FOSSMeet is the annual Free and Open source software meet at NIT Calicut. We are inviting proposals for talks and workshops at FOSSMeet 2015.
What we are looking for
Through FOSSMeet, we intend to get the attendees, mostly students, get started with the development and usage of free software. You may propose to conduct a lecture, demo, tutorial, workshop, discussion or panel at FOSSMeet. If the contents of your session is the ‘I am feeling lucky’ result of some Google search, there is low probability that it’ll be accepted. Same applies to proposals titled ‘The absolute beginner introduction to X’ and others on a similar line. On the other hand, if your talk is on some obscure, albeit important, free software project that will go over most students head, this might not be the best platform to deliver that talk. There are always exceptions and we leave that to your judgement. If our audience wants it, we’ll try our best to accommodate it. Of course, if you find people interested in your proposal, you can always call a BoF. We are all for BoF’s! :)
Take the above with a pinch of salt. They are no s̶t̶r̶i̶c̶t̶ ̶r̶u̶l̶e̶s̶, only guidelines. All your proposals are welcome and we celebrate every single one that we receive! :D Looking forward to see you guys here.
Your audience (mostly) comprises of smart, above average, GNU/Linux aware students.
Call for proposals opens: Jan 30, 2015
Proposal submission deadline: April 03, 2015
Proposal acceptance: April 06, 2015
Presentation upload: April 10, 2015
Contact Us: firstname.lastname@example.org
C/C++ Development -- Engineering vs Reverse Engineering
Become familaiar with various development phases of c/c++ program and tools used for analysis and desection of generated files
This talk aims at covering various GNU tools used for developing c/c++ programs as well as analysing built outcome.
Going through various phases of a building C program like pre processing,compiling/assembling,linking using various gcc options and other tools
Creation of static,dynamic libraries and linking them
Using binutils like nm,c++filt,objdump,readelf,ldd,size,strings etc. for the anatomy of generated files
Linux distribution with availability of mentioned tools(gcc,g++,glibc,binutils) for a workshop or post session hands-on
Rajesh is a faculty member of CDAC’s Advanced Computing Training School, Pune in embedded systems domain.He loves teaching and open source.He has expertise and interested in areas like linux system programming,kernel programming, RTOS and working with embedded linux. He is the guest author for EFY Group’s Open Source For You Magazine.He was the speaker for open source events like FOSS.In@Bangalore,GNUnify@Pune,FOSSMeet@NIT,Calicut, OSI Days@Bangalore in the past years. He is keen on FOSS awareness among student community and keep exploring open source solutions,especially open source trends for embedded solutions these days.