Intermediate

Jaysinh shukla

Falcon: Bare-metal web API framework for Python

Falcon is a WSGI-compliant web framework designed to build RESTful APIs without requiring external code library dependencies. API endpoints written in Falcon are 19 times faster than API endpoints written in Django or Flask. Falcon is used by organizations like LinkedIn and Rackspace in their critical projects. Learning Falcon is as easy as learning how to take a selfie from a mobile phone. Learn… more
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  • 19 Feb 2019
Beginner

S.Ramaseshan (aka VoidSpaceXYZ)

FOSS, Technology and Society - Prespective of a FOSS Activist

Technology has a strong impact in the society. And then there are FOSS activists. Does the interests of FOSS activists and common people align ? What difficulties we face ? Where do FOSS activists fit in the common people spectrum ? Can FOSS solve some of common people issues ? This talk lets explore various use cases and how FOSS has contributed to the betterment of our society and where we stil… more
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  • 20 Feb 2019
Beginner

yogesh babar

The Story Of Operating System (Linux / Unix)

“Linux is a story of Unix told by Linus Torvalds” If you really want to love Operating System then you have to understand first the history of it. Who Implemented it? In what circumstances? What was the motive? Who are these guys? Why did they take so much of pain to make OS? What is the relation between Linux & Unix? Is Unix there in Linux? Why did they choose the ‘C’ language? What is kernel? W… more
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  • 20 Feb 2019
Beginner

vikrant ghatkar Proposing

WebAR: Augmented Reality for our Browsers

The goal of this talk is to introduce the attendees with Web based Augmented Reality using the Open source library AR.js. Attendees will be introduced about 1.Introduction of Web Based AR / VR 2.Basics of AR 3.Different types of AR 4.introduction of AR.js 5.Demo of AR.js app 6.Code explanation of demo App. more
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  • 20 Feb 2019
Beginner

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